Letters to the Editor

Schrier represents what is best for us

It has been a long time since the 8th Congressional District has had someone in Congress who has represented us. The chart voted with big… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018

Homeless camps harming Green River and its habitat

Last Saturday, my youngest granddaughter and I packed a lunch and went to the Green River to watch Salmon. We stopped at several locations, beginning… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2018

2018 elections: Dino Rossi owes an apology

The Sept. 7 issue of the Auburn Reporter included a letter by Martin Metz that demanded an apology from Dr. Kim Schrier for comparing her… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2018

Auburn schools: District health proposal involves gender identification K-12

I would like to make the public aware of upcoming school community meetings to make parents aware of proposed gender identification education starting as early… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2018

’18 election: Rossi more equipped to work in Congress

If you want a strong leader in Congress who is a business owner and is also an experienced legislator, you should vote for Dino Rossi… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

What do the citizens of Congressional District 8 stand for?

It was disappointing to see Dino Rossi (like Dave Reichert) avoid constituents and not appear for the League of Women Voter’s forum. His absence was… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

Congressional races: The right to choose is profound

In response to Roy Mauldin (“Schrier is a contradiction,” Reporter, Aug. 17), according to recent polls conducted by Kaiser, Pew, Reuters, Politico and Gallup, as… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

Public safety: Wildfire codes needed to protect us

The recent brush fire burning up the West Hill, threatening homes should serve as a warning about the consequences of increasingly hotter, drier summers with… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

War memorial: Grateful for shrine in honor of veterans,

I went walking on the path at Les Gove Park last week for the first time since the new American-Vietnamese War Memorial was put there.… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

Washington needs Reichert’s vote on a farm bill that works for families

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – often called food stamps – helped my family on and off for 10 years. For part of that… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2018

Hader can get the job done right

Trumpublican. I didn’t coin that word. I heard it on TV. It fits right now, though. Most people that I know who generally vote Republican… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Hader is the choice for Congress

The key questions voters hoping to flip the 8th District need to ask are: who can beat Dino Rossi? And, once elected, who would be… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Schrier is the best fit for Congress

Kim Schrier has my unequivocal support for Congressperson of Washington’s 8th Congressional District. We consider ourselves extremely fortunate to have had Kim as our pediatrician… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Fain gets things done across party lines

I am voting for Joe Fain for state senator from Auburn, Kent and Covington’s 47th District. Here is why: Like most of us, I have… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

Wildfires out of control

When I was a young boy living in Ballard, I remember the state posters and promotions actioned by the state with the slogan “Smokey the… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

Thanks, for the commentary

A shout-out to Mr. Rich Elfers for his commentary about civility (“Sweetest revenge? Sometimes it’s just being nice,” Reporter, July 13). Thank you. — Adam… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Rittereiser is the right choice

The 8th Congressional District is one of 23 throughout the country where Hillary Clinton had a majority vote but where a Republican currently holds the… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Hader is the choice for Congress

I spent this past Fourth of July in my usual way: registering voters in Les Gove Park at Auburn’s annual summertime festival. It was my… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Cost of helping the RTA

Things are looking up. The wife and I just received the notice to renew the license tabs on our three-year-old sedan. The rate dropped approximately… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018

Blown away by all that went up

Well, another Fourth of July has come and gone. I really enjoyed this year’s grassroots fireworks shows around my neighborhood and in several parking lots… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018