Letters to the Editor

I-1631? Just another government money grab

I thought the Reporter did a decent job of breaking down the election results. With one exception: I think you missed the boat on why… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Where are our leaders?

Our nation and the world cannot understand what is happening to the USA. Our constitution provides a ”check and balance” political system, yet the very… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Thanks to Gilbert and all that he does for others

Thank you for doing a story on the very deserving Curt Gilbert and Harold’s Plumbing (“Piped into youth, family, community,” Nov. 2, Auburn Reporter). I… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

Dino has my vote for Congress

Watching the debate between Dino Rossi and Kim Schrier on YouTube was a great help in deciding who I should vote for in the 8th… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Don’t be misled, vote yes on I-1631

Let’s dig into the “special interests” that wrote and support I-1631. These are the dastardly, irresponsible, greedy groups that want to steal your money and… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

I-1639 is a bad law that attacks our rights

If you value your civil rights, then please vote no on I-1639. I-1639 is an attack on every person who values their constitutionally guaranteed rights… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Race for Congress: Fresh Face vis-a-vis Old Pol

Electing Kim Schrier will bring to the office “pluses” sorely needed in the next Congress. Restoring balance in our governance tops the list in a… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

I-1631 Opponents do not care about you or your family

In the Auburn Reporter, Don Brunell wrote a piece, “Carbon fee hurts business and families,” (Oct. 12), where he argues that cutting carbon emissions is… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

‘Big One’ poses hazardous problem with propane

Thursday, Oct. 18, was the Great Washington Shakeout earthquake drill. Sunday night, there were five reminder quakes up to 6.8 on the Richter scale off… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Fain has done so much for our community

Sen. Joe Fain has been and continues to be an active member of our community. During his tenure, he has worked tirelessly to address the… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Fain works, solves many of our problems

Please join me in supporting Joe Fain in the upcoming Senate election. Joe has reached out to many residents to hear their concerns and offer… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Support I-1631 for a healthier climate, brighter future

The article, “Report reveals inequities of climate change in Washington” on Oct. 1 showed how climate change is already harming our state, hitting the poor… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Guilty until proven innocent

Under the shadow of Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s case, I am a survivor of false claims of domestic violence. According to my Google search, about 16… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2018

Mayor needs to rescind her endorsement of Sen. Fain

In the Seattle Times, Mayor Nancy Backus wrote that she is a supporter of the #MeToo movement. The foundational truth of the #MeToo movement has… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2018

We believe in Sen. Fain

In this day of instant communication with social media at our finger tips, we need to be careful that we don’t jump to conclusions that… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2018

A vote for no control

As the political season comes into full swing, the campaigns focus us on the radical division in this country. I feel it is important to… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

District 31 needs better representation

If the 31st District isn’t the laughingstock of the state, it deserves to be. After saddling the Senate for years with Pam Roach, now they… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Do your part: be informed, vote on time

Enough injustice. If you don’t like the way things in this country are going right now, please read your Voters Pamphlet when it comes in… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Schrier will meet our needs

We have an opportunity this fall to elect Dr. Kim Schrier to Congress – someone who will truly represent us, the citizens of Auburn. Schrier… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Allow the principles of democracy to work

I fear that democracy as we know it, the one that allows all opinions an opportunity to be heard, is disappearing. We now have in… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018