Letters to the Editor

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

Enough with the negative campaigning

Yes, we are in full swing of campaign ads. You can’t miss or avoid them. They seem to be running on TV/radio every five minutes… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018

Have the homeless work for food, services

The City of Auburn has earmarked a good sum of money for the homeless. I think a facility should be built for showers, toilet facilities… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018

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