Letters to the Editor

There’s no free lunch

I like driving on smooth roads with sufficient street lights, well kept parks, water and sewer, good schools, libraries, clean sidewalks and clean air. I… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2017

Backus has my vote for mayor

I have been asked by many people why I support Nancy Backus for mayor. Here is my reply: I am primarily basing my support on… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2017

Wales has our vote for mayor

Last December I had the good fortune of hosting, Reach Out, the homeless men’s winter shelter in Federal Way. I had invited council member Yolanda… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2017

Backus continues to work hard for Auburn

With four generations of our family still living in Auburn, I can attest to the many changes that have occurred over the last 125 years… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Backus has done much for the community

I have been impressed with Nancy Backus for years as a councilperson and these past four years as our mayor. I like the breadth of… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Backus is the choice for mayor

I have known Mayor Backus for over 20 years, and her spirit and dedication to the City of Auburn has never wavered. During her past… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Getting the real scoop

I enjoyed the letter by Jesse Jose titled “Get on the Trump Train” (Auburn Reporter, July 14). It makes me realize I am not the… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Let’s move forward with Wales

We would all be doing the City of Auburn a favor by electing new leadership for the mayoral office. My recommendation is to vote for… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Library shines in our community

Clif “Bo” Cavanaugh’s comment on our sweet, well-run Auburn Library (letter to the editor, July 7) is unfair and misguided advice to our residents. I… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

My support goes to Mayor Backus

I have been asked by many people why I support Nancy Backus for mayor. Here is my reply: I am primarily basing my support on… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Of taxes and a mayor who cares

I received my voter ballot and see Proposition 1 (for the arts) wants us to vote for a tax that adds another $30 a year… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Wales is the leader Auburn needs

As an Auburn teacher in a special program I worked with Largo Wales as my direct supervisor. Her leadership skills are outstanding. She evaluates a… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Backus committed to Auburn

Our family history runs deep through Auburn. My family had the first oil company, construction company, ice house and more. We farmed the land and… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017

Thank you, council, for saying no to safe injection site

On Monday the Auburn City Council unanimously passed our resolution to oppose locating King County’s CHEL “safe” injection site in Auburn. Thanks are in order… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017

Wales will move Auburn forward

The primary election is Aug. 1, and we hope voters will turn out as the Auburn mayoral race is important to the taxpayer. Largo Wales… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017

Backus has shown the way

Auburn has been very fortunate to have Nancy Backus as our mayor these past four years. Her leadership in tackling the tough issues of our… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2017

Elect Wales for mayor

We need a mayor committed to this community with an extraordinary education, leadership experience and energy to make decisions that will improve the quality of… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2017

Get on the Trump Train

First of all, I wish to thank the two letter writers on the June 30 issue of the Auburn Reporter, Jennifer Russo and R. Wesley… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2017

Let’s ban fireworks

Well, another July 4 has come and gone and I, for one, am glad it’s over. After enjoying a fun-filled day at Les Gove Park… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2017

Check the facts

In response to Jesse Jose’s letter (“Trump haters at it again”) of June 23. Wow. Mr. Hofer’s letter of June 9 addressed Trump’s pulling out… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2017