Letters to the Editor

When will tax increases stop?

We have a very taxing situation in Washington state. Not long ago the politicians in Olympia sided with the governor and passed a sizable gas… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2017

Largo is best choice for mayor

Door belling for an elected position is a lot of work. But for mayoral candidate Deputy Mayor Largo Wales, she’s on the right track as… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2017

Backus has the right touch

As a volunteer for the Auburn Police Department I have been at many varied city events where city employees from a wide range of departments… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2017

Enough of the attacks; let’s move forward

The Auburn Reporter last week had a diatribe in the letters section that is completely disconnected to reality, so vehemently negative, that I question your… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2017

Largo for mayor

My house sits off the road up a steep driveway. The door bell does not ring that often, so when it did I was surprised.… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2017

Stick to the real facts

In his letter published on June 23, Mr. Jesse Jose manages to cram several “alternative facts” into just two paragraphs. AF No. 1 (alternative fact):… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2017

Backus has done the job

You had me at re-elect Nancy Backus. The Auburn mayor has done a fantastic job during her first term in office, and I know she… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2017

Miles Resources is a welcome site

Sometime around January we learned of another road construction project on Auburn Way South was to begin this spring. As a resident of the Auburn-Enumclaw… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2017

New store dressed for success

Lucky for ladies who want designer clothing right on Main Street. John and Jim Rottle have a new tenant in their former building, smack in… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2017

Push to move Auburn forward

Washington is recognized as one of the more progressive states with its laws, economic growth and flourishing cities. But in the last 3½ years what… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2017

Remembering Juan Huseby

For the last 17 years, a graduating senior from each Auburn High School has been selected to receive the Juan Huseby Memorial Scholarship. Juan Huseby… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2017

Trump haters at it again

Hate. It was full of hate. It was a reflection of the fake news that we read and hear from the so called mainstream media:… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2017

Community and mayor thrive

Summer time is here. It is a time to get out and enjoy the community, and let me tell you Auburn has a lot of… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2017

Largo Wales can do the job

In my professional career with The Boeing Company, I have seen leaders come and go, and I can always tell which ones will have success… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2017

Largo Wales for mayor

Auburn has an incredible opportunity to make positive things happen for all of her residents. Largo Wales is the best choice for a new mayor.… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2017

Trump’s actions damaging to our planet, children

The president has announced his separation, Duterte-style, from the Paris Accord. America joins Nicaragua and Syria as the only countries on Earth to not ratify… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2017

More question than answers over City’s status

I have a question. I am too dense to fully understand the front page story, “Council opts for resolution” (May 19, Auburn Reporter). Though the… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2017

My choice is Wales for mayor

The sun is finally out and it shines light on those things in our community that most need improvement. The reason I’m supporting Largo Wales… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2017

Republicans need to do right thing

As senior pastor at Messiah Lutheran Church in Auburn and a 25-year Washington resident, I am encouraging Senate Republicans in Olympia to stop playing political… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2017

‘Beach’ poses problems

Regarding “City looking to transform ‘beach’ into park” (April 28, Auburn Reporter): Unfortunately, I live directly across from that beach on the river, and it’s… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2017