Letters to the Editor

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

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