Letters to the Editor

Library providing more than it should

The definition of a library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources. It provides physical or digital access to material. A library’s… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2017

Tax torpedo would damage our state

Regarding the Feb. 3 Reporter’s editorial, “Change in property tax formula seen as revenue stream”: Very revealing – to the elected officials of this state,… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2017

We must adhere to immigration law

In response to “Loud call for sanctuary city” (Auburn Reporter, Jan. 27), I feel compelled to share my views. Whether you use the term “welcoming… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2017

America first? Of course

As he began to recite his oath of office, it also began to drizzle. Then as soon as he uttered, “So help me God,” the… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2017

Taxes from pot sales may ease burden

Regarding how The Stashbox (“Auburn pot shop smokin’”, Auburn Reporter, Jan. 20) has made so much money that it has a need to expand its… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2017

Trump: an American dictator

To repress, discredit and ban the press is a favorite among dictators. Donald Trump has been doing this for months. So long, in fact, that… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2017

Venting on the vetting process

Imagine my shock and disgust when a writer called me a racist. I was so upset I had to cuddle with three therapy puppies, eat… Continue reading

Factor West Hill residents in transfer station debate

I’ve met with Algona Mayor Dave Hill twice to discuss the location of the garbage transfer station on West Valley Highway. At the time Algona… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2017

My look at high water rates

After reading many complaints in the Auburn Reporter regarding high water rates, I keep expecting the City of Auburn to respond, but instead, they remain… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2017

Trump is not qualified to lead us

Donald Trump has nominated fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder to lead the Labor Department. This is a bad choice for working people. This pick betrays the… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2017

No Pride for a Lion

It started off a defensive battle. Lasted until doomers lowered the boom (dare I say it) on the tail of the Lion. There were roars… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2017


The Washington Coalition for Open Government – not the Freedom Foundation – honored Pam Roach as “the No. 1 senator in promoting open government” as… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2017

Rates too high

The utility rates in the City of Auburn have me so disgusted that I just can’t stop writing about it. When is the City Council… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2017

Check the facts

In response to Dennis Doucette’s letter regarding racism: First of all, conservatives supporting immigration laws as they exist demonstrates the fake news problems in this… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2017

Reliving horrors

In response to Jerry Cornfield’s column (“Battle brews over Planned Parenthood practices, issues”, Reporter, Jan. 6): I would note that the Senate Judiciary Committee has… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2017

Let’s clean it up

Has anyone else noticed the incredible amount of trash accumulating along Auburn Way South near the casino lately? It has gotten really bad in recent… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2017

Act worth supporting | LETTERS

The Republican Party is in a mad rush to cancel the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). The act provides coverage to more than one million Washington… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2016

ATBD: Is it beneficial for taxpayers?

In 2012 the City of Auburn asked voters to approve a Road Improvement District. A public that may not have trusted our city government to… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2016

Votes yes for schools

Superintendent Alan Spicciati tells us that the Auburn student population grew 1,074 in the last five years and is expected to grow by 1,670 students in the next five years.

  • Oct 26, 2016

More taxes? I say no

In response to the school bond letter in the Auburn Reporter last week, there is one big error.

  • Oct 26, 2016