Letters to the Editor

Shock of it all

I’m not thrilled the Regional Transit Authority tax increase was approved in the first place. I am at poverty level when it comes to income,… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Shock of it all

What an unpleasant surprise. My wife and I just received information on renewing the registration on our two-year-old auto. We discovered that the fees had… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Support Backus, and learn more

I went to a meet and greet with Mayor Nancy Backus recently and learned a great deal about what she and council members have been… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Tale of two Trumps

Do we have a competent and emotionally stable helmsman guiding our ship of state, or is the good vessel “USS America” thoroughly adrift and jostling… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Today’s sign of divisive times?

I have noticed the signage around town regarding our current mayoral race. They are seemingly everywhere. One mayoral candidate upped the ante by adding a… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Do not support ‘Hillary Lite’

Although not an avid supporter of Mayor Nancy Backus, I and residents of Auburn would be better off with her continuing on as mayor than… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2017

Our public library is indeed a safe place to be

In response to the advertisement for Largo Wales insinuating the Auburn Library is not a safe environment: As a member of the Friends of Auburn… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2017

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