Letters to the Editor

Washington needs Reichert’s vote on a farm bill that works for families

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – often called food stamps – helped my family on and off for 10 years. For part of that… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2018

 

Hader can get the job done right

Trumpublican. I didn’t coin that word. I heard it on TV. It fits right now, though. Most people that I know who generally vote Republican… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

 

Hader is the choice for Congress

The key questions voters hoping to flip the 8th District need to ask are: who can beat Dino Rossi? And, once elected, who would be… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

 

Schrier is the best fit for Congress

Kim Schrier has my unequivocal support for Congressperson of Washington’s 8th Congressional District. We consider ourselves extremely fortunate to have had Kim as our pediatrician… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Fain gets things done across party lines

I am voting for Joe Fain for state senator from Auburn, Kent and Covington’s 47th District. Here is why: Like most of us, I have… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

Wildfires out of control

When I was a young boy living in Ballard, I remember the state posters and promotions actioned by the state with the slogan “Smokey the… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

Thanks, for the commentary

A shout-out to Mr. Rich Elfers for his commentary about civility (“Sweetest revenge? Sometimes it’s just being nice,” Reporter, July 13). Thank you. — Adam… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Rittereiser is the right choice

The 8th Congressional District is one of 23 throughout the country where Hillary Clinton had a majority vote but where a Republican currently holds the… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Hader is the choice for Congress

I spent this past Fourth of July in my usual way: registering voters in Les Gove Park at Auburn’s annual summertime festival. It was my… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Cost of helping the RTA

Things are looking up. The wife and I just received the notice to renew the license tabs on our three-year-old sedan. The rate dropped approximately… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018

Blown away by all that went up

Well, another Fourth of July has come and gone. I really enjoyed this year’s grassroots fireworks shows around my neighborhood and in several parking lots… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018

Stop the insanity of powerful fireworks

I could be homeless or dead because of lawbreaking persons armed with illegal fireworks. Neighbors came home about 11:30 on Wednesday night, July 4. Ka-boom.… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018

Let’s share the credit, embrace monumental effort

Several weeks ago I stood at the podium with Lan Jones, co-president of the American-Vietnamese War Memorial Alliance, dedicating Auburn’s joint American-Vietnamese Memorial at Les… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018

Hiding the ugly truth of border crisis

What is happening to the immigrant children who were separated from their parents at the southern border of our country? A federal judge has ordered… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2018

It’s time to clean up the mess

Regarding the apartment fire on Main Street that occurred several months ago. I am really sick of looking at that mess every time I go… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2018

City needs to take the lead in propane and seismic regulations

It is quite obvious officials did not fully assess the city’s serious deficiencies. Denying code requirements for embedded foundations and footings as well as seismic… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2018

Guilty until proven innocent

The Our Turn article by Mary Ellen Stone (Auburn Reporter, June 1) concerning progress being made to end sexual violence is hopeful. However, it and… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2018

Time to take action, reunite families

I’ve sat for days now and watched in horror as kids have been forcibly taken from their loved ones and placed into what can only… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2018

VFW post steps up for worn U.S. flags

I couldn’t help but share the photo of our flag that was rescued from an Auburn Lakeland Hills residence by the White River Valley (Auburn)… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2018

Small, but a big, burdensome bill

I recently received a bill from a health care provider for $60.25 for some recent blood work. I checked the insurance name and they were… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2018