Letters to the Editor

TeamUp2CleanUp a big success

The Kent Downtown Partnership (KDP) wants to thank all of you who…

  • May 19th, 2017

 

City gives way to rentals, reducing quality of life

According to the Kent City Council, more than half of all residences…

  • May 12th, 2017

 

Field trip fiasco

So the Kent School District can spend the taxpayers’ money any way…

  • May 12th, 2017

 

Loss of green spaces

Thank goodness for City Council members who can make the tough decisions…

  • May 12th, 2017

Put money back into schools

Violated the law and paid the $124 fine. Twenty-six mph in a…

  • May 12th, 2017

KSD board to parents: Your voice doesn’t matter

As if this year’s current budget freeze and financial problems weren’t enough,…

  • May 5th, 2017

Trump tax plan poses devastating consequences

President Trump’s new tax proposal will have devastating effects on my family.…

  • May 5th, 2017

Golf course, restaurant left in the rough

Regarding the Riverbend golf course and restaurant pipe dreams: The most rudimentary…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Once more, with clarity

In response to Susan Harrison’s letter to the editor (“Actions protect human…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Painfully denied the privilege

I agree with Reps. Mark Hargrove and Matt Shea’s efforts on REAL…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Thanks for the good work

Here’s a big thank you to the Kent Parks and Public Works…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Sound decision? Disregarding the taxpayer

As I read the Kent Reporter March 31 article, “Sound Transit considers…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Stuck with unfair vehicle tabs

I know it’s been on the news, but many of you will…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Let the extra eyes help police

So you don’t want drones. At first, you didn’t want the cameras…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Folly with backing fossil fuels

Why are we still subsidizing the fossil fuel industry? As of July…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Crazy drivers

I drive I-405 to work daily. I use the surface streets through…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

My take on the town hall meeting

Thank you to our 47th District legislators and their staff for organizing…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Congressman is out of touch

Dave Reichert needs to be reminded that the he was elected to…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

There goes the environment

What no EPA? What, no Green Peace? What, no kayactivists? After all,…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

A welcomed move

May I express to Mayor Suzette Cooke and the City Council my…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Upsetting incident

I was upset to hear about the 39-year-old Sikh man who was…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Oppose universal health care? Military doesn’t

I am a Navy veteran who served as a Hospital Corpsman for…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Good match, good friends

The Kent Downtown Partnership (KDP) wants to thank the Tacoma Stars and…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Kent is a Welcoming City

Kent has a large, diverse population. We are very lucky to have…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Useless, expensive light rail system

Wow. I just received the invoice from my car tabs and was…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Declaration is welcome

Thank you Mayor Suzette Cooke and Kent City Council. You reaffirm the…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Library makes impact by serving all

In response to Shawn Mickens’ letter (“Library providing more than it should”,…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

Making a stand

I am writing a followup to my letter published Feb. 3 (“Ashamed…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

Library providing more than it should

The definition of a library is a collection of sources of information…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Tax torpedo would damage our state

Regarding the Feb. 3 Reporter’s editorial, “Change in property tax formula seen…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Ashamed to be an American

Mayor Suzette Cooke’s recent message in the 2017 resident’s guide compelled me…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Library needs better safety

Recently I stopped at our beautiful King County Kent library in the…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Special thanks

I am still recovering from a combined attack of pneumonia and influenza,…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Idling, noisy trains are a neighborhood nuisance

While I appreciate the City Council trying to remedy the stuck railroad…

  • Jan 29th, 2017

Fix is needed

I totally agree with Neil Larsen’s Jan. 20 letter regarding the situation…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Pay raise brings problems

As of recently Kent and the surrounding area, especially Seattle, have seen…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Going postal over East Hill office

I appreciate that the City Council is seeking answers to stuck railroad…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Tale of two mayoral candidates

I attended the December Kent City Council meeting to better understand the…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Thank you

Thanks to the members of the City Council – Tina Burdell, Bill…

  • Jan 12th, 2017

Anticipating a different America

Dennis Doucette may not be familiar with the term “racist” but he…

  • Jan 12th, 2017