Letters to the Editor

Birds need some oats, too

When President Reagan dusted off trickle-down economics, calling it “supply-side economics,” I…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

 

Car tab ripoff

I just got my bill on my car license tabs. What a…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

 

Speeding problem hasn’t slow down

I would like to bring to everyone’s attention to the speeding issue…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

 

Add ‘Chief of police’ to name of Lee building

The recent letter by David McDougall suggesting the removal of the name…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Appreciating those who protect us

Thank you, Kent Police officers, for keeping the residents of Kent safe.…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Departing fire chief says thank you to community

I want to take this opportunity t0 thank the residents of Kent…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

Now that the primary is over, and we are still three months…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Support Troutner for council

As a former City Council candidate, and after careful consideration, I have…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Thanks for your vote, Higgins

A note of support for Dennis Higgins in voting for safe injection…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Time to rename police department building?

The Robert E. Lee Memorial police headquarters, named for a former Kent…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Tale of two Trumps

Do we have a competent and emotionally stable helmsman guiding our ship…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

New approach to false alarms is a good call

I applaud Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas for changing something I’m confident…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Upsetting messages close to home

During a recent walk home from Kent Station, I was shocked and…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Berrios is the right choice for mayor

With the primary on Tuesday, I would like to discuss taxes in…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Berrios will make a great mayor

As a volunteer president of a local homeowners’ association, I’m voting for…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Bill would harm health care

Health insurance is more than a policy, it’s peace of mind. It’s…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Kent remains silent on climate change, fighting pollution

Al Gore recently led a three-day training in Bellevue, giving his signature…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Ralph will get the job done as mayor

Dana Ralph received endorsements from the Kent Police, the Kent Fire Department…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Swansen has what it takes to solve problems

It’s time we elected a candidate who has the citizens and cities…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Unfounded assumption

I am astonished, Ms. Barber, that you compare Kent mayoral candidates Dana…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Albertson is the best fit for mayor

In 2017, we have the spectacle of a president who uses his…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Vote for a genuine candidate

Regarding the upcoming election for City Council and mayoral positions: It would…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Ralph qualifies to be Kent mayor

I urge you to consider the qualifications of Dana Ralph when casting…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Kaur for City Council

Satwinder Kaur is a rising star. She is young, energetic, passionate, ambitious,…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Sting of a headline

Possible titles: 1. Police officer protects himself 2. Police force denigrated 3.…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Ticket jaywalkers on busy road

Kent Police need to start ticketing those pedestrians running across Kent Kangley…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Time for a change

I have been reading with a sense of bewilderment the letter to…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Trust in Ralph

Dana Ralph stands out among my council colleagues as the one who…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Wanted: leader with better fiscal management

The Kent Reporter summarizes the city’s bleak financial future in its June…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Ralph makes the most sense

After reading how all the candidates for Kent mayor think that public…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Berrios does the job

During the recession, City Councilman Jim Berrios remained in business and continued…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Keeping it safe and sane

I hope Kent was much quieter this Fourth of July because of…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Berrios and budgets: a good fit for Kent

Your story, “City faces ‘bleak’ financial future,” begs for a response. We…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

Time for the city to solve financial woes

Steve Hunter’s article, “City faces ‘bleak’ financial future” (Kent Reporter, June 23),…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

Extra requirements?

Ever since Washington state put a ban on the culminating project as…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

Trump’s actions damaging to our planet, children

The president has announced his separation, Duterte-style, from the Paris Accord. America…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

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