Letters to the Editor

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

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