Letters to the Editor

Kent schools: Take care of your heart, your teachers

The heart is the most vital organ. How you treat your heart largely determines how healthy you are. If you spend years neglecting this precious… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

Play review: Bravo to theater group’s production of ‘Alma’

I didn’t know about Theatre Battery until last Friday’s Page 1 story by Mark Klaas (“Pertinent play, a ‘very human’ story, hits local stage”). It’s… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

Cost of living: Seniors being thrown under the bus

More and more senior citizens are taxed out of their homes by a high-paid governor, King County executive and city mayors. Government officials are promoting… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2018

Race for Congress: Schrier is a contradiction

Something has been bothering me. A pediatrician is supposed to be concerned about the physical, mental and social health of children from birth to young… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2018

Statistics? Dangerous fireworks prevalent as ever

I read the article “A much quieter Fourth of July in Kent” in the July 27 Kent Reporter. In the current times that we live,… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2018

Kent dealing with frustrating traffic mess

I was taking 228th Street to go to work. When they closed 228th Street for major construction project I had been taking James (240th Street).… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Vote for Entenman for 47th District Rep.

I have known Debra Entenman for more 40 years. Through that time, I have seen her demonstrate her values over and over again, and I… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

Fain is the person we need returning to Olympia

For decades now, the Pediatric Interim Care Center in Kent has helped thousands of newborn babies who are struggling with the effects of their mother’s… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

Schrier is strongest candidate for Congress

Are you angered by what is being done by the Trump administration? Do you want to stop it? Here’s how: Help flip the House of… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

Hader’s the right choice for Congress

I encourage constituents of the 8th Congressional District to cast their vote for Shannon Hader on Aug. 7. Shannon is the only Democrat in the… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

Hader has what it takes to lead district

I am enthusiastically voting for Dr. Shannon Hader to be our 8th Congressional District representative. Shannon is an Auburn girl. I have had the pleasure… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2018

City should reconsider roundabout

There is no excessive wait at the intersection of Willis and Fourth, except when a slow train rumbles through town. The vast majority of traffic… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Rittereiser understands district’s priorities

The 8th Congressional District is one of 23 around the country where Hillary Clinton had a majority vote but whose seat is currently held by… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Thanks, for the commentary

I just wanted to put a shout out to Mr. Rich Elfers for his commentary about civility (“Sweetest revenge? Sometimes it’s just being nice,” Reporter,… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 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 a matter of priorities for funding

You’ve got to wonder. Decisions made lately by Kent’s mayor and City Council make me wonder what are they thinking. Do they understand the concept… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2018

Keep the fireworks ban

Kent voters spoke with a 62 percent majority. We now sleep at night the week prior to July 4. Our dogs aren’t traumatized. Thank you,… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2018

We spoke loud, clear

I was absolutely flabbergasted to read in the Kent Reporter that Councilman Les Thomas wants to revoke the fireworks ban. Is he kidding? We have… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2018

District facing its financial crisis

In late 2017, the state Supreme Court directed the Legislature to address teacher salaries. The Supreme Court identified April 2018 as the deadline for the… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2018

Expensive pathway to finish the job

Does anyone remember when our state representatives promised to finish Highway 167 and 509 if we would approve and additional 5 cents a gallon on… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2018