Letters to the Editor

Dreaming of a white Christmas

The weather outside may not be frightful, but it is still the time of year when we start to talk about counting blessings. Maybe that… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2017

Put the $3 million elsewhere

After reading the article about spending $3 million to make downtown Kent train quiet, I felt the need to comment. I’m sure the builder of… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017

More apartments, more burden

More new apartment developments are being granted property tax waivers lasting eight years. The Reporter article stated this will save one developer $1.7 million over… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017

Economic collapse: remember ‘08?

Even if you do remember 1993 (“About our business climate today? Remember 1993”, Don Brunell column, Reporter, Nov. 17), there’s no need to panic. For… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017

17, and eager to vote

The voting age should be dropped from 18 years old to 17 – locally and nationwide. The difference between someone who can vote and one… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

A right to arm, protect, defend

A gunman recently entered a Texas church and killed numerous helpless people with his semi-auto rifle. A man who lives near the church and who… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Save the land for the birds

The Alaska National Wildlife Refuge is once again under attack by the current administration. Congress is apparently trying to open up the refuge to drilling… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Ralph has a vision for Kent

The business of running a city should not be run like a business. It requires the ability to know the difference between legislative and executive… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Consider whom, what you are supporting

I support the letter, “We need to participate as voters, citizens” (Oct. 13, Kent Reporter) encouraging us to vote. My purpose is to encourage you… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Ralph’s disappointing tactics

I have been watching the election for mayor and have been pleasantly surprised at how professional the candidates have been. They both seem to care… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Berrios is the real deal, and best choice for mayor

It is a privilege to write why I and my family support Jim Berrios for mayor of Kent. I hearken back eight years to articles… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Berrios equipped to be mayor

Jim Berrios is the best choice for mayor as he has the best business experience. Example of his integrity: The City Council passed taxes –… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Husband, mentor, friend, and the best choice for mayor

Many of you are still trying to decide who to vote for in the Kent mayoral race, and as the wife of Jim Berrios, I… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Not getting my vote

To all the old golfers like me who just lost our par 3 course, remember who voted for this, Jim Berrios and Brenda Fincher, and… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Support Kaur for City Council

Satwinder Kaur is the candidate to vote for for Kent City Council Position 2. There is no one better prepared to serve on council than… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Consider whom, what you are supporting

I support the letter, “We need to participate as voters, citizens” (Oct. 13, Kent Reporter) encouraging us to vote. My purpose is to encourage you… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Berrios equipped, ready to lead Kent

Jim Berrios will be an outstanding mayor for the city of Kent because he understands and has the skills and the experiences needed to meet… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Berrios: proven performer worthy of being mayor

When voting for Kent’s mayor, there are three qualities I consider most important. Experience. Dana Ralph formed her own company and managed it for 22… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Ralph is a strong leader for Kent

As widely recognized, Kent currently faces a multitude of challenges. From the first day in office, the new Mayor will need to meet these head… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Ralph is the right choice for mayor

Your ballots should be in hand. Now you have to make a decision that will affect you for the next four years … a decision… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017