Letters to the Editor

Rigged, in other ways

One of the few truthful statements Donald Trump made during the presidential campaign was, “The election is rigged.” Boy, was he right – but not… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2016

Just what is racist?

A recent letter writer asked Trump supporters for assurances we won’t support the president-elect’s racist policies. When conservative voters supported enforcing our immigration laws as… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2016

Kudos to council for maintaining B&O tax’s intent

Thank you for covering and reporting on the City Council’s last meeting on Dec. 13 regarding the funding for parks. I would like to commend… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2016

Thanks to those who supported Kent Turkey Challenge

We would like to humbly thank the community and all the participants who donated to, and supported the sixth annual Kent Turkey Challenge. Thank you… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2016

Let’s support the school bond for our children

I offer my full-throated support for the 2016 school construction bond.

  • Oct 26, 2016

ST3 proposal ignores our growth areas

With the election fast approaching and ST3 on the ballot, it would be nice to see a local analysis of the ST3 initiative as it applies to Southeast King County residents, particularly East Hill, but the entire Kent/Auburn/Maple Valley area would be sufficient.

  • Oct 26, 2016

What, no parking?

Having seen several articles recently on Sound Transit, I'd like to offer my experience with it.

  • Oct 26, 2016

We need to protect, preserve our national parks

As a state with three national parks of our own here in Washington, many of us are lucky enough to have personal connections with the National Parks Service, whether it be family trips to the Cascades or hikes up Mount Rainier.

  • Sep 7, 2016

Front page headline misleading

I believe the headline ("City tax revenues up, expenses down in 2016") in last week's paper was mistakenly misleading.

  • Sep 7, 2016

Up to here with rate increases

The Kent City Council continues to surprise me with their incompetence.

  • Sep 7, 2016

The devil is always in the details

In response to the letter to the Editor published on July 8 and written by Aaron Tam:

  • Aug 31, 2016

Reichert does right

On Aug. 19, the Reporter published a letter from P. Larson criticizing Congressman Dave Reichert over Zika funding. Unfortunately for P. the facts do not back up that claim.

  • Aug 24, 2016

A special visit

Aegis of Kent welcomed members of the Kent fire and police departments to our assisted living community for a thank you barbecue last Sunday.

  • Aug 24, 2016

Thanks for a job well done

It has been a long and frustrating summer of traffic gridlock, noise, dust and detours for those of us who live on, off or near James Street hill.

  • Aug 24, 2016

Demoralized world we live in

We live in a selfish world. But I also acknowledge up front the very many who are not.

  • Aug 3, 2016

Connect the dots and contact Mayor Cooke

I attended July's meeting of the Parks commission as a guest. I heard information on:

  • Aug 3, 2016

Jones is the one for state superintendent

On your ballot you will find one of the most important races that you can possibly vote in. It isn't for Governor and it isn't for president.

  • Jul 28, 2016

Meeting was worthwhile

Couldn't have been prouder the other night to be a resident of Kent. The Police Community Forum (July 19) was amazing. There was a very significant turnout.

  • Jul 27, 2016

Council’s marijuana decisions mock the will of the voters

Recent articles in the Kent Reporter on marijuana stores, medical and recreational, are thankfully illuminating the malfeasance of the majority of City Council members.

  • Jul 20, 2016

Council stuck in spin cycle

It shouldn't surprise us that our Kent City Council has proven once more their expertise at wasting time and money. Our time, and our money.

  • Jul 14, 2016