Letters to the Editor

Regional landfill: Building a waste-to-energy plant is a viable option

This is in response to the Sept. 7 Kent Reporter article, “King County considers expansion of Cedar Hills Regional Landfill.” Does King County Solid Waste… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2018

 

Kent schools: Teachers are paid well enough

The base salary for a public school teacher in the Kent School District ranges from $51,936 to $60,681, an average base salary of $59,495. This… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2018

 

2018 elections: Dino Rossi owes an apology

The Sept. 7 issue of the Auburn Reporter included a letter by Martin Metz that demanded an apology from Dr. Kim Schrier for comparing her… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2018

 

County hotel/motel tax revenues needed to support ShoWare Center

We support providing funds from King County hotel/motel tax revenues for the accesso ShoWare Center. The ShoWare is North America’s first sports and entertainment arena… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2018

’18 election: An apology is in order

As a veteran from the 8th Congressional District, I call upon Dr. Kim Schrier, candidate for the 8th Congressional District, to apologize for her comments… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2018

’18 election: Rossi more equipped to work in Congress

If you want a strong leader in Congress who is a business owner and is also an experienced legislator, you should vote for Dino Rossi… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

Sports venues: Tack fee on to each ticket sold

Regarding a Safeco Field maintenance fee: What we need is a user fee tacked on to each ticket of $10. Thus, when the crowd for… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

What do the citizens of Congressional District 8 stand for?

It was disappointing to see Dino Rossi (like Dave Reichert) avoid constituents and not appear for the League of Women Voter’s forum. His absence was… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

Cost of living: Seniors can obtain some tax relief

Gene Bremner, food for thought: I’m a senior in the city limits of Kent, and my property taxes were cut in half when I applied… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

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