Letters to the Editor

Why not change the name to match the location?

To Lakeside Industries, As a longtime resident of Renton, I’m concerned about your company’s deceptive campaigning for your proposed asphalt plant. All your formal documentation… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2019

 

Addressing concerns, inaccurate statements

To facilitate fact-based discussion about Lakeside Industries’ application to relocate its Covington asphalt facility to the Industrial-zoned site on state Route 169, I would like… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2019

 

Responsible pet ownership in Renton

In Renton we are blessed with our own Animal Control. Stray pets found in Renton are placed under Renton Animal Control and boarded for the… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

 

Location all wrong for asphalt plant

I am writing to you to express my opposition of the Lakeside Industries asphalt plant being relocated to the old County Shops site on state… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

Continued support needed this election for Renton Schools

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to every Renton citizen who supported previous Renton School District bonds and levies for 2012, 2008,… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2019

Invest in our future

I am writing to you to express my support for both the Building for Excellence School Bond (Proposition 1) and the Education and Operations Replacement… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2019

Vote yes to support Renton schools

Two important school funding measures are on the Feb. 12 ballot. Voter approval is required to maintain this source of local funding to improve our… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019

Help support the district by voting yes

Help us accomplish more with less. In last week’s edition, long-time Renton businessman Jim Sullivan gave the Renton School District well-deserved praise for the high… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2019

Get out the vote for Renton Schools

We just had a very important mid-term election in November, but now it’s time to get out to vote again. Some might be asking —… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019

Chamber endorses school district’s ballot measures

The Renton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted unanimously to endorse Renton School District’s School Construction Bond and Education & Operations Replacement Levy measures… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019

I see the positive impact from supporting our schools

I am a passionate supporter of both the Building for Excellence School Construction Bond and the Education Programs and Operations Replacement Levy on the Feb.… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

Join me in supporting both measures

I support Renton School District’s two measures on the Feb. 12 ballot. The school construction bond helps keep our schools in excellent working order and… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

‘I hope Washington continues to support school choice’

My daughter Kylie has always struggled with anxiety. However, it got drastically worse when she got to middle school. During her first semester her anxiety… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2019

We need to make Alzheimer’s fight a national priority

Editor’s Note: The wrong version of this letter was run in the Dec. 21 edition of the Reporter, below is the correct version. As Kim… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2019

Please consider keeping eight period schedule

Mr. Ron Thiele and ISD school board, I highly encourage all of you to review all the comments shared by very concerned students and parents… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2018

I fully support Sen. Joe Fain, he deserves your vote

Sen. Joe Fain has been and continues to be an active member of our community. During his tenure, he has worked tirelessly to address the… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

I’m voting no on I-1631 and so should you

On election day, voters will decide the fate of Initiative 1631, which, in the name of greenhouse gas reduction, imposes a never-ending tax increase on… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2018

“If we do not get a fair contract this school year we will be forced to strike”

Hello Renton parents and community: We are parents and teachers of students in the Renton School District and feel compelled to give you further insight… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2018

Classified staff deserve more | Letter to the Editor

Editor’s Note: The following Letter to the Editor is a copy of an email that was sent to the Renton School Board Aug. 9 following… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

Florist exercised 1st Amendment rights | Letter to the Editor

Editor’s Note: The following letters to the editor are in response to Courier-Herald editor Ray Miller-Still’s editorial that ran in the Aug. 3 edition of… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018