Letters to the Editor

Diane Dobson ‘is not a politician, she is a true leader’ | LETTER

I grew up in Renton and went to school with Diane as kids. I moved to the south and came back after decades to find… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Jami Smith ‘will advocate for Renton’ | LETTER

Renton means a lot to me, and as a lifelong resident and business owner here, I want to see strong and balanced leadership guiding this… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Jami Smith is ‘an extremely well-qualified person’ | LETTER

I believe we need a change in Renton City Council Position No. 6 and that is why I am supporting Jami Smith. Jami Smith is… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

We are fortunate to have Ruth Perez on our City Council | LETTER

I am writing a letter of support for Ruth Perez for Renton City Council position 6. I contacted Ruth several months ago with a problem… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

‘I want to see Renton run by people who can work together’ | LETTER

I have lived here for years and plan to remain for years to come. Like many, I have noticed that Renton is growing rapidly, so… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Armondo Pavone ‘has our back’ | LETTER

You don’t have to turn on the news or read an article online to know that we are living in politically charged, turbulent times. This… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Diane Dobson is my ‘go to’ person | LETTER

I met up with Diane Dobson a few years ago. She is now my “go to” person when I have a situation out ofmy ability.… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Jami Smith is the only qualified candidate | LETTER

I have lived, owned a business, served in leadership and partnered with the city in our Renton community for many years. In this year’s elections,… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

When I watch Jami Smith ‘my hope grows’ | LETTER

Hello Renton community. My name is Shelley Green. I am fairly new to Renton, having moved over from Seattle last year. I am a married… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Learning from Tiffany Park means rethinking construction and jobs | LETTER

I’m writing in response to the Sept. 20 article regarding the construction at Tiffany Park. Economic Development can benefit from pacing with nearby ecosystems because… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Our vote is for Ruth Perez | LETTER

We have been residents of Renton since the 1970s and have seen much growth and change in our beautiful city. We are asking the citizens… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Diane Dobson has my support in the upcoming election | LETTER

Diane is committed to Renton with her long standing knowledge of our community with its challenges and issues. She has done a super job of… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Five reasons we’re voting for Ruth Perez | LETTER

Ruth Perez is asking for your vote for reelection to City Council Position No. 6. We have lived in Renton for 10 plus years and… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Multicultural Festival was ‘an amazing event’ | LETTER

I want to praise and thank all those folks who planned, organized, and performed in last weekend’s free multicultural festival in Renton. It was an… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

Engage with means that reflect the honor of military service | LETTER

I’m writing in response to the Sept. 6 front page article about the Marine Corps conducting a workshop for teachers. The article cited the workshop… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

City has not been transparent to all residents | LETTER

There are big changes proposed along our beloved Cedar River Trail, along the north side, roughly bordered by the Library and the Senior Center. The… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

Show Florida the ‘ahead of the curve’ love | LETTER

“Help the charity of ​your choice​ and reach out to neighbors.”

  • Sep 15, 2017

Thank you for your support | LETTER

I wish to extend a thank you to the citizens of Renton who supported my campaign and entrusted me with their vote. I do not… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2017

Let’s not conform ‘to other’s snooty standards’ | LETTER

I was taken aback by the attitude expressed in (July 28 edition’s) letter to the editor in support of a particular candidate for city council.… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2017

Social security could survive if Congress stops ‘borrowing’ from it | LETTER

I just finished Richard Elfer’s article on social security (published in the July 28 edition of the Renton Reporter). There is an important fact missing.… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2017