Letters to the Editor

For Jim Brundage, who helped me get back alive | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"This year for Memorial Day, I wrote a poem in honor of my Vietnam buddy Jim “Mother” Brundage, who passed away on April 2."

  • May 27, 2016

Shouldn’t go to caucus with strep, fever | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"Let’s hope you have more sense the next time you have an infectious health condition and stay out of large crowds in public."

  • Apr 24, 2016

RFA will improve fire services for city, FD 25 | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"On April 26, residents of Renton and Fire Protection District No. 25 will have the ability to improve fire and emergency medical services across our area with Proposition 1. It is vitally important to our community that we vote YES."

  • Apr 22, 2016

RFA won’t improve already excellent fire services | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"I cannot support the Renton Regional Fire Authority as I feel another taxing authority with three non-elected officials will not improve the already excellent service provided to Renton."

  • Apr 15, 2016

Renton VFW Post 1263 needs community support | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"This post provides an environment that all of us enjoy most of us and have been going there for years we lost a lot of old friends and made a lot of new ones. No one wants to see these nights out go away."

  • Apr 15, 2016

Blame the cart theives, not the store | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"Once these carts leave the property of the business that own them, I believe it is called theft!"

  • Mar 4, 2016

Contractor building KCLS library has check out | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"I don’t now who is overseeing this job but in my opinion they should be fired!"

  • Mar 4, 2016

Kennydale traffic fix will not solve the problem | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"The city of Renton’s proposed solutions leaves me baffled to the City’s commitment and planning to resolve the I-405 congestion and the 30th street overpass and access ramps to I-405."

  • Feb 26, 2016

Waste Management big part of Renton community | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"When I first started working at Waste Management, it was just a job. But now, it’s more than that."

  • Feb 11, 2016

Piazza Renton vounteers hosted tree-lighting, Santa arrival | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"The Downtown Renton Tree Lighting and Arrival of Santa has been hosted by Piazza Renton for more than 15 years."

  • Jan 29, 2016

Levies required to support the needs of our children | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"I am a parent, neighbor, and employee who knows how important both of these levies are to the continued success of every student in the district. "

  • Jan 29, 2016

Park-and-ride lot needs at least double capacity | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"I hope serious thought is given to people like me who wish to go to and from downtown Seattle on a single bus during off-peak hours! I would hope that this would increase ridership!"

  • Jan 29, 2016

School measures are key to world-class education | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"I don’t know how we could accomplish the tremendous learning we provide without this much-needed funding."

  • Jan 29, 2016

Mayor’s plan ignores other transit needs | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"We have lived in our neighborhood, Maplewood Estates, for more than 12 years, and we still have to walk almost a mile to catch a bus to downtown Renton."

  • Jan 22, 2016

School levy and bond is win-win for community | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"I know our schools could not continue to accomplish such great things without the financial support that each one of us can provide through this replacement levy."

  • Jan 22, 2016

Business owner supports school measures | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"Let’s continue to do our part by providing local funding for our school system and vote yes for both measures on the Feb. 9 ballot."

  • Jan 22, 2016

More gun control is not the answer | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"A more rational approach would be to undertake whatever is necessary to treat the problem not the symptom."

  • Dec 18, 2015

A later start time is better for students | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"The Renton School District enforces one of the earliest start times in the state. Though most of Washington’s high schools begin before 8 a.m., few dare to see students in their seats before 7:30."

  • Nov 25, 2015

Former Mayor Don Custer should be honored | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"At the very least, the unique Library over the Cedar River, which he championed, should be renamed in his honor."

  • Nov 13, 2015

Another month, still no clean-up | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"Ninety days since the July 23 fire at the northwest corner of 2nd Street South and Main Avenue South and nothing has been done to clear the site of burned out walls and ... trash.

  • Oct 30, 2015