Letters to the Editor

Sheriff supports Pro. 1 | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"We hear a lot about reducing crime. Proposition 1 will do just that. When we invest in kids early, they are much less likely to end up in jail or prison later in life."

  • Oct 30, 2015

Renton is preserving its historic buldings | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"Having another landmark building will bring to four the total number of landmarks in Renton—here’s hoping we continue to build that number!"

  • Oct 23, 2015

YMCA strongly supports kids’ levy | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"The smartest and most responsible investment we can make is in the future of our kids and that is why the YMCA is strongly supporting Best Starts for Kids."

  • Oct 23, 2015

McIrvin will be voice for families on City Council | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"As a working mother of two small children, I trust Ryan to be a voice for family issues on our City Council."

  • Oct 23, 2015

WSDOT doing disservice to Renton on I-405 | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"One has to look up north and see how neighborhoods are filling with cars to avoid these tolls. Cars do not belong in neighborhoods, they belong on the freeway!"

  • Oct 23, 2015

Women deserve equal pay, equal time with family | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"Women have been struggling to advance in a system that’s rigged against us. I was told that if I worked hard enough, I could accomplish anything. That’s just not true."

  • Oct 9, 2015

The City of Renton doesn’t violate state, federal laws? | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"What planet am I on? Was he talking about the city and its staff members or himself or who?"

  • Oct 2, 2015

WIAA should step up to keep athletes on the right track | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"The Seamount League, with the exceptions of Kennedy, Lindbergh and Hazen, is becoming a throwaway league, a league that most of the high school and college scouts don’t take seriously."

  • Oct 2, 2015

Sixty days later, toxic fire debris still not removed | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"During the fire and to date, excess water runs from the destroyed building down Main Street to the Cedar River where it enters the river unfiltered in any way."

  • Sep 25, 2015

Library is a fitting tribute to city | LETTER TO THE EDIOTR

"This community can be proud of our new library and quality services available to our families."

  • Sep 4, 2015

Tourists weigh in on library changes | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"We wanted to form our own opinion about this controversial building because a library is an important community resource and every part of the building – location, architecture, interior – must be well suited to its purpose."

  • Sep 4, 2015

New library is a ‘disaster’ | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"A friend of mine said it looked like a giant toaster. He was more generous in his remarks than I."

  • Aug 27, 2015

Boost alzheimer’s research | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"Currently there are 100,000 Washingtonians living with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number will grow to 140,000 by 2025."

  • Aug 7, 2015

Letter about new library a ‘downer’ | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"After so much controversy and compromise to complete the much-awaited project, it’s hard to understand a negative snarky letter in the Reporter even before it’s open to the public."

  • Aug 7, 2015

McIrvin’s deep love for city will make a good steward | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

I’m writing the Renton Reporter in order to voice my endorsement for Ryan McIrvin for Renton City Council (Position 4).

  • Jul 30, 2015

McIrvin has experience working with City Hall | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

I just wanted to take a moment to tell you about my fellow colleague Ryan McIrvin.

  • Jul 30, 2015

Return control of Valley Medical to commissioners | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Savannah Clifford-Visker raises some valid points in her voters pamphlet regarding her candidacy for Valley Medical Center Commissioner. She has a good understanding of the current situation and hopefully could work toward making some worthwhile changes if elected.

  • Jul 30, 2015

Hey, you. Put down that cell phone and drive | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"As a relative of someone who just received a concussion being struck by a red-light-running driver on a cell phone, I am furious that people like this have such little consideration and thought."

  • Jul 10, 2015

City not doing enough to address downtown issues | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"We have lost many responsible downtown businesses due to indecisiveness of the city to create a safe and clean environment."

  • Jul 2, 2015

District, city should be ashamed of Tiffany Park decision | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"The winds when they come will not be able to be stopped by a forested break to calm them. The dust will fly for years."

  • Jun 26, 2015