Letters to the Editor

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

McIrvin will go the distance for Renton | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"Distance running takes dedication, commitment, and a positive attitude. I have no doubt that Ryan will take a similar approach to public office and go the distance for Renton."

  • Oct 30, 2015

Witschi is the right choice | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"As a Human Resources consultant, Carol Ann has a professional maturity that allows her to listen to many different viewpoints in an open and respectful manner."

  • Oct 30, 2015

Boys and Girls Club urges Prop. 1 passage | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"Not only will this levy help our children, it is a program for continued economic growth because it will help us nurture the problem solvers and innovators our communities need."

  • Oct 30, 2015

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