Opinion

Where to place the blame for mass shootings

Who do you blame for the mass killings in Dayton and El Paso? If you’re a Democrat, you blame the National Rifle Association (NRA) and… Continue reading

 

Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 9

Reader rejects racist tag, claims school unions push ‘liberal agenda’ Dear editor, I love the United States of America! I feel blessed to be fortunate… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2019

 

July was tough month for Eyman

After getting signatures for a measure that didn’t qualify, Restore Washington wants to do its own.

  • Aug 4, 2019

 

Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 2

“Armondo knows the community” Dear editor, I am writing this letter in support of Armondo Pavone as our next Mayor of Renton. I have known… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019

Oh deer! How to protect your garden from forest nibblers

August is one of the driest months in Western Washington and dry weather can attract deer to your home landscape. The over population of our… Continue reading

Long walk to D.C., short walk to the mailbox

Renton residents should make voting a bigger priority this election

Letters to the editor for the week of July 26

Reader supports Marcie Maxwell for mayor Dear editor, In the 30 years I’ve known Marcie Maxwell through our PTA and community advocacy for Renton children… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of July 19

Richard Gidner resigns from Water Commissioner position Dear editor ad the customers of King County Water District 90, It has been my pleasure to serve… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2019

Top tips for a season filled with ripe tomatoes

Holy procrastination! I know you meant to grow tomatoes, herbs and vegetables this summer but maybe you still haven’t planted a thing. There is a… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2019

VoteWa is a ‘painful transition’

The men and women responsible for running elections in Washington’s 39 counties are nervous that something, or several, will go awry with the Aug. 6… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of July 12

Reader disagrees with The Reporter’s choice to publish Dear editor, I am appalled that you printed the letter to the editor titled “Reader has an… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2019

2020 Census and the importance of being counted

Census affects everything from government representation to federal funding.

Don’t throw in the trowel, some suffering plants can be saved

Marianne Binetti will be speaking at the Auburn’s Farmers Market at noon Sunday, July 14. No charge. The second week of July is when you… Continue reading

Keep up on your gardening to-do list

Time to manage your garden before July

Letters to the editor for the week of June 28

Apartments versus salmon Dear editor, The Cedar River is the highest priority stream/river in the watershed for Chinook salmon recovery. Chinook, listed as a threatened… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2019

This queer light of mine, I’m going to let it shine

Proud to be in Renton during Pride month

  • Jun 28, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of June 21

Keep it simple! Dear editor, In regards to the 20 mph limit, keep it simple; enforce current limits! For example, the Edmonds Avenue speedway! Sincerely,… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Standing up to sexual assault – A letter to our Renton community

Earlier this month, we all learned about a sexual assault that took place in downtown Renton, a part of the city King County Sexual Assault… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Separate the rotten from the ripe

Community pages can do better to spread information, and not libel

  • Jun 15, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of June 14

Reader responds to other reader about leaded fuel Dear editor, I would like to respond to last week’s letter to the editor titled “Lead Emissions… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019