Letters to the Editor

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

Thanks to all involved in SIFF gala | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"The band, the food, the drinks, the volunteers, the sponsors and the organizers all did a top- notch job of providing us with a very memorable evening."

  • May 29, 2015

School Board must act with transparency | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"Without the facts, the voters in Renton’s school district have no way to gauge the actions of their elected officials, and that is simply unacceptable."

  • May 29, 2015

Parents deserve to know why superintendent is leaving | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"When it comes to the direction of the organization tabbed with educating our children, parents deserve, no demand, to know what that direction is and what issues cause this amount of disagreement at the highest levels of leadership within the district."

  • May 29, 2015

There’s no gender in marriage | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"The Supreme Court should choose to uphold justice, equality and non-discrimination."

  • May 15, 2015

Redefining marriage dilutes traditional values | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"Bottom line: Redefining marriage dilutes what has worked since the beginning and ignores the fundamental needs of children."

  • May 1, 2015

A call to action for Renton Fire and Emergency services | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"That brings me to my question: Is a RFA the only way path to follow for needed improvements for fire and emergency services or is there another way that would be as good or better for both fire and emergency service(s) and the residents of the served areas?"

  • May 1, 2015

City’s actions make bad commute worse | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"We find it difficult to understand how adding new traffic to a failing intersection is in the public interest."

  • Apr 10, 2015

Coulon going to the dogs? | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"It is posted as a no-dog park, yet the signs are ignored and Coulon is quickly becoming a popular dog park."

  • Mar 13, 2015

Renton Senior Center full of joyfull activity | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"The Renton staff is cooperative, dedicated and caring. The bands supply lively music at the popular dances every Thursday afternoon with about 100 people in attendance."

  • Feb 13, 2015

We’re on the road to resepcting everyone | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"I also just finished reading the article by Police Chief Milosevich with great interest. I was glad to hear his replies and believe he is on the right track to making sure Renton is a place where something like Ferguson could never happen."

  • Feb 2, 2015

Not all the city’s fault | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"I read the letter to the editor that the owners of Alpine Nursery wrote about developing their property. I sympathize with what they want to do – but don’t blame everything on Renton."

  • Jan 2, 2015

Not a real fan | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"On last Sunday evening (after the victory) or Monday morning, our Seahawks 12th Man Flag was removed from our flagpole, located next to our house and about 20 feet from the curb."

  • Jan 2, 2015

Remember Oso this season | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"Please remember them in your thoughts and prayers; they still need help and support."

  • Dec 22, 2014

Congrats for open process to select council member | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"I want to express publicly my congratulations to the City Council for an outstanding job selecting a replacement for the recent council vacancy."

  • Dec 19, 2014

It’s disturbing that gun charges plea-bargained | LETTERTO THE EDITOR

"Do we want results from our stand on firearms or do we just want to feel good because we voted for a law that punishes law-abiding citizens but not criminals?"

  • Dec 19, 2014

thanks to city for quick repair on Hardie sidewalk | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"City of Renton, Department of Public Works, thank you again."

  • Dec 12, 2014

Put the Hassle-Free Holiday Bazaar on your list for next year | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"I was very impressed with the variety and quality of the merchandise."

  • Dec 1, 2014

Dog & Pony changes with makeover: Check it out | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

"The night of the opening, friends told me that they loved the new interpretation of the menu and appreciated the new design, despite the rather radical changes."

  • Dec 1, 2014