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."

What a greeting for our new library.

I read with dismay the letter posted in regard to the color scheme, construction material selection, potential for allergic reactions, possible depression consequences, building style, and more regarding the new Renton Library (Letters to the Editor, July 31).

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.

What a downer for so many anxious Renton citizens who are ready to use it and enjoy it.

For a person to make judgments (based on their personal taste and obvious bias) and attempt to put a damper on all those who will love it is so selfish. How about letting everyone have their own opinions? This letter is just an excuse to slam the city, KCLS, and the many people who worked together to complete this great project.

What a wet blanket!

Looking forward to the grand opening on Aug. 22!

Sally Rochelle,
Renton


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@rentonreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.rentonreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

Enumclaw Rehab center a hotbed for coronavirus

Ten clients and two employees have tested positive for COVID-19.

State legislators discussed COVID-19 impacts during a East King Chambers Coalition webinar on March 31 moderated by Kate Riley of The Seattle Times. Screenshot
State lawmakers discuss COVID-19 impacts with chambers

Four state lawmakers gathered for a webinar with the East King Chambers Coalition.

Fighting the coronavirus, 100 masks at a time

In the early 1930s, Dorothy Lucille used whatever she had on hand… Continue reading

How will COVID-19 impact wildfire response?

Answers and resources are short in short supply right now, but fire academies are still planned.

Gov. Jay Inslee is pictured March 28 at a field hospital set up at the CenturyLink Field Event Center to address non-COVID-19 medical needs. (Photo courtesy of Jay Inslee’s Twitter feed)
Gov. Inslee warns of stepped-up ‘stay home’ enforcement

“Thousands of calls” from residents concerned about businesses and people not following restrictions.

6 deaths so far in Kent, 4 in Renton, 3 in Auburn from COVID-19

Latest King County results from Public Health—Seattle & King County

Members of Puget Sound Fire who will be staffed at the first responder testing site in Covington received additional training last week. Photo courtesy of Capt. Joe Root
COVID-19 testing site for first responders to open in Covington this week

Testing is by appointment only and not open to the general public.

Property tax deadline extended to June

This only affects those who pay their property taxes themselves.

Most Read