Opinion

Letter to the editor for the week of Sept. 27

Letter to the editor for the week of Sept. 27

Senior reader worries about rising cost of living Dear editor, My name is Rachel and I’ll be 65 next month. I’m scared. Both me and… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2019
Letter to the editor for the week of Sept. 27
Read, and reflect on freedom

Read, and reflect on freedom

It’s one of my favorite weeks of the year. No, not because fall has officially started, and no, it’s not cake week on The Great… Continue reading

Read, and reflect on freedom
Speaking from experience

Speaking from experience

The first step to stopping domestic violence is to teach our teens

Speaking from experience
Still more gardening to do before winter

Still more gardening to do before winter

It’s the third week of September and there is still plenty to do before winter arrives with rainy boots. This is the perfect time to… Continue reading

Still more gardening to do before winter
Guest opinion: Gov. Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

Guest opinion: Gov. Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

Jay Inslee had a chance recently to face his muggers. He didn’t show up. It would have been interesting to see if he’s ready to… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2019
Guest opinion: Gov. Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’
‘Butterfly effect’ brings change, good or bad, in all our lives

‘Butterfly effect’ brings change, good or bad, in all our lives

“Predictability: Does the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil set a tornado in Texas?” (Scholarpedia.org: “The Butterfly Effect”) In 1972, American meteorologist Edward N.… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2019
‘Butterfly effect’ brings change, good or bad, in all our lives
We all benefit when we’re open to new ideas

We all benefit when we’re open to new ideas

When I drive in my car, I often listen to the PBS radio station, KUOW. I’ve noticed through the years that PBS has a definite… Continue reading

We all benefit when we’re open to new ideas
Fall is for hydrangeas

Fall is for hydrangeas

Don’t miss Windmill Gardens “Smart Gardening Ideas for Fall” at 10 a.m. on Saturday Sept. 14, Sat at Windmill Gardens, Sumner. There will be tips… Continue reading

Fall is for hydrangeas
Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 13

Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 13

Reader wishes more council members were responsive Dear editor, Our council members have a lot of demands on their time, from various department meetings, public… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019
Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 13
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Did Inslee’s 12-word veto cross the line?

OLYMPIA — When Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed a 12-word sentence in the transportation budget in May, he knew what he was doing was without precedent… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2019
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Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 6

Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 6

Reader argues for Renton’s inclusivity Dear Editor, With all my respect, I am responding to the letter from Sophia Vackimes published last Friday that questions… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2019
Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 6
September is the ‘second spring,’ so get busy

September is the ‘second spring,’ so get busy

Marianne Binetti will speak at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Windmill Gardens in Sumner. Her topic will be “Smart Gardening Ideas for Fall” –… Continue reading

September is the ‘second spring,’ so get busy
Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 30

Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 30

Readers discuss the second amendment and Renton’s “multiculturalism”

  • Sep 3, 2019
Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 30
This time of year, it’s all about the harvest

This time of year, it’s all about the harvest

The fourth week of August is time to reset for the coming fall season in the garden. Garden centers and nurseries will soon be stocking… Continue reading

This time of year, it’s all about the harvest
Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 23

Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 23

Reader worries about development deal Dear editor, The agreement with Cosmos for purchase of the parking area of the former city hall off Houser Way… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2019
Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 23
From trade to race relations, can the U.S. take any more ‘change’?

From trade to race relations, can the U.S. take any more ‘change’?

You’ve all heard the phrase, “chickens coming home to roost.” You may know not the origin of the phrase. It’s from a more rural time… Continue reading

From trade to race relations, can the U.S. take any more ‘change’?
Recognize abuse of power

Recognize abuse of power

Community members can work together to recognize sexual assault

  • Aug 22, 2019
Recognize abuse of power
Where to place the blame for mass shootings

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

Where to place the blame for mass shootings
Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 9

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
Letters to the editor for the week of Aug. 9
July was tough month for Eyman

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
July was tough month for Eyman