Opinion

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

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

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

Oh deer! How to protect your garden from forest nibblers
Long walk to D.C., short walk to the mailbox

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

Renton residents should make voting a bigger priority this election

Long walk to D.C., short walk to the mailbox
Letters to the editor for the week of July 26

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 26
Letters to the editor for the week of July 19

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
Letters to the editor for the week of July 19
Top tips for a season filled with ripe tomatoes

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
Top tips for a season filled with ripe tomatoes
VoteWa is a ‘painful transition’

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
VoteWa is a ‘painful transition’
Letters to the editor for the week of July 12

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
Letters to the editor for the week of July 12
2020 Census and the importance of being counted

2020 Census and the importance of being counted

Census affects everything from government representation to federal funding.

2020 Census and the importance of being counted
Don’t throw in the trowel, some suffering plants can be saved

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

Don’t throw in the trowel, some suffering plants can be saved
Keep up on your gardening to-do list

Keep up on your gardening to-do list

Time to manage your garden before July

Keep up on your gardening to-do list
Letters to the editor for the week of June 28

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
Letters to the editor for the week of June 28
This queer light of mine, I’m going to let it shine

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

Proud to be in Renton during Pride month

  • Jun 28, 2019
This queer light of mine, I’m going to let it shine
Letters to the editor for the week of June 21

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
Letters to the editor for the week of June 21
Standing up to sexual assault - A letter to our Renton community

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