Letters to the Editor

Vote for Issaquah School District levies | Letter

The Issaquah School District has an important levy election on Feb. 13. Voters are being asked to renew the current levies, and to continue the… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2018

 

‘Overwhelming’ attendance at Muslim, immigrant safety event | Letter

Last year, the Muslim Community and Neighborhood Association organized a Muslim safety forum with the Bellevue Police Department and police departments from Redmond, Issaquah, Sammamish,… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2018

 

Issaquah Community Services reaches fundraising goal, thanks community | Letter

On behalf of Issaquah Community Services and all of our volunteers, we give you our heartfelt thank you to the Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter and all of… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2018

 

Vote yes for Issaquah schools | Letter

On Feb. 13, Issaquah School District voters have the opportunity to once again support their schools by approving the Educational Programs and Operations levy on… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2018

New trade agreement must protect us from corporate greed | Letter

Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is underway. Concerned citizens desire democratic, transparent negotiations. Imperative for U.S. negotiators is the removal of… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

Applaud Secretary of State Tillerson | Letter

I am writing as a veteran, (Korean era), and as a parent and grandparent. I applaud our Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in his efforts… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2017

Cassandra Sage clear choice for District 3 | Letter

There is probably no elected position that has a greater direct impact on our families and communities than that of director for our school districts.… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2017

Casandra Sage advocates for opportunities | Letter

What does Cassandra Sage want for Lake Washington School District students? She advocates for certified technical/vocational classes, more STEM opportunities, more inclusion of special education… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2017

Reichert should host town hall and hear constituents’ concerns | Letter

On Aug. 12, just 20 miles down the road from Rep. Dave Reichert’s 8th Congressional District office in Issaquah, a peaceful, orderly town hall took… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

Reichert flies under the radar | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert projects himself as a champion for the little guy standing up for individual rights, for small businesses fighting burdensome regulations, for those… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2017

Do something to remove Trump | Letter

This is an open letter to Rep. Dave Riechert. Are you planning to wait until the president talks us into a nuclear exchange with North… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2017

Reichert failed to denounce white supremacy | Letter

On Wednesday, Aug. 16 I called my representative, Dave Reichert and asked if he supports white supremacy. I was thrilled to learn that he does… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Reichert more interested in pushing Trump’s agenda | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert always claims the high ground as ex-sheriff in understanding and supporting the rule of law. Yet in July he voted to undermine… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Opposition to big money in elections | Letter

Our country is beginning to tool up for mid-term elections, and many entities, citizens included, are laying plans for future endeavors based upon victorious outcomes… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Are creators of Sammamish logo pedaling illusions? | Letter

We’ve all seen the city of Sammamish logo. When you look at the logo, what does it suggest? I believe it suggests that Sammamish sees… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2017

Encourage support for national park service legislation | Letter

I am a heavy user of Mount Rainier, North Cascades and Olympic National Parks for over 20 years. As a resident of Sammamish, I love… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017

Time to live up to our vaunted reputation | Letter

Memory is a funny thing. When memory fades, some people act as if the event(s) remembered never really occurred. My mother (born in 1919) and… Continue reading

  • Jul 11, 2017

Health care is an unalienable right | Letter

We need to decide what type of society we want to be. Do we want to continue promoting values that further divide us into the… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2017

AHCA will close small businesses | Letter

Years of rolling out dough have taken a toll on my hands. As the owner of Forest Fairy Bakery in downtown Issaquah, that ache in… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2017

Outsiders funding Reichert’s campaign | Letter

I recently received a plea for fundraising from Congressman Dave Reichert saying, “Now more than ever, we must work together to fight the liberal special-interest… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2017