Letters to the Editor

Putting red lines around children | Letter

That’s the number of separated immigrant children the U.S. cannot account for.

  • Jun 12, 2018


The right thing to do: Syrian refugees need our help | Letter

Today, there are more than 11 million Syrian refugees that live this fate.

  • Jun 12, 2018


Dark money: Do we benefit from more? | Letter

Separation of church and state is a foundational tenet of our democracy. Indeed many early colonists made the perilous journey to the New World to… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2018


Thoughts on having teachers carry loaded weapons | Letter

The Second Amendment was written by men who were fearful of a powerful federal government.

  • Mar 9, 2018

Homeless in Seattle to a homeowner again | Letter

You get a reverse mortgage, use the equity to pay the taxes now and in the future.

  • Mar 8, 2018

Thank you, Mayor Pauly, for good intentions | Letter

My best regards to the new Issaquah mayor, and I know she will try her best.

  • Mar 7, 2018

Support bills that would ban sale of assault weapons | Letter

For too long, we have put gun rights ahead of the rights of our students, teachers and families.

  • Mar 6, 2018

Lawmakers should invest in early learning | Letter

Please ask Rep. Reichert and Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray to invest in kids.

  • Feb 28, 2018

Is dangerous traffic flow Issaquah’s claim to fame? | Letter

Is the city aware of the Highlands’ street design and dangerous traffic flow?

  • Feb 27, 2018

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