Letters to the Editor

Hygiene bags and senior placemats donated

The Lake Sawyer Christian Church’s Vacation Bible School youth spent many hours making hygiene sacks for the Black Diamond Community Center’s Food Bank. Each bag… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2018

 

Back to School supply event a success

Thank you community for your support of the Black Diamond Community Center and the youth in the Enumclaw School District during the back to school… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2018

 

Treat teachers better

The heart is the most vital organ. How you treat your heart largely determines how healthy you are. If you spend years neglecting this precious… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2018

 

Tahoma School District needs to reconsider bus routes to Rock Creek Elementary

Tahoma School District needs to reconsider bus routes to Rock Creek Elementary I received an email from the Tahoma School District on Aug. 9 regarding… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2018

Why does the Arlene’s Flowers case affect Elfers’ personally?

This is in response to the article that ran under Mr. Elfers opinion, and the follow ups that appeared in the Reporter. My main question… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2018

Why I’m Voting for Debra Entenman for 47th District Representative

I have known Debra Entenman for more than 40 years. Through that time, I have seen her demonstrate her values over and over again, and… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Jason Rittereiser impressed me, he gets my vote

The 8th Congressional District is one of 23 around the country where Clinton had a majority vote but whose seat is currently held by a… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

Community Support in Black Diamond

St. Barbara Catholic Church continues its weekly support of the Black Diamond Community Center Food Bank. Every Monday pounds of food comes in from the… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2018

Kiwanis Club of Black Diamond Maple Valley Continues their Support of Kids in our Area

At the June 19 meeting, I was presented with a check for $1,000 by Club President Johna Thomson and Treasurer Val Westover. This money will… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

KSD should think twice when cutting AVID program

My name is Catryce Thompson and I am a senior at Kentwood High School in Covington. During my freshman year I was accepted into the… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2018

BDCC has secret helpers|Thank you letter

BDCC has secret helpers Special thanks to Fire District 44 and Chief Smith, who has outstanding men and women that help out Black Diamond Community… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2018

Redirect the money, keep trail as is

Redirect the money, keep trail as is Editor’s Note: This letter was sent to King County in response to a request for input on the… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2018

Let’s keep Maple Valley strong, vote yes on Tahoma levy | Letter to the Editor

I hope all the residents of the Tahoma School District will join me in voting yes for the Tahoma levy on April 24. Strong schools… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2018

Vote yes on Tahoma levy | Letter to the Editor

Tahoma School District was recently ranked as one of the top ten school districts in Washington, and has been a major driver of economic growth… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2018

Prop. 1 needs your yes vote | Letter to the Editor

I am a current resident of Kent for two years and a former resident of Covington for more than 30 years who has been actively… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2018

Vote yes on Proposition 1 | Letter to the Editor

On the April 24 Special Election ballot, we have the opportunity to vote on the proposal by the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority to reset… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2018

Vote no on Proposition 1 | Letter to the Editor

Covington voters elected me with the promise of adding “balance and pragmatism” to the City Council. I cast my first “no” vote against endorsing the… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2018

Vote no on Prop. No. 1 for RFA | Letter to the Editor

We have all received a special election ballot in our mailboxes asking us to approve Proposition No. 1. Several years ago when this new, expensive,… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

Why should someone like me vote for a school levy? | Letter to the Editor

I pay a lot of property taxes that benefit Tahoma School District but I no longer have any kids attending school, nor do I have… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

Help urge Congress to pass needed funds | Letter to the Editor

The statistics keep getting worse — the 2018 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report published by the Alzheimer’s Association reveals that, for the second consecutive… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018