Letter | WHERE ARE THE FARMERS?

Dear Editor,  Shouldn’t a Farmers Market have at least one farmer? Over the past few weekends I’ve visited several area Farmers Markets where food trucks outnumbered farmers and in one case there weren’t any … [Read more...]

Letter | Celebrating 5 years: generous community support made Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank a sustainable reality

Dear Snoqualmie Valley Community, The Board of Directors of the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank would like to take this opportunity to thank the Snoqualmie Valley community for their support and all they have done … [Read more...]

Letter | Levies provide important funding to bridge gaps, run important programs

Dear Editor, All of the press about the state now fully funding basic education is somewhat confusing.  When I first heard there would be replacement levies on the ballot in February to support our schools, I … [Read more...]

Letter | Levies mean new curriculum, instructional coaches, nurses, counselors

Dear Editor: On February 13th, our community will be asked to consider two levy propositions.  At the elementary level, the Programs and Operations Replacement Levy means that we can continue to purchase … [Read more...]

Letter | Apology to Community for Fireworks Disruption

Dear Snoqualmie Community, Two weeks ago, on January 10th, you may have heard a firework going off at about 8:00 PM. We are writing you today to inform you that this firework was from our High School Youth … [Read more...]

Letter | Mayor, council incumbents helped make Snoqualmie one of safest, best cities to raise family

Dear Editor, Snoqualmie Mayor and City Council incumbents have the experience and the dedication to keep Snoqualmie on the right track. Mayor Matt Larson, Council Members Bob Jeans, Bryan Holloway, and … [Read more...]

Letter: Busby ‘has always been, and continues to be, All about the Kids’

Dear Editor: I proudly support re-electing Marci Busby to serve another term on our Snoqualmie Valley School Board! One of the things I learned as a member of the school board was that you mostly lose … [Read more...]

Letter | Sundwall genuinely wants to make a difference

Dear Editor, I first met Sean Sundwall when he and his wife Mara bought our home in Snoqualmie Ridge in 2005.  We only knew the family casually through the school and neighborhood until I had the opportunity … [Read more...]

Gothelf the right choice: offers solutions, never stops asking questions | Letter

Dear Editor: Choices, we all have choices in this upcoming election cycle, and that's what makes our democracy work. In North Bend, we are fortunate to have as one of our choices, Alan Gothelf. I have not … [Read more...]

Letter: When facing pressure, Larson showed integrity and courage

Dear Editor, As the election approaches, I remind myself of why I am voting to re-elect Mayor Larson for the City of Snoqualmie. Not only do I admire the work Mayor Larson has done, more importantly, he … [Read more...]

Letter | Fuzzy can wisely navigate rapid growth while recognizing citizen voice matters

Dear Editor, I am writing to express my support of Fuzzy Fletcher for mayor of Snoqualmie. I don’t want Snoqualmie to become another overcrowded, overdeveloped city on Seattle’s Eastside. We cannot stop … [Read more...]

Letter: Retain Busby on School Board, truly a voice for all students

Dear Editor, As ballots arrive this week, I would strongly urge you to vote to retain Marci Busby for School Board. At election time, questions always arise about the incumbents. Allegations are made … [Read more...]

Letter: MacLean ‘the embodiment of public service and personal integrity’ 

Dear Editor, I have been a resident of North Bend for 30 years and am an educator at Snoqualmie Elementary School. My children graduated from Mt. Si and on November 7th , I will be voting for Tavish MacLean … [Read more...]

Letter: Retain Ross Loudenback – leadership, experience, dedication, integrity

Dear Editor, Leadership, experience, dedication.  These are the traits we expect our civic leaders to embody and they describe Ross Loudenback to a tee.  To this we would add “integrity”.  Ross has served the … [Read more...]

Letter: Johnson asking the right question, is SVSD budget being spent in the right place?

Dear Editor, It was brought to my attention that the teachers union recently sent a letter to its members inferring that Carolyn Simpson (School Board Director) and Melissa Johnson (School Board Candidate) … [Read more...]