Letters to the Editor

Vote Carol Benson for Black Diamond mayor | Letter to the Editor

Vote Carol Benson for Black Diamond mayor | Letter to the Editor

The newspaper’s three-part debate for the position of Black Diamond mayor has been eye opening. Judy Baxley claims she will “reduce taxes and fees” and… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017
Vote Carol Benson for Black Diamond mayor | Letter to the Editor
Do your research, vote Jennifer Harjehausen for council | Letter to the Editor

Do your research, vote Jennifer Harjehausen for council | Letter to the Editor

It has been my privilege to work and serve on many committees and projects with Jennifer Harjehausen. It was there that I witnessed the actions… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017
Do your research, vote Jennifer Harjehausen for council | Letter to the Editor
Vote for Jennifer Harjehausen for Covington City Council | Letter to the Editor

Vote for Jennifer Harjehausen for Covington City Council | Letter to the Editor

Jennifer Harjehausen has been a pillar in the Covington community for more than 13 years. As I sit down to write this letter, I think:… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2017
Vote for Jennifer Harjehausen for Covington City Council | Letter to the Editor
Jennifer Harjehausen has my vote for council Position No. 2 | Letter to the Editor

Jennifer Harjehausen has my vote for council Position No. 2 | Letter to the Editor

Jennifer Harjehausen has a demonstrated history of engagement, advocacy and leadership in the Covington community. As a candidate for Covington City Council Position No. 2,… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017
Jennifer Harjehausen has my vote for council Position No. 2 | Letter to the Editor
A big thank you to Black Diamond

A big thank you to Black Diamond

A big thanks to Black Diamond The last couple of weeks, I have witnessed several activities that give me hope for the future of Black… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017
A big thank you to Black Diamond
Letters of support

Letters of support

Ed Hanrahan deserves your vote This is response to a letter from last week. As a person who has been to many City Council meetings… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017
Letters of support
Support for Black Diamond council candidate

Support for Black Diamond council candidate

Use election to rid Black Diamond of negative influence Black Diamond residents, we are once again in the local election season and I’m writing to… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017
Support for Black Diamond council candidate
Letter from the Mayor

Letter from the Mayor

The month of May brings sunshine and plants begin showing off their beautiful blooms

  • May 19, 2017
Letter from the Mayor
Generous support continues for the BDCC food bank

Generous support continues for the BDCC food bank

Thousands of pounds of food came in during March and April from St. Barbara Parish for our food bank

  • May 17, 2017
Generous support continues for the BDCC food bank
Representatives have priorities wrong

Representatives have priorities wrong

We do not want a border wall, paid for with our limited tax dollars

  • May 12, 2017
Representatives have priorities wrong
Shock and awe at price tag

Shock and awe at price tag

I am borrowing a title from one of the public comments at the Maple Valley City Council meeting

  • Apr 28, 2017
Shock and awe at price tag
The importance of understanding taxes

The importance of understanding taxes

It’s that time of year again: property tax statements have recently come out from King County

  • Apr 24, 2017
The importance of understanding taxes
The importance of CPR and AED

The importance of CPR and AED

Cardiac arrest and other life-threatening emergencies can happen anywhere, even in your workplace

  • Apr 8, 2017
The importance of CPR and AED
Reader disagrees with Rich Elfers

Reader disagrees with Rich Elfers

I wholeheartedly disagree with the majority of the emotional piece Mr. Elfers wrote

  • Mar 24, 2017
Reader disagrees with Rich Elfers
Alzheimer’s research must be funded to fight the disease

Alzheimer’s research must be funded to fight the disease

The Alzheimer’s Association’s 2017 Facts and Figures report found a soaring prevalence

  • Mar 23, 2017
Alzheimer’s research must be funded to fight the disease
Richard Elfers article was spot on

Richard Elfers article was spot on

I whole heartily agree with you

  • Mar 10, 2017
Richard Elfers article was spot on
Happy birthday Mount Rainier National Park

Happy birthday Mount Rainier National Park

On Sept.13, the Covington City Council was the first in Washington to acknowledge the national parks

  • Mar 9, 2017
Happy birthday Mount Rainier National Park
Help prioritize Maple Valley Parks projects

Help prioritize Maple Valley Parks projects

The Maple Valley City Council and the Parks Commission are faced with a number of challenges

  • Mar 8, 2017
Help prioritize Maple Valley Parks projects
Thank you to maintenance staff

Thank you to maintenance staff

Thank you for the excellent job with snow removal and de-icing our roadways during the snow storm

  • Mar 3, 2017
Thank you to maintenance staff
Parks need more funding

Parks need more funding

Washington State is a renowned destination for outdoor recreation and appreciation of nature

  • Feb 24, 2017
Parks need more funding