Opinion

Disc golf course is just one example of volunteer efforts improving Snoqaulmie Valley | Letter

Dear Snoqualmie Valley, On Saturday, Aug. 26, I and 11 volunteers, including…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

 

Big money is a problem in government, look at legislators’ net worth | Letter

On the letter to the editor about getting big money out of…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

 

Guest column: A good leader lifts all voices; Snoqualmie Tribe to host city candidate forum Oct. 17

The Snoqualmie Tribal people have lived in this area since time immemorial,…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

 

Birds need some oats, too | Letter

Birds need some oats too | Letter

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Trickle-down economics don’t work | Letter

Trickle-down economics gets its name from American humorist Will Rogers’s: “The money…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Historical Museum seeks artifacts on WWI-era military efforts, local Sitka Spruce production | Letter

The Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum is doing research on the participation of…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Reichert shouldn’t be afraid of hosting town hall meetings | Letter

On Aug. 12 just 20 miles down the road from Representative Dave…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Column: Learning from the past, planning for the future; deadline for submitting candidate questions is Friday

Last week, someone from somewhere else contacted us through our website to…

Guest Column: Community effort built Overlake Cancer Center, debuting at open house Sept. 14

This week we celebrate the opening of the new Cancer Center at…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Fee for fossil fuel production is bi-partisan solution | Letter

I’m crying through the news of the people of Houston who have…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

King County Library System is devoted to lifelong learning | Guest Column

Most of us who love libraries share a simple philosophy: Never stop…

  • Sep 4th, 2017

Ask your candidates, round 2; submit questions for forums by Sept. 15

We are just two months away from the most-contested election I can…

Reichert has done his best to limit government controls | Letter

It seems to me that some people want the government to do…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Kushner’s, Trump’s non-response to Charlottesville protest is unconscionable | Letter

The reaction of Donald Trump concerning Charlottesville is hardly a surprise. Nothing…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

8th Congressional District needs leader who will publicly oppose bigotry, hate | Letter

On Wednesday, Aug. 16, I called my representative, Dave Reichert and asked…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

Good-bye Wednesday editions of the Valley Record

Everything changes, eventually, but this week, everything really is changing at the…

A person’s choice of role model is important, especially when the person is the President | Letter

Knowing a man’s choice of role models informs us of his character.…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Global improvements begin within our borders | Letter

With the recent debates over the repeal of Obamacare and the push…

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Rep. Reichert pretends to be a champion for the little guy | Letter

Congressman Reichert projects himself as a champion for the little guy standing…

  • Aug 15th, 2017

Congratulations to North Bend on preserving parks space | Letter

I applaud the City Council for the City of North Bend, the…

  • Aug 14th, 2017

Getting Big Money out of elections process will help us make progress on real issues | Letter

Our country is beginning to tool up for mid-term elections, and many…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

Column: KCLS makes commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in our changing county

Anyone who has visited the 48 libraries in the King County Library…

  • Aug 11th, 2017

Representative’s votes are undermining U.S. security | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert always claims the high ground as ex-sheriff in understanding…

  • Aug 10th, 2017

Publisher’s column: Drive it like you stole it

Allow myself, to introduce myself. My name is Eric and I am…

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Sustainable back-to-school shopping starts in kids’ closets

Ready or not, it’s time to begin planning for a new school…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

H.R. 1215 is as big a concern as health care bill | Letter

Think all you have to worry about regarding healthcare is the AHCA/BCRA?…

  • Aug 3rd, 2017

Beautiful day on the lake ends with life-saving lesson | Letter

They had spent a beautiful Monday with their dogs at Rattlesnake Lake.…

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Shridhar deserves your vote for Port Commissioner | Letter

I am writing in support of Preeti Shridhar for Port of Seattle…

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Five things you may not know about human services | Guest Column

I work in the tight-knit community of human services as CEO of…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

Valley Record has long record of not endorsing candidates for office

Each year during the elections process, we at the Valley Record are…

Snoqualmie City Council representatives encourage voters to re-elect Matt Larson | Letter

We are honored, and it has been a privilege, serving Snoqualmie residents.…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Trump has given us no reason to respect him | Letter

Some Trump supporters believe we should all respect the man we just…

  • Jul 22nd, 2017

King County Library System refreshes its strategic vision, invites public to look at the road ahead

Over the past year and a half, the King County Library System…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Valley Record moves to Friday publication, Thursday distribution in August

Mount Si High School won’t be the only place in Snoqualmie to…

Larson’s leadership in preserving Snoqualmie’s library, downtown, deserves re-election | Letter

As a former Snoqualmie librarian for 35 years and manager for 12,…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Questioning the stated purpose of the mill site development | Letter

I usually don’t comment on articles in the Valley Record but I…

  • Jul 17th, 2017

Barrett and Solomon families thank Valley for support | Letter

We would like to thank the Snoqualmie Valley community for the outpouring…

  • Jul 16th, 2017

Former councilman impressed with Toft’s leadership | Letter

I first met Brad Toft in 2014 when I joined the Snoqualmie…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Guest column: Make your cookout good for the environment

When the sun comes out in the Snoqualmie Valley it feels only right to celebrate with a BBQ, picnic or backyard potluck. And with great weather comes the season of paper plates, plastic forks and disposable cups.

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Many thanks for another Great Carnation Fourth of July celebration | Letter

Another Carnation Fourth of July Celebration has passed. This year’s event was…

  • Jul 13th, 2017