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What to do with abandoned shopping carts? | Letter to the Editor

During last Tuesday's City Council meeting, the issue of abandoned shopping carts was discussed. Throughout this discussion, several ideas were brought up. Some were really good... — Updated 3/24/2023


Delighted with 'Darn Wright' column | Letter to the Editor

Compliments and congratulations to Chuck Wright for his always entertaining and informative "Darn Wright" column. We knew Chuck during his career with the Department of Corrections, and are delighted to see him still sharing his... — Updated 12/9/2022


Letter to the Editor: New Police Chief White is ready and capable to lead the department

As a citizen, resident, and volunteer of Mill Creek, I am very pleased with the choice our city manager made for our new chief of police, Stan White. He is a dedicated police officer who will put forth all his effort to create a... — Updated 11/11/2022


'Let's hire the MOST QUALIFIED for the Mill Creek police' | Letters to the Editor

I have lived in Mill Creek since 2001 and am 67 years old. I appreciate the work of our city council and police force. Recently, the local news has run the story that, at least one... — Updated 10/29/2021


'Join me in voting yes to Proposition 1' | Letters to the Editor

This November we have the opportunity to make sure our firefighters with Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue have our full support, by voting YES for Proposition 1. A yes vote... — Updated 10/27/2021


New resident in support of Benjamin Briles | Letters to the Editor

As a relatively new Mill Creek resident, I look forward to voting in a few weeks to retain Benjamin Briles to the Mill Creek City Council. My family and I moved to Mill Creek right... — Updated 10/22/2021


A voice in support of Mayor Pro Tem Vignal for Position 2 | Letters to the Editor

Our City of Mill Creek is a vibrant, engaging community - a destination for dining, shopping, parks, recreation, and for putting down permanent roots as a home/condo owner or... — Updated 10/22/2021


Looking forward to continued work with Mayor Pro Tem Vignal | Letters to the Editor

How do we decide who to vote for in local elections? All of the candidates seem to agree that we live in a great city and we want to keep it that way. How do we know who will do a... — Updated 10/22/2021


'We need to keep Stephanie Vignal on our city council' | Letters to the Editor

Stephanie Vignal eats, sleeps, and breathes the Mill Creek City Council on which she serves as Mayor Pro Tem. I frequently see her on my dog walking routes, either out for her... — Updated 10/15/2021


'Benjamin Briles gets my vote, and I believe he deserves yours' | Letters to the Editor

As a 36-year resident of Mill Creek, I urge voters to retain Benjamin Briles to the Mill Creek City Council on Tuesday, Nov. 2. I met Benjamin eight years ago when he moved in next... — Updated 10/15/2021


'Benjamin Briles deserves your vote for City Council' | Letters to the Editor

During Mr. Briles’ doorbelling for City Council, we had the opportunity to meet him and hear his views. Every election cycle a worthy candidate emerges. Mr. Briles is that candidate. While discussing our City’s concerns, he pos... — Updated 10/8/2021


Thank you for article on Mixed: Coffee and Community | Letters to the Editor

I have been WAITING for restaurants in the area that have a proof-of-vaccination requirement! This is the first I’ve found, thanks to you. Please post any others. My 90-year-old mother needs gluten-free which Mixed doesn’t... — Updated 10/8/2021


Supporting Benjamin Briles for Mill Creek City Council Position 3 | Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Over the past few months, I have had the opportunity to observe and evaluate the perspectives of all candidates in Mill Creek's upcoming November election. One... — Updated 10/1/2021


Legislators should support COVAX Initiative | Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Americans around the world are celebrating. As we come up on nearly a year and a half of COVID-19, more and more people are getting vaccinated, posting photos with their friends and their vaccination cards, and breathi... — Updated 7/26/2021


Letters to the Editor

Teachers returning to school not worth the risk In a Sep. 30 article in the journal Science, researchers found that children and young adults – who made up one third of COVID-19 cases – were especially key to transmitting the v... — Updated 7/6/2021


Cavaleri and the Blake Decision | Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, “Innocent until proven guilty.” This rather simple and easy to understand concept is predicated upon the idea that if you commit a crime, you will leave behind evidence. If you did not commit the crime, you will... — Updated 7/6/2021


Cannabis: Can Rick Steves and Rep. Davis work together? | Letters to the Editor

Editor’s Note: This letter refers to a two-part series on Rick Steves’ role with the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), written by Edmonds Editor... — Updated 7/6/2021


Condemning anti-Asian hate crimes | Letters to the Editor

There has been an increase in anti-Asian hate crimes in the United States, including in our own community, and the horrible murders in Georgia yesterday (March 16) should make us all more determined than ever to work for an end to... — Updated 7/6/2021


Deadline approaches for Sheriff's recall | Letters to the Editor

The deadline is rapidly approaching for completion of signature gathering in the petition drive to recall Sheriff Adam Fortney. If you are hazy on the details, or need a petition form, you will find more information on the... — Updated 7/6/2021


Why Providing Foreign Aid Boosts US Interests | Letters to the Editor

It is easy to be consumed with how domestic action affects the US economy, but it is an essential practice to take a step back and realize what potential the rest of the world has to offer. Foreign exports in 2018 making up just... — Updated 7/6/2021


Indoor dining ban should end | Letters to the Editor

I own and operate three restaurants in Washington State, two in Snohomish County. The ongoing shutdowns of indoor restaurant dining has had a devastating effect on our businesses and our employees. Large stores retail stores contin... — Updated 7/6/2021


Mill Creek not accessible to public | Letters to the Editor

Corruption reigneth supreme on every level of government including Congress, policing, businesses. It comes in many forms, but they are all unethical, immoral, and dishonest. Politics is the most corrupt “business” man has... — Updated 7/6/2021


Ranked-Choice Voting Makes Sense | Letters to the Editor

I recently faced a challenge. My 5-year-old daughter was adamant that I purchase her Iced Oatmeal Z Bars from the store, but they were out. I FaceTimed her and conveyed the bad news. Rather than having an embarrassing meltdown,... — Updated 7/6/2021


Council: choose diversity over cronyism | Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, It’s time again to choose a replacement for an empty spot on the council. Our city is undergoing a lot of problems at this time – the appointment of old council members who were part of the mindset that got us to... — Updated 7/6/2021


Letters to the Editor

April Berg the candidate for 44th District Dear Editor, I have waited years for education to become the center of a national conversation, but this is not what I had in mind. I have been directly involved in education through my ch... — Updated 7/6/2021


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