Letters to the Editor

Stillaguamish River Cleanup

The article in the July 22, 2009 Arlington Times on the subject is very thorough and well written. I especially appreciate the many personal on-site… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2009

Health Care cost crisis

Congress has yet to ask healthcare professionals to go through our current health care system like Medicare or Medicaid to root out waste and corruption.… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2009

Healthcare for everyone

Image with me what a really great health care system would look like. Everyone would have the piece of mind that comes with knowing that… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2009

Cleanup Day appreciated

As I drove my car in line at the Arlington Cleanup Day at the airport (at 2:59, and they closed at 3:00), I was first… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2009

Wear a bike helmet

Recently a classmate of mine was badly injured in a bike accident. He was riding down a hill and crashed. Luckily he was wearing a… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2009

Gleneagle thank you

On behalf of the members of Arlington Masonic lodge No. 129, we wish to express our sincere “Thank You” to all the families in the… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2009

Small town life

We love the Times and look forward to it every week. It is our go-to guide for local events.My husband and I moved to Arlington… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2009

Dollars for Scholars thanks

The officers and staff of Arlington Dollars for Scholars want to thank all the individuals, clubs and organizations that contributed their money for scholarships through… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2009

Boycott junkmail

I have always found it extremely frustrating that I, as a tax payer, have to continue paying increased amounts in postage. I have never mailed… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2009

‘No Cost Donation’


  • Apr 21, 2009

Cutbacks affect us all

In the April 8 Arlington Times paper, the headline news is about cuts to the pharmacy’s ability to provide the necessary medicines to their customers.I… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2009

Heartfelt thank you

The family of Edward Chrisman wants to thank those who donated to the Edward Chrisman Litigation Fund c/o Key Bank and those who took the… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2009

She doth protest too much!

Patty Murray, by acting stunned, surprised and outraged over AIG’s bonus payments to some of their executives and employees, is simply trying to divert attention… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2009

Politicians better than American citizens?

Why?Social Security was established for the American working people to help when they retire. What gives these politicians the right to say they are any… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2009

Pay their way

The people using the Washington State Ferry System want all of us taxpayers in Washington to “pay their way” to their homes on the islands… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2009

Classified School Employees Week

What would our schools be like if there were no secretaries, para-educators, bus drivers, custodians, maintenance workers, cafeteria workers, payroll/accountants or other support staff? The… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2009

Anybody listening?

The people of Washington state voted on the ballot for I-960 to protect the citizens of Washington from having their taxes raised. I feel we… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2009

Do this or else

In the Feb. 25 addition of The Arlington Times, Rep. Mike Sells serves a hard pitch in his Guest Editorial titled, “When the boss says, you either do this or else...”

  • Mar 3, 2009

Bully pulpit – response to Bob Graef editorial of 2/4/09

Since Robert Graef chooses to use the editorial page of The Arlington Times as his bully pulpit from which to attack The Heritage Foundation, I… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2009