Rapid response

August 25, 2009

How do you think the proposed polystyrene ban will affect restaurants and consumers?

I hope that restaurants will see an increase in take-out business, because consumers only have to worry about busting their budgets and britches and not eroding the environment.

Curtis Repp, Issaquah Read more

Rapid response

July 21, 2009

What are your suggestions for dealing with abandoned retail spaces, such as those left by Albertsons and Joe’s? Read more

Rapid Responders

March 30, 2009

We recently asked our Rapid Responders to tell us their favorite  April Fools’ gag. (If you hurry, you can probably still pull one of these off.)

I come from a very small town in New Zealand. One day, the radio told us that the Concorde was going to fly over at 10 a.m., so just about everyone went out to look. April Fools! Read more

Rapid Response

January 12, 2009

If you had two minutes with our new  president on Jan. 21, what one question would you like to ask him? What one thing would you like to tell him?

I would first congratulate the President and then ask that he not govern to the desires of his constituents on the hard left. I would ask him to support our military service members and their families with thoughtful foreign policy and attention to their needs upon return. Read more

Rapid response

December 29, 2008

Have you made any resolutions for the New Year? If not, why not?

No! Do not know why anyone needs to wait until Jan. 1 to make a decision, to do or not to do something. There are 365 days a year to accomplish your goals.

Ken Sessler, Issaquah

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I make resolutions almost every day and don’t keep them, so why would Dec. 31 be any different?

Barbara Extract, Issaquah Read more

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