Re: “Feeling of safety isn’t there anymore” (letter, 4-4).
What the writer experienced is becoming a normal occurrence in Puyallup. My neighborhood has also been impacted in this manner.
A primary source of this issue is a church-led volunteer group that sponsors a program called Freezing Nights (FN). This program allows homeless folks to spend the night in local churches between November and the end of March.
On the surface this sounds like a good program concept. Unfortunately the FN program has few if any requirements for entry.
FN clients can be stoned or drunk and gain access for …