Letters to the Editor

Washington State Stadium | Letter

“Washington State Stadium” — a publicly named stadium — will promote local and international industries from the state of Washington and result in millions of… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2018

 

Work toward a cleaner future | Letter

I recognize that climate change is the No. 1 threat to the communities and habitats that make Washington state such a wonderful place to call… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2018

 

One way to address homelessness | Letter

Why is Seattle’s homelessness problem getting worse not better? Some people are blaming it on the increase in rent in Seattle, so people just can’t… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

 

Mental illness in teens | Letter

Who here enjoys high school, Secondary Academy for Success aside? Of course you don’t because look where you are. You’ve been enrolled in an alternative… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2018

Shift the SAS stigma | Letter

Coming to Secondary Academy for Success, I had no idea that there was stigma. By getting a job and telling more people where I went… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2018

An opportunity for a cleaner future | Letter

Climate change is the No. 1 threat to the bird communities, forests and waterways of Washington. For our birds, our communities and the natural environment… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2018

The next generation | Letter

Did you know that 50 percent of all lifetime causes of mental illness begin at age 14, and 75 percent by the age of 24?… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Big Oil’s ‘Kool-Aid’ | Letter

Voters drank Big Oil’s “KoolAid” on Nov. 6 and rejected Initiative 1631. It goes to show that money can still buy elections. Big Oil spent… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2018

Mental health and young people | Letter

Whenever someone asks how my day is, my muscle memory immediately responds with “Good, how about yours?” with a fake confidence, as I promptly await… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2018

Downtown parking issues in Bothell | Letter

We were unable to attend the (city of Bothell’s) Planning Commission meeting Oct. 24 regarding the density limits in the downtown transition zone, but would… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2018

How to define a family | Letter

Could you imagine happy, loving, warm families all around? Without judgment or unwanted opinions? Today I am talking to you about gay adoption. The judgment… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

When illness becomes wellness | Letter

“A child’s mental health is just as important as their physical health and deserves the same quality of support.” Kate Middleton spoke those words. We,… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Take care of yourself | Letter

Novelist Eleanor Brown writes, “Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” Self-care is an important part of my life and should… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2018

Hemp vs. plastic | Letter

Every piece of plastic ever made in the world still exists. Today I am talking to you about plastic product and how it is consuming… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2018

Nudity in state parks should be legal | Letter

I haven’t been a nudist my whole life, but, over the past few years, I’ve started spending time with more and more friends who like… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2018

Anxiety is like a monster | Letter

How many of you have ever struggled with mental health? I know I have since I was 3 or 4 years old. It’s like being… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

Talking about eating disorders | Letter

I remember in elementary school and junior high we learned that to be healthy we had to put good foods into our bodies, but how… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

Vote yes on Initiative 1639 | Letter

Vote yes on Initiative 1639 On Sept. 28, the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter published a letter to the editor (“Vote NO on I-1639”) that misrepresented Initiative 1639,… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

Kavanaugh should be rejected / Letters

I find Republican caviling at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings baffling. For just a moment, let us set aside the allegations that the Supreme Court nominee… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Trump should stand up for public lands / Letter

When Donald Trump was elected president, sportsmen had high hopes that the president and his cabinet would commit to, in President Trump’s words, “honoring the… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018