Letters to the Editor

Help protect the Shelton View Forest | Letter

I’m a gardener, a hiker, and a sustainability student at Cascadia College.Please support the Shelton View Forest against MC Coast LLC’s rezoning plan. I see… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

Start spreading the news, not rumors | Letter

Frank Sinatra once sang, “Start spreading the news,” not “start spreading the rumors.” Not only are rumors untrue statements about other people, but they are… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

Vote for Bob Swain for NSD board Pos. 2 | Letter

I am writing to encourage everyone to consider voting for Bob Swain for Pos. 2 on the Northshore School District board. I am supporting Mr.… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Vote for Marshall, O’Brien and Srebnik for Kenmore council | Letter

To the citizens and community of Kenmore If you are voting based only on one concern in Kenmore, please consider that Joe Marshall, Patrick O’Brien… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Marshall would be an effective voice for Kenmore council | Letter

In response to Susan Gardner’s letter from Oct. 19, Joe Marshall, who is now running for Kenmore City Council, was one of the effective voices… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Letter to the Editor | Bellevue men’s shelter

To the Editor: It is unfortunate that such strong disagreements have occurred in Bellevue over the site of a men’s shelter. Ever since the opening… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

The social issue of anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 18 percent of the U.S. population has anxiety, that’s 40 million adults! Today I want to… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Joe Marshall’s vision for Kenmore | Letter

I first encountered Joe Marshall at the public meetings for McMenamins proposal for the St. Edward State Park seminary in the mid-2000s; we had opposing… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Northshore School District starts Opportunity Fund Scholarships | Letter

I am writing this letter as a parent of Northshore School District as well as a board member of the Northshore Schools Foundation to draw… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2017

Once a marine, always a marine | Letter

I wanted to thank you for printing Nicole Jennings article regarding her experience in Marine Corps boot camp (Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, Sept. 15). I almost missed… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Changing the climate (of debate) | Letter

I have never given much thought to climate change. Shameful, I know. But I’ve never been a very scientifically minded person and with a political… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017

Take the next step to end poverty and racism | Letter

Thanks to the 30 people in Bothell who held a peaceful vigil to remember those killed and injured in Charlottesville, Virginia (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Aug. 18).… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017

Historic ball field in St. Edward State Park faces irrevocable change

To all who value and enjoy St. Edward State Park: I write to alert you. The City of Kenmore is relentlessly pushing a $4.91-million proposal… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2017

New distracted driving law will have police all up in your business | Letter

Don’t eat while driving. Don’t put makeup on while driving. Don’t text while driving. Don’t watch a video while driving. Don’t read while driving. Not… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

What does it mean to be sustainable? | Letter

Your article, “Sustainable Bothell community compromises with developers,” (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Aug. 4) makes clear it is delusional. One of the residents of the community identified… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Excellent idea, Catherine | Letter

Excellent idea for reporter Catherine Krummey to remind us to support our local papers as her parting wisdom. (“Support quality journalism” Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, July 5)… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2017

Oppose GOP health care bill | Letter

The U.S. Senate plan is not a health care bill. It is a massive transfer of wealth from working people to Wall Street. The Senate… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2017

Elected officials should enforce a zero-tolerance ban on personal fireworks | Letter

Another New Year’s Eve and Independence Day has gone by and our elected officials in Bothell have yet to follow the banning of fireworks like… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2017

Let’s not focus on the bad at the expense of the good | Letter

I grew up in Bothell, but my wife and I moved north some time ago. We went to Mass on July 2 and were introduced… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2017

Continued stagnation is not an option | Letter

As an Independent in the 45th Legislative District who voted for Sen. Andy Hill, Jinyoung Lee Englund misses the mark for me in substance. Seattle… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2017