Letters to the Editor

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

Democracy works best when more participate | Letter

Exciting to see so many people filing to run for office. (See ‘Candidates file for November election’ by Catherine Krummey, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, May 22.) Our… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2017

Let’s discuss: NSD history (some good, some bad, the trajectory)

Many folks move to Kenmore, Bothell and Woodinville for the great schools. The Northshore School District (NSD) has a rich history with a share of… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2017

Kenmore Air Harbor’s takeoff and landing strip needs a change

Lake Washington is a great place to take the family on a sunny Saturday afternoon. With the calm waters, families can go boating, inner tubing… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2017

Kenmore saving energy, one LED light bulb at a time

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) would like to thank Kenmore residents for your interest in energy efficiency. Through May 29, PSE is offering every residential customer… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2017

Support HB2186 and SB5929

As a lifelong resident of Washington state, I’ve seen firsthand the slow decline of our social services. First, while I attended school in the Northshore… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2017

A better tax system for everyone | Letter

My husband and I moved to the Eastside seven years ago and we have been so pleased to call Washington our home. When we moved… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2017

Kudos to Congresswoman DelBene for town hall meetings

Kudos to Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for being even more accessible by holding multiple town hall meetings during this Congressional recess. (‘Congresswoman DelBene hosts town hall… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2017

Inslee ignores science when it comes to immigration | Letter

Gov. (Jay) Inslee was quoted in the Reporter accusing the Trump administration of being “anti-science.” He also bemoaned “fake news.” Inslee frequently touts his environmental… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2017

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on tap through April 15 | Letter

In this day of cell phones, instant messaging and Wi-Fi available even at the local coffee shop, it’s important that we all take a moment… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2017

Thank you Sen. McAuliffe | Letter

First District Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe is retiring and not on the ballot this year. McAuliffe has been a powerhouse for our community for many years… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2016