Letters to the Editor

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

Support Jim Langston | Letter

We need a candidate to serve us in Olympia who understands and can relate to all the communities in our district. Jim Langston is certainly the man for this job.

  • Oct 31, 2016

An opinion on transportation revenues generated in Bothell | Letter

The proposed Regional Proposition 1 (ST 3) is a $54 billion tax and spend proposal that would have a long lasting and huge impact on the finances of the City of Bothell and our region.

  • Oct 31, 2016

Skateboarders see the world differently | Letter

There is a small community of individuals that dare to see the world differently. They see the extreme possibilities where others may see mundane architecture.

  • Oct 31, 2016

Skateboarders see the world differently | Letter

There is a small community of individuals that dare to see the world differently. They see the extreme possibilities where others may see mundane architecture.

  • Oct 27, 2016

Third installment of the Trump soap opera | Letter

This is the third installment in the continuing saga of the soap opera called Donald J. Trump.

  • Apr 4, 2016

All in For Kids Luncheon is April 6 | Letter

Are you attending the largest annual Northshore event this Spring?

  • Mar 28, 2016

Bothell mayor should step up | Letter

From the latest Bothell Bridge: “Voters might see several future ballot measures to fund City needs.” Please don’t.

  • Mar 7, 2016

Proper stewardship of the planet, like charity, begins at home | Letter

The city of Kenmore has proposed a project at St. Edward Park which will improve the existing athletic ball park. A public hearing was held this past week to discuss the proposal.

  • Feb 29, 2016

Daniels proposal wont work for the same reason McMenamin’s backed out | Letter

In response to Charles Steele's Feb. 19 letter: I too mountain bike and walk the trails in St. Edward State Park/Big Finn Hill and lead several volunteer work parties a year to maintain them.

  • Feb 26, 2016

Common good and common sense for the seminary | Letter

In 1976, the Archdiocese of Seattle made a significant statement about its role in serving the common good and all people, regardless of denomination.

  • Feb 25, 2016

Replace cement plant, don’t turn seminary into a private business | Letter

I missed the St. Edward Park meeting, but would like to comment here.

  • Feb 23, 2016

Preserve Saint Edward State Park | Letter

I have lived in Kenmore for 18 years. I have never lived that long in one community and consider Kenmore my home.

  • Feb 16, 2016

No UW Bothell dorms next to single-family neighborhood | Letter

Bothell’s Sunrise/Valley View neighborhood stands in opposition with the University of Washington Bothell administration over the intended building of a 600 bed dorm, dining facilities and parking within 30-60 feet of our established neighborhood, some 20-plus single-family homes.

  • Feb 8, 2016

Strongly in favor of the Daniels proposal at Saint Edward State Park | Letter

I am very strongly in favor of the Daniels proposal to renovate the seminary building in Saint Edward State Park in Kenmore.

  • Feb 8, 2016

Support House Bill 2545 to protect firefighters | Letter

There are worthy efforts happening right now in our governmental process to help protect the people of Washington State and firefighters from exposure to toxic flame-retardants in our environment.

  • Jan 27, 2016