Letters to the Editor

Puget Sound Energy power Issues in Kenmore | Letter

After living in Kenmore for 20-plus years, I am finding myself wondering, for the first time, if I should restock my freezer or will it just be a waste because the power will go out again.

  • Dec 1, 2015

Personal pleasure has replaced moral and family-enriching values in Bothell | Letter

I find it concerning that the pride of Bothell is getting tax money from high traffic pot shops and the proliferation of venues for alcohol consumption like McMenamins in the downtown area.

  • Nov 30, 2015

Racial letter devoid of facts | Letter

My wife and I read with disgust the opinion of Talijah Vaotogo. Having armed ourselves with facts not usually found in mainstream media these days, we quickly picked out the false narratives Vaotogo was pushing on his targeted audience – us.

  • Nov 23, 2015

Bothell letter writer cherry-picks data | Letter

Talijah Vaotogo of Bothell led in a letter, “If the world was blind, how many people would you impress.”

  • Nov 23, 2015

Thanks to Paul Richards for making Northshore look good | Letter

Paul Richards is retiring and closing his Bothell clothing store that has anchored downtown for decades.

  • Nov 20, 2015

TPP can help in combating cancer | Letter

I recently attended a town hall hosted by Congressman Rick Larsen (WA-2) to discuss important issues facing our country. As a cancer survivor I want Congress to do everything to help defeat cancer – not just in here, but around the world.

  • Nov 16, 2015

Legislation to support veteran military medics to the civilian workforce | Letter

Military veterans receive some of the best medical training and experience available when serving our country.

  • Nov 11, 2015

If they ask for money, it is a scam | Letter

I have been getting calls from an individual, located in vegas, [who] says I won PCH,and they wanted to give me, $10 million dollars. Upon further investigation, I found out this is not true but he said he needed me to give them $5,000 first… not true.

  • Nov 9, 2015

No race is exempt from micro aggression | Letter

Have you ever had that moment when you were questioning whether somebody made a racist advance towards you?

  • Nov 4, 2015

Bothell Cougar Junior Cheer goes Zombie in flash mob | Letter

Zombie cheerleaders invaded McMenamin’s Anderson School with a flash mob on Oct. 28.

  • Nov 2, 2015

Support Davina Duerr for Bothell City Council | Letter

I’m voting for Davina Duerr for Bothell City Council. When I compare the candidates side-by-side, it’s very clear she is the right choice at this point in time for Bothell. We need a demonstrated leader.

  • Nov 2, 2015

SOS – Where are the voters? | Letter

This election will directly affect Bothell’s future and voter turnout is at an all-time low.

  • Oct 30, 2015

Rheaume owes his constituents, Henderson a public apology | Letter

Bothell Community is a wonderful Facebook page that brings our city together. Unfortunately, last night (Oct. 22) incumbent City Councilmember Andy Rheaume used this forum to insult Alexa's Cafe owner Leigh Henderson by calling her a liar.

  • Oct 30, 2015

Elect Zack Hudgins to director of King County Elections | Letter

Can we call what is happening in our democracy a crisis yet? In this August primary, only 22 percent of voters bothered to send in their ballots.

  • Oct 29, 2015

Vote yes on King County Prop. 1 | Letter

Every child is born with unlimited potential. As Executive Director of LifeWire—Washington State’s largest comprehensive domestic violence service agency — I see it in the children who walk through our doors.

  • Oct 28, 2015

Vote for Davina Duerr | Letter

I’m voting for Davina Duerr for Bothell City Council. When I compare the candidates side-by-side, it’s very clear she is the right choice at this point in time for Bothell. We need a demonstrated leader.

  • Oct 28, 2015

Roz Gorc will be an asset to Bothell city politics | Letter

Roz Gorc will be an amazing representative for all citizens on Bothell City Council. Citizens proudly support Roz who have heard her clear, independent message; understand her relentless commitment to public safety; and most importantly are not caught up in the empty rhetoric spewed by negative homeowners’ association members.

  • Oct 28, 2015

Northshore School District Challenge Program at risk, vote for Phillips and Smith | Letter

The Northshore School District’s Junior High Challenge Program is a self-select honors program in which students elect to work at a faster pace and are challenged with in-depth material. The district is planning to remove this highly regarded program despite more than 1,100 signatures of support on the Save Our Challenge petition.

  • Oct 28, 2015

Vote for Ken Smith and Berta Phillips | Letter

I am writing to support Ken Smith and Berta Phillips for Northshore School Board.

  • Oct 27, 2015

Vote for Ken Smith | Letter

I've seen the inside of Kenmore politics and I think we can do better. I've walked out of two City Council meetings in public spectacle but never gave up hope in the process.

  • Oct 26, 2015