Letters to the Editor

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

Stop trying to develop in Saint Edward Park | Letter

Please stop trying to develop Saint Edward Park as a hotel space. We are sick and tired of trying to defend it as a space for people to enjoy nature as it grew. And it is for animals too. It needs to be dark at night.

  • Jan 27, 2016

No UW Bothell student housing next to single-family neighborhoods | Letter

We are, on all the earth, at a veritable 'tipping point' where every tree counts and every person counts. For the first time in history, every choice we make about the environment needs to be about integrity and balance.

  • Jan 25, 2016

Too many power outages in Kenmore | Letter

It was with great interest that I read the letter from Karen Klees in the Jan. 15 edition of the Kenmore Reporter.

  • Jan 25, 2016

Ending the appeal is easy, the hard work lies ahead | Letter

The city [of Bothell’s] legal challenge is misguided in that the City is essentially asserting that it cannot meet the intent of the GMA and must, therefore, have greater flexibility and the right to base its land use decisions on its own criteria.

  • Jan 20, 2016