Letters to the Editor

Not too late to prevent more deaths | Letter

Thank you for the recent article in the Feb. 5 edition of the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter regarding Snohomish County’s decision to enter into a lawsuit against… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2019

 

What about inequality? | Letter

One drawback with having so much of the media controlled by billionaires is that problems and concerns that affect millions of Americans get very little… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

 

Funding solution | Letter

Easy way to get rid of King County funding struggles: get rid of King County. Based on their executive budget snapshot for 2019-20, that would… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019

 

Inslee and climate change | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee appears ready to announce his 2020 presidential run. Considering the size of the Democratic field the odds for him to win the… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

Effectiveness of vaccines | Letter

On Jan. 25, Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state-wide state of emergency due to the current outbreak of measles, which is highly contagious and potentially… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2019

Fraudster-in-Chief | Letter

In October 2016, a neighbor explained to me he was supporting then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump because Trump was a genius who received only $1 million from… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2019

Country Village is a wonderful place | Letter

Is anyone still outraged by the soon-to-be destruction of Country Village? I sure am. It was the Disneyland of Bothell with a Mary Poppins allure.… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

Thank you Rep. DelBene | Letter

The Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act has just been signed into law and I want to thank Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

A missed opportunity | Letter

Your article (“Let’s talk about race,” Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Dec. 14) missed an opportunity to explain the reasons for the enormity of racism. All humans are… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018

Protecting your packages | Letter

Regarding the article on package porch pirates (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Nov. 30), there are couple of other protective measures that customers and the carriers can take.… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018

Kudos to the postmaster | Letter

I used to dread going to the Bothell Post Office. It was worse than going to the dentist for a root canal. The parking lot… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2018

Washington State Stadium | Letter

“Washington State Stadium” — a publicly named stadium — will promote local and international industries from the state of Washington and result in millions of… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2018

Work toward a cleaner future | Letter

I recognize that climate change is the No. 1 threat to the communities and habitats that make Washington state such a wonderful place to call… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2018

One way to address homelessness | Letter

Why is Seattle’s homelessness problem getting worse not better? Some people are blaming it on the increase in rent in Seattle, so people just can’t… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

Mental illness in teens | Letter

Who here enjoys high school, Secondary Academy for Success aside? Of course you don’t because look where you are. You’ve been enrolled in an alternative… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2018

Shift the SAS stigma | Letter

Coming to Secondary Academy for Success, I had no idea that there was stigma. By getting a job and telling more people where I went… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2018

An opportunity for a cleaner future | Letter

Climate change is the No. 1 threat to the bird communities, forests and waterways of Washington. For our birds, our communities and the natural environment… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2018

The next generation | Letter

Did you know that 50 percent of all lifetime causes of mental illness begin at age 14, and 75 percent by the age of 24?… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Big Oil’s ‘Kool-Aid’ | Letter

Voters drank Big Oil’s “KoolAid” on Nov. 6 and rejected Initiative 1631. It goes to show that money can still buy elections. Big Oil spent… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2018

Mental health and young people | Letter

Whenever someone asks how my day is, my muscle memory immediately responds with “Good, how about yours?” with a fake confidence, as I promptly await… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2018