Letters to the Editor

Bothell City Council takes Zone 1 property owners rights | Letter

It seems that our demise is set now. The new Bothell City Council will likely vote to strip away a last chance to allow the property owners of Zone 1 a chance to prove, based upon new facts, that assumptions were not a valid reason for taking land and including Zone 1 in the Critical Species Habitat.

  • Dec 23, 2015

NSD elementary schools are bursting at the seams, against more development | Letter

Behind our property, the Raven Ridge development has sent a proposal to the city of Bothell to fill in the Wetlands.

  • Dec 14, 2015

What happened to the good-faith negotiations | Letter

Whatever happened to the Wayne Golf Course, and the so-called "good-faith negotiations?”

  • Dec 10, 2015

Sign petition to get big money out of elections | Letter

Nearing the end of the campaign to get Initiative 735 on Washington’s 2016 ballot, we are reaching out for a hand.

  • Dec 4, 2015

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