Letters to the Editor

Help change the discrimination against women | Letter

Imagine walking down the street in broad daylight and having a constant fear that someone is going to stop you and do horrific things to you just because of your gender.

  • Oct 22, 2015

YMCA endorses King County Prop. 1 | Letter

Each year, families rely on Boys & Girls Clubs to provide a safe, positive place for more than 17,000 King County kids. We believe in their physical, emotional, and intellectual well-being. Closing the opportunity gap, improving grades, reducing high school drop-out rates, and teaching kids to see themselves as learners is crucial. Our programs also reduce juvenile crime rates and instill an attitude of community engagement. Best Starts for Kids, King County Proposition 1, is a critical tool to support these goals.

  • Oct 21, 2015

Northshore School District is fortunate to have John Hammond running for School Board | Letter

The Northshore School District is fortunate to have John Hammond running for School Board, position No. 2.

  • Oct 20, 2015

Ken Smith for Northshore School Board | Letter

I’m Ken Smith, and I stand for transparency, accuracy and ethical dialogue. I have a long history of fighting for these ideals, such as helping Kenmore accurately disclose and plan for its bridge replacement, and by founding Northshore Citizens for Transparency.

  • Oct 20, 2015

SR 522 is not as safe as it needs to be | Letter

Recently, on the afternoon of Oct. 15, a driver crossed the center line and collided head on with an oncoming truck on the SR 522 bend between 61st Street Northeast and Ballinger Way. He suffered life-threatening injuries after rolling his vehicle.

  • Oct 19, 2015

YMCA supports King County Prop. 1 | Letter

The Y believes that strong communities can only be achieved when we invest in our youth, health and neighborhoods and that all children deserve the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential, regardless of income, race, or background.

  • Oct 19, 2015

Don’t point out people’s misfortunes | Letter

Have you ever had someone point something out that you that was totally obvious but you didn’t want anyone to notice? Just like that huge zit on your face that people can’t stop looking at. It’s a terrible and embarrassing feeling. A lot of people experience it almost every day of their lives.

  • Oct 19, 2015

Turlock letters dishonest on Gorc record | Letter

Both Robert and Debra Turlock have now both penned dishonest letters to the editor about Roz Gorc. Ms. Turlock states that she affirmed “her support for his purchase and development of the back nine of the Wayne Golf Course."

  • Oct 19, 2015

Elect candidates to school board who teachers support | Letter

With the upcoming Northshore School District (NSD) school board elections, I feel compelled to advocate for change. I've seen, first hand, the damage that has occurred because of the 'challenge' program that went into effect at our junior high schools several years ago.

  • Oct 19, 2015

Public gain over personal interest | Letter

By now it should be evident that local elections are fast approaching, elections that could provide us the opportunity to make a significant impact to the future of our city and its growth. A vote for James McNeal will help put us on that right path.

  • Oct 19, 2015

Concerned about McNeal’s history, vote Ottersburg | Letter

In the upcoming election cycle I have become increasingly concerned about candidate James McNeal.

  • Oct 19, 2015

John Hammond for Northshore School Board | Letter

I’m John Hammond, and here’s why I’m running for Northshore School Board.

  • Oct 16, 2015

Gorc voiced support for the rule of law | Letter

Both Robert and Debra Turlock have now both penned dishonest letters to the editor about Roz Gorc.

  • Oct 16, 2015

School district would be worse off if Ken Smith had his way | Letter

Ken Smith campaigned against Northshore’s 2014 Capital Projects Bond. Now he’s running for our School Board claiming that Northshore’s finances are not up to his standards.

  • Oct 16, 2015

Lucky to have McNeal running for Bothell City Council | Letter

As president and founding member of Onebothell.org, we are very fortunate to have James McNeal running for the Bothell City Council.

  • Oct 16, 2015

What does your family look like? | Letter

What does your family look like? I have a mom, a dad, two older brothers, two dogs and two cats. Yes, my animals are my family. I have plenty of friends at school who I consider my other family.

  • Oct 15, 2015

Vote Roz Gorc, throw out the incumbent | Letter

Traffic congestion is terrible in Bothell and new development is making it worse.

  • Oct 15, 2015

Roz Gorc is a hard worker with great character | Letter

I moved to Bothell recently because of the changes and the bright future of this city. It appears that the current atmosphere on the council is divisive and toxic, the incumbent has failed the people of our city.

  • Oct 14, 2015

Rheaume said nothing in response letter | Letter

I am responding to Kim Dill’s letter regarding Andy Rheaume and the executive session remark.

  • Oct 14, 2015

Gorc is risky for the Bothell City Council | Letter

I would like to respond to the letter written on Oct. 13 by Kim Dill of Kenmore.

  • Oct 14, 2015