Letters to the Editor

This is a critical school board election, be informed | Letter

As another Northshore School Board election looms, I've been trying to figure out how best to help my friends decide which candidate to support. In District 3, there are three candidates running in the primary: Berta Phillips, David Cogan and Isaac Parsons.

  • Jul 17, 2015

Vote for John Lee for City Council in Bothell | Letter

Bothell has the privilege of becoming home to the swelling population of our region.

  • Jul 16, 2015

Endorsers for Bothell City Council positions should live in the city | Letter

Regarding Schwend's endorsement of John Lee for city council, checking a recent list of registered voters in the city turned up exactly zero 'Schwend's.'

  • Jul 15, 2015

John Lee for Bothell City Council | Letter

I would like to highly recommend endorsing Mr. John Lee for the position on the Bothell City Council.

  • Jul 15, 2015

Excited to vote for Lee for Bothell City Council | Letter

We are excited to see John Lee running for Bothell City Council.

  • Jul 15, 2015

Vote for John Lee for Bothell City Council | Letter

I endorse John Lee as Bothell city councilman. He is of highest character and enjoys virtues that ensure great and right decisions in stewarding the city of Bothell.

  • Jul 15, 2015

Vote for John Lee for Bothell City Council | Letter

John Lee would make a great addition to the governing body in Bothell.

  • Jul 15, 2015

Racial issues and Kramer from Seinfeld | Letter

As much as I would like to, I can't take responsibility for this commentary. But, it is very timely and well said. Michael Richards better known as Kramer from TVs Seinfeld makes the point... and whether we like it or not, he is telling the truth.

  • Jul 13, 2015

Disappointed in story on James McNeal | Letter

I was extremely disappointed in the focus of the article about the three candidates for Bothell City Council, position 4.

  • Jul 10, 2015

Sold down river by the city of Bothell | Letter

We have been forced to inhabit where lies the wrong side of history, not by our own choice. In the 19th year of our efforts to defend ourselves, my family is damaged irreversibly and this has created a very sad situation.

  • Jul 8, 2015

Thank you Evergreen Church for helping with Fourth of July parade | Letter

On the Fourth of July the city of Bothell conducted the annual parade in downtown Bothell.

  • Jul 7, 2015

Analyzing the words diversity and racism | Letter

The words diversity and racism, because of the prevalence of their usage, may now require at least a little analysis. They are nearly dominating discourse.

  • Jul 6, 2015

Concerned about Waude Green PUD | Letter

I am writing to express my concerns about the pending plans for the Waude Green PUD in my neighborhood on the hill at the continuation of 95th Avenue Northeast and 93rd Avenue Northeast.

  • Jun 29, 2015

We need to declare our independence from the meat industry | Letter

Nearly 240 years ago, our founding fathers declared our national independence from Great Britain. This Fourth of July, let's declare our independence from the meat industry.

  • Jun 29, 2015

Seabeck Conference Center celebrates centennial | Letter

As a Bothell resident, I’m writing to tell you about something exciting. Seabeck Conference Center on the Hood Canal in Seabeck, Wash. is celebrating its 100th year serving the Pacific Northwest this month. That’s a full century of providing space for retreat, renewal and tranquility for non-profit organizations seeking to bring people together. I am a proud board member of this organization.

  • Jun 22, 2015

Valuing our school’s para-educators | Letter

Paraeducators are trained professionals who meet Washington State’s recommended core competencies in accordance with RCW 28A.415.310.

  • Jun 19, 2015

PALS endorses Phillips for school board | Letter

After having met with the candidates for Northshore School Board and determining their position on the issue of later start times, the endorsement committee representing Parent Advocates for a Late Start (PALS) is endorsing Berta Phillips, candidate for Northshore School Board - Pos. 3.

  • Jun 18, 2015

Bothell is not Ballard, let’s keep it that way | Letter

There is one word to describe how the development of Bothell is being handled - carelessly.

  • Jun 18, 2015

Bothell needs more affordable housing | Letter

I have lived in Bothell for 27 years. My husband and I moved here for three reasons: first, Bothell was near Redmond where we worked, and we could even commute to work by biking on the Sammamish Valley Trail; second, we happened to find a house we liked and could afford as we started out to raise our family; and third, we loved the area.

  • Jun 12, 2015

Shell Oil protesters are hypocrites | Letter

I have no quarrel with those who use their Constitutional rights to object to Shell Oil drilling for petroleum. That they are wrong in their concern has been adequately documented by responsible scientists is another issue.

  • Jun 10, 2015