Letters to the Editor

Everybody deserves to be equal | Letter

Let me start this off by saying this isn’t intended to offend anybody. It’s actually meant to do quite the opposite.

  • Oct 23, 2014

Treat others the way you want to be treated | Letter

Have you ever felt like you were less significant than the people around you? I have. Back in sixth and seventh grade, I was living in Ohio, which is a lot different than living in Washington, and I was a skater.

  • Oct 23, 2014

Editor’s Note repeats city’s incorrect statements | Letter

Unfortunately, your Editor’s Note in the Sep. 18 issue of the Reporter repeats a couple of incorrect statements by the city and proponents regarding Bothell’s so-called ‘Parks and Public Space’ levy on the November ballot.

  • Oct 15, 2014

I-594 is misleading | Letter

Let's begin with the assertion that our Second Amendment rights will not be violated.

  • Oct 14, 2014

Watch out for campaign calls posing as polls | Letter

Neighbors, if you still have a land line you are very likely receiving dozens of calls from "research firms" claiming to be conducting short polls.

  • Oct 10, 2014

City of Kenmore should buy Munro’s Nursey, turn it into a park | Letter

Thank you for Sarah Kehoe’s thoughtful piece on Jerry Munro. As the article states, Jerry Munro left behind a legacy by helping to green the yards of homes throughout the region.

  • Oct 1, 2014

Thank you for editorial on Bothell levy | Letter

I am writing to thank you for your editorial last week in the newspaper. You ticked all the boxes as to why the upcoming Bothell Parks and Public Spaces levy would benefit all the citizens of Bothell when it passes.

  • Sep 23, 2014

Kenmroe City Council shuns duty to care law | Letter

With three pedestrian fatalities during a five-month period, the Kenmore City Council has been forced to face what they have been quietly ignoring since we became a city 16 years ago: our roads are highly dangerous and fail to meet legal state safety standards.

  • Sep 12, 2014

Kenmore roads are already bad without restarting seminary building | Letter

Mayor Baker of the city of Kenmore in pursuit of a 4 percent tax to benefit the city and is encouraging Bastyr University and Daniel Real Estate to redevelop the failing and obsolete 90,000 square foot seminary building into college classrooms and living quarters.

  • Sep 9, 2014

Letter writer is incorrect on I-594 | Letter

I noticed Diane Meehl's letter concerning Initiative 594 on the Bothell Reporter website.

  • Sep 9, 2014

Ads for I-594 are misleading and present all the facts | Letter

The ads for I-594 are, very obviously and expected, lopsided. I don't especially mind it as that is part of the democratic process, but it does do a disservice to the voting public who need to know both sides to make an intelligent choice.

  • Sep 7, 2014

National Diaper Awareness Week | Letter

Sept. 7-13 is National Diaper Need Awareness Week, do you know about the diaper need nationally… and here at home?

  • Sep 3, 2014

Open I-594 to the light of day | Letter

While I certainly can understand the previous Sammamish writer’s passionate pleas for the passage of Initiative 594 from her perspective, she is sadly misinformed or indifferent to what the 18-page initiative actually says.

  • Sep 2, 2014

Letter falsely simplifies I-594 | Letter

I wanted to counter the falsely simplistic letter to the editor – “I-594 Will Save Lives in Our State” – that tried to explain a massive 18 page gun-control initiative in 18 seconds.

  • Sep 2, 2014

I-594 will save lives in our state | Letter

So many of us feel powerless to affect change in the midst of turmoil at home and across the globe. But there is something we can do to save lives right here in Washington – vote “yes” on Initiative 594 this fall.

  • Sep 2, 2014

Great events in Kenmore, thank you | Letter

I would like to commend the city of Kenmore for sponsoring the recent Kenmore Play Day at Rhododendron Park.

  • Aug 17, 2014

Bothell drops ball on sale of Wayne Golf Course | Letter

The need for open-space, parks, recreation, trails, etc. has virtually taken a back-seat to over development. Most parks are postage-stamp size in the city of Bothell, with little amenities.

  • Aug 15, 2014

Bothell is becoming unaffordable | Letter

I read an article in your paper last week that was very well written by a Mr. Bill Moritz of Bothell. The title was ‘We will pay and pay and pay for the new Bothell City Hall.’

  • Jul 28, 2014

Change rules on chair placement for parade in Bothell | Letter

I’d like to challenge our city leaders and law enforcement to stop allowing people to place chairs along the Independence Day parade route as much as a week in advance.

  • Jun 30, 2014

We will pay and pay and pay for the new Bothell City Hall | Letter

The June 20 Bothell Reporter contained a lengthy article and letter regarding the Bothell City Council’s decision on June 3 to proceed with building a new city hall. Unfortunately neither piece shed any light on several very troubling aspects of that decision.

  • Jun 27, 2014