Letters to the Editor

Safe teen drivers | Letter

As school gets out for the summer, I’d like to stress the importance of talking to teenagers about driving safety. Motor vehicle crashes are the… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2019

Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter

The proposed King County improvements to the Sammamish River Trail should be rethought. King County: Pay for planning, scheduling, gravel and paving trucks add two… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

In the hands of voters | Letter

Every voter in the state of Washington should be furious with the legislature for taking away I-200, a law passed by the voters of this… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019

A humanitarian crisis | Letter

Hundreds killed or injured. Many raped. Bodies found in the Nile. Sudan is in a crisis — and most Americans appear to have turned a… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019

Redirecting funds | Letter

There has been a recent influx of publicity about mental health treatment and awareness, but I believe that neither the schools, nor the community and… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Making a difference | Letter

Willie Dickerson makes an excellent point regarding homelessness (Reporter, May 24). Those of us who are comfortably housed may not notice those who quietly struggle,… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

Take action against climate change | Letter

The human impact of climate change anxiety was discussed by University of Washington Bothell professor Jennifer Atkinson at McMenamins Pub Night Talks the last Tuesday… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2019

Thank you Hiruko | Letter

Ashley Hiruko’s detailed story (“Susan’s quest for justice and the civil legal system dilemma”) in your May 17 edition deserves a huge “thank you.” This… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

An eye opener | Letter

I was quite taken by the article “Susan’s quest for justice, the civil legal system dilemma” which appeared in the Reporter on May 17. It… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019

An idea worth encouraging | Letter

Hopeful news that numbers of homelessness people finally seems to decreasing (“Homelessness may be trending down after seven years” by Aaron Kunkler, in the Reporter,… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019

A letter to Bothell Police Chief Cummings | Letter

Car accidents happen. I get that. What I don’t get is the demeaning discrimination heaped upon me by the Bothell police and attending fire and… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2019

Kudos to Kunkler | Letter

Kudos to Bothell/Kenmore Reporter’s Aaron Kunkler for two fascinating climate articles. “Human Waste: unlikely climate change hero?” (bothell-reporter.com, April 15) describes how a King County… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2019

Say no to fracking | Letter

The process of fracking gas uses highly dangerous chemicals, many of which cause neurological harm or are known carcinogens. Despite this, the fracking injection process… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2019

A proposed disaster | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee, preventing construction of the largest oil terminal in North America last year was only thebeginning. Another fracked gas project is threatening the… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2019

Enforcing the law | Letter

Regarding Mr. Roegner’s piece “Are Sheriffs above the law?” (bothell-reporter.com, April 9), that article contained a particularly disturbing piece of doublespeak: “Recently 13 elected county… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2019

A short changed public | Letter

Representing Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, I was one of dozens of constituents who went to Olympia on April 4 to testify before the Senate… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Food diversity in local grocery stores | Letter

Our ever-growing community is becoming more and more diverse with each passing day. The public institutions within our area, such as schools and businesses, have… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

Vote NO on EvergreenHealth’s $345 million bond | Letter

Taxes are already too high. Including interest, the proposed $345 million bond will cost about $440 million over 30 years. A high cost for little… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Young people are the future | Letter

How exciting to see students helping to educate each other about not only classes but life skills and important issues as well. (“Northshore School District… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2019

People-led actions needed | Letter

The only way out of the climate crisis is if people take action — and getting out into the streets is a big step. I… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019