Letters to the Editor

So important now | Letter

So important now | Letter

I certainly agree with Willie Dickerson (“Don’t just vote, speak up,” Reporter, Aug. 26) regarding being proactive in our democracy by contacting our political leaders.… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2019
So important now | Letter
Don’t just vote, speak up | Letter

Don’t just vote, speak up | Letter

Great news that people can register and vote on election day (‘State’s new voting system passes key test’ by Jerry Cornfield, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Aug. 14).… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2019
Don’t just vote, speak up | Letter
Correcting our ways | Letter

Correcting our ways | Letter

Correcting our ways I am angered, moved and remain hopeful by the Patagonia film, “Artifishal,” which takes an unflinching look at the heart-wrenching challenges to… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2019
Correcting our ways | Letter
Integral to this country | Letter

Integral to this country | Letter

On Aug. 2, Mr. Roger Clarke-Johnson’s letter (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Aug. 2) argued President Trump was not racist in his tweet about legislators known as “The… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2019
Integral to this country | Letter
Trump’s message unseemly but not racist | Letter

Trump’s message unseemly but not racist | Letter

Many of Ms. Pak’s columns revolve around a recurring theme: “Let’s talk about race.” Her latest column “We’re better than this” (Reporter, July 26), is… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019
Trump’s message unseemly but not racist | Letter
A heavy burden | Letter

A heavy burden | Letter

There are more than 110,000 residents of our state living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 348,000 family members and friends are acting as unpaid… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019
A heavy burden | Letter
Vote ‘yes’ on Prop. 1 | Letters

Vote ‘yes’ on Prop. 1 | Letters

Vote ‘yes’ to Prop. 1 Please vote to approve the revised Prop. 1 for EvergreenHealth to provide much-needed upgrades to your 50-year-old community hospital. Your… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019
Vote ‘yes’ on Prop. 1 | Letters
A climate crisis | Letter

A climate crisis | Letter

A climate crisis Aaron Kunkler’s article on feedback loops of CO2 and methane (bothell-reporter.com, July 14) make it clear that global warming is already in… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2019
A climate crisis | Letter
Use your voice | Letter

Use your voice | Letter

Excellent reporting on the Margins program from Mercer Island High School (Reporter, June 14). Kudos to the staff and students involved in this social justice… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2019
Use your voice | Letter
Safe teen drivers | Letter

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
Safe teen drivers | Letter
Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter

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
Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter
In the hands of voters | Letter

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
In the hands of voters | Letter
A humanitarian crisis | Letter

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
A humanitarian crisis | Letter
Redirecting funds | Letter

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
Redirecting funds | Letter
Making a difference | Letter

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
Making a difference | Letter
Take action against climate change | Letter

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
Take action against climate change | Letter
Thank you Hiruko | Letter

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
Thank you Hiruko | Letter
An eye opener | Letter

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 eye opener | Letter
An idea worth encouraging | Letter

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
An idea worth encouraging | Letter
A letter to Bothell Police Chief Cummings | Letter

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
A letter to Bothell Police Chief Cummings | Letter