Letters to the Editor

Kudos to Kunkler | Letter

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
Kudos to Kunkler | Letter
Say no to fracking | Letter

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
Say no to fracking | Letter
A proposed disaster | Letter

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
A proposed disaster | Letter
Enforcing the law | Letter

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
Enforcing the law | Letter
A short changed public | Letter

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
A short changed public | Letter
Food diversity in local grocery stores | Letter

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
Food diversity in local grocery stores | Letter
Vote NO on EvergreenHealth’s $345 million bond | Letter

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
Vote NO on EvergreenHealth’s $345 million bond | Letter
Young people are the future | Letter

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
Young people are the future | Letter
People-led actions needed | Letter

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
People-led actions needed | Letter
Moving forward | Letter

Moving forward | Letter

Change never comes easy and often times it arrives in the form of something new. This may be the case for United Methodist. I’d like… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2019
Moving forward | Letter
Difference of opinions | Letter

Difference of opinions | Letter

Regarding the Reporter story, “Church brings abortion suit to state on Women’s Day” (March 15). In their lawsuit against the state that mandates all health… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2019
Difference of opinions | Letter
Protecting innoccent children | Letter

Protecting innoccent children | Letter

Bravo to Cedar Park Assembly for rejecting the bigoted, hateful and unconstitutional law mandating that its insurance has to pay for the murder of innocent… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019
Protecting innoccent children | Letter
Investing in the future | Letter

Investing in the future | Letter

I am happy to see the Washington State Legislature take up a bill (HB1211) to achieve 100 percent renewable energy in our state. This is… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019
Investing in the future | Letter
100 percent Washington | Letter

100 percent Washington | Letter

After spending a couple of weeks digging out of another “once in a hundred years” weather event, I am thinking more and more about the… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019
100 percent Washington | Letter
A matter of parental preference | Letter

A matter of parental preference | Letter

According to the Independent in the United Kingdom, four in 10 children are addicted to the Internet. You may think that your kid is addicted… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2019
A matter of parental preference | Letter
Thanks, voters | Letter

Thanks, voters | Letter

Thank you Northshore Fire District voters! You came through again and renewed the fire district benefit charge with a 90 percent “yes” vote. Your support… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2019
Thanks, voters | Letter

Not too late to prevent more deaths | Letter

Thank you for the recent article in the Feb. 5 edition of the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter regarding Snohomish County’s decision to enter into a lawsuit against… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2019
What about inequality? | Letter

What about inequality? | Letter

One drawback with having so much of the media controlled by billionaires is that problems and concerns that affect millions of Americans get very little… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019
What about inequality? | Letter
Funding solution | Letter

Funding solution | Letter

Easy way to get rid of King County funding struggles: get rid of King County. Based on their executive budget snapshot for 2019-20, that would… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019
Funding solution | Letter
Inslee and climate change | Letter

Inslee and climate change | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee appears ready to announce his 2020 presidential run. Considering the size of the Democratic field the odds for him to win the… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019
Inslee and climate change | Letter