Letters to the Editor

Excellent schools and school districts build strong communities/ Supplemental levy

The Northshore communities of Bothell, Kenmore and Woodinville support their public schools in many ways including supporting the local maintenance and operations levies that now… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2010

District officials must also live more within their means/ Supplemental levy

For those people that support the Aug. 17 Northshore school levy, saying it is "only" $56 for a $400,000 house, I have this response for… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2010

Thanks, Councilman Hendrickson for standing your ground

I am outraged that our Kenmore City Council will be spending my tax dollars to pursue legal action against Councilman Hendrickson. I have attended City… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2010

Levy is necessary for students’ quality education / Supplemental levy

The levy that Northshore citizens are being asked to support is necessary for Northshore children to continue to receive quality education. It is unfortunate that… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2010

It may be time to scrutinize how money is spent/ Supplemental levy

Dawn McCravey’s appeal for additional “support” of the Northshore School District budget should require not just a careful look at support, but also scrutinize just… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2010

Voting ‘yes’ is the right thing to do/ Supplemental levy

It made me very sad to see the letter from Mr. Terry in the July 12th paper and now the “Vote No” signs around town.… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2010

Support for Kenmore City Councilmember Hendrickson

In my opinion, Kenmore is fortunate to have John Hendrickson on the City Council. Unfortunately, we don’t have five or six more with his high… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2010

DeMiero is an educator and idea man/ Aug. 17 primary

I've never been that involved with politics because I never cared that much for the politicians. But that's changed in the upcoming election. A great… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2010

Thank you to our parade volunteers

On behalf of Bothell’s 4th of July Parade team, we would like to thank our outstanding citizen volunteers who worked tirelessly this year helping us… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2010

Legislature has failed to fully fund education

During the 2010 legislative session, Washington State Legislature passed into law SHB 2893, increasing the levy lid by 4 percent. The Northshore Council PTSA Board… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2010

Thanks for letting the American Legion lead the parade

First, I would like to thank the citizens of Bothell for their support of our veterans at the Bothell 4th of July Parade. The people… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2010

Support funding for essential health services

Most of us have encountered many people collecting signatures for initiatives recently in our community. While it is not certain which ones will actually make… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2010

McMenamins is a better fit for Bothell

After reading three letters in three weeks to the editor bewailing the decision the Kenmore City Council made several years ago to reject McMenamins’ plans… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2010

Bothell to celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage in Washington state

The Bothell Historical Museum will have a banner in the 4th of July parade urging people to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the right for women to vote.

  • Jun 29, 2010

Feeling bittersweet about Bothell McMenamins

It was a bittersweet experience to read of McMenanmins’ plans to redevelop the Anderson Building in Bothell.

  • Jun 29, 2010