Letters to the Editor

Some ideas for Kenmore river trail

Recently, the city of Kenmore came into possession of the park south of State Route 522 to the river.After careful analysis after the master-plan meeting… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2010

Thanks for the Waterfront story

Mr. Tom Corrigan, thank you for the informative article on Waterfront Construction’s departure from Kenmore Industrial Park (LakePointe). I am very thrilled that Waterfront is aggressively restoring part of the shoreline on the west end of this property — the land they have rented for many years, which they will be leaving this June.

  • Mar 9, 2010

Taxation not representation

Taxation builds recession; oppression, not representation.Today’s Democrat mindset becomes our economic corset.Remember ruling greed, of Nottingham Sherriff’s creed?In the guise of Robin Hood; tax, tax,… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2010

School-district officials give thumbs up to voters

Thank you for your continued support of Northshore students and schools. Passage of the bond and renewal of the levies sustains critical local funding, which… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2010

Thanks for the crows article

Glad you are starting to cover the local flora/fauna. How about an article on the local frogs? The ones we hear croaking, are they our… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2010

State revenue projection goes up in smoke

I recently heard and interesting fact on the radio as I drove my son to school: Washington state legislators project and additional $860 million in… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2010

Court ruling affirms Constitution; now, Legislature must act

“Washington state is failing its children” is not a campaign slogan, not a political statement, not a platitude — this reality is now the subject… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2010

Elections have consequences

Folks, elections do indeed have consequences, as we have seen in the 5-4 Supreme Court ruling on "Citizens United..." affirming corporate "personhood." Each of the… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2010

Another take on religious and ideological thinking

Editor's note: This letter is in response to the opinion titled: "Polarized catastrophe is hurting America" (Feb. 10).First, let me say that religious and ideological… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2010

Group Health policies: Are you serious?

I am a new Group Health member and I am trying and understand Group Health policies. Is it seriously Group Health policy to charge patients… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2010

Calling all residents: YMCA fund-raiser time

With the experience of having served four years on the board of our wonderful Northshore YMCA, and now an active member using that facility on… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2010

Local congregations help with humanitarian aid

The Haitian people still need our help, and several local congregations — members of the Northshore Interfaith Council — are working hard to provide needed… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2010

Weighing in on U.S. health-care reform

In his recent letter to the paper, Mr. Bob Olson repeats a trope that has dominated media coverage of health-care reform, that the United States… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2010

Polarized catastrophe is hurting America

Are we in a state of polarized catastrophe where single-minded religious and ideological thinking dominates? Fear mongering propels religious fanatics successfully and American health care… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2010

SOS — Save our swimmers

The Northshore School District is currently considering dropping the boys and girls swim and dive team programs from the budget. This would mean that in the next school year, 2010-2011, there would not be a high-school swim and dive program in the district area.

  • Jan 29, 2010

HOT lanes might not be so ‘hot’

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) recently submitted its Eastside Corridor Tolling Study final report to the Legislature, an assessment of finding a viable… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2010