Letters to the Editor

Sexual assault can happen to anyone | Letter

Since 1993, sexual violence has fallen 63 percent but it is still a huge problem.

  • Nov 20, 2017
On the issue of education | Letter

On the issue of education | Letter

I’m a student of education, learning to teach in a top school, with a top-notch teacher and a solid, supportive administration. An early lesson is… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017
On the issue of education | Letter

Put heroin injection sites on the council agenda | Letter

A letter against heroin injection sites.

  • Nov 16, 2017
Tackling teenage depression | Letter

Tackling teenage depression | Letter

Have you ever had depression, or do you know anyone that has felt this? Had that darkness creeping up your back while you struggled to… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017
Tackling teenage depression | Letter
Help protect the Shelton View Forest | Letter

Help protect the Shelton View Forest | Letter

I’m a gardener, a hiker, and a sustainability student at Cascadia College.Please support the Shelton View Forest against MC Coast LLC’s rezoning plan. I see… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017
Help protect the Shelton View Forest | Letter
Start spreading the news, not rumors | Letter

Start spreading the news, not rumors | Letter

Frank Sinatra once sang, “Start spreading the news,” not “start spreading the rumors.” Not only are rumors untrue statements about other people, but they are… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017
Start spreading the news, not rumors | Letter
Vote for Bob Swain for NSD board Pos. 2 | Letter

Vote for Bob Swain for NSD board Pos. 2 | Letter

I am writing to encourage everyone to consider voting for Bob Swain for Pos. 2 on the Northshore School District board. I am supporting Mr.… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017
Vote for Bob Swain for NSD board Pos. 2 | Letter
Vote for Marshall, O’Brien and Srebnik for Kenmore council | Letter

Vote for Marshall, O’Brien and Srebnik for Kenmore council | Letter

To the citizens and community of Kenmore If you are voting based only on one concern in Kenmore, please consider that Joe Marshall, Patrick O’Brien… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017
Vote for Marshall, O’Brien and Srebnik for Kenmore council | Letter
Marshall would be an effective voice for Kenmore council | Letter

Marshall would be an effective voice for Kenmore council | Letter

In response to Susan Gardner’s letter from Oct. 19, Joe Marshall, who is now running for Kenmore City Council, was one of the effective voices… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017
Marshall would be an effective voice for Kenmore council | Letter
Letter to the Editor | Bellevue men’s shelter

Letter to the Editor | Bellevue men’s shelter

To the Editor: It is unfortunate that such strong disagreements have occurred in Bellevue over the site of a men’s shelter. Ever since the opening… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017
Letter to the Editor | Bellevue men’s shelter
The social issue of anxiety

The social issue of anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 18 percent of the U.S. population has anxiety, that’s 40 million adults! Today I want to… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017
The social issue of anxiety
Joe Marshall’s vision for Kenmore | Letter

Joe Marshall’s vision for Kenmore | Letter

I first encountered Joe Marshall at the public meetings for McMenamins proposal for the St. Edward State Park seminary in the mid-2000s; we had opposing… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017
Joe Marshall’s vision for Kenmore | Letter
Northshore School District starts Opportunity Fund Scholarships | Letter

Northshore School District starts Opportunity Fund Scholarships | Letter

I am writing this letter as a parent of Northshore School District as well as a board member of the Northshore Schools Foundation to draw… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2017
Northshore School District starts Opportunity Fund Scholarships | Letter
Once a marine, always a marine | Letter

Once a marine, always a marine | Letter

I wanted to thank you for printing Nicole Jennings article regarding her experience in Marine Corps boot camp (Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, Sept. 15). I almost missed… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017
Once a marine, always a marine | Letter
Changing the climate (of debate) | Letter

Changing the climate (of debate) | Letter

I have never given much thought to climate change. Shameful, I know. But I’ve never been a very scientifically minded person and with a political… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017
Changing the climate (of debate) | Letter
Take the next step to end poverty and racism | Letter

Take the next step to end poverty and racism | Letter

Thanks to the 30 people in Bothell who held a peaceful vigil to remember those killed and injured in Charlottesville, Virginia (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Aug. 18).… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017
Take the next step to end poverty and racism | Letter
Historic ball field in St. Edward State Park faces irrevocable change

Historic ball field in St. Edward State Park faces irrevocable change

To all who value and enjoy St. Edward State Park: I write to alert you. The City of Kenmore is relentlessly pushing a $4.91-million proposal… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2017
Historic ball field in St. Edward State Park faces irrevocable change
New distracted driving law will have police all up in your business | Letter

New distracted driving law will have police all up in your business | Letter

Don’t eat while driving. Don’t put makeup on while driving. Don’t text while driving. Don’t watch a video while driving. Don’t read while driving. Not… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017
New distracted driving law will have police all up in your business | Letter
What does it mean to be sustainable? | Letter

What does it mean to be sustainable? | Letter

Your article, “Sustainable Bothell community compromises with developers,” (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Aug. 4) makes clear it is delusional. One of the residents of the community identified… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017
What does it mean to be sustainable? | Letter
Excellent idea, Catherine | Letter

Excellent idea, Catherine | Letter

Excellent idea for reporter Catherine Krummey to remind us to support our local papers as her parting wisdom. (“Support quality journalism” Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, July 5)… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2017
Excellent idea, Catherine | Letter