Letters To The Editor

Responding to Condon’s thoughts on ST3 | Letter

This is in response to Mr. Condon’s April 28 letter about ST3…

  • May 20th, 2017

 

City’s commercial seaplane permits inconsistent with residents’ privileges | Letter

With the hearing examiner effectively green-lighting the Seaplane Scenics SEPA and SCUP…

  • May 18th, 2017

 

Our duties as citizens | Letter

Edward Bell’s letters are disturbing, not because he is an apologist for…

  • May 19th, 2017

 

Haven’t we had enough of the hysteria already?

I wish I could say I was surprised by letters in the…

  • May 13th, 2017

Support HB2186 and SB5929

As a lifelong resident of Washington state, I’ve seen firsthand the slow…

  • May 13th, 2017

Trump’s tax returns are none of the elite’s business

I was hoping to get a reply to my April 21 letter…

  • May 12th, 2017

A better tax system for everyone | Letter

My husband and I moved to the Eastside seven years ago and…

  • May 4th, 2017

Anyone justifying Trump’s ersatz presidency has questionable intellect

This letter is in response to Edward Bell’s letter on April 21:…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Thank you for outlining true information about Pres. Trump

Thank you Edward Bell for your letter outlining the true information regarding…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Look for pedestrians before turning right in Kirkland

I would like to ask people who drive their cars to remember…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Rhetoric about President Trump in letter is more ideological than fact

This letter is in response to Edward Bell’s letter to the editor…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

We deserve a Kelly Blue Book vehicle appraisal from House Democrats

Most of us in Kirkland “get it”… The $54 billion ST3 measure…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Property taxes can be complicated

It’s that time of year again: property tax statements have recently come…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Time for liberals living in elitist bubbles to intellectually confront reality

This letter is a response to Rick Bodlaender’s April 14 letter in…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

The only thing Kirkland gets from Sound Transit is the shaft

To my fellow Kirkland residents: Do you remember last Summer and Fall…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on tap through April 15 | Letter

In this day of cell phones, instant messaging and Wi-Fi available even…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

The spirit of America needs to be revived and upheld | Letter

Never before has the spirit of the United States of America been…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Keep moving forward with Sound Transit’s plan | Letter

I carefully reviewed the details of the Sound Transit proposal prior to…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

Happy to be getting the Reporter again | Letter

We were recently surprised and happy to find the Kirkland Reporter in…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Won’t support Republicans until they are for a more equitable tax structure | Letter

Senators Rossi and O’Ban have provided an entertaining metaphor (March 24 “Monster-Size…

  • Mar 30th, 2017

Let’s not let transgender discrimination get to the ballot | Letter

No transgender person, child or adult, intentionally chooses a more difficult path…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Rossi is more interested in political rhetoric than solving problems | Letter

On reading “Sound Transit resurrects monster-sized vehicle valuations”, one wonders whether Dino…

  • Mar 27th, 2017

What kind of city does Kirkland want to be? | Letter

We have been involved in Kirkland and Everest Neighborhood issues for many…

  • Mar 27th, 2017

Don’t forget, Obamacare was rammed down our throats | Letter

Not a big surprise that the GOP bill will not pass. I…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

Honor our values and create stronger communities | Letter

Through my six years and two deployments with the U.S. Navy, I…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Call your representatives, let them know your thoughts on ACA replacement | Letter

John Barnett’s warning about the new health care bill, the American Health…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

ST3 is becoming a very expensive lesson for voters | Letter

I see the ST3 license plate tab increase as a very expensive…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Healthcare bill would drive up costs for older Americans | Letter

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are considering a bill that would drive up…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Scientists recommend $414 million increase in Alzheimer’s research | Letter

The Alzheimer’s Association’s 2017 Facts and Figures report found a soaring prevalence,…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Kudos to Sage for thought-provoking letter | Letter

I’d like to thank Cassandra Sage for her thought-provoking letter about respect…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Time for us to hold legislators accountable on education funding | Letter

What if the citizens of Washington State decided they wanted to have…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Concerned about the proposed Houghton Everest Neighborhood Center plan | Letter

I am very concerned about the proposed Houghton Everest Neighborhood Center plan…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Tell your legislators to full fund education | Letter

It’s time for our legislators to do the job they were sent…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Millennials you need to use your voice to save our parks | Letter

Hey Little Screens of Salish Sea Country – all you millennials and…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Is city manager representing the community that pays his salary? | Letter

The Kirkland City Council recently rewarded already highly-paid Kirkland City Manager Kurt…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Reporter cartoon about Trump is hypocritical | Letter

Hypocrites! I voted for President Trump. I consider this (the Reporter cartoon…

  • Feb 27th, 2017

Reject zoning changes for Houghton and Everest | Letter

We live just south of the Houghton Neighborhood Center, and we would…

  • Feb 27th, 2017

We need to listen each other, respect differences | Letter

The outpouring of grief on the death of Sen. Andy Hill is…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

Objection to Houghton/Everest zoning change | Letter

I categorically reject the City of Kirkland rezoning proposal for Houghton/Everest based…

  • Feb 21st, 2017

Proud of my country for aid to Zambia | Letter

Great news from Zambia, where I just visited the American embassy and…

  • Feb 14th, 2017