Letters To The Editor

Thank you, Kirkland, for saving energy, one LED light bulb at a time! | Letter

Puget Sound Energy would like to thank Kirkland residents for your interest…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

 

A challenge to help others | Letter

I am writing this as a native Kirkland resident — I was…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

 

New distracted driving laws are meant to incentivize safer driving | Letter

While I generally agree with comments submitted to the Kirkland Reporter by…

  • Sep 7th, 2017

 

Counterpoints to last week’s guest editorials | Letter

Counterpoints to last week’s guest editorials Last Friday’s edition (Kirkland Reporter, Aug.…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

The reality of libraries | Letter

“Diversity, Equity (sic) and Inclusion” sounds so beautiful. Now let us talk…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

Achieving a human utopia is not complicated, just hard | Letter

In response to a July 14 letter (“We can’t cherry pick from…

  • Aug 10th, 2017

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…

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Oppose GOP health care bill | Letter

The U.S. Senate plan is not a health care bill. It is…

  • Jul 29th, 2017

Vote ‘No’ on Prop. 1 | Letter

If you live in King County, vote “No” on subsidies to Big…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Vote for Preeti Shridhar for Port of Seattle Commission, Pos. 4 | Letter

I am writing in support of Preeti Shridhar for Port of Seattle…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Support the RAISE Family Caregivers Act | Letter

Caregiving can be an emotionally, physically and financially draining role. Across Washington…

  • Jul 24th, 2017

What does ‘Eminent Domain’ mean? | Letter

Dear Kirkland City Council, I believe that I am addressing the correct…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

We can’t cherry pick from the Bible to resolve crime | Letter

In response to Ms. Peterson’s letter about resolving crime in Kirkland (Kirkland…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

There’s no ‘right’ to air, water, food or health care | Letter

I don’t believe there’s a “right” to health care, therefore, I want…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

The pros and cons of solar energy | Letter

Climate change is a tremendous problem that has been affecting our world…

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Help improve Kirkland’s stormwater treatment | Letter

Have you ever done something for your community? Well, the International Community…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Thank you Kirkland community | Letter

We want to extend our heartfelt appreciation for the community’s kindness to…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

What does it mean to fully fund education? | Letter

For three or four years now we’ve seen numerous editorials and letters…

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Sound Transit needs to keep bus routes into Seattle | Letter

Attending a recent Moss Bay neighborhood meeting, I learned that Sound Transit…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Thank you for the thought-out response | Letter

Mr. Jared (Kirkland Reporter, June 2) seems to have no empathy, kindness…

  • Jun 25th, 2017

More police is not the solution | Letter

Two recent letter writers have pointed out the fact that Kirkland is…

  • Jun 24th, 2017

Let’s not be wasteful consumers | Letter

It is appropriate for the city to make the most efficient use…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Ask your local lawmakers to fully fund education | Letter

The write-up about the new Juanita High School was great. Our north…

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Please reconsider HENC 6th Street rezoning plans | Letter

Dear Kirkland council members, city planning commissioners and city planners, It appears…

  • Jun 19th, 2017

Adding density to Houghton is ridiculous | Letter

As a 30-plus-year resident of Kirkland, I want to voice my concern…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Who is the grouch? | Letter

I write today with a great deal of sadness. I heard that…

  • Jun 15th, 2017

A response to Ms. Rind | Letter

I am pleased that Ms. Sherry Rind’s letter (Kirkland Reporter, May 19)…

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Thanks for supporting the Walk Across Washington | Letter

I would like to thank Catherine Krummey for the excellent job of…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

Why not contribute parking funds to police? | Letter

I have to agree with the letter written by Patrick Harris in…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

No to a high-density city, please | Letter

Apparently, the City of Kirkland’s various committees and “focus groups” are having…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

The most lying administration in the history of America | Letter

Rick Bodlaender is much too kind when it comes to Ed Bell.…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Democracy works best when more participate

Exciting to see so many people filing to run for office. (See…

  • Jun 7th, 2017

Universal access to health care is a basic necessity | Letter

In the age of Trump, I guess nothing should shock me. But…

  • Jun 7th, 2017

The U.S. is still the land of opportunity

Another rancorous letter from Edward Bell! Mr. Bell, where is all this…

  • Jun 3rd, 2017

Sen. Kuderer is wrong that health care is a right

As an attorney, I was amazed to read that Democratic State Sen.…

  • Jun 2nd, 2017

Prepare for disaster and get to know your neighbors

The recent series of smaller earthquakes in the Puget Sound area reminds…

  • May 28th, 2017

Kirkland is not as safe as you think | Letter

This week, City of Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen gave a State of…

  • May 27th, 2017

We are not all immigrants

I commend Bill Webb’s May 12 letter in the Kirkland Reporter for…

  • May 26th, 2017

Responding to Condon’s thoughts on ST3 | Letter

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

  • May 20th, 2017

Our duties as citizens | Letter

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

  • May 19th, 2017