Letters to the Editor

A nation of laws | Letter

In the United States, which has a population of about 330 million people, 55 law enforcement officers died of felonious acts in 2018, according to… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

 

Only the names have changed | Letter

Sept. 1 marked 80 years since Hitler invaded Poland and started World War II. Three years later, he launched the Holocaust that murdered six million… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2019

 

Police shouldn’t become nannies | Letter

I am tired of police accountability; what about public accountability? Nowhere in the thousands of words in articles devoted to police accountability have I ever… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2019

 

This week in letters: Kirkland Summerfest, right to bear arms

Thousands of asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras — some of the most dangerous places on Earth (especially for women and children) —… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2019

Integral to this country | Letter

On Aug. 2, Mr. Roger Clarke-Johnson’s letter (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Aug. 2) argued President Trump was not racist in his tweet about legislators known as “The… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

Responses to Windows and Mirrors column | Letters

Pak is one-sided and grim I am writing in response to an article written by Samantha Pak on July 26. Ms. Pak writes about people… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2019

Primary election is Aug. 6 | Letters

Vote ‘yes’ to EvergreenHealth’s Prop. 1 Please vote to approve the revised Prop. 1 for EvergreenHealth to provide much-needed upgrades to your 50-year-old community hospital.… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019

Love for all our neighbors | Letter

Throughout the month of June, the pride flag flew proudly above City Hall, at Marina Park and at many businesses and homes throughout Kirkland. On… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2019

Weird city thinking | Letter

The city of Kirkland has a reputation for a labyrinthine permitting and zoning process. I guess it must be well deserved when I observe the… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2019

Great customer service | Letter

I am writing to praise the city of Kirkland for the new free app “Our Kirkland.” I have requested three items (graffiti cover up at… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Some clarification | Letter

I am writing in response to the letter the Reporter published from Mark Schlienz on July 12. There were several statements that need correcting. Mark… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Delegating isn’t legislating | Letter

Think that Washington voters successfully legalized the cannabis industry? You’d be wrong. On April 17, three un-elected bureaucrats appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee, known as… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

Spending on female empowerment | Letter

In these past few years, I’ve been encouraged with how much focus is put on female empowerment in the United States. However, I feel that… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

#NeverAgainIsNow | Letter

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is inflicting countless means of physical and psychological torture on individuals and communities. People are literally dying at the… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2019

Loss of neighborly community | Letter

When I was young, neighbors gathered together just once a year to light fireworks on the street corner and create their own 4th of July… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019

Shut up or put up | Letter

There have been many of President Donald Trump’s cronies that have gone in front of congressional committees and on the Russian probe and have been… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019

In the hands of voters | Letter

Every voter in the state of Washington should be furious with the legislature for taking away I-200, a law passed by the voters of this… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Arguments for sweets at school | Letter

Did you know that all students in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) aren’t allowed to bring sweets to school? Even for their birthdays? I… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

No reason to delay | Letter

I’m so bloody tired of this stupid talking point of “impeachment doesn’t remove him.” No, a House vote doesn’t remove the president. Months of open… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

Critical time for the planet | Letter

This is in response to Mr. Eirich’s letter on May 17 regarding Gov. Jay Inslee’s clean energy policy. Mr. Eirich, to set the record straight,… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019