Letters to the Editor

The saga of Trump | Letter

Here is another installment in the saga of Trump. Just because Trump’s initials are DJ, it doesn’t mean we have to hear his rhetoric and… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2019

 

An ineffective leader | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee was an ineffective member of Congress, as well as our governor. Why would anyone consider him for a presidential candidate? Most Americans… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2019

 

Changing habits | Letter

Thank you for including the waste reduction article in the May 10 issue. I think we have to take many suggestions one step further and… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019

 

On constitutional taxes | Letter

Is this new graduated state real estate excise tax (REET) constitutional? The Washington State Constitution, in Article VII Revenue and Taxation says, “All taxes shall… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2019

Response to pesticide use | Letter

Dear Kirkland community members, We are aware that some community members have expressed concern about the city’s use of pesticides, especially Roundup, in Kirkland’s public… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019

Thanks Fire Station 21 | Letter

Thanks to the firefighters at Forbes Creek Station 21 who went beyond the call of duty to help me find my cell phone, which I… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2019

Vote for Falcone | Letter

I am writing to endorse Amy Falcone enthusiastically for Kirkland City Council Pos. 6. Amy is a well-respected and effective leader in the community, serving… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2019

Kudos to Kunkler | Letter

Kudos to Kirkland Reporter’s Aaron Kunkler for two fascinating climate articles. “Human Waste: unlikely climate change hero?” (kirklandreporter.com, April 15) describes how a King County… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019

Are pesticides needed? | Letter

Ms. Mayor, We are residents of Holmes Point for several years now and like last year, now we are seeing that the city of Kirkland… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2019

Display of leadership | Letter

The Mueller Report is done. Get ready for fiery arguments on “criminality,” “executive privilege,” “criminal intent,” “legitimate business interests,” etc. to begin. The cacophony will… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2019

Homelessness and the right to survive | Letter

Do homeless persons have a constitutional and civil right to occupy and use public spaces for purposes that endanger the health, general welfare and safety… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Letters on EvergreenHealth measure | Letter

Vote yes on EverHealthy We’re writing to endorse EvergreenHealth’s proposed measure to increase levy funding that will help bring critical upgrades to our community’s health… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Affordable prescriptions needed | Letter

Americans pay the highest brand-name drug prices in the world. I ask Congress, the Administration, and importantly, our own Washington state legislators to take action… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

A short changed public | Letter

Representing Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, I was one of dozens of constituents who went to Olympia on April 4 to testify before the Senate… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Earth Day 2019 | Letter

Much like making a New Year’s resolution, Earth Day is a perfect time to make a pledge to be more mindful of our impact on… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

A bit of relief | Letter

Working families, seniors, and the disabled deserve tax relief. By taxing less than one percent of very top on capital gains, Washingtonians could get that… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Vote ‘yes’ to support public schools | Letter

Our children graduated in 2001, but we encourage our neighbors and community to vote yes by April 23 to approve the Lake Washington School District’s… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

I-405’s litter problems | Letter

The litter along I-405 is horrible. What a disgrace to our state and our community. In speaking with the Washington Department of Transportation, I learned… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

In response to Juanita Park upgrades | Letter

As a long-time former Juanita resident, it is so great to see all of these improvements being made to the park. The new accessible playground… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Thank you neighbors | Letter

A good neighborly deed done. Thank you! A big heart THANK YOU to the person who found my lost purse recently in front of Starbucks.… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019