Letters to the Editor

KCLS’s limited printing hurts communities | Letter

Did you know that local KCLS libraries will be cutting down print quotas for its patrons drastically from 75 pages down to a mere 10… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2019

 

Another installment in the Trump saga | Letter

Do we really have to wait another year for our elections — until we can kick out President Donald Trump from office? Trump has already… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2019

 

Cultural misappropriation | Letter

On Saturday Nov. 2, families were invited to partake in a screening of Pixar’s “Coco,” sip hot chocolate, and enjoy face painting, among other activities.… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

 

Vote for Black |Letter

I am supporting Neal Black in his campaign for Kirkland City Council, Pos. 5. He’s been preparing for this role with his lifetime of work… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2019

ADUs are a short-sighted answer | Letter

I was disappointed after reading the stance of the candidates for Kirkland City Council on ADUs (accessory dwelling units) in our single-family neighborhoods. I am… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2019

Vote for I-976 | Letter

I urge you to vote for Initiative 976. We don’t need trains everywhere — just between densely populated areas and commuting routes. Train routes cost… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

Bliesner is a quality candidate | Letter

The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) school board position is one of most important roles a community member can hold, with the opportunity to increase,… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2019

Vote for Morgan | Letter

I am writing to support Martin Morgan for the Kirkland City Council. I support Martin because he is not a political climber. He is a… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Falcone is the smart choice | Letter

In the race for Kirkland City Council Pos. 6, Amy Falcone is the smart choice. Amy is a dedicated community volunteer, serving as co-chair of… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Falcone is the right choice | Letter

We are writing to recommend Amy Falcone for Kirkland City Council. As a former council member with 12 years of service and as active community… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Adopt don’t shop | Letter

As two 16-year-old volunteers with Seattle Humane (SH), animal welfare has always been close to our hearts. Seeing the fantastic partnership between SH and retail… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Talk to your neighbors | Letter

In reply to “Give up now!” (Reporter, Sept. 27). Perhaps because I don’t watch cable news, I don’t understand how people are afraid to go… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Vote for Falcone | Letter

I am writing to support Amy Falcone for Kirkland City Council Pos. 6. As someone who volunteers extensively in Kirkland, I deeply value candidates I… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Encouraging innovation | Letter

Earlier this year, I had a kidney transplant and it changed my life. I was diagnosed with lupus at 19 and for years, I battled… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019

Give up now! | Letter

I believe that our forefathers didn’t pass the Second Amendment to our Constitution with the idea of every day there would be a mass killing… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2019

Where have the ospreys gone? | Letter

For years I have watched a pair of ospreys raise chicks in a nest on top of the cell tower across the street from the… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2019

That entangled meme | Letter

Thanks to Sherman Peters (Reporter, Sept. 6) readers were fed glib history. In particular, six million is a decided upon number, not substantiated by fact.… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019

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