Letters to the Editor

Most recipients of public eduction don’t become killers | Letter to the editor

A North Bend resident responds to “Don’t ban guns, ban goverment schools.”

  • Mar 6, 2018

Ask Sen. Cantwell to cosponsor legislation to remove financial cancer screening barrier | Letter to the editor

A letter asking Sen. Maria Cantwell to cosponsor the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act this year.

  • Mar 5, 2018

You can’t have a shooting without first having a gun | Letter to the editor

A letter in response to a letter about banning public schools to prevent school shootings.

  • Mar 3, 2018

Totem Lake Bridge is result of many years of public input | Letter to the editor

Recently the Kirkland Reporter published a letter to the editor voicing concern about the planned Totem Lake Connector Bridge along the Cross Kirkland Corridor. The… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2018

Don’t ban guns, ban government schools | Letter to the editor

Public schools have become impersonal, sterile and monolithic — like most government institutions.

  • Feb 23, 2018

Will council reduce taxes | Letter to the editor

Property tax bills have gone up 18.8 percent; the RTA vehicle registration tax has more than doubled.

  • Feb 22, 2018

Youth: You have power | Letter to the editor

A letter to young people protesting issues of violence.

  • Feb 21, 2018

We need national legislation with a global impact | Letter to the editor

The “Ways to reduce your energy usage“ letter (Feb. 15) contains common sense suggestions, but the worldwide scientific community has made it clear than individual… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

Ways to reduce your energy usage | Letter to the editor

The Kirkland Reporter’s carbon-tax cartoon (Feb. 9) shows a very fatalistic view of energy usage. Since artist Frank Shiers seems to be having trouble thinking… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2018

Lawyers will always be able to find inequities and we will be in court forever | Letter to the editor

Ever since the McCleary decision, where one elected judge decided the state was not fulfilling its constitutional duty regarding education, there have been newspaper articles,… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018

Kirkland parent and co-PSTA president: Vote “yes” on the three bond/levy measures | Letter to the editor

My 11-year-old daughter is named Gabby. Gabby has an extremely rare genetic disorder which causes intellectual disability, speech delays, low muscle tone and other issues.… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018

Vote ‘No’ on LWSD measures | Letter to the editor

It is difficult to keep up with the rising cost of living on the Eastside and tax increases won’t help.

  • Feb 8, 2018

Please support the futures of Lake Washington School District students

As a former Lake Washington School District student, I am proud of the quality of education our schools have to offer. We boast highly qualified… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018

Why the Inslee cartoon was short-sighted | Letter to the editor

The editorial cartoon featured in the Jan. 19 edition mocking Governor Inslee’s proposals to mitigate climate change is terribly short-sighted. It’s high time to consider… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Response to ‘Kirkland’s future’ letter | Letter to the editor

A letter about the Houghton/Everest neighborhood.

  • Feb 7, 2018

Vote ‘yes’ Feb. 13 | Letter to the editor

As a current Washington State Legislator and former Kirkland mayor, I’ve seen first-hand how our area’s growth is affecting schools in the Lake Washington School… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Many Democrats don’t care for the poor | Letter to the editor

Exhibits A and B are Washington’s two senators, Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell. Both voted against allowing cheaper medications to be imported from Canada and… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Do we really need a skipping stone bridge? | Letter to the editor

So, we need a skipping stone bridge for the Cross Kirkland Trail near Totem Lake Mall? The council has repeatedly told us they support and… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018