Letters to the Editor

Kiwanis tree lot a huge success | Letter

The Kirkland community and surrounding neighborhoods came through once again this year in its support of the Kiwanis Club of Kirkland’s Christmas tree lot. The… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2019

Thank you Rep. DelBene | Letter

The Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act has just been signed into law and I want to thank Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2019

A challenge to readers | Letter

[To Samantha Pak] I enjoyed your Windows and Mirrors story in the Dec. 28 issue of the Kirkland Reporter. Sorry for the tree that came… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2019

Fraudster-in-Chief | Letter

In October 2016, a neighbor explained to me he was supporting then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump because Trump was a genius who received only $1 million from… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2019

A missed opportunity | Letter

Your article (“Let’s talk about race,” Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Dec. 14) missed an opportunity to explain the reasons for the enormity of racism. All humans are… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018

United we stand — divided we fall | Letter

I can’t really believe that there are people that believe if you are not white you are inferior, living in the United States of America.… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2018

One way to address homelessness | Letter

Why is Seattle’s homelessness problem getting worse not better? Some people are blaming it on theincrease in rent in Seattle, so people just can’t afford… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2018

Innocent until proven guilty | Letter

Yes, today’s world is truly frightening. We are now living in a twilight zone where truth is rejected and error is accepted, good is called… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2018

An opportunity for a cleaner future | Letter

An opportunity for a cleaner future Climate change is the No. 1 threat to the bird communities, forests and waterways of Washington. For our birds,… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2018

Say NO to I-1000 | Letter

On the afternoon of Nov. 7, I was stopped by a signature collector of Initiative 1000. She didn’t explain what I-1000 was but just told… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

A frightening reality | Letter

One can only conclude that President Donald Trump’s reality is his and his alone. That’s frightening. It doesn’t matter whether we are discussing his imaginary… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Big Oil’s ‘Kool-Aid’ | Letter

Voters drank Big Oil’s “Kool-Aid” on Nov. 6 and rejected Initiative 1631. It goes to show that money can still buy elections. Big Oil spent… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2018

For unsolvable problems | Letter

For unsolvable problems The key to solving any problem is to understand what it is, to identify its cause and source, and to recognize whether… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

Non-addictive pain management | Letter

Dear high school student, If you get your wisdom teeth removed, take a combination of Tylenol and Advil (or generic brands) to relieve pain after… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

Hate has no home here | Letter

Recently it was brought to my attention that fliers promoting racism and intolerance have been posted in our community. On behalf of the City Council,… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

A faithful response to hate | Letter

In response to the fliers recently posted in the Kirkland area by supporters of a neo-Nazi group, the clergy of the Greater Kirkland Ecumenical Parish… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Vote yes on I-1631 | Letter

I will be voting for I-1631, which will “charge pollution fees on sources of greenhouse gas pollutants, and use the revenue to reduce pollution, promote… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

Vote no on Initiative 1639 | Letter

As a woman, and a legal professional who assists women in domestic violence cases, I urge voters to vote no on Initiative 1639. I-1639 is… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2018

Heartless and clueless | Letter

Most of America can’t believe we have a president that is not respected by most Americans and most ofthe rest of the world. When is… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

Trump should stand up for public lands / Letter

When Donald Trump was elected president, sportsmen had high hopes that the president and his cabinet would commit to, in President Trump’s words, “honoring the… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018