Letters to the Editor

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

Vote NO on medical $345 million bond | Letter

Taxes are already too high. Including interest, the proposed $345 million bond will cost about $440 million over 30 years. A high cost for little… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Parental rights and responsibilities | Letter

SB 5395 requires all public schools and school districts to implement a comprehensive sex ed curriculum for grades K-12 by September 1, 2021. Parents and… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2019

Ban FGM | Letter

Our state legislature just failed to ban the barbaric procedure known as female genital mutilation (FGM). About half the states ban it, but not Washington.… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2019

Starch in her spine | Letter

New-to-Congress Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) has starch in her spine. Her “mislabeled anti-Semitic” remarks were on core concerns about American policy that won’t be allowed… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2019

Difference of opinions | Letter

Regarding the Reporter story, Eastside church sues state on Women’s Day to overturn abortion coverage (March 15). In their lawsuit against the state that mandates… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2019

Share your voice | Letter

The city of Kirkland is proposing zoning changes to areas surrounding Northeast 85th Street between Interstate 405 and 132nd Avenue Northeast (referred to as the… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

People-led actions | Letter

The only way out of the climate crisis is if people take action — and getting out into the streets is a big step. I… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Protecting innoccent children | Letter

Bravo to Cedar Park Assembly for rejecting the bigoted, hateful and unconstitutional law mandating that its insurance has to payfor the murder of innocent children.… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2019

Raves for U.S. Postal Service | Letter

Thanks for the passionate service you and your crew delivered last week. I fully understood why no mail was coming on Feb. 4 — hardly… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

Funding solution | Letter

Easy way to get rid of King County funding struggles: get rid of King County. Based on their executive budget snapshot for 2019-20, that would… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

Thank you Kirkland residents | Letter

Thank you Kirkland residents I am writing to thank Kirkland residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2019

Effectiveness of vaccines | Letter

On January 25, Governor Inslee declared a state-wide state of emergency due to the current outbreak of measles, which is highly contagious and potentially deadly.… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019

Wrong and scary | Letter

I thought that we were living in a civilized society? Where all people work together and care about each other? I can’t believe we have… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019

Inslee and climate change | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee appears ready to announce his 2020 presidential run. Considering the size of the Democratic field the odds for him to win the… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2019

Neighborhood parking | Letter

We are all in favor of developing Kirkland for the better. However, we urge the mayor to require construction companies to have off-street parking for… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2019

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