Letters to the Editor

In reponse to the “Americans are not overtaxed” letter

In response to a letter published in the Kirkland Reporter on Dec. 14, which said that “Americans are not overtaxed”: our authors are a writer… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

United States is a health care outlier | Letter

The United States finishes last among the world’s wealthiest 11 nations when it comes to health care.

  • Jan 12, 2018

Kiwanis Club of Kirkland tree lot a huge success | Letter

Thank you to the Kirkland community for supporting a good cause.

  • Jan 11, 2018

Why free market health care does not work

The arguments made by Jeff Jared in favor of free market health care should not go unanswered. Here are some reasons why the purely free… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018

A different kind of common sense solution

I read last week’s letter to the editor thanking the council for standing for common sense. It seems to me that there needs to be… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018

Response to concerns on Edith Moulton Park development

Last week the Kirkland Reporter published a letter to the editor expressing concern about upcoming improvements to Edith Moulton Park. The City of Kirkland cares… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018

What ‘Traffic Lab’ should propose for I-405 | Letter

HOT lanes will always increase congestion on general purpose lanes

  • Jan 9, 2018

LWSD measures will have positive effect | Letter

The proposed measures prioritize overcrowding, education, safety, technology and maintenance.

  • Jan 8, 2018

Vote ‘yes’ on LWSD bond and levies | Letter

The measures would provide more classroom space and ensure teachers have resources they need to help kids succeed.

  • Jan 4, 2018

We need a better tax reform | Letter

Our tax system is in need of reform. Wages have not risen meaningfully in decades. The unemployment rate is low, but it masks many people… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2017

Council members stand up for common sense and Kirkland’s future | Letter

Dear Editor, Mayor Walen, Deputy Mayor Arnold, and Councilmembers Sweet, Marchione and Nixon, have taken a stand for common sense and the future of our… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

What’s free market health care? | Letter

Do you want a single-payer or a Medicare-for-all system?

  • Dec 25, 2017

Our neighbors are diverse | Letter

How can we focus on our common values and work together for them?

  • Dec 25, 2017

Repealing Johnson Amendment will politicize the pulpit | Letter

Money donated and deducted for charitable purposes shouldn’t be diverted to political causes/candidates

  • Dec 22, 2017

Concerned citizens desire transparent NAFTA negotiations | Letter

Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is underway.

  • Dec 22, 2017

City disregards Juanita Creek | Letter

Well, here they go again. The City of Kirkland must eliminate all natural areas, pave them, or turn them into roads. Now we have Edith… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2017