Letters to the Editor

Please support all three LWSD ballot measures | Letter to the editor

Olympia continues to debate how to amply fund basic education. But Lake Washington School District voters can take decisive action to support our children. The… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

A vote against LWSD measures | Letter to the editor

This reader is waiting for more facts to see that he is paying taxes necessarily.

  • Feb 6, 2018

Vote yes on the bond and levies | Letter

LWSD is growing rapidly, and schools are already overcrowded, with many portable classrooms in use.

  • Feb 1, 2018

Levy games | Letter

On Feb. 13, we have a special election. Looking at the ballot, the only items are school levy and bond measures for schools. The brochure… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

LWSD’s Prop. 1: Funding basic education vs. enrichment? | Letter

With schools set to receive more state funding, LWSD should adjust its Prop. 1 levy.

  • Jan 29, 2018

What will LWSD measures really cost? | Letter

Should taxpayers be prepared to open their pocketbooks for an increase in local and state school taxes in 2019 and beyond?

  • Jan 22, 2018

Cheers and jeers for 2018

We’re only a few weeks into the year, but so much has already happened that it’s already time to look back as we move forward.… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2018

‘Overwhelming’ attendance at Muslim and Immigrant Safety Forum and Dinner | Letter

Last year, the Muslim Community and Neighborhood Association (MCNA) organized a Muslim Safety forum with the Bellevue Police Department (BPD) and police departments from Redmond,… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2018

Let’s continue making Kirkland a welcoming community | Letter

Numerous events and grassroots initiatives were held throughout 2017 to support a more inclusive community.

  • Jan 15, 2018

Republicans: what is your obligation to the American public? | Letter

An urge for those in office to consider the greater good.

  • Jan 13, 2018

A different take on free market health care

The letter by Jeff Jared (Kirkland Reporter, Dec. 25) expounding the need for “free market” health care needs a response. Mr. Jared wants to “unshackle”… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

Support the LWSD bond and levies | Letter

The measures fund needs that are not covered by state funding, including paying for existing staff, current programs and desperately needed facilities.

  • Jan 12, 2018

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