Letters to the Editor

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

Thanks for fighting to preserve the open Internet | Letter

Do you want to live like in “The Truman Show?”

  • Dec 20, 2017

Americans are not overtaxed | Letter

We are not overtaxed. Our national debt and annual deficits prove that.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Traffic laws are not optional | Letter

Motorists intentionally ignoring traffic signals and stop signs represents a dangerous trend.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Fight for the millions of Americans living with Alzheimer’s | Letter

Alzheimer’s is the most expensive disease in the United States.

  • Dec 10, 2017

The tax reform bills in Congress have not been finalized | Letter

Congress is still considering deductions in property taxes and interest deduction on mortgages.

  • Dec 9, 2017

The meaning of double taxation | Letter

A response to Sam DeBord’s recent guest editorial.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Please keep your sidewalks clear | Letter

It is difficult to navigate, especially when snow on the sidewalk turns to ice.

  • Dec 7, 2017