Letters to the Editor

Thank you for outlining true information about Pres. Trump

Thank you Edward Bell for your letter outlining the true information regarding Donald Trump and his adversaries. It is heart warming to know that there… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2017

We deserve a Kelly Blue Book vehicle appraisal from House Democrats

Most of us in Kirkland “get it”… The $54 billion ST3 measure passed. We in the ST3 taxation region are entitled to an honest appraisal… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2017

Rhetoric about President Trump in letter is more ideological than fact

This letter is in response to Edward Bell’s letter to the editor published on April 21 titled “Time for liberals living in elitist bubbles to… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2017

Look for pedestrians before turning right in Kirkland

I would like to ask people who drive their cars to remember to look before turning right in an intersection. I walk a lot around… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2017

Property taxes can be complicated

It’s that time of year again: property tax statements have recently come out from King County. Taxes are going up, and it’s important to understand… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2017

Time for liberals living in elitist bubbles to intellectually confront reality

This letter is a response to Rick Bodlaender’s April 14 letter in the Kirkland Reporter. I will address some of the hypercritical statements he made… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2017

The only thing Kirkland gets from Sound Transit is the shaft

To my fellow Kirkland residents: Do you remember last Summer and Fall when your mailbox bulged with flyers promoting Sound Transit III? All the phone… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2017

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on tap through April 15 | Letter

In this day of cell phones, instant messaging and Wi-Fi available even at the local coffee shop, it’s important that we all take a moment… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2017

The spirit of America needs to be revived and upheld | Letter

Never before has the spirit of the United States of America been pulled down so low. This President and his wealthy administrative cronies, and this… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2017

Keep moving forward with Sound Transit’s plan | Letter

I carefully reviewed the details of the Sound Transit proposal prior to voting yes, although I’m older and not likely to see the system fully… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2017

Happy to be getting the Reporter again | Letter

We were recently surprised and happy to find the Kirkland Reporter in our driveway. When we moved to the area 10 years ago, we got… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2017

Won’t support Republicans until they are for a more equitable tax structure | Letter

Senators Rossi and O’Ban have provided an entertaining metaphor (March 24 “Monster-Size Vehicle Tabs”) to describe the history of the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax (MVET)… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2017

Let’s not let transgender discrimination get to the ballot | Letter

No transgender person, child or adult, intentionally chooses a more difficult path in life… that path chooses him/her. And it is not the job of… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2017

What kind of city does Kirkland want to be? | Letter

We have been involved in Kirkland and Everest Neighborhood issues for many years. So we were among the 300-plus citizens at City Hall March 23… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2017

Rossi is more interested in political rhetoric than solving problems | Letter

On reading “Sound Transit resurrects monster-sized vehicle valuations”, one wonders whether Dino Rossi is interested in solving the state’s problems or just prefers to engage… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2017

Don’t forget, Obamacare was rammed down our throats | Letter

Not a big surprise that the GOP bill will not pass. I feel letting Obamacare implode (and it will), is a better option. To listen… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2017

Honor our values and create stronger communities | Letter

Through my six years and two deployments with the U.S. Navy, I was taught to live according to a strict set of values. For me,… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2017

Call your representatives, let them know your thoughts on ACA replacement | Letter

John Barnett’s warning about the new health care bill, the American Health Care Act, will hurt millions of people in addition to seniors. (‘Healthcare bill… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2017

ST3 is becoming a very expensive lesson for voters | Letter

I see the ST3 license plate tab increase as a very expensive lesson on consequences. Didn’t people read and study the issue before casting their… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2017

Time for us to hold legislators accountable on education funding | Letter

What if the citizens of Washington State decided they wanted to have the best educational system in the 50 states? Our state and cities, Eastern… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2017