Letters to the Editor

More real estate taxes coming next year | Letter

Republicans are running TV ads that accuse Democrats of wanting to raise taxes and give people “free stuff.” In fact, Republicans raised your taxes big… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Damjanovic would be an asset to LWSD board | Letter

Sometimes in elections we have to choose between good and bad candidates, other times we get to choose between good and GREAT candidates. Anita Damjanovic… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Taxation is not punishment | Letter

I read Ms. Radke’s evaluation of taxation — and her endorsement of Ms. Englund (Kirkland Reporter, Oct. 26) — and it saddened me. In her… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Houghton residents: Vote to continue Community Council | Letter

On Tuesday, residents of Houghton will be asked to weigh in on several issues and candidates, including Proposition 1 regarding the continued existence of the… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Walen will continue working to keep Kirkland welcoming and inclusive for all | Letter

I am supporting Amy Walen for another term on the Kirkland City Council. She listens, works hard and is running to continue her work on… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Sage is truly in it for the students | Letter

When I met Cassandra Sage this summer, I was a recent graduate of Redmond High School back from my first year of college. As a… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Pascal is an accessible, honest and a dedicated public servant | Letter

Jon Pascal is the right choice for Kirkland City Council Pos. 7. He cares about the quality of our community with a focus on preserving/improving… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Sage’s voice essential for properly educating all kids | Letter

Having just returned from donating my time for guests of shelters, hospitals, veterans’ centers and soup kitchens in north Texas and Louisiana, I’m convinced that… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Damjanovic wants all kids to have a chance | Letter

I am a retired Lake Washington School District high school Spanish teacher. The school district always claims to be providing “a world-class education,” but it… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Englund is against state income tax | Letter

Why would you want to vote for Jinyoung Englund? She is against a state income tax, as are other Republicans. Democrats want the income tax,… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Damjanovic: An educated, progressive action maker for LWSD board | Letter

A school board member should be a model of learning and a strong role model for our students. Anita Damjanovic is the ONLY candidate in… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Damjanovic would bring fresh ideas to LWSD board | Letter

I’ll be honest. I don’t always pay attention to school board races. But this year I am very impressed with Anita Damjanovic, who is running… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

A response on Medicare | Letter to the editor

In your Oct. 13 edition, Mr. Jared is wrong about Medicare. It is socialized insurance not socialized medicine. It is also as administratively efficient as… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Damjanovic will bring experience and a unique perspective to LWSD board | Letter

We are fortunate to have an excellent choice for Lake Washington School District school board director No. 3 and that choice is Anita Damjanovic. Anita… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Sage for students | Letter

It doesn’t take extensive research to realize how incredibly qualified Cassandra Sage is for the Lake Washington School District board of directors. It also doesn’t… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Democracy is really in our hands | Letter to the editor

Dear voters of the 45th legislative district of Washington State, I hope you are all aware of the importance of the special election in your… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

Pascal will shape real solutions for Kirkland | Letter

Transportation and growth. Arguably our two biggest issues. And there is no more qualified candidate for our City Council to shape real solutions for these… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

Thoughts on education funding | Letter to the Editor

Letters keep appearing that claim the state’s constitution requires that education be fully funded (whatever that is?). The Preamble to Article IX of our states… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

Dhingra understands local priorities | Letter

Instead of focusing on a topic like a potential state income tax that is not even a current topic of discussion in Olympia, Manka Dhingra… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

Sage’s background and preparation make her right for LWSD board | Letter

It has been a privilege to serve on the Lake Washington School District board for the past 20 years. I announced my decision not to… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017