Letters to the Editor

Scientists recommend $414 million increase in Alzheimer’s research | Letter

The Alzheimer’s Association’s 2017 Facts and Figures report found a soaring prevalence, lack of effective treatment and enormous costs for Alzheimer’s and other dementias. In… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2017

Healthcare bill would drive up costs for older Americans | Letter

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are considering a bill that would drive up healthcare costs by thousands of dollars a year for Americans ages 50 to… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2017

Concerned about the proposed Houghton Everest Neighborhood Center plan | Letter

I am very concerned about the proposed Houghton Everest Neighborhood Center plan - the plan that will massively increase density, traffic and congestion in our… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2017

Kudos to Sage for thought-provoking letter | Letter

I’d like to thank Cassandra Sage for her thought-provoking letter about respect and civility in politics. She brought up an issue that needs more attention.… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2017

Millennials you need to use your voice to save our parks | Letter

Hey Little Screens of Salish Sea Country – all you millennials and younger – heads up. Boomers and even my cohort Gen X’ers didn’t listen,… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2017

Tell your legislators to full fund education | Letter

It’s time for our legislators to do the job they were sent to Olympia to do. The legislature has been in contempt of the Supreme… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2017

Is city manager representing the community that pays his salary? | Letter

The Kirkland City Council recently rewarded already highly-paid Kirkland City Manager Kurt Triplett with a 7 percent pay raise, which is more than double what… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2017

Reject zoning changes for Houghton and Everest | Letter

We live just south of the Houghton Neighborhood Center, and we would like to convey our concerns with the proposed zoning plan for the Center.… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2017

Reporter cartoon about Trump is hypocritical | Letter

Hypocrites! I voted for President Trump. I consider this (the Reporter cartoon from Feb. 17) intolerance and hate speech. I think you are reacting to… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2017

We need to listen each other, respect differences | Letter

The outpouring of grief on the death of Sen. Andy Hill is something I won’t ever forget. Political leaders and ordinary people of every political… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2017

Objection to Houghton/Everest zoning change | Letter

I categorically reject the City of Kirkland rezoning proposal for Houghton/Everest based on the following facts: 1) I strongly oppose rezoning City-selected portions of theHoughton/Everest… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2017

Constantine a driving force against climate change | Letter

Ask any local resident, “What do you love most about living here?”, and you’ll get a wide variety of answers. Some will say the friendly… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2017

Technology is changing the home | Letter

In the next few years in the interior design industry is going in the direction of technology and beauty. We are looking at bathtubs that… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2017

Proud of my country for aid to Zambia | Letter

Great news from Zambia, where I just visited the American embassy and in a meeting with USAID, our development agency, learned that Zambia will reach… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2017

Please cite science journal for global warming argument | Letter

Dear Mr Subbie, In regards to your Jan. 27 letter indicating that global warming is caused by the loss of electromagnetic shield around the earth… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2017

Rein in Kirkland’s growth | Letter

As a long-time Kirkland resident, I am concerned about the aggressive proposal to develop a Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center (Center) on 108th Ave Northeast and Northeast… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2017

Gordon family thanks Kirkland community for support | Letter

We are writing to thank so many people, people we will never meet and let everyone know we are in awe of our community during… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2017

Alex Gould service project for LW Lax | Letter

Many people believe that lacrosse came from France because it sounds French. In fact, it was developed by Native Americans before America was discovered. Lacrosse… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2017

Interim trail in new CKC signs points to one thing | Letter

How disappointing to see the “Interim Trail” heading in the new ‘kite’ sign on the Cross-Kirkland-Corridor. Apparently the City of Kirkland is sticking to its… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2017

Holy Spirit pastors share experience with Iraqi refugee family | Letter

In September of 2016, our congregation welcomed a refugee family to their new home in Kirkland. This mother and son arrived in the United States… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2017