Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor | Bellevue men’s shelter

To the Editor: It is unfortunate that such strong disagreements have occurred in Bellevue over the site of a men’s shelter. Ever since the opening… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

We need Manka Dhingra | Letter

Dear Editor, Manka Dhingra has over 20 years’ knowledge, experience, and community leadership in the 45th Legislative District. As a Senior Deputy Prosecutor, she understands… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Manka Dhingra for State Senate | Letter

Dear Editor, Manka Dhingra is the superior choice for State Senate in the 45th district. Her policies, experience, and endorsements are easily reviewed on her… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Cassandra Sage has been doing her homework | Letter

Being a School Board Member is an important job. It is a non-partisan, non-paid position. School Boards are responsible for overseeing how a school district… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Cassandra Sage for LWSD School Board | Letter

I’m voting for Cassandra Sage for LWSD School Board. I’ve witnessed her dedication in PTSA. I’ve had conversations with Cassandra about making sure that EVERY… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

The issue of Airbnbs in Kirkland | Letter

The Kirkland City Council is in the process of adopting a set of ordinances that regulate the operation of Airbnbs within residential zoned areas of… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2017

Sage is a strong advocate for all students | Letter

There is probably no elected position that has a greater direct impact on our families and communities than that of director for our school districts.… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2017

Health care in the United States, versus elsewhere | Letter

I’m glad Mr. Ledbetter had a good experience in Scotland when he was ill. That was not my experience in Canada. After five days of… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2017

The work to fully fund education continues | Letter

The excellent article on children’s lunches and equity in education (Kirkland Reporter, Oct. 6) mentioned the Washington State Legislature’s funding plan for McCleary, but the… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Mental health recovery programs available on the Eastside | Letter

Mayor Amy Walen read a proclamation Sept. 19 recognizing September as “National Recovery Month.” The purpose is to increase awareness and understanding of mental and… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Signs, signs, everywhere a sign | Letter

As I travel daily, I see a multitude of campaign posters all over the streets. Is there another election day coming up or have all… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

Thank you, Kirkland, for saving energy, one LED light bulb at a time! | Letter

Puget Sound Energy would like to thank Kirkland residents for your interest in energy efficiency! Through Saturday, PSE is offering every residential customer in Kirkland… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017

A challenge to help others | Letter

I am writing this as a native Kirkland resident — I was born in the Kirkland Hospital (now the Heathman Hotel) and still live in… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

New distracted driving laws are meant to incentivize safer driving | Letter

While I generally agree with comments submitted to the Kirkland Reporter by Mr. Jeff Jared, I must take exception to his complaint published in the… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2017

Counterpoints to last week’s guest editorials | Letter

Counterpoints to last week’s guest editorials Last Friday’s edition (Kirkland Reporter, Aug. 18) offered a two-fer of progressive-liberal editorials. First, the guest editorial by Nick… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2017

The reality of libraries | Letter

“Diversity, Equity (sic) and Inclusion” sounds so beautiful. Now let us talk about reality. Libraries are libraries. They are not social services organizations except in… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2017

Achieving a human utopia is not complicated, just hard | Letter

In response to a July 14 letter (“We can’t cherry pick from the Bible to resolve crime,” Kirkland Reporter, July 14), the problem with human… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2017

New distracted driving law will have police all up in your business | Letter

Don’t eat while driving. Don’t put makeup on while driving. Don’t text while driving. Don’t watch a video while driving. Don’t read while driving. Not… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2017

Oppose GOP health care bill | Letter

The U.S. Senate plan is not a health care bill. It is a massive transfer of wealth from working people to Wall Street. The Senate… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2017

Vote ‘No’ on Prop. 1 | Letter

If you live in King County, vote “No” on subsidies to Big Art, vote “No” on Proposition 1. It’s a 0.1 percent sales tax to… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017