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Curious addition in Reporter's climate change story | Letter

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Thumbs up to the Kirkland City Council for supporting climate change initiatives. Thumbs down to the Kirkland Reporter for the curious addition of an out of context paragraph referencing a recent study by Johnstone and Mantua published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS 2014 111(40) 14360-14365).

 

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Can’t we fight the real causes of violence? | Letter

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 7:00AM

I recently read the letter by Mr. Smith in the Nov. 7 issue of the Reporter. My response was “really?”

Review of Path America’s Potala Village is delayed with no reschedule date | Letter

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Nov 12, 2014 at 10:53AM

Path America and Dargey Development submitted their design options for review nearly a month ago. Citizens were feverishly preparing to give the Design Review Board extensive feedback on each of the Potala Village proposals. So why the sudden delay by the developer and why is there no reschedule date?

Responses to recent letters | Letter

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 7:00AM

Mr. Smith should take a step back and accept the fact: Guns don't kill people; people do. His overzealous reference to "outright warfare hardware" and suggestion that such free speech (advertising a legal product) should be restricted - even 'voluntarily prohibited' - by the Reporter, are downright Orwellian.

The minimum wage hurts the economy | Letter

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 6:00AM

I must beg to differ with Steve Hirsh of Bothell who supports the minimum wage [as printed in the Nov. 7 issue of the Reporter]. I hate to say it, but belief in the minimum wage is economically illiterate. Sort of like not believing in gravity is scientifically illiterate.

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