Letters to the Editor

Big Oil’s ‘Kool-Aid’ | Letter

Voters drank Big Oil’s “Kool-Aid” on Nov. 6 and rejected Initiative 1631. It goes to show that money can still buy elections. Big Oil spent… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2018

 

For unsolvable problems | Letter

For unsolvable problems The key to solving any problem is to understand what it is, to identify its cause and source, and to recognize whether… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

 

Non-addictive pain management | Letter

Dear high school student, If you get your wisdom teeth removed, take a combination of Tylenol and Advil (or generic brands) to relieve pain after… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

 

Hate has no home here | Letter

Recently it was brought to my attention that fliers promoting racism and intolerance have been posted in our community. On behalf of the City Council,… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

A faithful response to hate | Letter

In response to the fliers recently posted in the Kirkland area by supporters of a neo-Nazi group, the clergy of the Greater Kirkland Ecumenical Parish… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Vote yes on I-1631 | Letter

I will be voting for I-1631, which will “charge pollution fees on sources of greenhouse gas pollutants, and use the revenue to reduce pollution, promote… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

Vote no on Initiative 1639 | Letter

As a woman, and a legal professional who assists women in domestic violence cases, I urge voters to vote no on Initiative 1639. I-1639 is… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2018

Heartless and clueless | Letter

Most of America can’t believe we have a president that is not respected by most Americans and most ofthe rest of the world. When is… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

Trump should stand up for public lands / Letter

When Donald Trump was elected president, sportsmen had high hopes that the president and his cabinet would commit to, in President Trump’s words, “honoring the… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Kudos for running thoughtful letter / Letters

Orchids to John Scannell for his well-written letter in your Oct. 5 edition. Another bouquet to the Reporter for printing it. Too soon we will… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Proposition 1 will focus on property crimes | Letter

Kirkland is proposing an important measure to advance public safety services in the city. The measure contains several items that specifically address safety concerns we… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2018

Kavanaugh should be rejected | Letter

I find Republican caviling at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings baffling. For just a moment, let us set aside the allegations that the Supreme Court nominee… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2018

Concerns regarding Bridle Trails growth | Letter

We live north of the Bridle Trails Shopping Center and we would like to convey our concerns with the proposed zoning plan for the center.… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2018

Family Literacy Night was a huge success | Letter

I am writing today to say how excited I was to read about the John Muir Elementary Literacy night to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday! A… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2018

Global warming and Drive Throughs

Why don’t we hear anything about busy drive througs for coffee, fast food, drug stores and banking?

  • Apr 5, 2018

Private schools are not a solution to mass shootings | Letter

This letter is a response to “Don’t ban guns, ban government schools”.

  • Apr 4, 2018

A modest debate about transparency | Letter to the editor

A Kirkland resident probes Rep. Springer’s support of SB 6617.

  • Mar 10, 2018

Who speaks for me? | Letter to the editor

The Kirkland resident recently attended a town hall meeting.

  • Mar 8, 2018

It’s time to demonstrate that progress is possible | Letter to the editor

A Kirkland resident is concerned about the use of a recent image in an editorial page cartoon.

  • Mar 7, 2018