Letters to the Editor

Falcone is the smart choice | Letter

In the race for Kirkland City Council Pos. 6, Amy Falcone is the smart choice. Amy is a dedicated community volunteer, serving as co-chair of… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

 

Falcone is the right choice | Letter

We are writing to recommend Amy Falcone for Kirkland City Council. As a former council member with 12 years of service and as active community… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

 

Adopt don’t shop | Letter

As two 16-year-old volunteers with Seattle Humane (SH), animal welfare has always been close to our hearts. Seeing the fantastic partnership between SH and retail… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

 

Talk to your neighbors | Letter

In reply to “Give up now!” (Reporter, Sept. 27). Perhaps because I don’t watch cable news, I don’t understand how people are afraid to go… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Vote for Falcone | Letter

I am writing to support Amy Falcone for Kirkland City Council Pos. 6. As someone who volunteers extensively in Kirkland, I deeply value candidates I… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Encouraging innovation | Letter

Earlier this year, I had a kidney transplant and it changed my life. I was diagnosed with lupus at 19 and for years, I battled… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019

Give up now! | Letter

I believe that our forefathers didn’t pass the Second Amendment to our Constitution with the idea of every day there would be a mass killing… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2019

Where have the ospreys gone? | Letter

For years I have watched a pair of ospreys raise chicks in a nest on top of the cell tower across the street from the… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2019

That entangled meme | Letter

Thanks to Sherman Peters (Reporter, Sept. 6) readers were fed glib history. In particular, six million is a decided upon number, not substantiated by fact.… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019

A nation of laws | Letter

In the United States, which has a population of about 330 million people, 55 law enforcement officers died of felonious acts in 2018, according to… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

Only the names have changed | Letter

Sept. 1 marked 80 years since Hitler invaded Poland and started World War II. Three years later, he launched the Holocaust that murdered six million… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2019

Police shouldn’t become nannies | Letter

I am tired of police accountability; what about public accountability? Nowhere in the thousands of words in articles devoted to police accountability have I ever… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2019

This week in letters: Kirkland Summerfest, right to bear arms

Thousands of asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras — some of the most dangerous places on Earth (especially for women and children) —… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2019

Integral to this country | Letter

On Aug. 2, Mr. Roger Clarke-Johnson’s letter (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Aug. 2) argued President Trump was not racist in his tweet about legislators known as “The… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

Responses to Windows and Mirrors column | Letters

Pak is one-sided and grim I am writing in response to an article written by Samantha Pak on July 26. Ms. Pak writes about people… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2019

Primary election is Aug. 6 | Letters

Vote ‘yes’ to EvergreenHealth’s Prop. 1 Please vote to approve the revised Prop. 1 for EvergreenHealth to provide much-needed upgrades to your 50-year-old community hospital.… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019

Love for all our neighbors | Letter

Throughout the month of June, the pride flag flew proudly above City Hall, at Marina Park and at many businesses and homes throughout Kirkland. On… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2019

Weird city thinking | Letter

The city of Kirkland has a reputation for a labyrinthine permitting and zoning process. I guess it must be well deserved when I observe the… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2019

Great customer service | Letter

I am writing to praise the city of Kirkland for the new free app “Our Kirkland.” I have requested three items (graffiti cover up at… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Some clarification | Letter

I am writing in response to the letter the Reporter published from Mark Schlienz on July 12. There were several statements that need correcting. Mark… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019