Letters to the Editor

A way to keep us healthy | Letter

A problem has occurred recently that I would like to address. On Feb. 28, there was a person who had attended our school’s science fair/art… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2020


Bike lanes are foofoo and ageist | Letter

In “‘It’s about to get real’: Construction on Totem Lake Connector Bridge to begin this year,” (Reporter, Jan. 29), Kirkland plans to build a bike-pedestrian… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2020


The continuing disgrace of Trump | Letter

I can’t believe that President Donald Trump can really ever look at himself in the mirror without the mirror breaking or shattering. I can’t really… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2020


Do you support Kirkland’s legislative agenda? | Letters

The city just released its legislative agenda, which can be found in detail on the city’s website. Do you want higher property taxes? The city… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2020

Science fair needs support | Letter

The Central Sound Regional Science and Engineering Fair (CSRSEF) has been an annual event at Bellevue College for 10 years, serving high school students from… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2020

Insensitive remark by Sen. Kuderer | Letter

Many were shocked to learn Sen. Patty Kuderer’s remark in a committee, as seen in a TVW in a Jan. 17 video when she used… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2020

Kiwanis tree lot a huge success | Letter

Kiwanis tree lot a huge success The Kirkland community and surrounding neighborhoods came through once again this year in its support of the Kiwanis Club… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2020

Keep our waterfront parks clean | Letter

Keep our waterfront parks clean I read with interest the article in the Nov. 1 issue of the Kirkland Reporter on the city’s campaign for… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

Get Buttigieg on the ballot | Letter

As I was canvassing in Issaquah for signatures to put Pete Buttigieg on our Washington state ballot, a woman told me, with great authority, that… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2019

Building the nation back up | Letter

Shame on all our citizens who support the lies and deceptions of this current administration, and who are silent and don’t speak up against this… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2019

When you hit your next pothole | Letter

Regarding the Frank Shiers political cartoon from Nov. 15, it is not true that car tabs from “everyone in the state” previously paid for transportation… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2019

Still fighting for transportation solutions | Letter

The cartoonist for the Kirkland Reporter needs to do a little research before his next cartoon. While everyone in the state pays a car tab,… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019

KCLS’s limited printing hurts communities | Letter

Did you know that local KCLS libraries will be cutting down print quotas for its patrons drastically from 75 pages down to a mere 10… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2019

Another installment in the Trump saga | Letter

Do we really have to wait another year for our elections — until we can kick out President Donald Trump from office? Trump has already… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2019

Cultural misappropriation | Letter

On Saturday Nov. 2, families were invited to partake in a screening of Pixar’s “Coco,” sip hot chocolate, and enjoy face painting, among other activities.… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

Vote for Black |Letter

I am supporting Neal Black in his campaign for Kirkland City Council, Pos. 5. He’s been preparing for this role with his lifetime of work… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2019

ADUs are a short-sighted answer | Letter

I was disappointed after reading the stance of the candidates for Kirkland City Council on ADUs (accessory dwelling units) in our single-family neighborhoods. I am… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2019

Vote for I-976 | Letter

I urge you to vote for Initiative 976. We don’t need trains everywhere — just between densely populated areas and commuting routes. Train routes cost… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

Bliesner is a quality candidate | Letter

The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) school board position is one of most important roles a community member can hold, with the opportunity to increase,… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2019

Vote for Morgan | Letter

I am writing to support Martin Morgan for the Kirkland City Council. I support Martin because he is not a political climber. He is a… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019