Letters to the Editor

Vote for Falcone | Letter

Vote for Falcone | Letter

I am writing to endorse Amy Falcone enthusiastically for Kirkland City Council Pos. 6. Amy is a well-respected and effective leader in the community, serving… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2019
Vote for Falcone | Letter
Kudos to Kunkler | Letter

Kudos to Kunkler | Letter

Kudos to Kirkland Reporter’s Aaron Kunkler for two fascinating climate articles. “Human Waste: unlikely climate change hero?” (kirklandreporter.com, April 15) describes how a King County… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019
Kudos to Kunkler | Letter
Are pesticides needed? | Letter

Are pesticides needed? | Letter

Ms. Mayor, We are residents of Holmes Point for several years now and like last year, now we are seeing that the city of Kirkland… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2019
Are pesticides needed? | Letter
Display of leadership | Letter

Display of leadership | Letter

The Mueller Report is done. Get ready for fiery arguments on “criminality,” “executive privilege,” “criminal intent,” “legitimate business interests,” etc. to begin. The cacophony will… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2019
Display of leadership | Letter
Homelessness and the right to survive | Letter

Homelessness and the right to survive | Letter

Do homeless persons have a constitutional and civil right to occupy and use public spaces for purposes that endanger the health, general welfare and safety… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019
Homelessness and the right to survive | Letter
Letters on EvergreenHealth measure | Letter

Letters on EvergreenHealth measure | Letter

Vote yes on EverHealthy We’re writing to endorse EvergreenHealth’s proposed measure to increase levy funding that will help bring critical upgrades to our community’s health… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019
Letters on EvergreenHealth measure | Letter
Affordable prescriptions needed | Letter

Affordable prescriptions needed | Letter

Americans pay the highest brand-name drug prices in the world. I ask Congress, the Administration, and importantly, our own Washington state legislators to take action… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019
Affordable prescriptions needed | Letter
A short changed public | Letter

A short changed public | Letter

Representing Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, I was one of dozens of constituents who went to Olympia on April 4 to testify before the Senate… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019
A short changed public | Letter
Earth Day 2019 | Letter

Earth Day 2019 | Letter

Much like making a New Year’s resolution, Earth Day is a perfect time to make a pledge to be more mindful of our impact on… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019
Earth Day 2019 | Letter
A bit of relief | Letter

A bit of relief | Letter

Working families, seniors, and the disabled deserve tax relief. By taxing less than one percent of very top on capital gains, Washingtonians could get that… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019
A bit of relief | Letter
Vote ‘yes’ to support public schools | Letter

Vote ‘yes’ to support public schools | Letter

Our children graduated in 2001, but we encourage our neighbors and community to vote yes by April 23 to approve the Lake Washington School District’s… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019
Vote ‘yes’ to support public schools | Letter
I-405’s litter problems | Letter

I-405’s litter problems | Letter

The litter along I-405 is horrible. What a disgrace to our state and our community. In speaking with the Washington Department of Transportation, I learned… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019
I-405’s litter problems | Letter
In response to Juanita Park upgrades | Letter

In response to Juanita Park upgrades | Letter

As a long-time former Juanita resident, it is so great to see all of these improvements being made to the park. The new accessible playground… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019
In response to Juanita Park upgrades | Letter
Thank you neighbors | Letter

Thank you neighbors | Letter

A good neighborly deed done. Thank you! A big heart THANK YOU to the person who found my lost purse recently in front of Starbucks.… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019
Thank you neighbors | Letter
Vote NO on medical $345 million bond | Letter

Vote NO on medical $345 million bond | Letter

Taxes are already too high. Including interest, the proposed $345 million bond will cost about $440 million over 30 years. A high cost for little… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019
Vote NO on medical $345 million bond | Letter
Parental rights and responsibilities | Letter

Parental rights and responsibilities | Letter

SB 5395 requires all public schools and school districts to implement a comprehensive sex ed curriculum for grades K-12 by September 1, 2021. Parents and… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2019
Parental rights and responsibilities | Letter
Ban FGM | Letter

Ban FGM | Letter

Our state legislature just failed to ban the barbaric procedure known as female genital mutilation (FGM). About half the states ban it, but not Washington.… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2019
Ban FGM | Letter
Starch in her spine | Letter

Starch in her spine | Letter

New-to-Congress Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) has starch in her spine. Her “mislabeled anti-Semitic” remarks were on core concerns about American policy that won’t be allowed… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2019
Starch in her spine | Letter
Difference of opinions | Letter

Difference of opinions | Letter

Regarding the Reporter story, Eastside church sues state on Women’s Day to overturn abortion coverage (March 15). In their lawsuit against the state that mandates… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2019
Difference of opinions | Letter
Share your voice | Letter

Share your voice | Letter

The city of Kirkland is proposing zoning changes to areas surrounding Northeast 85th Street between Interstate 405 and 132nd Avenue Northeast (referred to as the… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019
Share your voice | Letter