Letters to the Editor

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 20, 2019

 

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 19, 2019

 

Equal-opportunity benefits needed | Letter

SB 5331 in the state legislature is called “long-term care services and supports.” The proposed program is actually a catastrophic care benefit. This bill would… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

 

No urbanizing Samammish River Valley | Letter

DEMAND an environmental impact statement (EIS) for KCC ordinance 2018-0241 In the holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” Jimmy Stewart runs in horror through “Pottersville”… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Letters on LWSD levy | Letter

Whenever I’m asked for money, I have a few questions for the person ask. How will this money be used? How have you used money… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Letters on EvergreenHealth levy | Letter

We’re writing to endorse EvergreenHealth’s proposed measure to increase levy funding that will help bring critical upgrades to our community’s health system. As many of… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Vote ‘yes’ on EvergreenHealth measure | Letter

This spring, voters on the Eastside will have the opportunity to approve a bond measure to provide critical funding to EvergreenHealth. As our community hospital,… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Vote NO on EvergreenHealth’s $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

Moving forward | Letter

Change never comes easy and often times it arrives in the form of something new. This may be the case for United Methodist. I’d like… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2019

Kindering in Redmond | Letter

It is so great to see such amazing and helpful groups such as Kindering growing and expanding throughout Washington. Having had a family member with… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019

Thank you to Aegis and senior center | Letter

They did it again! A big THANK YOU to both Aegis Redmond and Aegis Marymoor for their sponsorship of the Winter Whimsy presented by the… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2019

Thank you to the city | Letter

On behalf of the Open Kitchen team and our guests, we’d like to express our deepest gratitude to the city of Redmond for their help… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019

All people welcome at Redmond United Methodist Church | Letter

All people welcome at RUMC On Feb. 26, the legislative body of the worldwide United Methodist Church voted to retain legislation that harms lesbian, gay,… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2019

A closer look at Emerald Heights expansion | Letter

In his Feb. 8 letter to the editor, a 13-year-old kid writes totally false information about Emerald Heights, where I live. I wonder what really… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

On the Emerald Heights expansion | Letter

On the Emerald Heights expansion My name is Ethan Johnson. I am 13 years old, my family and I live on Education Hill and I… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019

Inslee and climate change | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee appears ready to announce his 2020 presidential run. Considering the size of the Democratic field the odds for him to win the… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019

Wrong and scary | Letter

I thought that we were living in a civilized society? Where all people work together and care about each other? I can’t believe we have… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

Fraudster-in-Chief | Letter

In October 2016, a neighbor explained to me he was supporting then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump because Trump was a genius who received only $1 million from… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

Thank you Rep. DelBene | Letter

The Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act has just been signed into law and I want to thank Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

Protecting your packages | Letter

Your article (“Let’s talk about race,” Redmond Reporter, Dec. 14) missed an opportunity to explain the reasons for the enormity of racism. All humans are… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018