Letters to the Editor

Current Emerald Heights needs and conditions need to be addressed | Letter

I live at Emerald Heights and definitely care about preserving our green spaces. After hearing from our neighbors, Emerald Heights revised their landscaping plan for… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018

 

‘Overwhelming’ attendance at Muslim and Immigrant Safety Forum and Dinner | Letter

Last year, the Muslim Community and Neighborhood Association (MCNA) organized a Muslim Safety forum with the Bellevue Police Department (BPD) and police departments from Redmond,… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018

 

Red Apple closure ‘will leave an empty spot in our hearts’ | Letter

The little shop around the corner is leaving: Redmond/Kirkland corner’s Red Apple store. Like in the phrase from “Cheers,” “Where everyone knows your name.” It… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018

 

Redmond requires more lanes on roads | Letter

I would like to express my disapproval of the recent changes in infrastructure. Over the course of the last few months, the main roads through… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018

LA burning and the tax bill | Letter

Los Angeles was being devastated by fire, two months after the terrible fires in northern California, as the Republican congress passed a tax bill with… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2018

Emerald Heights made commitments | Letter

The controversy surrounding the Assisted Living Building on the Emerald Heights campus is about more than trees. It centers on commitments Emerald Heights’ management made… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2018

People, wildlife will benefit from parks-code updates | Letter

Eastside Audubon Society is pleased to hear that the Redmond City Council voted on new updates to Redmond’s parks code. These changes will make the… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2018

Thanks for fighting to preserve the open internet | Letter

I want to thank Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson for fighting to preserve the open internet. I do not want private corporations or internet service… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2018

Americans are not overtaxed | Letter

We are not overtaxed. Our national debt and annual deficits prove that.

  • Jan 2, 2018

Delving into city council meetings | Letter

It is always good to hear from Richard Grubb on civic matters (Redmond Reporter letters, Dec. 8). In several instances, the councils that Richard sat… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Traffic laws are not optional | Letter

Motorists intentionally ignoring traffic signals and stop signs represents a dangerous trend.

  • Dec 21, 2017

Continuing the Emerald Heights conversation | Letter

On Dec. 14, Wendy Engquist submitted a letter to the editor (“Emerald Heights concerns”) about our Emerald Heights campus and our plans to increase health… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Emerald Heights concerns | Letter

Emerald Heights concerns The Emerald Heights concerns recently addressed in the Redmond Reporter are more widespread than just the neighborhood that it exists in. Like… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2017

Unanimity rarely results in good outcomes | Letter

I agree with Redmond City Council member Hank Myers’ letter that the council needs more brains. But where to start? In defending the city council’s… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Couple doesn’t see officers writing traffic citations | Letter

My husband and I live in unincorporated King County. We drive to or through downtown Redmond four or five times a week. I cannot tell… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Democracy’s cornerstone: a free press | Letter

Every time Trump proclaims something as “fake news,” he is attacking truth and the free press. If anyone has a problem with the truth, it’s… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Stop Interstate 405 tolls | Letter

Vast gloomy skies greet thousands of white exhaust clouds. A sea of colorful steel inches forward. Off to the left, few vehicles zip by the… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Concerned citizens desire democratic, transparent NAFTA negotiations | Letter

Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is underway. Concerned citizens desire democratic, transparent negotiations. Imperative for U.S. negotiators is the removal of… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Fear of farmed salmon | Letter

As a certified fish pathologist, I’m continually surprised at the way news reports on Atlantic salmon and their focus on the biased fears of the… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

Discussing tax bill and extortion | Letter

Extortion is defined as “the practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats.” Corporations and other moneyed interests have been calling Republican members… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017