Letters To The Editor

Keeping the spirit of #ConnectingRedmond, endorsing Steve Fields for Redmond City Council | Letter

The theme for my race for Redmond City Council was #ConnectingRedmond. I…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

 

Mayor Marchione stimulates talk on mental health and substance abuse recovery | Letter

Mayor John Marchione read a proclamation last week to recognize September as…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

 

Signs, signs, everywhere a sign | Letter

As I travel daily, I see a multitude of campaign posters all…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

 

Address the needs of those in other countries | Letter

Bill Gates, our friendly Pacific Northwest neighbor and philanthropist, says “we all…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

What about ordinary people’s rights? | Letter

We want to express our agreement to the “Counterpoint to guest editorial”…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Continuing the discussion on horn-honking citation | Letter

Amy Eng, I agree with you (Reporter letter, Aug. 18). Police are…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Counterpoint to guest editorial | Letter

The July 21 edition of the Redmond Reporter offered a progressive-liberal guest…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Addressing letter regarding new distracted driving law | Letter

While I generally agree with comments submitted to the Reporter by Mr.…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Concerned that police officers are out to make citation quotas | Letter

My concern is Redmond police being so pressured to make their citation…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

RHS cross country team to hold fundraiser run | Letter

Dear Redmond community, For the last three years, I have stood shivering…

  • Aug 10th, 2017

New distracted driving law will have police all up in your business | Letter

Don’t eat while driving. Don’t put make up on while driving. Don’t…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Isn’t it time to hold city officials accountable? | Letter

This letter is my response to the many campaign and “state of…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Sounding off on last issues’s city council letter | Letter

Phil Miller (Redmond Planning Commission) recently questioned why people without civic experience…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Voting for Dhingra in 45th Legislative District | Letters

• I recommend voting for Manka Dhingra, as State Senator District No.…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Taking a look at Proposition 1 | Letter

The Official Local Voters’ Pamphlet for the primary election includes statements for…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Discussing city traffic improvements | Letter

A few months ago, our mayor addressed the residents of Redmond in…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Fair question: Why do first-time candidates run for city council? | Letter

It’s always gratifying to see contested races for city council. New faces…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Thanks to organizers, candidates who attended forum | Letter

I attended the candidate forum and meet-and-greet put on by the Education…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Great news: City government positions are contested | Letter

For the first time in 10 years, all Redmond city government positions…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Open Kitchen asking the community to lend a hand | Letter

Open Kitchen partners with the City of Redmond, Hopelink, local businesses, local…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Further discussion on safe injection sites | Letter

The June 29 Redmond Reporter opinion piece by David Carson, “’Safe injection…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Thanks, Pierna Austin | Letter

Another sad day for the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) kids and…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Sound Transit should reflect on seven deadly sins | Letter

I urge the Sound Transit Board, executives and consultants not to just…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

A rave and a rant | Letter

Rave to the parks and rec crew who maintain Idylwood Park! Rant…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Good Samaritans are amongst us | Letter

We would like to thank the Redmond police officer and the individual(s)…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Continued stagnation is not an option | Letter

As an Independent in the 45th Legislative District who voted for Sen.…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Student assessments ensure students gain needed skills | Letter

One of the strongest trends I’ve witnessed in business over the past…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Clarification to city parks rules article | Letter

Last week’s Redmond Reporter article suggested that the city was considering rule…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Nara is good eats | Letter

I was saddened to read about Nara Japanese Restaurant’s uncertain future in…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

A better tax system for everyone | Letter

My husband and I moved to the Eastside seven years ago and…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Small businesses need access to infrastructure and more | Letter

In the past two years, there has been a significant shift in…

  • May 25th, 2017

Thanks to new city council candidates | Letter

An open letter to the new candidates for Redmond City Council: Thank…

  • May 25th, 2017

Honor our values and create stronger communities | Letter

Through my six years and two deployments with the U.S. Navy, I…

  • May 19th, 2017

Weighing in on the Design Review Board | Letter

The mayor is presently taking applications for new members of the Design…

  • May 11th, 2017

Hearing aids are my lifeline | Letter

Let Washington state hear: Legislators should restore Medicaid coverage of hearing aids…

  • May 11th, 2017

Sounding off on chess club story | Letter

I had to read the story about the Redmond High School chess…

  • May 10th, 2017

Obama’s birth certificate is old news | Letter

(This letter is responding to Richard W. Bowne’s letter, “Dear ‘Marching into…

  • May 5th, 2017

Dear ‘Marching into Action’ | Letter

Although I certainly respect any group’s right to peacefully demonstrate, what is…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Let’s talk property tax statements | Letter

It’s that time of year again: property tax statements have recently come…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Homelessness is not only Seattle’s problem | Letter

I found the April 14 editorial cartoon disturbing and offensive because it…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

The spirit of America needs to be revived and upheld | Letter

Never before has the spirit of the United States of America been…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Driver’s thank you light is on | Letter

I would like to thank … The city workers that are in…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Continuing the health-care discussion | Letter

This is a reply to Brandon Juhl’s ‘Trump don’t care’ letter in…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on tap through April 15 | Letter

In this day of cell phones, instant messaging and Wi-Fi available even…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

ST3 is becoming a very expensive lesson for voters | Letter

I see the ST3 license plate tab increase as a very expensive…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

‘Trump don’t care’ | Letter

The current plan of Republicans in Congress (what I call “Trump Don’t…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

‘The pothole club’ | Letter

I have a new nickname for our mayor and the council —…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Of Girl Scouts and troops | Letter

Everyone in my neighborhood knows I buy Girl Scout cookies from any…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Thanks to Eastside police officers | Letter

The Issaquah police and the officers from the neighboring cities deserve our…

  • Mar 30th, 2017

The Redmond Central Connector: A fabulous multi-use trail | Letter

Regarding the Redmond Central Connector (RCC) Phase 2 and the recent letter…

  • Mar 24th, 2017