Letters to the Editor

Encouraging innovation | Letter

Earlier this year, I had a kidney transplant and it changed my life. I was diagnosed with lupus at 19 and for years, I battled… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019

 

Alzheimer’s is a public health crisis | Letter

There are more than 110,000 residents of our state living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 348,000 family members and friends are acting as unpaid… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

 

The damage of fracking | Letter

The final environmental impact statement for the world’s largest fracked gas and methanol refinery proposed to be built in Kalama, is inaccurate and misleading. It… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

 

Massive change needed now | Letter

Regarding “LNG project must stop” (Reporter, Aug. 30): I certainly agree, but I would like to point out the statement, “it will damage our environment… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019

LNG project must stop | Letter

I attended the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) hearing regarding Puget Sound Energy’s proposed gas liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Tacoma. The main… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2019

Eliminating the possibility | Letter

If the perpetrators did not have guns with the capability of mass destruction, mass destruction would not occur. It’s not about background or mental health… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019

Simply outrageous | Letter

The Reporter’s article, “Lights for Liberty Vigil protests the inhumane conditions faced by migrants” on the front page of the July 19 issue was written… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019

Irony behind administration’s immigration policies | Letter

Thousands of asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras — some of the most dangerous places on Earth (especially for women and children) —… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

A moon landing, an American dream | Letter

We recently celebrated the anniversary of one of the biggest engineering feats in American history. Fifty years ago, the United States took on the successful… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Government should consider existing residents | Letter

Satisfied with Redmond, vote for incumbents: David Carson, Hank Meyers. Angela Birney has impressed me as a proxy for our current mayor and maintaining status… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019

Vote ‘yes’ to Prop. 1 | Letter

Please vote to approve the revised Prop. 1 for EvergreenHealth to provide much-needed upgrades to your 50-year-old community hospital. Your vote matters, needing only a… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Fields has experience, vision and commitment | Letter

Everywhere I go, someone complains to me, as former 16 year mayor of Redmond, about rampant development, gridlock, cut-down trees, loss of community character, and… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Fields to guide Redmond | Letter

Steve Fields’ leadership style sets him apart. In Redmond’s “Strong Mayor” form of government our mayor is both CEO and chief of staff; Steve Fields… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Birney for an inclusive, collaborative city | Letter

Angela Birney is the candidate for mayor with the broadest sense of how Redmond can develop as a livable, community-oriented and inclusive city. All Redmond… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2019

Koeppen a clear choice for Redmond | Letter

Andrew Koeppen is the clear choice for mayor of Redmond. As an immigrant, U.S. veteran and professional who worked for startups and major high-tech companies… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2019

Support county parks | Letter

Our area’s parks are here to stay because ordinary people value them. Ideally, they’d be maintained and expanded as part of the regular budget, as… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

Fields for a better Redmond | Letter

As a long-term Redmond resident, I’ve voted in many mayoral elections. This is the first time I’ve strongly supported one candidate over another. I support… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2019

Birney: Ready day one | Letter

Birney: Ready day one I support Angela Birney for our next mayor of Redmond. She has the relationships, experience and key attributes that make her… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2019

Use your voice | Letter

Excellent reporting on the Margins program from Mercer Island High School (Reporter, June 14). Kudos to the staff and students involved in this social justice… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2019

Use your voice | Letter

Excellent reporting on the Margins program from Mercer Island High School (Reporter, June 14). Kudos to the staff and students involved in this social justice… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019