Letters To The Editor

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

 

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

 

Great news: City government positions are contested | Letter

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

  • Jul 14th, 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

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

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

Homelessness is not only Seattle’s problem | Letter

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

  • 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

Health-care bill would drive up costs for older Americans | Letter

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are considering a bill that would drive up…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Scientists recommend $414 million increase in Alzheimer’s research | Letter

The Alzheimer’s Association’s 2017 Facts and Figures report found a soaring prevalence,…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Why is the cost so high for a hiking trail? | Letter

Why is the city spending more than $12 million building a hiking…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Students need support through bill extension | Letter

The five school districts located in Dino Rossi’s legislative district will collectively…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Become a LINKS mentor today | Letter

One hour per week can help a student be successful in school.…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Kudos to Sage for thought-provoking letter | Letter

I’d like to thank Cassandra Sage for her thought-provoking letter (Feb. 24…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

It’s time for legislators to do their job | Letter

It’s time for our legislators to do the job they were sent…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

How much traffic is too much traffic on a neighborhood street? | Letter

Are there not parameters that measure acceptable levels of traffic on a…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Communication is key for those in congress | Letter

When I email my own congresswoman, I get calls back from her…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Reichert voted not to release the President’s taxes | Letter

The Ways and Means Committee voted not force President Trump to release…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

All politicians must work together for the best results | Letter

I recently received a “Legislative Survey” from District 31’s Sen. Phil Fortunato.…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

We need to listen to each other, respect differences | Letter

The outpouring of grief on the death of Sen. Andy Hill is…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

Make your voice heard, raise awareness about pipeline | Letter

An open letter to the Redmond community: As Pacific Northwesterners, we are…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

The new Left | Letter

There seems to be lots of whining, protesting, rioting and property damage…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

Thanks for Women’s March on Seattle coverage | Letter

Great article and pics of the Women’s March in Seattle. This was…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Sharing feelings on school’s LGBTQ+ Club | Letter

I know I am taking a risk even writing this letter, but…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017