Letters to the Editor

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

Meeting goals without a levy | Letter

At several meetings this month city staff has been saying they need more funding for fire than what is presently allocated. I get it. Our… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2019

A parent’s perspective | Letter

Graduation…the moment every parent looks forward to with pride and also with a little bit of sadness. Yes, this is a new beginning for our… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter

The proposed King County improvements to the Sammamish River Trail should be rethought. King County: Pay for planning, scheduling, gravel and paving trucks add two… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019

An eye opener | Letter

I was quite taken by the article “Susan’s quest for justice, the civil legal system dilemma” which appeared in the Reporter on May 17. It… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Start impeachment hearings | Letter

As a constituent of Rep. Suzan DelBene, I strongly support starting impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is failing to lead… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019