Letters to the Editor

Obama’s birth certificate is old news | Letter

(This letter is responding to Richard W. Bowne’s letter, “Dear ‘Marching into Action,” which was published last issue.) Reasonable people can disagree. That being said,… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2017

Let’s talk property tax statements | Letter

It’s that time of year again: property tax statements have recently come out from King County. Taxes are going up, and it’s important to understand… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2017

Dear ‘Marching into Action’ | Letter

Although I certainly respect any group’s right to peacefully demonstrate, what is to be gained by insisting The President reveal his tax returns? If/when he… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2017

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

Never before has the spirit of the United States of America been pulled down so low. This President and his wealthy administrative cronies, and this… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2017

Homelessness is not only Seattle’s problem | Letter

I found the April 14 editorial cartoon disturbing and offensive because it promotes the myth (in the form of an “alternative fact”) that homelessness is… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2017

Continuing the health-care discussion | Letter

This is a reply to Brandon Juhl’s ‘Trump don’t care’ letter in last week’s Redmond Reporter. Juhl says the current Republican health bill will deprive… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2017

Driver’s thank you light is on | Letter

I would like to thank … The city workers that are in charge of our traffic lights. They have done an excellent job. Rarely do… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 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 at the local coffee shop, it’s important that we all take a moment… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2017

‘Trump don’t care’ | Letter

The current plan of Republicans in Congress (what I call “Trump Don’t Care”) to deprive at least 24 million people in this nation of health… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2017

ST3 is becoming a very expensive lesson for voters | Letter

I see the ST3 license plate tab increase as a very expensive lesson on consequences. Didn’t people read and study the issue before casting their… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2017

Of Girl Scouts and troops | Letter

Everyone in my neighborhood knows I buy Girl Scout cookies from any young lady who knocks on my door or has a table set up… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2017

‘The pothole club’ | Letter

I have a new nickname for our mayor and the council — “the pothole club.” Honestly, I have lived in Redmond for 40 years and… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2017

Thanks to Eastside police officers | Letter

The Issaquah police and the officers from the neighboring cities deserve our compliments. My wife was at the protest march at Rep. Dave Reichert’s office,… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 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 health-care costs by thousands of dollars a year for Americans ages 50 to… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2017

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

Regarding the Redmond Central Connector (RCC) Phase 2 and the recent letter to the editor from Brent Schmaltz: First of all the RCC is a… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2017

Become a LINKS mentor today | Letter

One hour per week can help a student be successful in school. What are you doing during your lunch break? Running errands? Eating at your… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2017

Students need support through bill extension | Letter

The five school districts located in Dino Rossi’s legislative district will collectively lose $30,600,000 because the one-year extension of the levy cliff bill, SHB 1059,… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2017

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

Why is the city spending more than $12 million building a hiking trail (the Redmond Central Connector) alongside Willows Road? Why is it costing so… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 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, lack of effective treatment and enormous costs for Alzheimer’s and other dementias. In… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 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 fully residential street? Has there been a recent count of the number of… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2017