Letters to the Editor

Kudos to Sage for thought-provoking letter | Letter

I’d like to thank Cassandra Sage for her thought-provoking letter (Feb. 24 Reporter) about respect and civility in politics. She brought up an issue that… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2017

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

It’s time for our legislators to do the job they were sent to Olympia to do! The Legislature has been in contempt of the Supreme… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2017

All politicians must work together for the best results | Letter

I recently received a “Legislative Survey” from District 31’s Sen. Phil Fortunato. Since I do not live in his district, I naively thought he might… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2017

Communication is key for those in congress | Letter

When I email my own congresswoman, I get calls back from her DC office. When I phone, I’m thanked politely and sometimes asked followup questions.… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2017

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

The Ways and Means Committee voted not force President Trump to release his tax returns. Huffington Post said that 74 percent of Americans want them… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2017

Make your voice heard, raise awareness about pipeline | Letter

An open letter to the Redmond community: As Pacific Northwesterners, we are fortunate to enjoy pristine lakes, snow-capped mountains and fresh air. Because our economy… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2017

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

The outpouring of grief on the death of Sen. Andy Hill is something I won’t ever forget. Political leaders and ordinary people of every political… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2017

The new Left | Letter

There seems to be lots of whining, protesting, rioting and property damage by the losing side of our last U.S. federal election in November. This… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2017

Thanks for Women’s March on Seattle coverage | Letter

Great article and pics of the Women’s March in Seattle. This was truly a historic event that spanned seven continents and included millions of people.… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2017

Sharing feelings on school’s LGBTQ+ Club | Letter

I know I am taking a risk even writing this letter, but someone has to do it. Maybe if more parents spoke honestly about what… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2017

Trump is not qualified to lead and neither are his cabinet appointees | Letter

Donald Trump has nominated fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder to lead the Labor Department. This is a bad choice for working people. This pick betrays the… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2017

It’s important to discuss mental disorders | Letter

According to NAMI.org, one in five Americans have a mental health condition in a given year. I’m very interested in mental health because the illness… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2017

Drivers need a roundabout education | Letter

At least three times someone traveling around the roundabouts on Novelty Hill and Union Hill have almost caused an accident. One guy came around on… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2017

Climate-change alarmists are continuing to burst using failed science | Letter

This is a clear rebuttal to Rachel Molloy’s article in the Dec. 16, 2016 edition of the Redmond Reporter titled, “Washington back yards bursting with… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2017

Constituent discusses Sen. Rossi encounter | Letter

I was in the group that tried to get just a minute of Sen. Dino Rossi’s time on Monday for a brief discussion of education… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2017

Transportation agenda doesn’t meet our needs | Letter

You reported on the recent meeting of our elected officials on Eastside transportation concerns. A conclusion was reached at the meeting — to have another… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2017

Devin Wulff is my hero | Letter

Devin Wulff, a past graduate of Redmond High School (RHS), saved my sanity on Jan. 5, and my beloved dog! I had left my home… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2017

Commending the mayor for statement in reflections column | Letter

Apropos the Redmond mayor’s 2016 reflections (Dec. 30 Reporter), I commend his heartening “hatred and intolerance have no place in our community” response to the… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2017

Something fishy going on with PSE | Letter

Who is regulating Puget Sound Energy? The claims regarding Energize Eastside simply not true. 1. PSE says that due to area growth, our electricity grid… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2016

Response to the Low-Impact Development question | Letter

The Low-Impact Development question and why proponents of this blanket approach are wrong Last week Elizabeth Canning stated in the Redmond Reporter that the Redmond… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2016