Letters to the Editor

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

Climate-change column strikes a chord | Letter

The guest column by Rachel Molloy (“Washington back yards bursting with climate change,” Dec. 16) really struck a chord. While most of us have heard… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2016

Response to MAPS sign vandalism | Letter

I am moved by all the effort and support that our community and region have shown in response to the current atmosphere that has given… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2016

Council needs to implement LID changes | Letter

The Redmond City Council caved to pressure from property developers when it voted on Dec. 6 to delay implementing Low-Impact Development (LID) standards designed to… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2016

Addressing the Affordable Care Act | Letter

As the GOP aligns their membership to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), now is a good time to consider some of the problems it… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2016

Want to give back this holiday season? Become a LINKS mentor | Letter

The holiday season is upon us. It’s that time of year to enjoy drinking eggnog lattes, holiday shopping and family gatherings. It’s also a great… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2016

Responding to reporter’s editorial following the presidential election | Letter

Reporter Samantha Pak’s recent editorial was filled with conditioned-reflex reactions to the election. She made clear her reaction is “worry” and “fear.” That makes clear… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2016

Uniting for a bipartisan goal — defeating cancer | Letter

No matter where you look today, you are bombarded with comments regarding our recent election. I would like to turn all that passion towards a… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2016

Thank you, Redmond, for partnering again with Open Kitchen | Letter

We are so grateful for the runners, walkers, families and furry friends who made the 2016 Poultry Predictor such a fun community event! Your participation… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2016

Props to post-office employee | Letter

Shout out to Robert at the main branch of the post office in Redmond. He assisted me (as he was off duty) in renewing my… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2016

Proud of Redmond High football team’s brotherhood | Letter

My son’s Redmond High School football team recently had its last game. Head coach Jason Rimkus invites the parents into the gym after home games… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2016

Student doesn’t like getting soaked at bus stop | Letter

I am writing to you to bring awareness to the bad bus stop conditions for my neighborhood. I live in Redmond Ridge and go to… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2016

Redmond Nourishing Network starts Food Box Program | Letter

Redmond is a great place to live. We enjoy a beautiful slice of the Pacific Northwest with a healthy economic base, safe neighborhoods, good schools… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2016

The Blaze is looking for advertisers, donors | Letter

The Redmond High School newspaper, The Blaze, is currently looking for advertisers and donors. Because of its status as completely without funding from the school… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2016

Thank you, Redmond, for saving energy, one LED light bulb at a time | Letter

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) would like to thank Redmond residents for your interest in energy efficiency. Through Nov. 9, PSE is offering every residential customer… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2016

Please resolve traffic problems NOW | Letter

My daily “commute” is driving three children to and from three schools on Education Hill every weekday. This round trip commute requires that I use… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2016

Valderrama is open, approachable, astute and more | Letter

It is a commendable thing, in my opinion, for anyone to step forward these days and put themselves “out there” to run for public office.… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2016

Valderrama works with all sides to seek solutions | Letter

As a tax PAYER, I’m voting for Ramiro Valderrama for 45th Legislative District state representative. When I opened my mail the other day, I found… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2016