Letters to the Editor

Delving into city council meetings | Letter

It is always good to hear from Richard Grubb on civic matters (Redmond Reporter letters, Dec. 8). In several instances, the councils that Richard sat… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Traffic laws are not optional | Letter

Motorists intentionally ignoring traffic signals and stop signs represents a dangerous trend.

  • Dec 21, 2017

Continuing the Emerald Heights conversation | Letter

On Dec. 14, Wendy Engquist submitted a letter to the editor (“Emerald Heights concerns”) about our Emerald Heights campus and our plans to increase health… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Emerald Heights concerns | Letter

Emerald Heights concerns The Emerald Heights concerns recently addressed in the Redmond Reporter are more widespread than just the neighborhood that it exists in. Like… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2017

Unanimity rarely results in good outcomes | Letter

I agree with Redmond City Council member Hank Myers’ letter that the council needs more brains. But where to start? In defending the city council’s… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Couple doesn’t see officers writing traffic citations | Letter

My husband and I live in unincorporated King County. We drive to or through downtown Redmond four or five times a week. I cannot tell… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Democracy’s cornerstone: a free press | Letter

Every time Trump proclaims something as “fake news,” he is attacking truth and the free press. If anyone has a problem with the truth, it’s… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Stop Interstate 405 tolls | Letter

Vast gloomy skies greet thousands of white exhaust clouds. A sea of colorful steel inches forward. Off to the left, few vehicles zip by the… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Concerned citizens desire democratic, transparent NAFTA negotiations | Letter

Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is underway. Concerned citizens desire democratic, transparent negotiations. Imperative for U.S. negotiators is the removal of… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Fear of farmed salmon | Letter

As a certified fish pathologist, I’m continually surprised at the way news reports on Atlantic salmon and their focus on the biased fears of the… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

Discussing tax bill and extortion | Letter

Extortion is defined as “the practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats.” Corporations and other moneyed interests have been calling Republican members… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

Residents’ input is always valued at city meetings | Letter

Recent letters to the editor about the process of local government leave me a bit confused. Does it move too slow, or does it not… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

On the issue of education | Letter

On the issue of education I’m a student of education, learning to teach in a top school, with a top-notch teacher and a solid, supportive… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

How many kidneys does one body need? | Letter

In election years, candidates try to convince us that they are more qualified than their opponent (if any). In Redmond, that has come to mean… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Competitive elections are essential to properly operate city government | Letter

With city council elections over, I would like to thank Redmond citizens for being active and voting. Having competitive elections is essential to proper operation… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Kids need good influences | Letter

Regarding “Kids in King County Jail are punished harshly for pranks and sent to isolation, lawsuit contends,” by Sara Bernard (Nov. 3 Reporter) Under the… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Thanks for making Halloween event a success | Letter

The ghouls, clowns and creepy characters have all checked out of Beaver Lake Park having scared and spooked the 15,000 brave souls who attended the… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Time to change our thinking on Alzheimer’s disease | Letter

It is time we change our thinking on Alzheimer’s disease. Too often, Alzheimer’s and other dementias are treated as an aging issue, ignoring the public… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

House Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects senior living | Letter

House Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects senior living | Letter

  • Nov 17, 2017

1 Million Trees partnership is important | Letter

I am in complete agreement with the 1 Million Trees partnership, and I think this movement is very important and should get all the support… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017