Letters to the Editor

Danskin Triathalon is a great race with great volunteers

As a Redmond resident, I enjoyed reading the article on Paula Tomlinson and the Seattle Danskin Women’s Triathlon in the July 19 Redmond Reporter.

  • Jul 24, 2008

Lake Washington School District made the wrong call

As a parent of Wilder Elementary Students, I am saddened by the final decision by LWSD to not grant Mike McCoy an extended unpaid leave for him to tour with The Brothers Four.

  • Jul 24, 2008

Carlson fails to provide honest voice on Obama

If you insist upon bringing national politics into the Redmond Reporter, would you please either find an honest voice on the conservative side or present the other side as well?

  • Jul 18, 2008

Redmond Letters to the Editor | July 16

I watched the Redmond Derby Days Parade. There are parts I love and parts I could do without, but I was amazed at the positioning of the Honor Guard. It came after the Seafair Guard? Also more than half the viewers didn’t stand, salute, stand at attention or anything.

  • Jul 15, 2008

Carlson commentary just more Republican partisanship

John Carlson’s commentary “Obama, Bush, appeasement” in the May 24 issue of the Redmond Reporter refers to the dangers of “naive idealism,” specifically with respect to Barack Obama’s willingness to meet with America’s enemies.

  • Jun 11, 2008

Carlson misses point of Green Movement

John Carlson raises good points that the Green movement has not come of age in his recent column in the May 31 Redmond Reporter. But the point of the Green movement is that Western culture has not come of age. We have not used our technological advances to live in harmony and limit our damage to the planet and each other. The Green movement is at least looking to make our lifestyle sustainable.

  • Jun 11, 2008


I am originally from New Mexico but currently live in southern California.

  • May 30, 2008

County shelters in a horrific state of affairs

I gotta be honest, normally I don’t give a second thought to uninvited objects thrown into my driveway, but something compelled me to take a gander at your publication, and I was reminded of a very serious problem also reported by the Seattle Times a while back regarding the horrific state of affairs at certain King County Animal Shelters (in Bellevue and Kent, namely).

  • May 30, 2008

Priorities are nothing new

The focus groups that came up with the list of priorities for Redmond’s so-called new budgeting process could have saved themselves considerable time had they done a little research into the city’s recent past.

  • May 30, 2008

Redmond Letters to the Editor — May 21

So here’s the deal. Two hundred years ago, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was at its highest historical levels.

  • May 21, 2008