Letters to the Editor

Damjanovic: a vote for equity, experience and excellence | Letter

We are fortunate to have an excellent choice for Lake Washington School District (LWSD) school board district 3 position, and that choice is Anita Damjanovic.… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Damjanovic believes and fights for full funding of public schools | Letter

As a former co-chair of a Lake Washington School District (LWSD) choice school, and a public education advocate, I am very pleased to endorse Anita… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Sage understands the Lake Washington School District | Letter

Being a school board member is an important job. It is a non-partisan, non-paid position. School boards are responsible for overseeing how a school district… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Continuing the discussion on safe injection sites | Letter

In the debate about supervised injection sites, advocates and critics seem to be talking past each other with their arguments; the Redmond Reporter article (Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Fields will center on what’s best for residents | Letter

City council candidate Steve Fields moved to Redmond for a job 27 years ago. He chose to live here and to raise his three children… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Englund is the best candidate for the 45th district | Letter

The election of Jinyoung Lee Englund is not only important for the 45th Legislative District but for Washington state as a whole. King County is… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Manka Dhingra is the far superior candidate | Letter

I am amazed at a competitive King County print media’s editorial board endorsement for the 45th Legislative District candidate for the Washington State Senate. Fortunately… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

We need Manka Dhingra | Letter

Manka Dhingra has more than 20 years knowledge, experience and community leadership in the 45th Legislative District. As a senior deputy prosecutor, she understands the… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Democracy is really in our hands | Letter

Dear voters of the 45th Legislative District of Washington state, I hope you are all aware of the importance of the special election in your… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Voting for Steve Fields on Nov. 7 | Letter

The race between Byron Shutz and Steve Fields for Redmond City Council Position 2 is a study of contrasts. Do you want: Four years of… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017

Voting for Zakhareyev for city council — he’s one of us | Letter

As a 30-plus-year resident of Redmond, I have watched, as you have, the traffic numbers grow, the unchecked development, lack of necessary infrastructure to handle… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Sage understands where LWSD excels and needs to improve | Letter

It has been a privilege to serve on the Lake Washington School Board for the past 20 years. I announced my decision not to seek… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

The work to fully fund education continues | Letter

The excellent article on children’s lunches and equity in education (Redmond Reporter, Sept. 29, and Kirkland Reporter, Oct. 6) mentioned the Washington State Legislature’s funding… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Sage fosters success for children | Letter

I am writing today in support of Cassandra Sage for Lake Washington School District, director number three. Cassandra has worked for more than 20 years… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

We deserve better health care in the United States | Letter

Roger Ledbetter’s letter in the Oct. 6 edition of the Redmond Reporter rang true for me, as well. Mr. Ledbetter of Snoqualmie reported having benefited… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Shutz: Involved with Redmond through actions, not slogans | Letter

“Building Community, Not Buildings” and “#ConnectingRedmond” are snappy campaign slogans. However, in the last few years, the mayor and city council have built community through… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2017

Supporting Sage for LWSD Board | Letter

What does Cassandra Sage want for the students in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD)? She advocates for certified technical/vocational classes, more STEM opportunities, more… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2017

Medicare for all | Letter

My best friend and I celebrated our 40th anniversary by fulfilling her dream: going to Scotland. I got sick right after we arrived. After six… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2017

Fields is focused on solutions that benefit everybody | Letter

After hearing (repeatedly!) from my neighbor that Steve Fields is the guy for Redmond City Council Position 2, I decided I wanted to find out… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Redmond Center parking scenario | Letter

Be careful when parking at the Redmond Center (where the QFC and Trader Joe’s are located on Redmond Way). The sign says there is a… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017