Letters to the Editor

Defending Kuderer | Letter

This letter is regarding the Feb. 6, 2020, article “Chinese organizations file complaint against Kuderer, alleging racism.” It’s disconcerting reading that the Asians for equality… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2020

 

Insensitive remark by Sen. Kuderer | Letter

Many were shocked to learn Sen. Patty Kuderer’s remark in a committee, as seen in a TVW in a Jan. 17 video when she used… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2020

 

Better mental health care needed | Letter

Mayor Angela Birney’s vision statement was just released — “A connected community that enhances livability and sustains the environment, and that places Redmond as a… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2020

 

Accept the vote and move on | Letter to the editor

This is in response to “Affirmative action measure fails but could resurface in 2020” by Jerry Cornfield on Nov. 29, 2019. One of the principles… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2020

The best Christmas gift | Letter to the editor

At about 11 a.m. on Dec. 20, I was involved in a motor vehicle accident at intersection of Northeast Union Hill Road and Avondale Road.… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2020

Perspective on cycling support on the Eastside | Letter

Perspective on cycling support on the Eastside Imagine for a minute the following. You like walking. It doesn’t produce pollution, is healthy, takes a car… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2019

Campaign funds for community | Letter

Thanks to all the Redmond voters that made this election energetic and the best reflection of public values in 12 years. I sent the following… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2019

An appreciated public gesture | Letter

This is in response to “Art planned for Overlake Village to celebrate tech, LGBTQ+ community” (Reporter, Oct. 18). I appreciate what Redmond City Councilmember Tanika… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

Community weighs in on the election | Letter to the editor

Birney: a true community builder I first met Angela Birney in 2013, when we were both newer members of the city’s parks and trails commission.… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

Vote to re-elect Siri Bliesner | Letter

I am so grateful to have Siri Bliesner representing our children and families on the Lake Washington School District school board and I am voting… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Birney walks the talk | Letter

Angela Birney is the best choice for Redmond mayor. I spent 11 years on the Redmond City Council, some of it serving with Angela, and… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Birney’s vision for community | Letter

Why do residents and community leaders across our region endorse Angela Birney for Redmond mayor? The answer is simple: Angela offers a vision for Redmond… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Fields puts people first | Letter

Redmond has a strong mayor system of government, which gives the choice of who becomes mayor directly to voters. The mayor of Redmond is the… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

EvergreenHeatlh and the Great ShakeOut | Letter

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to drop, cover and hold on, on Oct. 17 during Great ShakeOut earthquake drills. Lake Washington School District… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2019

Fields is clear choice | Letter

Over the last several months, weeks, and days, I have been researching and evaluating both candidates for Redmond mayor. Based on my contacts and research,… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2019

Fields committed to Redmond | Letter

Thank you, Redmond Reporter for providing the Oct. 3 mayoral debate online so that we heard directly from the candidates. Serving as Redmond’s mayor, 1992-2007,… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2019

Vote for Bliesner | Letter

I am writing in support of Siri Bliesner for Position 5 on the Lake Washington school board. Since moving to Redmond a dozen years ago,… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Adopt, don’t shop | Letter

As two 16-year-old volunteers with Seattle Humane (SH), animal welfare has always been close to our hearts. Seeing the fantastic partnership between SH and retail… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

Not made for commercial development | Letter

On Oct. 7 the King County Council will vote on the adult beverage ordinance. If passed, it opens the Sammamish Valley Rural Area (RA) neighborhoods… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

Ending a tragic conflict | Letter

Sept. 29 marked the day of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year. It begins the 10-day period of prayer and retrospection that all Jews observe,… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019