Letters to the Editor

Use your voice | Letter

Use your voice | Letter

Excellent reporting on the Margins program from Mercer Island High School (Reporter, June 14). Kudos to the staff and students involved in this social justice… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019
Use your voice | Letter
Meeting goals without a levy | Letter

Meeting goals without a levy | Letter

At several meetings this month city staff has been saying they need more funding for fire than what is presently allocated. I get it. Our… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2019
Meeting goals without a levy | Letter
A parent’s perspective | Letter

A parent’s perspective | Letter

Graduation…the moment every parent looks forward to with pride and also with a little bit of sadness. Yes, this is a new beginning for our… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019
A parent’s perspective | Letter
Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter

Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter

The proposed King County improvements to the Sammamish River Trail should be rethought. King County: Pay for planning, scheduling, gravel and paving trucks add two… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019
Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter
An eye opener | Letter

An eye opener | Letter

I was quite taken by the article “Susan’s quest for justice, the civil legal system dilemma” which appeared in the Reporter on May 17. It… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019
An eye opener | Letter
Start impeachment hearings | Letter

Start impeachment hearings | Letter

As a constituent of Rep. Suzan DelBene, I strongly support starting impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is failing to lead… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019
Start impeachment hearings | Letter
Thank you Hiruko | Letter

Thank you Hiruko | Letter

Ashley Hiruko’s detailed story (“Susan’s quest for justice and the civil legal system dilemma”) in your May 17 edition deserves a huge “thank you.” This… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019
Thank you Hiruko | Letter
Khan for Council | Letter

Khan for Council | Letter

I am proud to support my friend Varisha Khan in her candidacy for Redmond City Council. Varisha is an empathetic leader who has demonstrated her… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019
Khan for Council | Letter
Thank you Inslee | Letter

Thank you Inslee | Letter

Thank you Inslee I am proud to have my Gov. Jay Inslee, fight for climate action! He stopped the largest oil terminal in North America… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2019
Thank you Inslee | Letter
Keep Redmond a great hometown | Letter

Keep Redmond a great hometown | Letter

Each of us has chosen Redmond as our hometown. Many, like our family, arrived in the early 1980s because of an employment opportunity. Many more… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019
Keep Redmond a great hometown | Letter
You need to run for office | Letter

You need to run for office | Letter

In 2016, we all learned an interesting lesson, literally anyone who wants to can run for office. Many may not have liked the result of… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019
You need to run for office | Letter
Kudos to Kunkler | Letter

Kudos to Kunkler | Letter

Kudos to Redmond Reporter’s Aaron Kunkler for two fascinating climate articles. “Human Waste: unlikely climate change hero?” (redmond-reporter.com, April 15) describes how a King County… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019
Kudos to Kunkler | Letter
Homelessness and the right to survive | Letter

Homelessness and the right to survive | Letter

Do homeless persons have a constitutional and civil right to occupy and use public spaces for purposes that endanger the health, general welfare and safety… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2019
Homelessness and the right to survive | Letter
Ban FGM | Letter

Ban FGM | Letter

Our state legislature just failed to ban the barbaric procedure known as female genital mutilation (FGM). About half the states ban it, but not Washington.… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019
Ban FGM | Letter
Equal-opportunity benefits needed | Letter

Equal-opportunity benefits needed | Letter

SB 5331 in the state legislature is called “long-term care services and supports.” The proposed program is actually a catastrophic care benefit. This bill would… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019
Equal-opportunity benefits needed | Letter
No urbanizing Samammish River Valley | Letter

No urbanizing Samammish River Valley | Letter

DEMAND an environmental impact statement (EIS) for KCC ordinance 2018-0241 In the holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” Jimmy Stewart runs in horror through “Pottersville”… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019
No urbanizing Samammish River Valley | Letter
Letters on LWSD levy | Letter

Letters on LWSD levy | Letter

Whenever I’m asked for money, I have a few questions for the person ask. How will this money be used? How have you used money… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019
Letters on LWSD levy | Letter
Letters on EvergreenHealth levy | Letter

Letters on EvergreenHealth levy | Letter

We’re writing to endorse EvergreenHealth’s proposed measure to increase levy funding that will help bring critical upgrades to our community’s health system. As many of… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019
Letters on EvergreenHealth levy | Letter
Vote ‘yes’ on EvergreenHealth measure | Letter

Vote ‘yes’ on EvergreenHealth measure | Letter

This spring, voters on the Eastside will have the opportunity to approve a bond measure to provide critical funding to EvergreenHealth. As our community hospital,… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019
Vote ‘yes’ on EvergreenHealth measure | Letter
Vote NO on EvergreenHealth’s $345 million bond | Letter

Vote NO on EvergreenHealth’s $345 million bond | Letter

Taxes are already too high. Including interest, the proposed $345 million bond will cost about $440 million over 30 years. A high cost for little… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019
Vote NO on EvergreenHealth’s $345 million bond | Letter