Letters to the Editor

Do we want a downtown we can use? | Letter to the editor

Do we want a downtown we can use? | Letter to the editor

  • Dec 9, 2017

 

Too many AWOL voters on island | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Most of the citizens of Bainbridge Island, to their shame and disgrace, could not be bothered to vote in last Tuesday’s election.… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

 

Kudos for service, and independence | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I read the Bainbridge Review regularly and enjoy the Letters to the Editor and the editorial page. Val Tollefsen is a friend… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

 

Volunteers deserve thanks for trail work | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A huge round of applause for the many folks who contributed time, energy and expertise to re-greening a long strip of land… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

School district agenda appears to be murky | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In the spring of this year, the school district announced that it had a budget shortfall, and that one of the considerations… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2017

Here’s how to help Kitsap immigrants | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Many of us feel helpless when we read about relentless attacks on our immigrant neighbors by the current administration. I’m writing to… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2017

Council of 2013 has fulfilled mandate | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Your Nov. 10 editorial does the city council, city staff and the many, many citizens who have participated in the civic life… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017

Toward a more inclusive approach | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thank you Bainbridge! Kitsap Auditor poll numbers indicate we will win the Bainbridge Island Central Ward City Council seat! It will be… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

Two questions on gun violence | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Things have deteriorated to the point where we now ask — “Was it a school shooting, or was it a church shooting?”… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2017

Heartfelt thanks and an apology | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was in the Winslow post office today, and I was joined in line by a middle-aged man who loudly vociferated about… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Pursuing the right of happiness | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Each and every child born on Earth should have the right of happiness. Millions of children worldwide are affected by people who… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

Deets displays a balanced approach | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I have lived on the Island for the last six years. I have known Joe Deets for over 10 years. What impresses… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Nassar is the change we need | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am very concerned about city council spending. Large sums of money have been and are being spent in reaction to proposals… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Roth, Jones and Deets are my choices | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As someone who’s been observing city council for years, volunteered for the City Human Services Funding Advisory Committee, and a feminist I… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Vote against lame-duck shenanigans | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Unfortunately, there has been a persistent view that the proposed bridge over Highway 305 traversing between Knechtel and Vineyard Lane is primarily… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Roth understands our successes and foibles | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am supporting Wayne Roth for Central Ward Council representative. I share the view that our country needs more women in leadership… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Wakefield will be a strong advocate for schools | Letter to the editor

To the editor: School board elections often get little attention, despite the powerful impact that school board members can make. As a parent of a… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Roth can help rebuild confidence in city government | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am State Senator (retired) Phil Rockefeller. I’m enthusiastically voting to re-elect Wayne Roth to city council. As legislator, I championed environmental… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Jones will be an informed decision-maker | Letter to the editor

To the editor: How fortunate we are to have a council candidate with the very balance of skills and experience we need now, when significant… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Fetterly will save Bainbridge from Bainbridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The candidates for city council have been appearing at various forums answering questions and mostly talking about themselves. Kevin Fetterly has been… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017