Letters to the Editor

Clean-up idea for next July 4 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The lo-o-ng restroom waiting lines at Town & Country Market on the Fourth of July brought out the need for more port-a-potties… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2018

 

Please come back and learn more | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A few days ago, the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial was “tagged” with graffiti. We were fortunate that the artist used… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018

 

Body cams protect our citizens | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I want the city to pay all damage claims for police wrongdoing. Body cams assure that will be done. Not requiring mandatory… Continue reading

 

We are grateful for our marine patrol | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Some may wonder why Bainbridge has a marine patrol. Saturday a neighbor from Point Glover on the Port Orchard side of Rich… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2018

Radio station prompts concerns | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Residents of Bainbridge Island were recently made aware of the fact that the FCC has granted a permit for a new 50,000-watt… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2018

Please help clean up our beaches | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Fellow Islanders, this year, when we celebrate the Fourth of July and we head down to the beach with friends and neighbors… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2018

Stand up for your fellow citizens | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thanks for printing the shocking update on the sad state of the millions in poverty, victims of an outright war in our… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2018

A mockery of our democracy | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My parents were Holocaust survivors. After the war, they smuggled my brother and me across many borders, to escape anti-semitism. Eventually the… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2018

Bridge is better somewhere else | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I oppose a pedestrian/cylist bridge crossing Highway 305 at Vineyard Lane because it serves only the commuting cyclist, a narrow segment of… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2018

Where does city get its information | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I received a citizen survey that Douglas Schulze, city manager, told me was used by the city to rate its quality of… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2018

Support the Highway 305 bridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Imagine Winslow with less traffic and healthier residents of all ages because they feel safe using their feet for everyday transportation, not… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2018

Bainbridge needs policy on body cams now | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As an experienced business person I know, intuitively, that managing police officers is a nightmare. Any chief (who doesn’t buy into the… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2018

Let the city council do its job | Letter to the editor

To the editor: On June 12, during its regular business meeting, the Bainbridge Island City Council will vote to amend current codes in order to… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018

Grand vision for a public place | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My childhood home, going into foreclosure, is a road end (Green Spot Place, formerly Yew Street). We never took offense when people… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2018

Body cameras should be mandatory for police | Letter to the editor

To the editor: You don’t really believe the baloney your reporter was fed several months ago about body cameras, do you? There is technology that… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2018

Councilman is no longer recognizable | Letter to the editor

To the editor: When Councilman Ron Peltier ran for his seat on the city council, he continually stated that we must follow our Comp Plan… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018

Trillium Trail Run supports BI trails | Letter to the editor

To the editor Thank you from the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation to all the runners and walkers who came out for the third annual Trillium… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2018

Educate our kids to speak up | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Recently, the Bainbridge Island School District issued a letter informing parents and BISD community members of recent anti-Semitic remarks made by students… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2018

Concerned Americans need to speak out | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing because I am increasingly concerned by what is happening to this wonderful country. We are now governed by a… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2018

Build new station in original location | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Again we have a threatening situation at our High School involving the threat of a bomb and gun. Parents, now is the… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018