Letters to the Editor

We need to pass Initiative 1631 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was raised in Washington state, third generation. My family lived in eastern Washington, where the summers are hot and the winters… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2018

 

Bold moves needed by our Bainbridge liberals | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The saying goes “to love a place, it must be lovely,” running counter to the time-honored tradition of Californication — an asphalt… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2018

 

History will remember those who stood up | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thanks for your editorial decrying the President’s dangerous denunciation of our free press as an “enemy of the people.” The Review, more… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2018

 

Bad behavior can damage trust | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was not surprised by Doug Schulze’s recent interview, in which he stated one of the reasons for leaving was conflicts with… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2018

Bon voyage and good luck | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It has been said that when someone shows you who they are you should believe them. A prime example of this is… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2018

Fundraising continues for Moritani Preserve | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Friends of Moritani Preserve recently hosted a community picnic in the open meadows of this beautiful new Winslow park. It was… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2018

Kiwanis Club to honor Frank Buxton | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Frank Buxton arrived on Bainbridge Island with a smile in 1989. A veteran of television, movies and radio, he readily immersed himself… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2018

Political will is created through active citizenship | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Remembering the rallies across the nation protesting the president’s immigration policies that separated families seemed to work. (“Families Belong Together” by Brian… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2018

Local youth are winners of the BYS Fun Run | Letter to the editor

To the editor: On behalf of the Bainbridge Youth Services Board of Directors, we would like to thank our wonderful community, volunteers, businesses and civic… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2018

The double feature is an American summertime screen staple: Review culture writer picks five pairs of movie mates

Though fewer drive-in theaters dot the landscape these days than in summers past, their primary product, the double bill, remains a good weather fixture in… Continue reading

We need details on the plan | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My name is Parker Hutchinson. I’m 16 years old, a BHS student and an Eagle Scout candidate from BSA Troop 1564, here… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

Permanent pickleball courts are needed on BI | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Pickleball originated on Bainbridge Island in the summer of 1965 and was created by Barney McCallum, Bill Bell and Senator Joel Pritchard.… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2018

Vacant lot could be an asset to the community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’ve been glad to read your various reports on the burgeoning of Lynwood Center, but curious why the eyesore elephant in the… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2018

Bond shouldn’t be spent on clearcut highway | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The proposed city bond for non-motorized improvements should be about safety in the public domain — on developed rights-of-way owned by the… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

Heard this tune before | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Bob Dylan wrote a song that seems to describe Trump — “Idiot Wind”! PJ McEWAN Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

Let’s ban foam cups and takeout containers | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The recent article, “Orcas of the Pacific Northwest are Starving and Disappearing,” reminded readers that our waste is killing our wildlife. Our… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2018

Grateful for generous donations from Girl Scouts | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Pierce, Thurston, Kitsap and Mason county chapter of Project Linus would like to thank Bainbridge Island Girl Scout Troop 40464 for… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2018

Ban foam cups and protect our oceans | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Our waterways are under threat from harmful plastic pollution. Americans throw away an estimated 70 million plastic foam cups each year, and… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Events shift to the extraordinarily bizarre | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The extraordinary events coming out of the White House during the last one and one half years reminds me of Goethe’s epic… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2018

Please stay in your lane | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Many drivers on the Island cross across the fog line onto the shoulder while making turns, which is not only dangerous, but… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2018