Letters to the Editor

Many reasons for opposition to hotel | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Regarding the proposed land use for the 80-plus-room hotel amphitheater and conference meeting site, I am totally opposed for the following reasons:… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2019

 

Medicare for All is politically popular | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Medicare for All is overdue. While the current political excitement about shifting to a single-payer healthcare system may seem like a radically… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2019

 

Plea for H-E-L-P from the Tweeter-in-Chief | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Like many others, when I first heard the tweet about The Squad, I thought it was xenophobic and sexist. After more thought,… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

 

Thank you Bainbridge for your great support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: On behalf of Housing Resources Bainbridge, we would like to thank the Housing Kitsap Board of Commissioners for their vote to sell… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2019

Squeaky Wheels had more to say in letter | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Review article on “Bainbridge council votes to seek $8 million in bonds” mentions a January exchange between Squeaky Wheels and Mayor… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019

Sending them out through the ‘in’ door | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Trump doesn’t see people of color as Americans. He sees them as imports, that he would like to export. PJ McEWAN Bainbridge… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019

Elizabeth Warren has it right on health care | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was surprised to see the a lengthy takedown of Elizabeth Warren’s healthcare platform that appeared in the Review on July 5… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

Court martial could end our nightmare | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We didn’t need Trump’s tweet telling congresswomen of color that they should go back to the countries they came from, to know… Continue reading

WSF should do more to help senior riders | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I spend about one-third of the year on Bainbridge. The island has a huge elder population, many with physical challenges, and the… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Pledge for no road signs | Letter to the editor

I’m currently serving as a Bainbridge Island city councilmember and mayor, having been chosen almost two years ago by the other council members to serve… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2019

Federal tax credit is needed for renters | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I appreciated the letter from Sharon Gilpin “Housing crisis calls out for different solutions.” She commented that “We need affordable housing ALL… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2019

Dam removal helps our salmon and orcas | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The orca population here is dying. The southern resident orcas who reside in Puget Sound are endangered. Not only endangered but also… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2019

It’s not rude to speak out against idling cars | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A couple of weeks ago, I wrote the editor asking that people stop idling their cars to lessen the increase in global… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2019

Change not needed in city council position | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As we draw close to the election for city council I am reminded of my old friend, the late, great Jack Swanson,… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2019

Make a commitment to share our island | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Living on an island, physical boundaries can make close neighbors feel like family. It can also draw distinct lines between what is… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2019

It’s business as usual at Bargain Boutique | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Greetings from the island’s Bargain Boutique! Many of you are happy customers who enjoying finding amazing and unique treasures, and many of… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2019

Practical solution for reducing our footprint | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In recent comments about increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, little is said about our own carbon footprint here which can be… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2019

Write, lobby, or call; help make the change | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Bobbie Moran is so right: “Let’s all work, young and old, to make a livable future happen.” (‘Let’s work together for a… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2019

Housing crisis calls out for different solutions | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Housing Kitsap financial picture is a sad one and affects affordable housing throughout the county — not just Bainbridge Island. The… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2019

Please mind your manners and MYOB | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The other day I was waiting in the ferry line when I saw a pretty nice Lexus SUV idling while we waited… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019