Letters to the Editor

Improve safety by lowering speed limit | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Re: Fletcher Bay speed, our property is on that blind curve. It’s always been a challenge to negotiate. We thought that the… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2019

 

Let’s do our part and make things right | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Lawmakers in Olympia plan to balance the tax system in Washington state. The effect will be to increase my taxes and those… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

 

Taxes are the least of Trump’s problems | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I agree with Mr. Sheldon (“Asking for Trump tax returns ins’t American,” April 5 Bainbridge Review). It is so unfair to require… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2019

 

People must act on global climate change | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Listening this week to an NPR interview of Nathaniel Rich, the author of the new book “Losing Earth,” I found myself —… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2019

Sad farewell to our library’s plum trees | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It is with great sadness that we and the Bainbridge community say good-bye to the beautiful but very old plum trees in… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

There will be a big thank you, believe me | Letter to the editor

To the editor: So, Trump said — I gave John McCain the funeral that he wanted, and did not get a thank-you. When we give… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2019

Asking for Trump tax returns isn’t American | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was surprised finding out of this attempt at voter suppression: The unanimous partisan vote for SB 5078 by state Senate Democrats,… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2019

Contact Congress to oppose Trump budget | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was happy to see the response to President Trump’s 2020 budget proposal. (Don’t cut budget for safety net programs)”. Microbes are… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2019

Too much television during executive time | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Trump shouldn’t have time to watch SNL, much less to publicly criticize a re-run! PJ McEWAN Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2019

More transparency needed on admissions | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The college admissions scandal has captured the nation. There is widespread and justifiable outrage towards a few moneyed families whose arrogance and… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2019

Don’t cut budget for safety net programs | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The President’s budget proposal demands a response from each of us, here is mine. (“Trump’s Nightmare Budget” by Mel Gurtov, Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2019

Peltier’s enemies are out to get him | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’ve been a resident of Bainbridge Island for almost 60 years and have never been involved politically or held public office. I… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2019

For a stronger, more inclusive community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness month. President Ronald Reagan made this national proclamation in 1987, dedicating the month to increasing public awareness… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2019

BI deserves leaders worthy of our respect | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Since the Bainbridge Island City Council has been in the news lately, this is a good time to remind Islanders of the… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2019

Sakai students will help recycle your bags | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Please help Sakai students win the National Trex Challenge by collecting more plastic film than any other school in the United States.… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019

Thanks for your work for the common good | Letter for the editor

To the editor: One of the most inspiring things in life is seeing people work for the common good. One recent example is Olaf Ribeiro… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2019

Expert predicts no water shortage on BI | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Perhaps the highlight of water focused conference held this past weekend at IslandWood: Peter Bannister (associate engineer, Aspect Consulting): Lead consultant the… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2019

Upcoming panel will address opioid use disorder | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The statistics are startling: As many Americans expected to die from drug overdoses in 2018 as died in the Vietnam, Iraq, and… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2019

Let’s use our contacts and our voting power | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m happy Jay Inslee jumped into the huge group of contenders for the presidency. My husband Hal and I have been cheerleaders… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2019

Anyone can be a Citizen of the Year | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am honored to be named as the Citizen of the Year by the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce, largely based on… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2019