Letters to the Editor

Let’s continue our investment in children | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As the parents of elementary-aged children, we are grateful to live in a community that is committed to a superior education. This… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2019

Farewell and good luck to Chief Hamner | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Your newspaper recently reported that Chief Hammer will be following our former city manager to Banning, a city between LA and Palm… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2019

Federal workers can turn to Helpline House | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Some commuters have noticed that they can get to the ferry 10 minutes faster than the last two weeks because government employees… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2019

We’re voting ‘yes’ for schools, community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My family, like many others, moved to the Island because of its strong public schools. Our public schools are truly the heart… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2019

BHS alums support the new capital levy | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are the proud products of the Bainbridge Island School District and we want to ensure our schools remain strong for the… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2019

Vote to keep BHS as a state-of-the-art school | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Our two children will graduate from Bainbridge High School in 2030 and 2034. We are confident they will be well-equipped with critical… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2019

KidsUp Playground needs your support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thank you to the Review and editor Brian Kelly for such prominent coverage of the new KidsUp Playground planned for Battle Point… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2019

Mini Golf Masters helps early learners | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As the final hole-in-one remains just a memory, I would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to all the players who putted… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2019

Let’s implore Congress to reauthorize VAWA | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thanks for printing Laura Finley’s informative article about the problems of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). (“Congress Must… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2019

Five secrets to success for city’s next tax levy | Letter to the editor

Here’s what it would take for me to vote “yes” on a roads and trails levy: 1. Get rid of the silly acronyms. 2. Stand… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2019

Let’s listen to the warnings of scientists | Letter to the editor

To the editor: When my parents were born, and even in the first days of my existence, a 90-degree day in Seattle was a rarity.… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

A few simple fixes may improve roads | Letter to the editor

To the editor: If Winslow Way was turned into a one-way street heading west at Highway 305 that would solve one major problem: ferry line… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

Affordable homes could be part of plan | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Recently another reader suggested creating a parking garage to resolve the parking/driving situation in downtown Winslow, rather than the complicated, confusing (and… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2018

Your donations can help immigrants | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This year, One Call For All is spotlighting Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center (KIAC), a nonprofit providing services to immigrants throughout the West… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

Artists grateful for community support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Gregg and I would like to thank the community for it’s continued support of the plethora of artful holiday events around the… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2018

Cards for Bill Hemp will brighten his holiday | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Just seven years ago, my Uncle Bill Hemp decided with my Aunt Margaret “Maggie” Hemp that Bainbridge Island would be their home.… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2018

Bigger is not better, it’s time for a break | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We moved here, like almost all of us, because we love the life on this island, the small population, the lack of… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2018

Good location near downtown for garage | Letter to the Editor

To the editor: This article is a follow-up to Gary Pettersen’s letter in the Bainbridge Review of Nov. 30, 2018 regarding the need for more… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2018

Parking garage is the answer for downtown | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Winslow has a parking problem. Winslow will always have a parking problem as long the ferry exists. I’m not faulting the ferry,… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2018

President displays hands-off leadership | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Trump was unable to attend the World War I 100-year memorial due to weather. Had it been a Miss Universe Pageant at… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2018