Letters to the Editor

Council, city hall ignore the voters | Letter to the editor

To the editor: How did we get from an overwhelming rejection of a $15 million police station levy to city staff and the city council… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2018

Sakai project ends on the right foot | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Sakai Shoe Project just reached its successful conclusion and would not have been possible without the support of the Bainbridge community,… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2018

Auction benefits youth fly fishing | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Many of you may not know there is a vibrant fly fishing community in Washington state, Kitsap County and here on Bainbridge… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2018

Constant contact does bring results | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I like Blair Bess’ ideas on activism, but would go further. (“Activism in the Age of Trump” by Blair Bess, bainbridgereview.com, March… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2018

Might be time for some new blood | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I do not know whether Rod Stevens’ experience trying to get in touch with Representative Appleton is an exception or the rule.… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2018

Please help support our public schools | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As a parent in the Bainbridge Island School District and a member of the Bainbridge Schools Foundation board of directors, I feel… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2018

Much respect for an amazing team | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I attended the community input meetings with the Bainbridge Island Fire Department for two evenings last week. The public was invited to… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2018

COBI’s surprise move raises questions | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I have attended two of meetings of the Island Center Subarea Planning Steering Committee as a member of the concerned public. Currently… Continue reading

Spartronics grateful for community support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We would like to thank all people in the Bainbridge Island community who attended our most recent Robotics Open House presented by… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2018

Incredible turnout at Float & Film | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This past Saturday our junior Class of 2019 from Bainbridge High School held a Float & Film event at the Bainbridge Aquatic… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2018

Light duty for an elected representative | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The 2018 “Trust Barometer” recently published by Edelman, an international public relations firm, found that the informed public’s trust in U.S. government… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2018

Rep. Kilmer supports impending Farm Bill | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As a retired nurse I am dismayed that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have proposed cuts to the SNAP program (also… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2018

Congratulations on a great event | Letter to the editor

To the editor: If you missed Weaving Histories at BIMA last month, you missed a wonderful exhibit and celebration of Black History Month. Congratulations to… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2018

Gun rights are not absolute | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Second Amendment begins with four words that are ignored by all who want to discuss this issue, they are: “A well… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2018

Bainbridge Island Land Trust Conservation Plan needs your input | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Help shape the nature of our Island! The Bainbridge Island Land Trust is updating our Strategic Conservation Plan, which guides our protection… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2018

Old location deserves a fresh look | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A police facility between five schools is a good idea to reconsider: Given recent events the city should relook at building the… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2018

It’s too easy for some to get guns | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A chief argument against gun control is that criminals will still get guns. This is largely true. However, our school and church… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2018

Learn more about mental health tax | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We’ve all heard about the opioid epidemic and the need for better mental health services. But did you know that here in… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2018

Island’s development must be sustainable | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Bainbridge Island is blessed with an extraordinary talent pool of local architects, engineers and developers. Folks who live and work here, raise… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2018

Lawmakers are less responsive to the public | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We now have a “blue wall” of Democratic controlled state governments up and down the West Coast. Unfortunately, this is making legislators… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2018