Letters to the Editor

History has its eyes on Washington voters | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Our vote on I-1631 influences other countries. In Paris in 2015, China and the U.S. pledged to reduce climate emissions by 2030,… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2018

It’s way past time for us to fight city hall | Letter to the editor

To the editor: After reading the Sept. 28 Bainbridge Review article “Council scraps contract with deputy mayor - Bainbridge will search for a new city… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018

SAFE levy is a big boondoggle | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Vote no on the Mobility Levy Proposition 1. This boondoggle is sponsored and promoted by the same folks who built the McDonald’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Benefit raises funds to cure childhood cancer | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Bainbridge Island Bargain Boutique wants to thank the many volunteers and attendees at the “Be Part of the Cure!” fundraising event… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

New development should pay for sidewalks, trails | Letter to the editor

To the editor: SAFE mobility levy? Really? Sounds good, but what does it really mean? I would think that with all the NEW (non affordable)… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

League says respect integrity of forums | Letter to the editor

To editor: The League of Women Voters of Kitsap would like to let everyone know that we do not support or oppose political candidates or… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

Prop. 1 levy is a step in the right direction | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We can either get serious about reducing our car dependency and investing in real opportunities to bike and walk safely or continue… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

Vote to turn Core 40 vision into a reality | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Since 1994, Squeaky Wheels has worked to improve the safety and efficiency of bicycling on Bainbridge Island. One critical effort has been… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

Stop making excuses and vote for Prop. 1 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Isn’t it about time we citizens on Bainbridge did something about climate change? Our per capita emissions are higher than the rest… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2018

Kitsap Audubon says vote ‘yes’ on I-1631 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Last week the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicted that we have just over a decade to get climate change under… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2018

Levy’s ‘no guarantee’ gets ‘no’ vote from me

To the editor: I read Section 3 of Resolution 2018–21, and I quote, “…these projects are listed here solely for the purpose of providing examples… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2018

BI city government is clueless about money | Letter to the editor

To the editor: So I recently received a post card on behalf of city of Bainbridge Island Proposition No. 1, aka, the SAFE Levy. Before… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2018

I-1639 encourages greater gun safety | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The pervasiveness of firearm-related deaths and injuries in America is cause for serious concern, and as a resident of Bainbridge Island, I… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2018

Harvest Fair thanks its volunteers, visitors | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Friends of the Farms wants to thank the 125 volunteers, and the more than 2,200 visitors who helped turn the 18th annual… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

Our money is better spent on other things | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Bainbridge Island City Council is asking taxpayers to approve their so-called SAFE Levy which will bring in at $15 million. While… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2018

Council should learn from its past mistakes | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Earth to city council; with the recent departure of city manager Doug Schultze and the kerfuffle of keeping Morgan Smith in the… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2018

Smart decisions on climate begin here | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This week’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report highlights our dire situation. Having known about climate change for decades we have done… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2018

Appleton represents the people she serves | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I support Rep. Sherry Appleton in her re-election bid to return to Olympia as our State Representative. As a 34-year resident of… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2018

Public input needed on WSF’s long-range plan | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The recent news coverage of ferry issues is much appreciated. It is important to shine a spotlight on the ferry system to… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2018

Vote ‘yes’ on I-1639 and prevent more tragedies | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are writing today in support of Initiative 1639, Safe Schools, Safe Communities, which represents the most comprehensive gun safety initiative put… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2018