Letters to the Editor

The double feature is an American summertime screen staple: Review culture writer picks five pairs of movie mates

Though fewer drive-in theaters dot the landscape these days than in summers past, their primary product, the double bill, remains a good weather fixture in… Continue reading

We need details on the plan | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My name is Parker Hutchinson. I’m 16 years old, a BHS student and an Eagle Scout candidate from BSA Troop 1564, here… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

Permanent pickleball courts are needed on BI | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Pickleball originated on Bainbridge Island in the summer of 1965 and was created by Barney McCallum, Bill Bell and Senator Joel Pritchard.… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2018

Vacant lot could be an asset to the community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’ve been glad to read your various reports on the burgeoning of Lynwood Center, but curious why the eyesore elephant in the… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2018

Bond shouldn’t be spent on clearcut highway | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The proposed city bond for non-motorized improvements should be about safety in the public domain — on developed rights-of-way owned by the… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

Heard this tune before | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Bob Dylan wrote a song that seems to describe Trump — “Idiot Wind”! PJ McEWAN Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

Let’s ban foam cups and takeout containers | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The recent article, “Orcas of the Pacific Northwest are Starving and Disappearing,” reminded readers that our waste is killing our wildlife. Our… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2018

Grateful for generous donations from Girl Scouts | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Pierce, Thurston, Kitsap and Mason county chapter of Project Linus would like to thank Bainbridge Island Girl Scout Troop 40464 for… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2018

Ban foam cups and protect our oceans | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Our waterways are under threat from harmful plastic pollution. Americans throw away an estimated 70 million plastic foam cups each year, and… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2018

Events shift to the extraordinarily bizarre | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The extraordinary events coming out of the White House during the last one and one half years reminds me of Goethe’s epic… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2018

Please stay in your lane | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Many drivers on the Island cross across the fog line onto the shoulder while making turns, which is not only dangerous, but… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2018

Clean-up idea for next July 4 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The lo-o-ng restroom waiting lines at Town & Country Market on the Fourth of July brought out the need for more port-a-potties… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2018

Please come back and learn more | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A few days ago, the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial was “tagged” with graffiti. We were fortunate that the artist used… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018

Body cams protect our citizens | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I want the city to pay all damage claims for police wrongdoing. Body cams assure that will be done. Not requiring mandatory… Continue reading

We are grateful for our marine patrol | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Some may wonder why Bainbridge has a marine patrol. Saturday a neighbor from Point Glover on the Port Orchard side of Rich… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2018

Radio station prompts concerns | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Residents of Bainbridge Island were recently made aware of the fact that the FCC has granted a permit for a new 50,000-watt… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2018

Please help clean up our beaches | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Fellow Islanders, this year, when we celebrate the Fourth of July and we head down to the beach with friends and neighbors… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2018

Stand up for your fellow citizens | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thanks for printing the shocking update on the sad state of the millions in poverty, victims of an outright war in our… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2018

A mockery of our democracy | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My parents were Holocaust survivors. After the war, they smuggled my brother and me across many borders, to escape anti-semitism. Eventually the… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2018

Bridge is better somewhere else | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I oppose a pedestrian/cylist bridge crossing Highway 305 at Vineyard Lane because it serves only the commuting cyclist, a narrow segment of… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2018