Letters to the Editor

Election is a chance to bring needed change | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Bainbridge Islanders care about the natural environment deeply. On the biannual citizens survey, “Protecting the Natural Environment” consistently scores as one of… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Former councilwoman offers endorsements | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It’s your turn to say what you think! Nov. 7 is Election Day to choose our new city council. Our island community… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Wakefield brings new voice to school board | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I would like to call special attention to Bainbridge Islanders of an outstanding candidate for the island school board. Our family has… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Tirman has earned my trust | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I support Matt Tirman for city council. I met Matt and his family members at the Bainbridge Grand Old Fourth celebration. I… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Why I am voting for Joe Deets | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Joe Deets possesses what I feel is the correct balance of business and social skills required to provide oversight to decisions for… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Robinson shares credit for our great parks | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are long-time residents of Bainbridge and frequently travel by foot or bike on the Fort Ward and Grand Forest trails. We… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

I was wrong about the candidates | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Relying on apparently faulty information from what I considered to be two reliable sources, my claim that candidates for Bainbridge Island City… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Pollock understands pressure on parks | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am supporting Michael Pollock for parks commissioner because he understands that our Island parks contain a rich and robust natural biodiversity… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Jakubik supports our educators | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We need Sheila Jakubik’s continued leadership on the Bainbridge Island School Board because Sheila knows that best way to support our students… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Put the ‘public’ back in public lands | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are voting for Michael Pollock for parks commissioner, because we believe he will focus on listening to the citizens and will… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Jones is an excellent choice for city council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Please support Ted Jones for city council. His experience as a civil engineer and 20-year commitment to our community make him an… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Deets works to find solutions | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I endorse Joe Deets for city council, North Ward. I support Joe because he possesses the beliefs and the skills I feel… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Nassar will be a strong voice for BI | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are a group of wellness practitioners who care deeply about the physical, spiritual and community health of our island. Like many,… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Tirman will be the one who listens | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Remember the Island Power debacle? The group urged the city to spend tens of millions of dollars on a hostile takeover of… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Nassar will work to find solutions | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Are you worried about rising taxes? Afraid to bike or walk on roads without proper trails or sidewalks? Saddened by the loss… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

Robinson has a history of proven competence | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As a 12-year resident of Bainbridge Island, I have had a longterm interest in the governance of our island purely as a… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

Matthew Tirman would champion ‘smart growth’ | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Voters are fortunate to have Matthew Tirman, a candidate for city council, District 3 for Bainbridge Island, on the ballot. It is… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

Deets is the right choice for council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to wholeheartedly endorse Joe Deets for the North Ward Council position. I have known Joe for several years and… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2017

City, candidates again ignore the rules | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing because political sign season is upon us again and, as is the case whenever it is upon us, campaigns… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2017

Wakefield will bring a new vision to board | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to urge my fellow islanders to strongly consider voting in favor of Christina Wakefield for school board. One of… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2017