Letters to the Editor

Foundation fosters student learning | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As a teacher at Eagle Harbor High School, I see firsthand how Bainbridge Schools Foundation (BSF) cultivates innovative ideas in the classroom… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2018

Our politicians deserve our scrutiny | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Embarrassing, as defined, means “causing embarrassment” and synonyms include words such as humiliating and shameful. This defines the Bainbridge Island City Council.… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2018

Highway 305 bridge is a safety issue | Letter to the editor

To the editor Early in his campaign, Matt Tirman, who had not previously engaged in local issues during his short time on the island, announced… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2018

Congress has our tax money, so let’s tell them how to spend it | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Kudos to the AARP volunteers helping with people with income tax preparation. (“Tax time cometh | Photo of the day 4/13” by… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2018

Some things never seem to change | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Eighteen years and counting these same traffic issues remain: • Ninety percent of drivers don’t stop at the stop sign at N.… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2018

Volunteer work won’t cost a penny | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Echoing Dave Shorett’s letter to the Review (April 20), I am appalled that our city council would turn down an opportunity to… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2018

Foundation grant gets things cooking at Wilkes | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thank you, BSF! “I’m super lucky,” I thought as I whipped the eggs together with my classmates. Thank you so much, Bainbridge… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2018

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