Letters to the Editor

‘Save Our Bluff’ needs help from community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: What is it you love best about Bainbridge? For many, it is the natural beauty our island has to offer. It is… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2019

Road workers earn praise for storm help | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This storm series was the worst I’ve seen in 35 years living on Bainbridge Island, with new bad weather every day. I… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

Frankenstein would never let this one go | Letter to the editor

To the editor: If Frankenstein decided to make a monster assembled entirely from human flaws — he would make a Trump. And a remorseful Doctor… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

Give big government a big shot in the arm | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Democrats will never allow a border wall for one reason: Social Security. Illegal immigrants, far from straining social services, in fact are… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2019

The best candidates are already living here | Letter to the editor

To the editor: What is the basis for our local human resource department’s addiction to national searches to find the “very best candidate”? I have… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2019

Speak up to support the Green New Deal | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Last week, Democrats in Congress introduced a joint resolution called the Green New Deal inspired by President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal that… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2019

Bainbridge fire chief thanks voters for EMS support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: On behalf of the Bainbridge Island Fire Department, I would like to thank the community for supporting the recent EMS Levy. Your… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2019

Owning property on the island is a curse | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was initially shocked when I saw the headlines about Councilwoman Rasham Nasser and ethics violations, but then I read the article… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2019

BISD is fortunate for community support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: On behalf of the Bainbridge Island School District, I would like to thank the voters of Bainbridge Island for their support of… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2019

Representation that Americans deserve | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Senator Patty Murray continues to be a voice of reason, continually working across the aisle to create legislation and budgets that benefit… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2019

Kudos for our biggest collection event ever | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Bainbridge Island Zero Waste, a program of Sustainable Bainbridge, in long-time collaboration with Bay Hay and Feed, just concluded its most successful… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2019

Add your voice to Indivisible Bainbridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m writing to invite everyone interested in taking action and making a difference in our community and our country to join Indivisible… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2019

From tariffs to the wall, Trump is wrong | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Well, I don’t have a degree in economics nor import strawberries from Mexico, but I am quite confident that Trump is not… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2019

ACE Hardware comes through for our kids | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Kiwanis Club of Bainbridge Island would like to heartily thank ACE Hardware and Steve Mikami for the generous donation of paint, primer,… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

Levy is a high-priority investment in schools | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This February, Bainbridge Island School District will place a $15 million capital levy on the ballot. A significant portion of these funds… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019

Quality public schools add community value | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Please join us in voting yes on the Bainbridge School District’s capital levy this Feb. 12! As the co-owners of Bainbridge Homes… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019

Commit to finishing schools on Bainbridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’ve sent in my vote and voted for YES on schools! This levy will help fund the much needed improvements for our… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2019

Vote yes to support EMS on Bainbridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am currently a board member of the Bainbridge Island Fire Department (BIFD) but I am writing to you as an individual… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2019

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

To the editor: I’m getting tired of giving the city council this same advice: Hire locally and promote from within. A few months ago the… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2019

School levy will help modernize our schools | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Please join me in support of the school levy. The reputation of the school district brought my young family to Bainbridge Island… Continue reading