Letters to the Editor

We want better management of Bainbridge schools | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Yes, “Our Schools… Our Future” — But, depending on your vote, which future? If most people vote yes and we bet on… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2019

City council must take fast action on housing | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Four walls and a ceiling — that should be the clarion call. The REAL crisis in this nation is the lack of… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2019

It’s OK to vote no this time around | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Island residents may have noticed the largest property tax increases in memory over the last couple of years, largely to provide additional… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019

Drivers should heed the posted speed limit | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing this letter to let the people know who travel from Wyatt Way onto Finch Road that the speed limit… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2019

Capital levy needed to offset rising costs | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to urge you to vote “yes” on Feb. 12 for Bainbridge Island School District’s six-year capital levy. As a… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

Community makes Tree Cycle a success | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The boys of Troop 1564 and girls of the all-new troop coming Feb. 1 would like to thank the Bainbridge community for… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2019

It’s not just a tree, it’s part of island’s history | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Do you remember your elementary school? Was there something special that you still recall from those magical years? For those who are… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2019

Levy for schools is money well-spent | Letter to the editor

February election Levy for schools is money well-spent To the editor: Time for superlatives. Every Bainbridge Islander would be so impressed —more than impressed, floored,… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2019

Let’s continue our investment in children | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As the parents of elementary-aged children, we are grateful to live in a community that is committed to a superior education. This… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2019

Farewell and good luck to Chief Hamner | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Your newspaper recently reported that Chief Hammer will be following our former city manager to Banning, a city between LA and Palm… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2019

Federal workers can turn to Helpline House | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Some commuters have noticed that they can get to the ferry 10 minutes faster than the last two weeks because government employees… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2019

We’re voting ‘yes’ for schools, community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My family, like many others, moved to the Island because of its strong public schools. Our public schools are truly the heart… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2019

BHS alums support the new capital levy | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are the proud products of the Bainbridge Island School District and we want to ensure our schools remain strong for the… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2019

Vote to keep BHS as a state-of-the-art school | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Our two children will graduate from Bainbridge High School in 2030 and 2034. We are confident they will be well-equipped with critical… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2019

KidsUp Playground needs your support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thank you to the Review and editor Brian Kelly for such prominent coverage of the new KidsUp Playground planned for Battle Point… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2019

Mini Golf Masters helps early learners | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As the final hole-in-one remains just a memory, I would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to all the players who putted… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2019

Let’s implore Congress to reauthorize VAWA | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thanks for printing Laura Finley’s informative article about the problems of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). (“Congress Must… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2019

Five secrets to success for city’s next tax levy | Letter to the editor

Here’s what it would take for me to vote “yes” on a roads and trails levy: 1. Get rid of the silly acronyms. 2. Stand… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2019

Let’s listen to the warnings of scientists | Letter to the editor

To the editor: When my parents were born, and even in the first days of my existence, a 90-degree day in Seattle was a rarity.… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

A few simple fixes may improve roads | Letter to the editor

To the editor: If Winslow Way was turned into a one-way street heading west at Highway 305 that would solve one major problem: ferry line… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018