Letters to the Editor

Jones has the expertise and perspective needed | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are voting for Ted Jones to represent the South Ward on the Bainbridge Island City Council. Our decision is this straight-forward:… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2017

Don’t reduce people to their skin color | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A letter was written to you concerning Wayne Roth’s suitability to serve on the Bainbridge Island City Council. In the opinion of… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2017

Fetterly is a breath of fresh air | Letter to the editor

To the editor: An engineer on council?! Someone who truly understands numbers? I’m all for it. Kevin Fetterly thinks quantitatively, so a red flag went… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2017

Success for all in Bainbridge schools | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Lately, I’ve been listening to a lot of conversations about “success.” Specifically, what makes a school district successful and what makes any… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2017

Thanks, Senator Cantwell, for opposing repeal of ACA | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thanks to Senator Cantwell for opposing the Graham-Cassidy bill that would have ended health care for millions of Americans. (‘Senator Cantwell says… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2017

Changes are needed on city council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: If you follow the proceedings of our city council, as all good citizens should do, you will have no doubt formed an… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2017

Unlike Roth, Nassar would spend taxpayer dollars cautiously | Letter to the editor

To the editor: While Rasham Nassar stresses spending taxpayer dollars with “caution,” her opponent, Wayne Roth, repeatedly (2015-2016) supported wasting our tax dollars studying the… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

My picks for Bainbridge city council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Joe Deets makes things happen. He was founding president of Community Energy Solutions (CES), which has NO association with Island Power. As… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Community will benefit from a better library | Letter to the editor

There are many good reasons to vote “yes” for library funding on this fall’s ballot. A few of them are: activities for children and youth,… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Deets has the right priorities for Bainbridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We on Bainbridge Island are very fortunate to have such a terrific candidate as Joe Deets running for our city council. During… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017

Deets has a passion for our future | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I confidently recommend Joe Deets to represent us on the Bainbridge Island City Council, North Ward. After spending four days with Joe… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017

Spreading compassion and not hate | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am thinking about kids going to school. We want children to feel confident and secure. Some will feel intimidated for many… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

City council has wasted city’s money | Letter to the editor

To the editor: After being disappointed in several decisions made by the Bainbridge Island City Council we decided to find out more about new candidates… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Tirman will serve city with distinction | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I support Mr. Matt Tirman for Bainbridge Island City Council and urge my friends, neighbors and colleagues to do the same. I… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Nassar is interested, engaged in issues | Letter to the editor

To the editor: For some time now, due to the wild growth in residential construction on the island, I have been worried about the island’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Nassar cares about her neighbors | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Over the years, I have found voting for members of city council an unpleasant civic duty. With a mixture of despair and… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2017

Jones is best qualified for council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’ve known Ted Jones for over 20 years and I’m supporting him for Bainbridge City Council. Given the issues that Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2017

A path for all is in the making | Letter to the editor

We have been reading and discussing the Sound to Olympics Trail and the “bridge” for months/years now. Seeing the clearance of trees along highway 305… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2017

Deets will lead with his heart and head | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We have known Joe Deets and his family for the past 13 years, ever since the day he came to help us… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2017

Deets has the qualities we need | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In the 35 years I have lived on the island, I have seen many mayors and city council members come and go;… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017