Letters to the Editor

Where does city get its information | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I received a citizen survey that Douglas Schulze, city manager, told me was used by the city to rate its quality of… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2018

Support the Highway 305 bridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Imagine Winslow with less traffic and healthier residents of all ages because they feel safe using their feet for everyday transportation, not… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2018

Bainbridge needs policy on body cams now | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As an experienced business person I know, intuitively, that managing police officers is a nightmare. Any chief (who doesn’t buy into the… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2018

Let the city council do its job | Letter to the editor

To the editor: On June 12, during its regular business meeting, the Bainbridge Island City Council will vote to amend current codes in order to… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018

Grand vision for a public place | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My childhood home, going into foreclosure, is a road end (Green Spot Place, formerly Yew Street). We never took offense when people… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2018

Body cameras should be mandatory for police | Letter to the editor

To the editor: You don’t really believe the baloney your reporter was fed several months ago about body cameras, do you? There is technology that… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2018

Councilman is no longer recognizable | Letter to the editor

To the editor: When Councilman Ron Peltier ran for his seat on the city council, he continually stated that we must follow our Comp Plan… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018

Trillium Trail Run supports BI trails | Letter to the editor

To the editor Thank you from the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation to all the runners and walkers who came out for the third annual Trillium… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2018

Educate our kids to speak up | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Recently, the Bainbridge Island School District issued a letter informing parents and BISD community members of recent anti-Semitic remarks made by students… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2018

Concerned Americans need to speak out | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing because I am increasingly concerned by what is happening to this wonderful country. We are now governed by a… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2018

Build new station in original location | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Again we have a threatening situation at our High School involving the threat of a bomb and gun. Parents, now is the… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

The choice looks easy to me | Letter to the editor

To the editor: So Trump told the NRA, in the UK, “They don’t have guns, They have knives and instead there’s blood all over the… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2018

Legacy of Messenger House should continue | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am a third generation Bainbridge Islander who is very saddened about the demise of Messenger House. This being stated, what will… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2018

Development rules need to change | Letter to the editor

To the editor Bainbridge Island is arguably one of the most beautiful islands in the USA. Being somewhat biased, because we raised our family here,… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018

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