Letters to the Editor

This is getting tasteless | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Hey Trump: Quit jeopardizing the safety of our planet. No more name-calling with North Korea. The radioactivity will taint the ketchup you… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2017

Mayor was once new to the job | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I read with interest Mayor Tollefson’s letter to the editor and was disappointed. The mayor seemed to succeed in offending both the… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

Vote Fetterly for city council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am supporting Kevin Fetterly for city council this November. He is a trained engineer with analytical and financial skills necessary to… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

‘Quality’ candidates have been sadly lacking | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am voting for Rasham Nassar. I am impressed by her platform, which promises fiscal responsibility, transparency, non-motorized transportation priorities, a holistic… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2017

Roth has demonstrated calm competence | Letter to the editor

To the editor: There is no doubt in our minds that Wayne Roth deserves re-election to the city council’s Central Ward position he has occupied… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2017

Tirman is concerned for island’s rural feel | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I believe Matt Tirman has the life and business experiences citizens of Bainbridge Island want in a city council person. His background… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2017

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Is there any possibility that after our Bainbridge Island City Council rids our Island of balloons — that they take on something… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2017

Tirman will be practical, fiscally responsible | Letter to the editor

To the editor: On the Fourth of July I was leading my grandchildren from Waterfront Park to the parade route when I passed a booth… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

The city of Bainbridge Island needs Joe Deets | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Joe Deets is of that special breed, part community organizer and part entrepreneur. I have known him for many years and believe… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Jones can help get things done | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As one who cares about our environment, true fiscal responsibility and progressive issues, I am heartened by Ted Jones’ candidacy for the… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2017

Jones has a proven commitment to the environment | Letter to the editor

To the editor: When I look at the candidates for council, one of the most important criteria for me is their history. It’s easy to… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2017

Nasser authentically lives her values | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was so encouraged when I learned that Rasham Nasser was running for Bainbridge Island City Council. Good stewardship of anything, whether… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2017

Get past narrow council majorities | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Four years ago, Val Tollefson, Wayne Roth and Roger Townsend ran for city council on a “trust us” platform, that they were… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2017

Experience no guarantee of good judgment | Letter to the editor

To the editor: After attending a recent city council candidate’s forum, Mayor Val Tollefson offered up some revisionist history in support of incumbent candidate Wayne… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2017

Keep Roth on the city council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I attended the city council candidate forum at the senior center and came away with two observations I would like to share.… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2017

Nasser demonstrates refreshing insight | Letter to the editor

To the editor: “Brilliant and fearless.” That’s how I describe Rasham Nasser to friends who have not yet met her. I spent 20-plus years as… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2017

Please support the Out of the Darkness Walk | Letter to the editor

To the editor: On Sept. 23, 2017 Bainbridge Island is hosting the Kitsap Out of the Darkness Walk to Fight Suicide. And we need Bainbridge… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2017

History repeats itself at city hall | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Reading recent “Donors should be wary of city” letter suggests that one look no further that the sad saga of the John… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017

Take the long view on charitable acts | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The astounding destruction of Hurricane Harvey, and the impending threat of Irma, are not natural disasters in isolation. Human activities, particularly the… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2017

Recent fire inspires a simple solution | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Fourth of July fireworks — the old American tradition of loud explosions, fiery skies and symbol of freedom — must go the… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2017