Letters to the Editor

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

BHS 100 Building needs to be rebuilt | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing in regard to Proposition 1, the capital levy for the Bainbridge Island School District. Even though I can’t vote,… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2019

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