Letters to the Editor

Jones will keep Bainbridge a special place | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to strongly endorse longtime Bainbridge Island resident Ted Jones for the city council position. Our city is a unique… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Jakubik is a champion for our children | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Those who have attended any Bainbridge Island School Board meeting have been honored to see the wisdom and compassion for our children… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Library system needs levy support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: While frustration and discontent with our public institutions often spark civic engagement one institution seems to garner almost universal love: our library.… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Robinson has served us well | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to ask readers to seriously consider supporting Kirk Robinson for park district commissioner. When I asked him several years… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Robinson has parks experience and knowledge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The BI Metro Park & Recreation District is fortunate to have Kirk Robinson on its board. The reasons to vote for Kirk… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Libraries are a community cornerstone | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As a lifelong library supporter, I urge you to vote yes on Proposition 1 to approve an 8 cent increase in funding… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Nassar did not support PSE takeover | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Last week a letter appeared in The Bainbridge Islander claiming that Rasham Nassar was a proponent for a city-owned utility company. The… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

City council needs environmental advocates | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We have three proven environmental advocates running for council this year – Ted Jones, Joe Deets and Rasham Nassar. They didn’t just… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

Thanks for standing up for transparency | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The League of Women Voters of Kitsap commends the editorial staff of the Bainbridge Review for raising community awareness of the threat… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Roth is thoughtful, pragmatic collaborator | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Wayne spent most of his career working at NPR in local, regional and national capacities, and began his tenure on city council… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Roth is simply the better choice | Letter to the editor

To the editor: There has been a commendable effort to lessen personal attacks and subtle innuendo, but this standard should be applied to both sides… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2017

Tirman better choice then Jones | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Over the course of four years, city issues will change. What I look for in a candidate is listening, intelligence, and most… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

I’ll be voting for Deets on Election Day | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m writing in support of Joe Deets, candidate for Bainbridge Island City Council. In addition to his expertise in financial management and… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Park commissioners support Robinson | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We’re asking you to join us in voting to reelect Kirk Robinson as commissioner for Bainbridge parks. We’ve had the privilege to… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Jones is the best candidate from the South Ward | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Ted Jones, as a professional civil engineer and a project and program manager, has a deep understanding of public works and budget… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Deets displays fresh and solid thinking | Letter to the editor

To the editor: When Joe Deets shared he was planning to run for Bainbridge Island City Council, I was on board immediately. Like most candidates… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2017

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