Letters to the Editor

The emperor has no clothes – and no clue | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Mr. Olsen has a valid point: “the jaundiced elite lost the election.” Yes, by a whopping 3 million votes. However, Mr. Olsen… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2018

Prop. 1 may not be perfect but vote yes | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’ve been a recreational bike rider on Bainbridge Island for more than 20 years. With a few exceptions, most arterials on the… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2018

Levy won’t improve transportation for all | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are voting “no” on this levy. It fails to provide any infrastructure for expanded public transportation, pedestrian paths outside school areas,… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2018

Levy will help with bad drivers, bad roads | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Yes on the non-motorized transportation levy. On Nov. 6, we have the opportunity to vote on the first meaningful non-motorized infrastructure levy… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2018

Levy improves roads for drivers and bikers | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I live on Eagle Harbor Drive and I’m convinced that someone is going to be killed on my street — a driver… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2018

Vote for Andrews is a vote for conservation | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Clean drinking water and internet access are essential for a healthy community. The KPUD manages about 50 water systems and operates 200… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Keep House seat in control of Democrats | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Rep. Sherry Appleton (D) is in the State House of Representatives for our district. She is our voice in Olympia. She is… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Take action on climate change with your vote | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The vast majority of Americans understand that climate change is human caused and represents a threat to our wellbeing. We also understand… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2018

Many good reasons to vote no on SAFE levy | Letter to the editor

To the editor: How can you vote against a bond levy labeled “SAFE Mobility”? If you want to be fiscally responsible, however, there are good… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2018

History has its eyes on Washington voters | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Our vote on I-1631 influences other countries. In Paris in 2015, China and the U.S. pledged to reduce climate emissions by 2030,… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2018

It’s way past time for us to fight city hall | Letter to the editor

To the editor: After reading the Sept. 28 Bainbridge Review article “Council scraps contract with deputy mayor - Bainbridge will search for a new city… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018

SAFE levy is a big boondoggle | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Vote no on the Mobility Levy Proposition 1. This boondoggle is sponsored and promoted by the same folks who built the McDonald’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Benefit raises funds to cure childhood cancer | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Bainbridge Island Bargain Boutique wants to thank the many volunteers and attendees at the “Be Part of the Cure!” fundraising event… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

New development should pay for sidewalks, trails | Letter to the editor

To the editor: SAFE mobility levy? Really? Sounds good, but what does it really mean? I would think that with all the NEW (non affordable)… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

League says respect integrity of forums | Letter to the editor

To editor: The League of Women Voters of Kitsap would like to let everyone know that we do not support or oppose political candidates or… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

Prop. 1 levy is a step in the right direction | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We can either get serious about reducing our car dependency and investing in real opportunities to bike and walk safely or continue… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

Vote to turn Core 40 vision into a reality | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Since 1994, Squeaky Wheels has worked to improve the safety and efficiency of bicycling on Bainbridge Island. One critical effort has been… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

Stop making excuses and vote for Prop. 1 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Isn’t it about time we citizens on Bainbridge did something about climate change? Our per capita emissions are higher than the rest… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2018

Kitsap Audubon says vote ‘yes’ on I-1631 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Last week the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicted that we have just over a decade to get climate change under… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2018

Levy’s ‘no guarantee’ gets ‘no’ vote from me

To the editor: I read Section 3 of Resolution 2018–21, and I quote, “…these projects are listed here solely for the purpose of providing examples… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2018