Letters to the Editor

Bainbridge needs more safety, not less | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I wanted to write in response to Kent Scott’s recent piece advocating lower speed limits across the island. I think Mr. Scott… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018

Clarification on levy funds | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In the League of Women Voters/Kitsap press release about the Feb. 15 program, “The Impact of the State Levy to Fund Education,”… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018

Remember the voice of the people | Letter to the editor

To the editor: An Island voice spoke clearly when it elected three new council persons, all of whom campaigned strongly against the aptly named “Bridge… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2018

Kitsap assessor, treasurer to address property taxes | Letter to the editor

To the editor: If you are concerned about the effect of the new state education levy on your property taxes, you will want to mark… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2018

Some history on the east-west connection | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Having lived at what is now Vineyard Lane for 27 years and having worked as a trail designer for the Province of… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Let’s take a look at municipal broadband | Letter to the editor

To the editor: There’s been much discussion and debate in the news around municipal broadband. These internet access services, funded by local government, could be… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

Kilmer voted to renew Surveillance Act | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The House of Representatives recently voted to reauthorized Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which was set to expire later… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2018

We call this negotiating? | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Hey Trump - here’s why we don’t have that “pretty Korean lady” leading negotiations with the north, we have you! PJ McEWAN… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2018

Night of music benefits BPA Theatre School | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In recognition of the great work the Bainbridge Performing Arts Theatre School continues to do for the island community, our band, Good… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2018

Senate trusts women to make the right choices | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As an OB/GYN in Washington, I support Senate Bill 6219. I take care of patients who want to prevent pregnancy, patients who… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2018

Stay small and stay home | Letter to the editor

To the editor: North and South Korea have made some great diplomatic strides. Please, Donald, stay out of it. PJ McEWAN Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

Council may be going back to the future | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Last week the Island breathed a collective sigh of relief after the city council vote to end the discussion on the bridge… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

Moratorium makes sense for BI | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We strongly support the six-month building moratorium. Current city regulations permit extreme clear cutting and disruption of native vegetation and soils in… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

Join the volunteers at Bargain Boutique | Letter to the editor

To the editor: One hundred thousand. That’s quite a number, and one that we at the Seattle Children’s Hospital Bargain Boutique Bainbridge Store are quite… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2018

Lower speed limits are needed | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am a proponent of public safety on Island roads — our public rights-of-way. I am also a proponent of Island life… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2018

We can all help our neighbors | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In recent weeks, a homeless woman — let’s call her “Janet” — has been in Winslow with a sign: “Need Food.” A… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2018

Credibility loss for the council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are among the thousands of islanders who oppose the 305 bridge and were shocked to hear about city council’s flip-flop on… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2018

New council takes big first step backward | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Before a full house Tuesday night, the newly-sworn-in Bainbridge Island City Council stopped the design effort for the pedestrian bridge over Highway… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

Vehicles are changing and so will parking | Letter to the editor

To the editor: There is no disagreement that parking in Winslow is difficult at times and getting worse. And certainly if we project the present… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2018

Bridge needed for future growth | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m not sure what the point was of the rather long article in the Bainbridge Review about the lack of pedestrian and… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2018