Letters to the Editor

Toward a more inclusive approach | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thank you Bainbridge! Kitsap Auditor poll numbers indicate we will win the Bainbridge Island Central Ward City Council seat! It will be… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

Two questions on gun violence | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Things have deteriorated to the point where we now ask — “Was it a school shooting, or was it a church shooting?”… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2017

Heartfelt thanks and an apology | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was in the Winslow post office today, and I was joined in line by a middle-aged man who loudly vociferated about… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Pursuing the right of happiness | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Each and every child born on Earth should have the right of happiness. Millions of children worldwide are affected by people who… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

Deets displays a balanced approach | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I have lived on the Island for the last six years. I have known Joe Deets for over 10 years. What impresses… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Nassar is the change we need | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am very concerned about city council spending. Large sums of money have been and are being spent in reaction to proposals… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Roth, Jones and Deets are my choices | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As someone who’s been observing city council for years, volunteered for the City Human Services Funding Advisory Committee, and a feminist I… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Vote against lame-duck shenanigans | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Unfortunately, there has been a persistent view that the proposed bridge over Highway 305 traversing between Knechtel and Vineyard Lane is primarily… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Roth understands our successes and foibles | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am supporting Wayne Roth for Central Ward Council representative. I share the view that our country needs more women in leadership… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Wakefield will be a strong advocate for schools | Letter to the editor

To the editor: School board elections often get little attention, despite the powerful impact that school board members can make. As a parent of a… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Roth can help rebuild confidence in city government | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am State Senator (retired) Phil Rockefeller. I’m enthusiastically voting to re-elect Wayne Roth to city council. As legislator, I championed environmental… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Jones will be an informed decision-maker | Letter to the editor

To the editor: How fortunate we are to have a council candidate with the very balance of skills and experience we need now, when significant… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Fetterly will save Bainbridge from Bainbridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The candidates for city council have been appearing at various forums answering questions and mostly talking about themselves. Kevin Fetterly has been… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Nassar offers new approach to decision-making | Letter to the editor

To the editor: For the past three years I, along with my fellow members on the Planning Commission, have devoted untold hours to ensure the… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Roth has experience on city council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to support Wayne Roth in his campaign for re-election to the Bainbridge Island City Council. I have worked with… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Council candidate doesn’t inspire confidence | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Many of my friends and people I respect are supporting Rasham Nassar for Bainbridge Island City Council, but I haven’t had the… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Election is a chance to bring needed change | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Bainbridge Islanders care about the natural environment deeply. On the biannual citizens survey, “Protecting the Natural Environment” consistently scores as one of… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Former councilwoman offers endorsements | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It’s your turn to say what you think! Nov. 7 is Election Day to choose our new city council. Our island community… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Wakefield brings new voice to school board | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I would like to call special attention to Bainbridge Islanders of an outstanding candidate for the island school board. Our family has… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Tirman has earned my trust | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I support Matt Tirman for city council. I met Matt and his family members at the Bainbridge Grand Old Fourth celebration. I… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017