Letters to the Editor

Support the Global Partnership for Education | Letter to the editor

To the editor: How can we help children in our world pursue their “right of happiness?” (“Pursuing the right of happiness” by Helen Hoover, The… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

Writer was right, parking is a big problem | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In your Friday Dec. 15 edition, a very articulate Linda Allen addressed a large consensus of Bainbridge Island resident’s views on our… Continue reading

Community should be proud of island’s first responders | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Happily and luckily, our beautiful island is not assaulted by the devastating fires in California and disasters elsewhere. But what these events… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2017

Our elections should not be for sale | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In 1954 the Johnson Amendment, named for LBJ, was passed. This amendment prohibits tax-exempt churches, charities and foundations under Section 501(c)3 of… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Free parking is a mistake | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Re: “Parking is a problem for all of us.” I drive to Winslow most days. Often I park in the Town &… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2017

305 bridge will improve safety | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Late last summer as I was driving south on 305 midway between High School Rd and Winslow Way, I slammed on the… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2017

Congress needs to hear from you | Letter to the editor

To the editor Growing the economy “from the middle out” is an excellent idea. (“Passage of Republican tax bill gives corporations and the very wealthy… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2017

Do we want a downtown we can use? | Letter to the editor

Do we want a downtown we can use? | Letter to the editor

  • Dec 9, 2017

Too many AWOL voters on island | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Most of the citizens of Bainbridge Island, to their shame and disgrace, could not be bothered to vote in last Tuesday’s election.… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

Kudos for service, and independence | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I read the Bainbridge Review regularly and enjoy the Letters to the Editor and the editorial page. Val Tollefsen is a friend… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

Volunteers deserve thanks for trail work | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A huge round of applause for the many folks who contributed time, energy and expertise to re-greening a long strip of land… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

School district agenda appears to be murky | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In the spring of this year, the school district announced that it had a budget shortfall, and that one of the considerations… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2017

Here’s how to help Kitsap immigrants | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Many of us feel helpless when we read about relentless attacks on our immigrant neighbors by the current administration. I’m writing to… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2017

Council of 2013 has fulfilled mandate | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Your Nov. 10 editorial does the city council, city staff and the many, many citizens who have participated in the civic life… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017

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