Letters to the Editor

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

Thanks, Senator Cantwell, for opposing repeal of ACA | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thanks to Senator Cantwell for opposing the Graham-Cassidy bill that would have ended health care for millions of Americans. (‘Senator Cantwell says… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2017

Changes are needed on city council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: If you follow the proceedings of our city council, as all good citizens should do, you will have no doubt formed an… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2017

Unlike Roth, Nassar would spend taxpayer dollars cautiously | Letter to the editor

To the editor: While Rasham Nassar stresses spending taxpayer dollars with “caution,” her opponent, Wayne Roth, repeatedly (2015-2016) supported wasting our tax dollars studying the… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

My picks for Bainbridge city council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Joe Deets makes things happen. He was founding president of Community Energy Solutions (CES), which has NO association with Island Power. As… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Community will benefit from a better library | Letter to the editor

There are many good reasons to vote “yes” for library funding on this fall’s ballot. A few of them are: activities for children and youth,… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Deets has the right priorities for Bainbridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We on Bainbridge Island are very fortunate to have such a terrific candidate as Joe Deets running for our city council. During… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017

Deets has a passion for our future | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I confidently recommend Joe Deets to represent us on the Bainbridge Island City Council, North Ward. After spending four days with Joe… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017

Spreading compassion and not hate | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am thinking about kids going to school. We want children to feel confident and secure. Some will feel intimidated for many… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

City council has wasted city’s money | Letter to the editor

To the editor: After being disappointed in several decisions made by the Bainbridge Island City Council we decided to find out more about new candidates… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Tirman will serve city with distinction | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I support Mr. Matt Tirman for Bainbridge Island City Council and urge my friends, neighbors and colleagues to do the same. I… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017