To the editor: The chamber of commerce does a lot of important work on this island. I am a former member of the chamber myself.
To the editor: If you wonder why anyone in her right mind would want to run for public office, then you need to meet Debra Lester.
To the editor: The cost, source and reliability of our electrical power is of great importance to the Bainbridge Island business community.
To the editor: Debra Lester is not only completely up to date about all of the events happening on our island, she is totally informed in detail about the issues facing us in our region and holds a perspective to select the very best solution for the people.
To the editor: Under the cloudy skies of July 4, 2016, 30,000-plus parade-goers at the 49th annual Bainbridge Grand Ol’ Fourth parade witnessed something unusual: illiberality in full display on our Independence Day.
To the editor: I volunteer for a support group for caregivers of persons with dementia and work at Harrison Hospital where we see problems attributed to advanced dementia every day. Fellow Washingtonians who attended the recent Alzheimer’s Advocacy Forum in Washington, D.C. tell us it’s encouraging to know we are making progress in the fight against Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
To the editor: All this hoopla about Puget Sound Energy and Island Power has distracted us from the true culprit among our island utilities: Bainbridge Disposal. Here we have a local, family-run business, worse, an efficient and well-run business. It isn’t right! Fortunately the remedy is clear.
To the editor: Thanks to the community and special thanks to Larry Nakata and his wonderful crew at T&C for helping Boy Scouts Troop 1565 with the very successful hamburger barbecue at the Fourth of July Parade.
To the editor: On July 12, the city council will almost certainly vote to spend approximately $100,000 for a consultant study to do an “impartial” study of the city purchasing PSE Bainbridge assets and the city running an electrical power utility.
To the editor: As a person who served as state senator for our community for many years, I know fact-finding matters when considering important policy issues.
To the editor: I’m a volunteer on the city’s Electric Utility Municipalization Task Force and a steering committee member of Island Power, the local not-for-profit public power advocacy group.
To the editor: Steve Johnson is a member of the Bainbridge Island Utility Committee and the architect of Island Power.
To the editor: June 30th will be a bittersweet day for me. I will be retiring as a Bainbridge Island Police Officer/Detective and hanging up my handcuffs.
Let me tell you my personal experience of Finch Place life. In an article by Sean Roach (“Finch Place residents fear reprisals,” Nov. 5), many upsetting things were reported about Finch Place senior apartments. However, the article reflected the views of about one in five tenants. Here’s the rest of the story, as they say.