Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor

No bike trails To the editor: Please do not put mountain bike trails in the Grand Forest where people are walking. I was walking at… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2021

 

Letters to the editor

Do we need it? To the editor: Want. Want. Want, but do we need it? The human ego is the most destructive species on the… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2021

 

Bike trail information off the mark

I’d like to comment on the article in last Friday’s Review, titled “Bike trail idea: A mountain of debate”. I was involved in the fundraising… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2021

 

Letters to the editor

Save forest again To the editor: The Jones family moved to Meadowmeer in 1976. We walked and rode the DNR forest beginning in 1968 when… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2021

Letters to the editor

Harrison boondoggle To the editor: The March 12 “second opinion” provided by Councilmembers Leslie Schneider and Kirsten Hytopoulos appears to be an effort to shore… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2021

Letters to the editor

Affordable housing To the editor: I ravenously read the March 5 Bainbridge Islander article titled Developer floats project with affordable housing. It sounded like a… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2021

Letters to the editor

Council unreal To the editor: I’m in favor of providing our police with a new police station and in favor of changing the seismic standards… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2021

Letters to the editor

Health security To the editor: Given that more than 500,000 Americans and two million people across the world have died of COVID-19, the United States… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2021

Pie in the sky vs. road safety now

Four years ago, to meet comprehensive planning requirements of the state Growth Management Act, the city of Bainbridge Island adopted the Island-Wide Transportation Plan (IWTP).… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2021

Letters to the editor

Ambitious plan In November 2020, the Bainbridge Island City Council approved an ambitious Climate Action Plan calling for a 90 percent reduction in greenhouse gas… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2021

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Girl Scouts Our Girl Scout troop 44331 on Bainbridge Island will not be selling cookies this year because we have become aware that there is… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2021

Letters

Wrong choice To the editor: The island, not just the City Council, is involved in a vigorous debate over hiring the city manager from Coronado,… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2021

Letters to the editor

Phases crazy Are you wondering how our region (the Northwest) has remained in Phase 1 while two of the most populous regions of our state… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2021

Letters to the editor

Reduced enrollment To the editor: This letter is intended to stimulate debate, not war. Bainbridge Island School District is asking for $38.3 million in the… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2021

Options needed for BI schools

I am a parent of an 8th grader in the Bainbridge Island School District. I am dismayed by how BISD’s decision to start reopening schools… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2021

Setting the record straight on Triangle property

For months “concerned citizens” have brought claims of contamination and multiple violations against the permitted operations to mine sand and reclaim the site known as… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2021

Letters to the editor

King a good fit? To the editor Word on the street is that our City Council voted in executive session to appoint Blair King as… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2021

Letters to the editor

Vote for schools To the editor: I am writing to urge readers to vote for the Bainbridge Island Schools’ levies on Feb. 9. These two… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2021

Letters to the editor

Affordable housing To the editor: We need to address the lack of adequate affordable housing on Bainbridge Island. I’m lamenting, once again, that the most… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2021

Letters to the editor

BI overspending To the editor: I think our local government has not stepped up in the past six years to move this project (police-court facility)… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2021