Letters to the Editor

Upcoming panel will address opioid use disorder | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The statistics are startling: As many Americans expected to die from drug overdoses in 2018 as died in the Vietnam, Iraq, and… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2019

 

Let’s use our contacts and our voting power | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m happy Jay Inslee jumped into the huge group of contenders for the presidency. My husband Hal and I have been cheerleaders… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2019

 

Anyone can be a Citizen of the Year | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am honored to be named as the Citizen of the Year by the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce, largely based on… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2019

 

Your voice is needed to stop Trump’s excessive budget for military | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I see where homelessness is evident even on Bainbridge Island (“Bainbridge police clean up remains of homeless camp”). I have lived in… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2019

Familiar words to live by still ring true | Letter to the editor

To the editor: “It will appear on your permanent record.” Those are the words indelibly etched in my mind. I’m the product of the over… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2019

‘Save Our Bluff’ needs help from community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: What is it you love best about Bainbridge? For many, it is the natural beauty our island has to offer. It is… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2019

Road workers earn praise for storm help | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This storm series was the worst I’ve seen in 35 years living on Bainbridge Island, with new bad weather every day. I… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

Frankenstein would never let this one go | Letter to the editor

To the editor: If Frankenstein decided to make a monster assembled entirely from human flaws — he would make a Trump. And a remorseful Doctor… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

Give big government a big shot in the arm | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Democrats will never allow a border wall for one reason: Social Security. Illegal immigrants, far from straining social services, in fact are… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2019

The best candidates are already living here | Letter to the editor

To the editor: What is the basis for our local human resource department’s addiction to national searches to find the “very best candidate”? I have… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2019

Speak up to support the Green New Deal | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Last week, Democrats in Congress introduced a joint resolution called the Green New Deal inspired by President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal that… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2019

Bainbridge fire chief thanks voters for EMS support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: On behalf of the Bainbridge Island Fire Department, I would like to thank the community for supporting the recent EMS Levy. Your… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2019

Owning property on the island is a curse | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was initially shocked when I saw the headlines about Councilwoman Rasham Nasser and ethics violations, but then I read the article… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2019

BISD is fortunate for community support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: On behalf of the Bainbridge Island School District, I would like to thank the voters of Bainbridge Island for their support of… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2019

Representation that Americans deserve | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Senator Patty Murray continues to be a voice of reason, continually working across the aisle to create legislation and budgets that benefit… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2019

Kudos for our biggest collection event ever | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Bainbridge Island Zero Waste, a program of Sustainable Bainbridge, in long-time collaboration with Bay Hay and Feed, just concluded its most successful… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2019

Add your voice to Indivisible Bainbridge | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m writing to invite everyone interested in taking action and making a difference in our community and our country to join Indivisible… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2019

From tariffs to the wall, Trump is wrong | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Well, I don’t have a degree in economics nor import strawberries from Mexico, but I am quite confident that Trump is not… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2019

ACE Hardware comes through for our kids | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Kiwanis Club of Bainbridge Island would like to heartily thank ACE Hardware and Steve Mikami for the generous donation of paint, primer,… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

Levy is a high-priority investment in schools | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This February, Bainbridge Island School District will place a $15 million capital levy on the ballot. A significant portion of these funds… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019