Letters to the Editor

City council needs to balance island’s needs | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The proposal to build 101 units on the Suzuki Property, more than triples the original density, it is not just over-building —… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2019

 

Vote for those who will manage growth | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The city’s decision to over-build the Suzuki property with 100 units reveals how special interests control the city council. Housing advocates bullied… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

 

Listen closely and a woman will guide you | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It’s no accident that the voice that gives directions on Google Maps is female. PJ McEWAN Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019

 

Schneider has true commitment to island | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The work of our city council affects us all, so these local races deserve our attention. I will vote for Leslie Schneider.… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019

Medina has been a leader on the council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We have an important reelection decision on the council this November and I want to offer my strong support for one of… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

Pollock is advocate on environmental issues | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It’s another city council election, and again we are fighting to maintain support for the Comprehensive Plan. That’s why I’m urging you… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

Wildlife corridor should be protected | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The city has voted on the Suzuki development plan but the current preferred stormwater dispersion option; to flood the attached 300-foot wildlife… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2019

President has a very fragile ego to protect | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Trump made sure everyone knew that he was donating his salary to the government — repeatedly! A great president would have donated… Continue reading

Zoning allows more commercial building | Letter to the editor

In response Zoning allows more commercial building To the editor: Melissa Carlson’s letter regarding the proposed hotel in Winslow published on Aug. 9, was fraught… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019

Congressman Kilmer deserves our thanks | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thanks for printing Rep. Kilmer’s town hall schedule, fulfilling an important role of the media in our democracy. (“Congressman Kilmer hosts more… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2019

Texting while driving is dangerous, deadly | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My name is Andrew James, I’m 13 and going into the eighth grade. I am a Boy Scout with Troop 1564, and… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2019

Enjoying the fresh airing of opinions | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Up in British Columbia for a wedding anniversary get-away and always enjoy learning how our neighbors today north of the border see… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2019

Let justice be done, starting in the House | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to publicly thank Representative Derek Kilmer for supporting a presidential impeachment inquiry. Donald Trump is dangerously lawless and delights… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019

Many reasons for opposition to hotel | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Regarding the proposed land use for the 80-plus-room hotel amphitheater and conference meeting site, I am totally opposed for the following reasons:… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2019

Medicare for All is politically popular | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Medicare for All is overdue. While the current political excitement about shifting to a single-payer healthcare system may seem like a radically… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2019

Plea for H-E-L-P from the Tweeter-in-Chief | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Like many others, when I first heard the tweet about The Squad, I thought it was xenophobic and sexist. After more thought,… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

Thank you Bainbridge for your great support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: On behalf of Housing Resources Bainbridge, we would like to thank the Housing Kitsap Board of Commissioners for their vote to sell… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2019

Squeaky Wheels had more to say in letter | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Review article on “Bainbridge council votes to seek $8 million in bonds” mentions a January exchange between Squeaky Wheels and Mayor… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019

Sending them out through the ‘in’ door | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Trump doesn’t see people of color as Americans. He sees them as imports, that he would like to export. PJ McEWAN Bainbridge… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019

Elizabeth Warren has it right on health care | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was surprised to see the a lengthy takedown of Elizabeth Warren’s healthcare platform that appeared in the Review on July 5… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019