Letters to the Editor

Federal tax credit is needed for renters | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I appreciated the letter from Sharon Gilpin “Housing crisis calls out for different solutions.” She commented that “We need affordable housing ALL… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2019

 

Dam removal helps our salmon and orcas | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The orca population here is dying. The southern resident orcas who reside in Puget Sound are endangered. Not only endangered but also… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2019

 

It’s not rude to speak out against idling cars | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A couple of weeks ago, I wrote the editor asking that people stop idling their cars to lessen the increase in global… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2019

 

Change not needed in city council position | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As we draw close to the election for city council I am reminded of my old friend, the late, great Jack Swanson,… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2019

Make a commitment to share our island | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Living on an island, physical boundaries can make close neighbors feel like family. It can also draw distinct lines between what is… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2019

It’s business as usual at Bargain Boutique | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Greetings from the island’s Bargain Boutique! Many of you are happy customers who enjoying finding amazing and unique treasures, and many of… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2019

Practical solution for reducing our footprint | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In recent comments about increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, little is said about our own carbon footprint here which can be… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2019

Write, lobby, or call; help make the change | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Bobbie Moran is so right: “Let’s all work, young and old, to make a livable future happen.” (‘Let’s work together for a… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2019

Housing crisis calls out for different solutions | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Housing Kitsap financial picture is a sad one and affects affordable housing throughout the county — not just Bainbridge Island. The… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2019

Please mind your manners and MYOB | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The other day I was waiting in the ferry line when I saw a pretty nice Lexus SUV idling while we waited… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019

Affordable housing must be preserved | Letter to the editor

To the editor: For anyone who has consumed any news in recent months, it will come as no surprise that Bainbridge Island, along with the… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2019

Memorial Day is a time for gratitude | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I appreciate the cartoon commemorating our comrades who fell in battle on this Memorial Day weekend. However, I was disappointed that the… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2019

Our beloved tree was a safety hazard | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Winslow community, you may have noticed a very open space on the corner of Winslow Way and Madison Avenue corner. Robinia pseudoacacia,… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Let’s work together for a livable future | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Young people are speaking out. The May 31 article about Hannah Cutler, the Hyla School eighth-grader who won the World Affairs Council’s… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2019

We’re doomed if we don’t stop idling | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We’re doomed. I can’t park in a lot on Bainbridge without encountering someone idling his or her car. Once in a while,… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2019

Thanks for supporting our Bike to School Day | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thanks to so many for making Bike to School Day 2019 such a great day. I can’t speak for everyone, but from… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019

The people Trump wants are here now | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The younger more educated immigrants that Trump prefers, ARE the dreamers. PJ McEWAN Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2019

Please drive the posted speed limit | Letters to the editor

Bravo to the Bainbridge Island City Council. May and all months have been proclaimed to be Drive the Speed Limit months. Why does this matter… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

City should think again before purchase | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My wife and I often visit a dear friend who resides, since her husband’s death, at Madrona House — a very pleasant… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019

Wood chips probe prompts questions | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Do I understand correctly that everybody involved in the chip delivery saga to the Peltiers, including the public works director who OK’d… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019