Letters to the Editor

Leaders in Congress must hear our voices | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Perfect timing to suggest we spend money to save lives instead of other actions, or little action at all. (“Spend money to… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2020

 

An apology to those who were protesting | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This is an open letter to the people protesting outside of Governor Jay Inslee’s home on Saturday, May, 16. I would like… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2020

 

Join the Citizens Climate Lobby team | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Snowy Cascade and Olympic mountains are bright and clear these days! And the birds seem to singing more. I saw a great… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2020

 

Thoughtful leadership is desperately needed | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My wish for Mother’s Day this year — that we all stay healthy in the age of Covid-19, and can take a… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2020

I should have asked: Why not wear masks? | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Why aren’t you protecting my life? While at Bainbridge Gardens this morning I was constantly turning corners and backing up to keep… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2020

I’m joining the circle supporting Simmons | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am pleased to announce my support for Tarra Simmons for state representative. As a lawyer, civil rights activist, and national-level political… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2020

Climate change makes bad things even worse | Letter to the editor

To the editor: While we all know about climate change, last weekend, I got to understand how it has contributed to the current COVID-19 pandemic.… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2020

Candidate will stop city’s go-go growth | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Lisa Neal is exceptionally well qualified to fill the city council vacancy in the Bainbridge South Ward. She has a brilliant legal… Continue reading

Here’s my choice for filling council vacancy | Letter to the editor

Over the last several years I have attended many a council meeting with Lisa Neal. During that time I have listened to her well researched… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2020

Your support means a stronger community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Dear Bainbridge Islanders, thank you so much for your loyal support of Helpline House during this difficult and uncertain time. Your generosity… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2020

Candidate has a sense of our island’s history | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Those of us who have lived on Bainbridge for most of our lives (in my case 69 years) have seen good changes… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2020

Sakai Park should be saved for open space | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Among the joys of Bainbridge Island are beautiful parks. Confusing mantra — if you can’t walk or bike to it, you are… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2020

Council should pick protestor for vacancy | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I recommend James Halbrook for city council because he has shown consistently that he cares about preserving our environment and ensuring sustainable… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2020

Spend money to save lives, not take them | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The United States is facing a massive public health crisis. States are trying to respond to the shortages, strained budgets, and discordant… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2020

Bainbridge city councilman gets kudos for his support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Hats off to Councilman Joe Deets for supporting the “Pledge 1200 Initiative.” It is a simple idea to support Bainbridge when the… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2020

Support Jim Halbrook for Bainbridge council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I encourage support in behalf of Jim Halbrook now running for a potent Bainbridge Island City Council seat. As a community advocate… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2020

Parks foundation gets kudos for fundraising | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We would like to give a big shout out to the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation and let other Islanders know about a… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2020

We need to tear down roadblocks to voting | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Congratulations, Washington state voters, for your high turnout for our Primary Election this year! Before that election I helped hold a banner… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2020

Learn how to make face masks at home | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The debate continues whether the citizenry should be wearing face masks when leaving home. If you are interested in making some, The… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2020

Donors helped us, now we can help them | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Members of our generous Bainbridge Island (and beyond) business community, on behalf of the Bainbridge Island Fly Fishers and Trout Unlimited Kitsap-Olympic… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2020