Letters to the Editor

King Tides highlight need for action on climate change | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As someone who has spent the better part of a decade living on Bainbridge Island, I have noticed the increased ferocity with… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019

 

Help get more AEDs where they’re needed | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My husband and I recently joined 18 other community-minded islanders to complete an intense and rewarding 80-hour first responder training. While the… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2019

 

Press city to support race and equity effort | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Our city council will soon decide how to act on a recommendation made by the city’s recently formed Race Equity Task Force.… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2019

 

Thanks for a great Halloween event | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A big shout out to the Bainbridge Island community for participating, sponsoring, attending and enjoying our annual Trick or Treat Downtown event.… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

Senior center looks at sharing space with BIR | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As director of the Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center, I occasionally hear what’s on people’s minds. Recently, I heard something I’d like… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2019

Candidate will fight against development | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Fellow Bainbridge Islanders, I urge you to vote for Michael Pollock for city council. Most of us were drawn to Bainbridge by… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Change of leadership needed on city council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am guessing most of us do not really know the candidates running for office. I would like to briefly explain how… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Hulet is a champion for our district’s kids | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Last fall when there was a vacancy on the Bainbridge Island School Board, I reflected on who I knew in our community… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Medina is no-show at shoreliner’s forum | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I can’t believe it. I am a shoreline homeowner and have been tracking the city and shoreline issues for years. The city… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Vote to preserve island’s environment | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I have lived on the island for more than 38 years and have attended numerous council meetings over that period of time.… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Wildsmith will bring fresh ideas to council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to show support for Grayson Wildsmith for city council. I have known Grayson since 2008 when I first moved… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Pollock has a strategy on new development | Letter to the editor

To the editor: City council candidate Michael Pollock has presented a gift to our city. His population capacity report is a must-read. If only the… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Fresh perspective needed on park board | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The upcoming election for the park board provides the opportunity to inject some new ideas and to provide fresh insights in guiding… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Hytopoulos can hit the ground running | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to recommend Kirsten Hytopoulos for the city’s at-large council position. As an attorney practicing in the area of land… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Vote Bellas for city council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing in support of write-in candidate for the Bainbridge Island City Council Central Ward, Cynthia Bellas. I am not a… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019

Blossom has earned another council term | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My husband and I have both worked with and watched Sarah Blossom over her previous two terms on the council. I absolutely… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Hytopoulos earns council endorsement | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This letter is to recommend Kirsten Hytopoulos for the Bainbridge Island City Council. Many know Kirsten for her long residence on, and… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Put a conservative on the Bainbridge council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It is time to stop spending millions to encourage the “development” of Bainbridge Island. (We recently learned that members of our current… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Look to Swolgaard for stewardship, integrity | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing in support of Tom Swolgaard for Bainbridge Island Park Commissioner Position 3 During the past six years, Tom has… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Blossom’s approach is ‘Let’s get this done’ | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am supporting incumbent Sarah Blossom for another term on the Bainbridge Island City Council. She is hard-working, present and engaged; she… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019