Letters to the Editor

Credibility loss for the council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are among the thousands of islanders who oppose the 305 bridge and were shocked to hear about city council’s flip-flop on… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2018

 

New council takes big first step backward | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Before a full house Tuesday night, the newly-sworn-in Bainbridge Island City Council stopped the design effort for the pedestrian bridge over Highway… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

 

Vehicles are changing and so will parking | Letter to the editor

To the editor: There is no disagreement that parking in Winslow is difficult at times and getting worse. And certainly if we project the present… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2018

 

Bridge needed for future growth | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m not sure what the point was of the rather long article in the Bainbridge Review about the lack of pedestrian and… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2018

Artists offer thanks to island community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It is hard to believe that another year and holiday season has past, they seem to come on faster and slip by… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2018

Tips should go to the employees | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Department of Labor wants to steal tips from restaurant servers and give them to owners. As one of the multitude of… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2018

Support the ‘Bridge to Everywhere’ | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As one of its first acts of the New Year, the Bainbridge Island City Council will meet on Jan. 2 to consider… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2018

Other solutions exist for improving parking | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A recent letter to the editor described all the reasons we need more parking downtown and concluded, “And there you have it.”… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2018

No one I know has trouble parking | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The op-ed on Winslow Parking in the recent Review reminded me of FOX News - “fair and balanced”? Parking is a serious… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2017

Thanks, Bainbridge, for your generosity | Letter to the editor

To the editor: After being a resident of Bainbridge Island for nearly three decades I have had many opportunities to witness the community spirit and… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2017

Give now to encourage kids to become scientists | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We’re fortunate to live in a beautiful place and a community that values innovative learning. Through the One Call red envelope campaign… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2017

Support the Global Partnership for Education | Letter to the editor

To the editor: How can we help children in our world pursue their “right of happiness?” (“Pursuing the right of happiness” by Helen Hoover, The… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

Writer was right, parking is a big problem | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In your Friday Dec. 15 edition, a very articulate Linda Allen addressed a large consensus of Bainbridge Island resident’s views on our… Continue reading

Community should be proud of island’s first responders | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Happily and luckily, our beautiful island is not assaulted by the devastating fires in California and disasters elsewhere. But what these events… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2017

Our elections should not be for sale | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In 1954 the Johnson Amendment, named for LBJ, was passed. This amendment prohibits tax-exempt churches, charities and foundations under Section 501(c)3 of… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Free parking is a mistake | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Re: “Parking is a problem for all of us.” I drive to Winslow most days. Often I park in the Town &… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2017

305 bridge will improve safety | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Late last summer as I was driving south on 305 midway between High School Rd and Winslow Way, I slammed on the… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2017

Congress needs to hear from you | Letter to the editor

To the editor Growing the economy “from the middle out” is an excellent idea. (“Passage of Republican tax bill gives corporations and the very wealthy… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2017

Do we want a downtown we can use? | Letter to the editor

Do we want a downtown we can use? | Letter to the editor

  • Dec 9, 2017

Too many AWOL voters on island | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Most of the citizens of Bainbridge Island, to their shame and disgrace, could not be bothered to vote in last Tuesday’s election.… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017