Letters to the Editor

Ethical meatpacking is essential

This letter is responding to “Rise above it all: Bainbridge slowly learning to leave the nest” by Brian Kelly. I heard that COVID-19 outbreaks in… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2020

 

Outrage is appropriate

Sending the military to teargas peaceful protestors exercising their constitutional rights for a specious photo opp — holding up “a” bible like a cudgel in… Continue reading

 

People of color don’t want resolutions from city council

In response to the June 9 city council meeting regarding the Race Equity resolution: do more. The majority white council comfortably resorts to platitudes when… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2020

 

Remembering Joyce Veterane

Joyce Veterane, a long time fixture in the Bainbridge Island community, passed away on May 16, 2020. We at Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers (BICCC)… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2020

With thousands dead, Trump thinks only of himself

How did we ever end up with someone as unsuited to be president as Donald Trump? A perpetual juvenile bully cheered on by professional flatterers.… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2020

Listen seriously to those who wish harm

I’m writing with regards to the person who said the only good Democrat is dead Democrat and then in the next sentence he discounted what… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2020

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