Letters to the Editor

A loving farewell to ‘the entertainer’ | Letter to the editor

To the editor: During the chaos and uncertainty of these times a life quietly slipped away. Glen Robbins, beloved educator, colleague, friend and supporter of… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2020

Amazing effort keeps BI safe and healthy | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In these incredibly difficult times, Islanders are fortunate to be boosted by our nonprofits, who continue to step forward with compassion, skill… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2020

Stress management helps during outbreak | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As our flight was approaching Boston in September 1980, my husband Hal was conversing with our seatmate. I was trying to concentrate… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2020

Benefit will be back when it’s safe to shred | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Bainbridge Kiwanis Club and Columbia Bank’s annual shredding event has been postponed due to COVID-19. Always scheduled for the second Saturday… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2020

Grocery clerks are the heroes in virus crisis | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Grocery clerks, unmasked and not far from customers, make it possible for us to shop for our necessities. I consider them heroes… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2020

Grocery clerks are heroes during crisis | Letter to the editor

Grocery clerks, unmasked and not far from customers, make it possible for us to shop for our necessities. I consider them heroes and wish to… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2020

Help on the way for cleanup on Aisle 19 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: When will Trump throw us some paper towels? PJ McEWAN Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2020

People depend on us, let’s help them now | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Fellow Islanders, as the current health crisis continues to escalate, many of us on Bainbridge Island are fortunate enough to enjoy a… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2020

Bainbridge Prepares is helping island endure | Letter to the Editor

To the editor: I feel very fortunate to live on Bainbridge Island where we have taken emergency preparedness seriously. Thank you to Map Your Neighborhood… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2020

Both sides can support proposed House bill | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In this polarized age in which we live it was refreshing to read of Mike Kelly’s experience at the State of the… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2020

City should take over on Triangle Property | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Last year South End residents who drive past it on Lynwood Center Road may have noticed an increase in activity at the… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2020

Third-grader needs help from Washington | Letter to the editor

Dear People of the Great State of Washington: Hello! I am a third-grade student in northern Virginia. Our class is learning about the United States,… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2020

I’m casting my vote for Elizabeth Warren | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My preferred candidate for president is Elizabeth Warren. I have friends who agree with me, and I meet many who are dubious.… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2020

Survey says BHS should stay in Metro | Letter to the editor

To the editor: After spending a ridiculous amount of time, energy, and scarce resources researching whether to switch the high school athletic teams from the… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2020

Cancel culture is here and hard to stomach | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Burning books, Beatles records and now burritos? Cancel culture is bitter and acrid. Like the char from the bottom of a home… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2020

We should unite behind a candidate | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was a Senator Bernie Sanders delegate to the 2016 Washington Democratic State Convention, missed being elected as a national convention delegate.… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2020

Kudos to Kilmer for Facebook town hall | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Clever idea for a town hall on Facebook, perhaps a younger generation will join in the process of democracy this way (“Congressman… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2020

Let’s make the best of what we already have | Letter to the editor

To the editor: One of the arguments against a new hotel in Winslow is that it will exacerbate downtown parking problems. Not long ago, these… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2020

Leave Suzuki property as undeveloped land | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Ross Lambert recently wrote a letter in support of the Suzuki development. He supports Suzuki because clustered housing with shared walls is… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2020

Farewell and thanks to Angela and her cafe | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I would like to say goodbye and thank you to Angela Orrey of the New Rose Cafe at Bainbridge Gardens. When my… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2020