Letters to the Editor

A hard worker and an independent thinker | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I enthusiastically support Sarah Blossom for city council. I got to know Sarah when I was chairwoman of the city’s Affordable Housing… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Candidate speaks for our island’s residents | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Kirsten Hytopoulos is the clear choice for the Bainbridge Island City Council’s at-large Position 1 seat. The former councilwoman’s edge in community… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Cast your votes for island stewardship | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The city council unanimously passed a resolution to support the “Green New Deal.” Then Tirman, Blossom, Schneider and Deets turned their backs… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Swolgaard supports trails, park programs | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I completely support Tom Swolgaard’s re-election to the Bainbridge metro parks board. I have observed Tom in action for a number of… Continue reading

Vote for those who oppose Suzuki plan | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Every city council election cycle raises a bellwether issue. This year it’s the Suzuki affordable housing project. That’s because a narrow majority… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2019

Conflicts of interest demand serious look | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I attended the League of Women Voters Bainbridge City Council Candidates’ Forum. One question was, “Do you have any conflicts of interest… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2019

Quality Bainbridge offers candidate info | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are writing to let your readers know that Quality Bainbridge has published its 2019 candidate questions, and the answers provided by… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2019

Oddo will look at all sides of an issue | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m writing to enthusiastically endorse Anthony Oddo for Position 1 on the Bainbridge Island City Council. I’ve talked with him quite a… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

Do your homework before casting a vote | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It has been wisely suggested by one of the candidates running for city council that it is of great importance to know… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

Vote to protect the character of the island | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am deeply concerned about the proposed Suzuki development and the current councilmembers who voted in favor of it; Sarah Blossom, Leslie… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2019

Comp plan preserves our island’s character | Letter to the editor

To the editor: A recent letter in this paper, by sitting Councilman Matt Tirman from the South Ward, endorsed Sarah Blossom, and accused opponents of… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

Oddo wants to serve our island community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to support Anthony Oddo for the at-large position on the Bainbridge Island City Council. I have known Anthony and… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

Wildsmith brings new perspective to council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are writing in support of candidate Grayson Wildsmith for city council. So, you may ask, what can a young person offer… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

Wildsmith offers a fresh perspective | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My wife and I strongly support the candidacy of Grayson Wildsmith. Some see his youth as a disadvantage, but we see it… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

Candidate ‘gets it’ on environmental issues | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I strongly support Kirsten Hytopolous in her efforts to return to the Bainbridge Island City Council. Ms. Hytopolous has a rich set… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019

Ewing is passionate and highly qualified | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are writing to endorse the candidacy of Andrew (Andy) Ewing for Bainbridge Island School Board. Andy has the experience, skills, and… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2019

Let’s vote for facts, feasibility on council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Anthony Oddo for the at-large seat on Bainbridge Island City Council. When I first moved to Bainbridge about 10 years ago, I… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2019

Candidate embodies civility and respect | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We have an opportunity to seat an extraordinary young newcomer on our city council: Anthony Oddo. He has studied philosophy, economics, and… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2019

Let’s keep dense growth in downtown | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to express my enthusiastic support for Michael Pollock for city council. Unfortunately, our city council is not following the… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2019

Hulet is committed to diversity, inclusion | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are writing to support Christina Hulet for the Bainbridge Island School Board. As current and former managers of Bainbridge Community Broadcasting,… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019