Letters to the Editor

A candidate who will shred Trump in debate | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Pete B. is the ticket. He would shred Trump in a debate. Who cares about his sexual orientation? Hell, look at Trump’s!… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2019

Hytopolous will help preserve and protect | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We encourage you to vote for Kirsten Hytopolous for city council. Why? Because track record tells the best story of who someone… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2019

Candidate has the experience we need | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to endorse the re-election of Kol Medina. He has been a steady, constant hand through the last several years… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2019

Oddo will be a force for positive change | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We came to know Anthony Oddo because he joined a delegation of Islanders interested in visiting our sister island, Ometepe. We are… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2019

Candidate supports island’s sustainability | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Michael Pollock has a scientist’s perspective of a sustainable island. If you want Bainbridge Island to look and feel like Mercer Island… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2019

Hytopoulos will listen to both sides on issues | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I endorse Kirsten Hytopoulos for Bainbridge Island City Council for a number of reasons. She’s a working mom who has been a… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2019

Medina is transparent and straightforward | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to express my strong support for Bainbridge Island Mayor and Councilman Kol Medina. My very positive reaction to Kol… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2019

Medina is a leader on environmental issues | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In this time of partisanship and insufficient action on the climate crisis nationally, we need local leaders who foster rational dialogue and… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2019

Changeover needed on Bainbridge council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The Suzuki property affordable development is this year’s litmus test for common sense and fiduciary responsibility on the city council. The majority… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2019

Blossom shows up, does the hard work | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I will keep this nice and short, as my message is clear: return Sarah Blossom for a third term to the Bainbridge… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2019

Pollock will put current residents first | Letter to the editor

To the editor: To make our decision between Sarah Blossom and Michael Pollock (South Ward City Council position), we took a look at the city’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2019

Comp plan doesn’t have a singular focus | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In case you missed last week’s letters to the editor, it was a full-frontal assault to condemn the actions of the city… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2019

Suzuki decision sets a dangerous precedent | Letter to the editor

To the editor: At a recent council meeting, it seemed to be the attitude of supporters of the newest Suzuki development proposal for 100 homes… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2019

Hytopoulos walks the talk on environment | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In her 17 years on Bainbridge Island, Kirsten Hytopoulos has repeatedly demonstrated her dedication to protecting our natural environment. She walks the… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2019

Medina will work on climate change | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I want to voice my support for the reelection of our mayor, Councilman Kol Medina. There are many reasons to support Kol,… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2019

Swolgaard is a wise leader on park issues | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am writing to endorse Tom Swolgaard’s re-election as a Bainbridge Island Parks District Commissioner. I am the father of kids ranging… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2019

City council needs to balance island’s needs | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The proposal to build 101 units on the Suzuki Property, more than triples the original density, it is not just over-building —… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2019

Vote for those who will manage growth | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The city’s decision to over-build the Suzuki property with 100 units reveals how special interests control the city council. Housing advocates bullied… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

Listen closely and a woman will guide you | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It’s no accident that the voice that gives directions on Google Maps is female. PJ McEWAN Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019

Schneider has true commitment to island | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The work of our city council affects us all, so these local races deserve our attention. I will vote for Leslie Schneider.… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019