Letters To The Editor

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How much more evil can we expect? | Letter

I have a message for Donald Trump in regard to flag burning.…

  • Dec 5th, 2016

 

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Suck it up, buttercup | Letter

Elections have consequences. So said Barack Obama eight years ago. We just…

  • Dec 4th, 2016

 

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Holiday gift for you to consider | Letter

As most people start shopping for Christmas gifts, here is another thought…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

 

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Take back our country | Letter

Only in America and I mean only in America, can a majority…

  • Dec 3rd, 2016
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Teaching to hate | Letter

Will it ever stop? Back in the 1940s and 1950s, Southern white…

  • Nov 20th, 2016
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Act of kindness gives faith in humanity | Letter

My wife, Emma, accidentally lost her wallet recently around 10 a.m. in…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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Bellevue should form America Assimilation Network | Letter

You reported that Bellevue has a “Diversity Initiative” and a Diversity Advisory…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Potential men’s homeless shelter in Bellevue needs more analysis | Letter

I wrote the following to Next Door regarding the men’s homeless shelter…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Thank you, Bellevue School District | Letter

This year I have children in three different schools: Puesta del Sol…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Bellevue Council needs to review land use codes | Letter

During a recent public meeting on the Verizon Cell units project (16-129655-LA),…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Transfer Station project in Bellevue is outrageous | Letter

There are several businesses on Southeast 32nd Street in Bellevue (right next…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Thank you for supporting veterans | Letter

I would like to thank the Bellevue community for their generosity during…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Lawmakers should restore Medicaid coverage of hearing aids | Letter

Thank you for covering the Oct. 10 candidates forum at the North…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Tateuchi Center contributors should fund affordable housing | Letter

When I read about the $10 million gift matched dollar for dollar…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Oppose Bellevue’s decision to seize homes | Letter

The city of Bellevue is planning to seize several homes in a…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Health impact of climate change obligates us to support I-732 | Letter

Voting yes on I-732 will be the clarion call across the state…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Litzow pledges to ensure state invests in early childhood education | Letter

As a local high schooler who will be heading off to college…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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‘Yes’ for a safer Bellevue | Letter

Bellevue’s rapid growth is straining fire facilities and first-rate response times. Downtown…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Re-elect Justice Charlie Wiggins | Letter

As a former King County Superior Court judge, I urge you to…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Mayor urges: Vote yes on Bellevue Propositions 1 and 2 | Letter

This November, Bellevue residents have the opportunity to make Bellevue a safer, more enjoyable place for everyone to live, work, and play.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Sound Transit

Bellevue Councilmember: Vote no on Sound Transit 3 | Letter

Do you want to create a giant public entity that is larger than many governments with a pre-authorized blank check of $54 billion

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Vote no on Bellevue Proposition 2 | Letter

Bellevue’s Proposition 2 will provide a revenue stream that the City Council may choose to use in any way they want.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Vote for Initiative 1491 | Letter

Washingtonians, please vote for Initiative 1491, a measure that could prevent future tragedies by allowing family members to ask a judge to temporarily suspend

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Behind Reykdal for OSPI | Letter

With all of the hoopla around the upcoming elections, it’s easy for a very important race to be missed.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Sen. Steve Litzow

Litzow led charge on public schools investment | Letter

When Washingtonians asked for a high quality education system, Litzow answered.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Litzow has played games with kids’ future | Letter

As a parent of a high schooler and a middle schooler in south Bellevue, I have been advocating for public schools for over a decade.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Wellman is just another bureaucrat | Letter

The last thing the Eastside needs is poor leadership – which is exactly what you get with Lisa Wellman.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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PSE reluctant to provide answers | Letter

Nowhere in the Energize Eastside literature are there facts about how much our area’s electricity reliability will improve

  • Mar 25th, 2016
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Legislators should pass clean energy bill | Letter

House Bill 2346 is currently stuck in the Senate and not yet on the floor for a vote there. I’m writing to urge support for this bill that promotes clean energy.

  • Mar 25th, 2016
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Toll bone has no meat | Letter

The Transportation Commission threw disgruntled drivers and politicians a toll token bone — no tolling on Interstate 405 after 7 p.m. or weekends.

  • Mar 25th, 2016
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Masters need training in Bellevue | Letter

Bellevue Reporter’s March 11 edition featured two articles about the city’s environment.

  • Mar 25th, 2016
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Solution to solve Bellevue students’ stress | Letter

I have a plan to address stress and angst for middle school students of the Bellevue School District that will cost nothing:

  • Mar 24th, 2016
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Bellevue legislators’ actions count more than platitudes | Letter

“Education is our number 1 priority” — how many times have you heard politicians in Olympia say that?

  • Mar 22nd, 2016
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Have your say for Bellevue March 26 | Letter

For Democratic Party voters, the March 26 caucus is your only chance to have your say in the nomination

  • Mar 22nd, 2016
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Thank you, Puget Sound Energy | Letter

When opinions are voiced about companies in the letters to the editor pages of any newspaper, it is frequently to complain about corporate behavior.

  • Mar 22nd, 2016
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Bellevue City Council should listen to citizens’ concerns | Letter

City Hall was recently filled with citizens from Bellevue, Newport and Redmond sharing their thoughts about the proposed PSE Eastside Energy

  • Mar 12th, 2016
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Bellevue citizens continue to unravel deception | Letter

In Mr. Murray’s Feb. 25 article regarding Newcastle’s moratorium on Energize Eastside, you reported that Puget Sound Energy claimed

  • Mar 11th, 2016
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Energize Eastside: A manufactured crisis | Letter

Puget Sound Energy has utilized unrealistic assumptions about demand and supply to assert there could be an energy shortfall by 2018 during extreme weather

  • Mar 4th, 2016
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Look up, follow the wires in Bellevue | Letter

It’s time for Puget Sound Energy customers to start looking up at the wires and poles that will be part of Energize Eastside, a project to enlarge

  • Mar 4th, 2016
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Bias regarding Peterson’s termination | Letter

After reading the letter from Bill Hirt in the Reporter dated Feb. 19 regarding the Washington State Department of Transportation Secretary

  • Feb 26th, 2016
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Peterson deserved to be terminated | Letter

Republicans were right to fire Washington State Department of Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson.

  • Feb 19th, 2016
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Kudos to editorial cartoon on alarm system | Letter

Kudos to the editorial cartoon on Feb. 5. Now if we can use the same cartoon with a little different dialogue from the customer at the bar.

  • Feb 19th, 2016
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Solution for I-405 toll and other lanes | Letter

I applaud the legislators for initiating a bipartisan bill on the I-405 traffic mess to eliminate tolling and minimum

  • Feb 19th, 2016
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Stop blame-shifting | Letter

Instead of blaming legislators for listening to the people and taking action to not confirm Lynn Peterson, maybe Gov. Jay Inslee should start listening to the voters.

  • Feb 16th, 2016
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Energize Eastside a money-making scheme | Letter

I was born and raised on the Eastside. I am a philosophy professor living in Bellevue and Hong Kong.

  • Feb 16th, 2016
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Puget Sound Energy’s grossly-outsized solution | Letter

Bellevue released the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Energize Eastside last week.

  • Feb 6th, 2016
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East Link flaws | Letter

Sound Transit’s recent East Link presentation to Bellevue City Council indicated the Washington State Department of Transportation had not approved their I-90 bridge design.

  • Feb 6th, 2016
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Sex criminals are not gentlemen | Letter

In the Reporter’s article about a web-based international prostitution ring operating in Bellevue,

  • Feb 6th, 2016
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Urging state leaders to invest in more early education | Letter

I would like to thank Gov. Jay Inslee for making early childhood education a priority during his time in office.

  • Jan 30th, 2016
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Support Kaiser’s Group Health acquisition | Letter

I am writing in regard to the recent news of Kaiser Permanente’s agreement to acquire Group Health.

  • Jan 30th, 2016
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