Letters To The Editor

Vote on emergency men’s shelter at Eastgate should not be delayed | Letter

The Bellevue City Council should support the proposal to build an emergency…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

 

Protect services that prevent and end homelessness | Letter

Every one has a right to have their basic needs met and…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

 

We have a moral responsibility to help refugees | Letter

I have read the Bellevue Reporter for a number of years appreciating…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

 

Support for Bellevue men’s shelter| Letter

I am a Bellevue resident living about two miles from the proposed…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Congress is failing to look out for the interests of the people | Letter

So far after more than 75 days in office Donald Trump and…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

It takes smarts to know when you’re being lied to | Letter

I am so happy that President Trump is cutting funding for the…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

We are becoming a nation of haters | Letter

We are becoming a nation of haters. Hate mail is being sent…

  • Apr 9th, 2017

Attorney General’s actions are protecting human lives | Letter

Historically, sanctuary was a sacred place where fugitives were immune from arrest.…

  • Apr 9th, 2017

Clock is ticking on I-90 lane closures | Letter

The clock is ticking for the commuters, carpoolers, truckers and buses that…

  • Apr 9th, 2017

We need single-player Medicaid for all plan, not ‘Trump Don’t Care’ | Letter

The current plan of Republicans in Congress (what I call “Trump Don’t…

  • Apr 9th, 2017

Metro riders, voice your concerns | Letter

Metro and Sound Transit are considering big changes to transit service from…

  • Apr 8th, 2017

Interfaith gathering was a blessed experience | Letter

The Eastshore Unitarian and Muslim Association of Puget Sound members organized and…

  • Apr 8th, 2017

Big business has changed our livable community | Letter

Downtown Bellevue used to be a fun place to go. Main street…

  • Apr 8th, 2017

Inslee roll out the welcome mat to refugees |Letter

Here goes Gov. Jay Inslee yet again. He wants to defy President…

  • Apr 8th, 2017

We need single-player Medicaid for all plan, not ‘Trump Don’t Care’ | Letter

The current plan of Republicans in Congress (what I call “Trump Don’t…

  • Apr 2nd, 2017

We need to stand united, or fall if we don’t work together | Letter

We are becoming a nation of haters. Hate mail is being sent…

  • Apr 2nd, 2017

If you ride the bus across 520, make your concerns known | Letter

Metro and Sound Transit are considering big changes to transit service from…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Trump’s immigration policies are cruel | Letter

This is in response to David Steven’s March 17 letter. Trump’s immigration…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Inslee is rolling out the welcome mat to refugees | Letter

Here goes Gov. Jay Inslee yet again. He wants to defy President…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Extremely disappointed in Fire Station 10 process | Letter

I attended the city council study sessions on March 6 for the…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

How would you feel, Bellevue? | Letter

This letter is in response to the council’s recommended site for Fire…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Women should send a message to Mr. Big Kid | Letter

I am deeply thankful and feel truly empowered to be a woman…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Downtown Bellevue livability is a big lie | Letter

“Bellevue livability” is a big lie. Livability is deteriorating. Growth is rampant.…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Attorney general is not above the law either | Letter

I recently read with great interest when Attorney General Bob Ferguson was…

  • Mar 19th, 2017

Bellevue should get ahead of homeless problem | Letter

The argument goes that the war on drugs doesn’t work and drugs…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

What value do we put on reading? | Letter

I would like to bring up the idea that bookstores such as…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Time to change state’s failure to fund education | Letter

In the U.S., we have an unspoken contract that each generation pays…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Bellevue needs stance on supporting legal immigration only | Letter

Like most Americans, I believe strongly in immigration. We are a country…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

No sanctuary in my backyard | Letter

There are many more of us King County residents who agree and…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Time to stand up for each other | Letter

I must take exception to Larry Brickman’s recent letter (“Time for Congress…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Game over for the America we know | Letter

I laud Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson for his courageous stand…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Bellevue Council race not nonpartisan | Letter

Give a trophy to candidates who interview for the Bellevue City Council…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Give Trump a chance | Letter

I am so happy I voted for President Donald Trump. Most of…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Time for Congress to grow up | Letter

It is time for members of Congress to grow up and support…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

No food allowed in library | Letter

I have been very concerned now about library users bringing in food…

  • Mar 12th, 2017

Do not kill beautiful trees in Bellevue | Letter

Please do not allow Puget Sound Energy to kill those beautiful trees…

  • Mar 12th, 2017

Time to hurt animals | Letter

As he was signing edicts hurting one group after another over the…

  • Mar 11th, 2017

Stringing up Bellevue | Letter

Without Comprehensive Plan clarification, Bellevue will continue to clutter our streets with…

  • Mar 11th, 2017

Not everyone is a liberal snowflake who condones sanctuary cities | Letter

Please don’t have the impression that because King County is an enclave…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Bellevue should move to district voting | Letter

In Bellevue, we currently have at-large voting for the City Council. All…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Bellevue City Council should declare Bellevue a sanctuary city | Letter

The recent executive order promulgated by President Trump and his administration —…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

House bills will endanger firearm owners | Letter

As written to my 48th District representatives and senator: There are two…

  • Feb 19th, 2017

Why isn’t Bellevue Council mandating viable parking solution? | Letter

Can someone explain to me why is it that the Mercer Island…

  • Feb 18th, 2017

Bellevue University Bookstore closure is a loss | Letter

It was a sad and sorry day for Bellevue when the University…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

Basic facts about Affordable Care Act | Letter

A recent letter writer should revisit a few basic facts about the…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

DeVos does not have students’ best interests in mind | Letter

I am a student at Western Washington University and a graduate from…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Finding a home for the homeless in Bellevue | Letter

Here is an uplifting story of how one-on-one support and team effort…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Bellevue’s response to mosque fire should serve as example to world | Letter

This is regarding the letter to the editor in the Jan. 20…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

No urban freeway could be built faster than light rail | Letter

Your Jan. 13 opinion page led off with a citizen’s letter proposing…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Be considerate of opposing voices | Letter

We’re living in a time in which our country is very divided.…

  • Feb 6th, 2017