Letters to the Editor

East Bellevue Community Council votes for continuance | Letter

Thank you, East Bellevue residents for voting for the continuance of the East Bellevue Community Council. Receiving 80 percent of the vote, gives EBCC a… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2017

New transmission line in Bellevue will not do much to increase electrical reliability | Letter

The Nov. 13 windstorm caused a number of electrical outages in our area. It should be interesting to note that no outages were caused by… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2017

‘Thanks’ Sens. Murray and Cantwell | Letter

Due to Sens. Patty Murry and Maria Cantwell’s undying support for Obamacare, our health insurance choices have dwindled, the level of coverage available has evaporated… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2017

Global warming impacts | Letter

10-year-old writes about climate change concerns

  • Nov 16, 2017

Politicians, media won’t switch gears now | Letter

After looking at a dozen or so news sources this morning only one CNN gave front page coverage to the $666 billion federal budget deficit.… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

One way to address homeless shelter issue | Letter

All the concerns about the location of the Bellevue homeless shelter ignores a major concern, namely how do you prevent it from attracting even more… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Expect a circus | Letter

Former President George W. Bush recently gave a “spot-on” speech. We haven’t heard much from him lately, but he obviously has been observant and thinking… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Comments on education out of touch with reality | Letter

In her column published in the Oct. 13 edition, Liv Finne as a director at the conservative think tank, Washington Policy Reform, reveals herself to… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

My-Linh advocates for Bellevue families | Letter

I am writing to express my support for My-Linh Thai in her race for Bellevue School Board Position 5. I met My-Linh four years ago… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2017

Gladner will bring renewed transparency to Bellevue School Board | Letter

Hugh Gladner will bring new levels of openness and transparency to the Bellevue School Board. As a product of the Bellevue school system himself and… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2017

Why can’t we compromise on gun issue? | Letter

According to an Oct. 6 Reporter article, Twish (who has only one name) of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, “believes that the… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Thank you, Councilmember Kevin Wallace | Letter

After serving eight years, with his decision to not seek re-election, Councilmember Kevin Wallace’s tenure will be wrapping up with the November election. Having served… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2017

My-Linh is dedicated to Bellevue School District | Letter

As a former Bellevue School Board member (having been elected three times, serving from 1993-2004), I know only too well that it is not an… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2017

Conrad Lee’s contributions to Bellevue are incredibly remarkable | Letter

Conrad Lee is running for reelection to the Bellevue City Council this fall, and it’s my pleasure to lend my support for his campaign. Mr.… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2017

Janice Zahn has vision that Bellevue needs | Letter

I am writing to express my endorsement for Janice Zahn’s election to the Bellevue City Council. Janice has the integrity and the vision that our… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

My-Linh’s skills and voice are valued | Letter

My-Linh Thai is running to retain her seat on the Bellevue School Board, District 5. Having been a parent, community member and teacher in the… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

Football has turned into a political arena | Letter

I realize it was unbearably hot in Tennessee, but maybe the Seahawks should spend their effort working on plays and their effectiveness on the field… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2017

Seattle Times got Bellevue Council Position 6 endorsement wrong | Letter

After reading the Seattle Times endorsement for Bellevue City Council Position 6, I was sure they had the title of the article wrong. The article… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2017

Nieuwenhuis committed to Bellevue | Letter

I am writing in support of Jared Nieuwenhuis in his race for Bellevue City Council, Position 4. I have known Jared both personally and professionally… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2017

World War II figure inflated | Letter

In a letter to the Bellevue Reporter dated Sept. 22, the writer took issue with professional athletes “taking a knee” during playing of the national… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2017