Letters to the Editor

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

Unimpressed with crop of Bellevue Council candidates | Letter

Now is the time of year that faithful devotees write in with gushing praise for their council candidate friends. Having just sat through two hours… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2017

Signs, signs, everywhere a sign | Letter

As I travel daily, I see a multitude of campaign posters all over the streets. Is there another election day coming up or have all… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2017

Walmart bagging system is useless | Letter

Walmart uses a carousel method of giving customers their purchases. Cashiers move on to the next customer before ensuring the customer gets all of their… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2017

Grein would bring breath of fresh air to Bellevue City Council | Letter

I have been a resident of the Bellevue area for 25 years. Randy Grein is a breath of fresh air needed on the Bellevue City… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2017

Tired of media, politicians giving credibility to hate groups | Letter

I am sick and tired of the news media, politicians and anyone else who can get a bully pulpit, giving creditability to the different misfit… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2017

Urge Smith to cosponsor Reach Act | Letter

As a development professional in the areas of education and well-being, I often meet vulnerable people. During interviews with children and their mothers in the… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2017

Reporter should not be remiss in reporting American spirit | Letter

I was surprised and disappointed that the Bellevue Reporter failed to report on the 13th annual Jubilee Service Day that took place on Saturday, Aug.… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2017

Statues of Confederate leaders are offensive | Letter

Bert Dybdahl recently wrote, and the Bellevue Reporter published a letter, arguing that statues of traitorous defenders of slavery should remain in place because to… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Statues should have been destroyed long ago | Letter

Regarding the recent letter, “Let the statues remain.” Those statues were erected long after the Civil War ended. They were built to intimidate people of… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017