Letters to the Editor

ST3 is disappointment to Issaquah, Sammamish | Letter

I think the people of Issaquah and Sammamish will be disappointed to realize that after paying so much money for ST3, they won’t have good… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2017

Protect services that prevent and end homelessness | Letter

Every one has a right to have their basic needs met and it is our responsibility to make it happen. Please support HB 1570, Washington… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2017

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 men’s shelter and permanent affordable housing at the Eastgate site. The council was… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2017

We have a moral responsibility to help refugees | Letter

I have read the Bellevue Reporter for a number of years appreciating the local content. However I have noticed over my years of reading letters… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2017

Support for Bellevue men’s shelter| Letter

I am a Bellevue resident living about two miles from the proposed Eastgate location for a permanent mens’ shelter. I would like to express my… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 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 the Congress have done nothing to address the core of problems here in… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 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 EPA. I have worked on environmental causes all my life. However, I know… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2017

Attorney General’s actions are protecting human lives | Letter

Historically, sanctuary was a sacred place where fugitives were immune from arrest. Why sacred? There are moments in societies when we know, at a gut… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2017

Clock is ticking on I-90 lane closures | Letter

The clock is ticking for the commuters, carpoolers, truckers and buses that use the I-90 corridor; a daily average of 159,000 by WSDOT’s 2015 count.… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2017

We are becoming a nation of haters | Letter

We are becoming a nation of haters. Hate mail is being sent to senators regardless of ethnicity. Innocent people are being harassed and attacked just… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 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 Care”) to deprive at least 24 million people in this nation of health… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2017

Big business has changed our livable community | Letter

Downtown Bellevue used to be a fun place to go. Main street was the one part of Bellevue that had been kept intact with individual… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2017

Inslee roll out the welcome mat to refugees |Letter

Here goes Gov. Jay Inslee yet again. He wants to defy President Donald Trump’s administration and accept all unvetted “refugees.” One question: Who does he… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2017

Interfaith gathering was a blessed experience | Letter

The Eastshore Unitarian and Muslim Association of Puget Sound members organized and coordinated our Interfaith Friendship dinner/conversation on a beautiful Spring evening March 25. It… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2017

Metro riders, voice your concerns | Letter

Metro and Sound Transit are considering big changes to transit service from the Eastside to Downtown Seattle via the 520 Bridge — changes that will… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 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 Care”) to deprive at least 24 million people in this nation of health… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 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 to senators regardless of ethnicity. Innocent people are being harassed and attacked just… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 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 the Eastside to Downtown Seattle via the 520 Bridge — changes that will… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2017

Inslee is rolling out the welcome mat to refugees | Letter

Here goes Gov. Jay Inslee yet again. He wants to defy President Donald Trump’s administration and accept all unvetted “refugees.” One question: Who does he… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2017

Trump’s immigration policies are cruel | Letter

This is in response to David Steven’s March 17 letter. Trump’s immigration policies can be carried out only with great cruelty. Trump cannot round up… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2017