Opinion

Get the job done, legislators | Letter

I don’t understand why we taxpayers are having to pay for the…

  • May 26th, 2017

 

Lawmakers, governor get a raise unless 129,811 people object | The Petri Dish

State lawmakers and Gov. Jay Inslee will get a raise this fall…

 

Solution to Park and Ride walk-offs? | Letter

I often park at the Eastgate Park and Ride and see many…

  • May 19th, 2017

 

New intern inspired by 1940 film ‘His Girl Friday’ | My Turn

If there’s one thing I hate, it’s introductions. Remember college orientation, when…

Tackling writer’s misbeliefs over agriculture | Letter

The April 21 Reporter letter writer of “Your diet can impact the…

  • May 18th, 2017

Defender of the Constitution? | Letter

As reported by The Guardian on April 30, President Donald Trump described…

  • May 18th, 2017

Defender of the Constitution? | Letter

As reported by The Guardian on April 30, President Donald Trump described…

  • May 18th, 2017

Student assessments ensure students gain needed skills | Letter

One of the strongest trends I’ve witnessed in business over the past…

  • May 18th, 2017

Sound Transit appreciates patience for growing pains

Construction on the extension of the East Link light rail that will…

  • May 5th, 2017

Proposed land use change removes important safeguards in development process | Letter

While many Bellevue residents were enjoying spring break, the Bellevue City Council…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

Don’t believe all the lies you are taught | Letter

Martin Ulstein’s letter “It takes smarts to know when you’re being lied…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

Protections of private citizens don’t apply to President’s tax returns | Letter

Perhaps I’m the exception, but it really bugs me when people don’t…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

Questions on homeless housing project | Letter

1. It is well known that Bellevue Police coverage at night is…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

Planned Parenthood action favors religion | Letter

I wish someone will explain to me how providing tax dollars, which…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

The facts regarding climate change | Letter

Letters to the editor in the past two issues of the Reporter…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

Numbers don’t add up on homeless shelter | Letter

Can any one on the city council do math? They are asking…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

Your diet can impact the environment | Letter

As thousands across the U.S. get ready to protest environmental budget cuts,…

  • Apr 29th, 2017

Solar power subsidy bills under consideration would yield significant payback | Letter

The Legislature has an opportunity before it to support both a clean…

  • Apr 29th, 2017

Don’t negotiate on ACA cost-sharing subsidy program | Letter

To our Congress and Patty Murray, Maria Cantwell, and Adam Smith: Please…

  • Apr 29th, 2017

Shame on the Reporter for printing outright lies in letters section | Letter

In response to Martin Ulstein’s letter published in the print issue on…

  • Apr 29th, 2017

Lawsuit again Al Gore is probably not true | Letter

While I agree with Mr. Ulstein and his comments about GloBull warming,…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Praise for Bellevue Council’s approach on homeless shelter | Letter

I commend the Bellevue City Council for its thoughtful, careful approach to…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Refugee vetting is already intensive | Letter

I take exception to some of the information in the April 7…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Forcing disclosure of tax returns sets bad precedent | Letter

In recent months, I have heard from a number of my constituents…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Why property taxes go up | Letter

It’s that time of year again: property tax statements have recently come…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Thanks for running story on high school production | Letter

I want to thank the Bellevue Reporter for running the article on…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

ST3 is disappointment to Issaquah, Sammamish | Letter

I think the people of Issaquah and Sammamish will be disappointed to…

  • Apr 28th, 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…

  • 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

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

Support for Bellevue men’s shelter| Letter

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

  • 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

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

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

Affordable Care Act Remains Intact

The latest efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA)…

  • Mar 31st, 2017