Letters to the Editor

Pedestrians need better streets

  • Oct 14, 2015 at 12:00PM

Like many other communities, some streets in Bellevue were built in an era of cars. At that time, driving seemed the only viable way to get around in a suburban area. Along these streets, sidewalks are narrow and cars travel fast. There is no buffer between pedestrians and cars.

Fashion event highlights Bellevue

  • Oct 13, 2015 at 3:00PM

It’s pleasant to see that the city of Bellevue, Kemper Development Company, Vogue magazine, Fashion Group International and fashion industry enthusiasts shine a much deserved light on the abundance of creative talent residing in the Northwest. Also wonderful to see the fashion industry doesn’t limit itself to supporting the cherished Los Angeles and New York markets and decides to pique its interest in this diverse region.

Armed security needed

  • Oct 13, 2015 at 12:00PM

First off the shootings in Oregon are a despicable act by a despicable individual. The shooter’s father absolves himself of any culpability in his son’s act by calling for gun control. A popular bromide echoed by the president and the mainstream media.

Flashing yellow should be removed

  • Oct 12, 2015 at 3:00PM

The flashing yellow traffic signals should be eliminated from the city’s traffic control system. These signals tend to encourage the kind of driving behavior that resulted in the recent death of the child at 140th Avenue Northeast and Bel-Red Road.

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