Letters to the Editor

Funk is wrong in PSE criticism | Letter

I read Steve Funk’s letter to the Reporter with interest. Funk’s only stated expertise in criticizing Puget Sound Energy’s Energize Eastside is being a former… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2018

 

Scary minutes in Hawaii | Letter

How much longer do we, as a nation have to put up with a doomsday threat from North Korea? We all breathed a sigh of… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2018

 

‘Overwhelming’ attendance at Muslim, immigrant safety event | Letter

Last year, the Muslim Community and Neighborhood Association organized a Muslim safety forum with the Bellevue Police Department and police departments from Redmond, Issaquah, Sammamish,… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2018

 

Bellevue’s energy dilemma | Letter

The city of Bellevue is facing a major decision within the next few months. The city’s hearing examiner and the City Council will evaluate the… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2018

Region deserves better than 3-county albatross | Letter

Regarding Bill Hirt’s letter (Jan. 5) on Sound Transit. Sadly, Sound Transit stopped being about “transit” long ago. Now Sound Transit is mostly about maintaining… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

The Seattle Sockeyes should replace Seahawks | Letter

Regarding the Reporter’s illustration in the Jan. 5 issue, the “less traveled” road to renewal for the Seattle Seahawks lies in a visit to the… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

State’s marijuana law stinks | Letter

Since Washington state’s marijuana law was enacted, a neighbor has been growing marijuana in the basement. Strong skunk-like fumes are being vented into the neighborhood… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2018

Home care founder’s vision in action | Letter

As our 35th anniversary year comes to an end, we want to reflect on the great impact of our founder, Jean Griswold. In 1982, the… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2017

Concerns with Bellevue School District’s objectives | Letter

The following is an open letter to the Bellevue School District Board: In reviewing the most recent “achievement reports” presented to the board by the… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2017

Pedestrians on Bellevue sidewalks should speak up | Letter

My wife and I walk early in the morning almost every day in the Northtowne area of Bellevue. At this time of the year it… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2017

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