Opinion

A closer look at Emerald Heights expansion | Letter

In his Feb. 8 letter to the editor, a 13-year-old kid writes totally false information about Emerald Heights, where I live. I wonder what really… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

 

All quiet on the car tab front in Washington legislature

Several bills have been introduced, but none made it to a hearing.

  • Feb 14, 2019

 

What happens after the bin? | Guest editorial

Behind the scenes at the recycling center.

  • Feb 13, 2019

 

Whats wrong with happily ever after? | Windows and Mirrors

The world is filled with the negative; romance novels can be a way from taking a break from it all.

On the Emerald Heights expansion | Letter

On the Emerald Heights expansion My name is Ethan Johnson. I am 13 years old, my family and I live on Education Hill and I… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019

Inslee and climate change | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee appears ready to announce his 2020 presidential run. Considering the size of the Democratic field the odds for him to win the… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019

Wrong and scary | Letter

I thought that we were living in a civilized society? Where all people work together and care about each other? I can’t believe we have… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

Why public libraries matter more than ever in the information age | Book Nook

Public libraries are places that are free and welcoming to people of all backgrounds.

Three years in the making: New law on police use of deadly force

Legislators are about to pass a bill that will permit officers to kill only in “good faith.”

  • Jan 25, 2019

Combating bigotry | Windows and Mirrors

Author and journalist Jonathan Weisman visited the Stroum Jewish Community Center to as part of the center’s “Words to the Wise” series.

Fraudster-in-Chief | Letter

In October 2016, a neighbor explained to me he was supporting then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump because Trump was a genius who received only $1 million from… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

Thank you Rep. DelBene | Letter

The Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act has just been signed into law and I want to thank Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

Male-only no more: The next House Speaker will be a woman

The Frank Chopp era will end soon. Everett’s Robinson is among a crowd of women who may seek the job.

  • Jan 17, 2019

In 2019 less is more | Guest editorial

Some tips on how to be more green in the new year.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Paying twice for their mistakes | Windows and Mirrors

Southeast Asians are at greater risk of being deported to countries many haven’t been to since they were young or have never been to.

An old idea for taxes gets new life

Gov. Jay Inslee is suggesting a new way of assessing the state’s share of the real estate excise tax.

  • Jan 5, 2019

A new year at KCLS | Guest editorial

Library director recounts successes of first year at helm.

King County works to improve safety on the Sammamish River Trail | Guest editorial

Tips on using the trail safely as well as what the future has in store.

  • Jan 3, 2019

Dear Hannah: Answers to your holiday recycling conundrums

Green practices for the holiday season.

  • Dec 28, 2018

When golden water skis skimmed the slough | Guest editorial

A look back on life on the Sammamish River.

  • Dec 28, 2018