Green is the new orange: how to have an eco-friendly October | Guest Column

  • Oct 21, 2016 at 2:30PM

Bags of candy line the shelves at grocery stores, pumpkins are everywhere you look, and Halloween is right around the corner. October is one of the spookiest and most festive times of year. It can also create a lot of waste. This year, try these earth-friendly tips for a greener Halloween.


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Three great reasons to vote ‘no’ on ST-3 | Guest Editorial

  • Oct 7, 2016 at 3:30PM

By Hank Myers, David Carson and Toby Nixon

Proposition 1 connects Eastside cities with each other and the region | Guest Editorial

  • Sep 30, 2016 at 10:30AM

By Redmond Mayor John Marchione, Bellevue Mayor John Stokes and Issaquah Mayor Fred Butler

Want to step up sustainability for the school year? Here’s how | Guest Column

  • Sep 16, 2016 at 9:30AM

Fall is finally here. The leaves are turning yellow and red; families and teachers are settling in with back-to-school schedules. It's the perfect time to make reducing, reusing and recycling part of new routines at home and school.

9/11 is a distant memory when we forget the lessons it taught us | Guest Column

  • Sep 11, 2016 at 8:30AM

I remember waking up on the morning of Sept. 11, 2011 being late for work. I didn't turn on the TV because I didn't have time. I let our dog out, got ready for work, and bolted out the door. At the time, I was the sports editor at the Whidbey News-Times in Oak Harbor, Wash. Tuesdays were deadline day at the paper and being late meant putting everything into a time crunch.

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