Opinion

Local Girl Scout troop works with animal shelter for Silver Award | Commentary

We are Troop 40908, made up of four third-year Cadettes: Sarah Vincent…

  • May 19th, 2017

 

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

My Computer’s Hacked By The Wannacry Ransomware. Who Do I Blame?

  • May 19th, 2017

 

Honor our values and create stronger communities | Letter

Through my six years and two deployments with the U.S. Navy, I…

  • May 19th, 2017

 

Waste Management driver loves her work, behind the wheel and in her community | Guest Column

Lindsey Leitch is an early riser. She has to be. Her family…

Weighing in on the Design Review Board | Letter

The mayor is presently taking applications for new members of the Design…

  • May 11th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Mister Legislator, Have You Decided How to Fully Fund Education Yet?

  • May 11th, 2017

Hearing aids are my lifeline | Letter

Let Washington state hear: Legislators should restore Medicaid coverage of hearing aids…

  • May 11th, 2017

Sounding off on chess club story | Letter

I had to read the story about the Redmond High School chess…

  • May 10th, 2017

Pak gets promotion, Kunkler jumps on board | Editor’s Notebook

“Wheel in the sky keeps on turnin’, I don’t know where I’ll…

It’s time for Washingtonians to take a test drive | Guest Column

By Reema Griffith Washington, along with every state in the nation, utilizes…

  • May 5th, 2017

Obama’s birth certificate is old news | Letter

(This letter is responding to Richard W. Bowne’s letter, “Dear ‘Marching into…

  • May 5th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

.1 % Sales Tax Increase For The Arts… (County Council) “I Don’t…

  • May 5th, 2017

It’s been real, it’s been good, Redmond | Reporter’s Notebook

When I first started at the Redmond Reporter, I admit, I didn’t…

Dear ‘Marching into Action’ | Letter

Although I certainly respect any group’s right to peacefully demonstrate, what is…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Let’s talk property tax statements | Letter

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

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

October through April has been the wettest in history!

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Creating energy from our garbage? That’s a bright idea | Guest Column

Washington residents are really good at recycling. We recycle nearly 50 percent…

Homelessness is not only Seattle’s problem | Letter

I found the April 14 editorial cartoon disturbing and offensive because it…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

The spirit of America needs to be revived and upheld | Letter

Never before has the spirit of the United States of America been…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

So, It’s Agreed. We Turn Right…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Driver’s thank you light is on | Letter

I would like to thank … The city workers that are in…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Continuing the health-care discussion | Letter

This is a reply to Brandon Juhl’s ‘Trump don’t care’ letter in…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Four ways to lay a strong foundation for your child | Guest Column

Read a dozen different articles on parenting, and you’ll see hundreds of…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Let Me Get This Straight, King County Wants to Raise Our Sales…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on tap through April 15 | Letter

In this day of cell phones, instant messaging and Wi-Fi available even…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

ST3 is becoming a very expensive lesson for voters | Letter

I see the ST3 license plate tab increase as a very expensive…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

‘Trump don’t care’ | Letter

The current plan of Republicans in Congress (what I call “Trump Don’t…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

What State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Wants To Do To Anti-Tax Initiative…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Some lawmakers want to take away popular property tax limit | Guest Column

By Paul Guppy With so much commotion happening in our national government,…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Recycling myths: sorting fact from fiction | Guest Column

Even with all the recycling we do, there are still some myths…

‘The pothole club’ | Letter

I have a new nickname for our mayor and the council —…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Of Girl Scouts and troops | Letter

Everyone in my neighborhood knows I buy Girl Scout cookies from any…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Gonzaga University bounces into the Final Four

  • Mar 30th, 2017

Thanks to Eastside police officers | Letter

The Issaquah police and the officers from the neighboring cities deserve our…

  • Mar 30th, 2017

The Redmond Central Connector: A fabulous multi-use trail | Letter

Regarding the Redmond Central Connector (RCC) Phase 2 and the recent letter…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Health-care bill would drive up costs for older Americans | Letter

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are considering a bill that would drive up…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Additional investments by the Legislature would be money well spent | Goings and Murray

Each year, graduates from Cascadia College and Lake Washington Institute of Technology…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Goodbye again, Howard

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Scientists recommend $414 million increase in Alzheimer’s research | Letter

The Alzheimer’s Association’s 2017 Facts and Figures report found a soaring prevalence,…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Why is the cost so high for a hiking trail? | Letter

Why is the city spending more than $12 million building a hiking…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Students need support through bill extension | Letter

The five school districts located in Dino Rossi’s legislative district will collectively…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Become a LINKS mentor today | Letter

One hour per week can help a student be successful in school.…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

New Sound Transit Logo Suggested by Drivers Renewing Their Car Tabs…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

An American Muslim woman’s experience at Trump’s first congressional address | Guest Column

I am a proud American Muslim woman who attended President Donald Trump’s…

Kudos to Sage for thought-provoking letter | Letter

I’d like to thank Cassandra Sage for her thought-provoking letter (Feb. 24…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

It’s time for legislators to do their job | Letter

It’s time for our legislators to do the job they were sent…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

How much traffic is too much traffic on a neighborhood street? | Letter

Are there not parameters that measure acceptable levels of traffic on a…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Trump Justice Department: We Need to Talk About Pot. Washington State: Dude!…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Communication is key for those in congress | Letter

When I email my own congresswoman, I get calls back from her…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Finding real solutions amidst Olympia’s education-funding fantasy | Guest Column

By Sen. Dino Rossi Promising teachers a huge pay raise and reviving…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017