Opinion

Concerned that police officers are out to make citation quotas | Letter

My concern is Redmond police being so pressured to make their citation…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

 

Addressing letter regarding new distracted driving law | Letter

While I generally agree with comments submitted to the Reporter by Mr.…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

 

Publisher’s column: Drive it like you stole it

Allow myself, to introduce myself. My name is Eric and I am…

 

RHS cross country team to hold fundraiser run | Letter

Dear Redmond community, For the last three years, I have stood shivering…

  • Aug 10th, 2017

New distracted driving law will have police all up in your business | Letter

Don’t eat while driving. Don’t put make up on while driving. Don’t…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Isn’t it time to hold city officials accountable? | Letter

This letter is my response to the many campaign and “state of…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

King County Library System — looking toward the future | Guest Column

By Stephen A. Smith Special to the Reporter Over the past year…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Sounding off on last issues’s city council letter | Letter

Phil Miller (Redmond Planning Commission) recently questioned why people without civic experience…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Voting for Dhingra in 45th Legislative District | Letters

• I recommend voting for Manka Dhingra, as State Senator District No.…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Taking a look at Proposition 1 | Letter

The Official Local Voters’ Pamphlet for the primary election includes statements for…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Discussing city traffic improvements | Letter

A few months ago, our mayor addressed the residents of Redmond in…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Fair question: Why do first-time candidates run for city council? | Letter

It’s always gratifying to see contested races for city council. New faces…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Safe injection facilities: A lifesaving approach to battle the opioid epidemic | Guest Editorial

By Gina Frank Special to the Reporter On a cold rainy day…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Good food, good friends and good for the environment | Guest Column

When the sun comes out in Redmond, it feels only right to…

Thanks to organizers, candidates who attended forum | Letter

I attended the candidate forum and meet-and-greet put on by the Education…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Great news: City government positions are contested | Letter

For the first time in 10 years, all Redmond city government positions…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Open Kitchen asking the community to lend a hand | Letter

Open Kitchen partners with the City of Redmond, Hopelink, local businesses, local…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Further discussion on safe injection sites | Letter

The June 29 Redmond Reporter opinion piece by David Carson, “’Safe injection…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Organization inspires, appreciates and empowers women |Guest Column

By Menka Soni On June 16, Ravishing Women hosted its Ravishing INSPI…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Five things you may not know about human services | Guest Column

By Pam Mauk I work in the tight-knit community of human services…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

‘Safe injection sites’ are not the answer to our heroin problem | Guest Editorial

By David Carson I’ve seen the future of opioids. It’s Vancouver, B.C.…

  • Jun 29th, 2017

Republicans show support for funding new state worker contracts | Guest Column

One of the last pieces of the budget puzzle snapped into place…

  • Jun 29th, 2017

Redmond High commencement speaker: ‘We are impact-makers’ | Guest Column

Following is Redmond High graduate Elisa Kadackal’s commencement speech from June 15…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Thanks, Pierna Austin | Letter

Another sad day for the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) kids and…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Sound Transit should reflect on seven deadly sins | Letter

I urge the Sound Transit Board, executives and consultants not to just…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

A rave and a rant | Letter

Rave to the parks and rec crew who maintain Idylwood Park! Rant…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Good Samaritans are amongst us | Letter

We would like to thank the Redmond police officer and the individual(s)…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

‘Cracking the code’ on multifamily recycling | Guest Column

Setting up successful recycling systems in apartment buildings is like a puzzle.…

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

I Can’t Believe How Cheap A Burger And Soda Are Here …(You…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

State Legislature’s process is broken | Guest Column

Washington voters amended the state Constitution in 1979 in hopes of bringing…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Continued stagnation is not an option | Letter

As an Independent in the 45th Legislative District who voted for Sen.…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Student assessments ensure students gain needed skills | Letter

One of the strongest trends I’ve witnessed in business over the past…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Clarification to city parks rules article | Letter

Last week’s Redmond Reporter article suggested that the city was considering rule…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Nara is good eats | Letter

I was saddened to read about Nara Japanese Restaurant’s uncertain future in…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

A better tax system for everyone | Letter

My husband and I moved to the Eastside seven years ago and…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Summer reading: relax, learn and have fun | Guest Column

By Stephen A. Smith It seemed like winter was longer than usual…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Sure, the River Water is Plenty Warm, Why?

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Age out loud! Elders find longevity in giving back | Guest Column

By Dr. Shirley Newell “You make a living by what you get.…

  • May 25th, 2017

Small businesses need access to infrastructure and more | Letter

In the past two years, there has been a significant shift in…

  • May 25th, 2017

Thanks to new city council candidates | Letter

An open letter to the new candidates for Redmond City Council: Thank…

  • May 25th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Legislators Starting Their Second Special Session.

  • May 25th, 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

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

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

  • May 19th, 2017

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.

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

  • May 11th, 2017

Weighing in on the Design Review Board | Letter

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

  • May 11th, 2017

Hearing aids are my lifeline | Letter

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

  • May 11th, 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…

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…