Opinion

Koeppen a clear choice for Redmond | Letter

Andrew Koeppen is the clear choice for mayor of Redmond. As an immigrant, U.S. veteran and professional who worked for startups and major high-tech companies… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2019

 

Support county parks | Letter

Our area’s parks are here to stay because ordinary people value them. Ideally, they’d be maintained and expanded as part of the regular budget, as… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

 

Fields for a better Redmond | Letter

As a long-term Redmond resident, I’ve voted in many mayoral elections. This is the first time I’ve strongly supported one candidate over another. I support… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2019

 

In tough month, an ally becomes a competitor for Eyman

After getting signatures for a measure that didn’t qualify, Restore Washington wants to do its own.

Birney: Ready day one | Letter

Birney: Ready day one I support Angela Birney for our next mayor of Redmond. She has the relationships, experience and key attributes that make her… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2019

KCLS forges partnerships for broader public benefit

Partnerships make it possible for KCLS to serve a broader range of people, while stretching tax dollars.

The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors

The 2020 Census is coming and that can greatly affect everything from government representation and federal funding.

Use your voice | Letter

Excellent reporting on the Margins program from Mercer Island High School (Reporter, June 14). Kudos to the staff and students involved in this social justice… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2019

Recycling right in Redmond

Waste Management Recycle Corps interns on the job help build recycling muscle memory.

  • Jul 3, 2019

Use your voice | Letter

Excellent reporting on the Margins program from Mercer Island High School (Reporter, June 14). Kudos to the staff and students involved in this social justice… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019

Meeting goals without a levy | Letter

At several meetings this month city staff has been saying they need more funding for fire than what is presently allocated. I get it. Our… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2019

Proud to be themselves | Windows and Mirrors

June is Pride month and PFLAG Bellevue Eastside has been supporting the local LGBTQ+ community since 1996.

A parent’s perspective | Letter

Graduation…the moment every parent looks forward to with pride and also with a little bit of sadness. Yes, this is a new beginning for our… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter

The proposed King County improvements to the Sammamish River Trail should be rethought. King County: Pay for planning, scheduling, gravel and paving trucks add two… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019

A Senate seat is on the line and the dominos are set to fall

Rep. Stanford seems a shoo-in for the appointment. There’s a drama brewing for his job in the House.

Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors

How a program at Mercer Island High School is helping students affect social change.

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow

A monthly column about King County libraries.

The sustainable summer picnic

Three easy steps for an eco-conscious outing.

  • Jun 7, 2019

With Palumbo out, capital gains tax gets real for Democrats

His successor could be the vote leaders need. But with elections in 2020, tax may be off the table.