Opinion

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

 

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

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

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

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Become a LINKS mentor today | Letter

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

  • 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

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

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

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

Reichert voted not to release the President’s taxes | Letter

The Ways and Means Committee voted not force President Trump to release…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

All politicians must work together for the best results | Letter

I recently received a “Legislative Survey” from District 31’s Sen. Phil Fortunato.…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Make your voice heard, raise awareness about pipeline | Letter

An open letter to the Redmond community: As Pacific Northwesterners, we are…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

We need to listen to each other, respect differences | Letter

The outpouring of grief on the death of Sen. Andy Hill is…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

I’m sorry Mr. President.

  • Feb 24th, 2017

How to be an all-star recycler: Focus on the basics to win big | Guest Column

You’ve got the fundamentals down. There are two containers in the kitchen…

Keep our community’s health within reach | Guest Column

Over the past three years, since Medicaid coverage was expanded in our…

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Full Funding for Education

  • Feb 17th, 2017

The new Left | Letter

There seems to be lots of whining, protesting, rioting and property damage…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

From a Chinese latchkey kid to an American entrepreneur on the Eastside | Guest Column

“I am a little wolf from the North, walking on the infinite…

Editorial Cartoon: Frank Shiers Jr.

I call it: “Mom, when they announce another snow day!”

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Thanks for Women’s March on Seattle coverage | Letter

Great article and pics of the Women’s March in Seattle. This was…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Sharing feelings on school’s LGBTQ+ Club | Letter

I know I am taking a risk even writing this letter, but…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Trump’s executive orders bring out the human side of the country

In the two weeks since he was sworn in, President Donald Trump…

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

I guess I’m paying for a light rail system I’ll never use…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Trump is not qualified to lead and neither are his cabinet appointees | Letter

Donald Trump has nominated fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder to lead the Labor…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Fully funded education: Time to finish the job | Guest Column

By Larry Springer and Roger Goodman “Will the Legislature finally address its…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

If we pay for schools with the governor’s proposed carbon tax …

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Drivers need a roundabout education | Letter

At least three times someone traveling around the roundabouts on Novelty Hill…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

It’s important to discuss mental disorders | Letter

According to NAMI.org, one in five Americans have a mental health condition…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Climate-change alarmists are continuing to burst using failed science | Letter

This is a clear rebuttal to Rachel Molloy’s article in the Dec.…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Reporter newspapers launch homelessness series

Volunteers found them sleeping in parking garages, in vehicles, under structures and…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Will America uphold George Washington’s promise? | Guest Column

On Aug. 17, 1790, President George Washington and his then Secretary of…

Constituent discusses Sen. Rossi encounter | Letter

I was in the group that tried to get just a minute…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Things to do now that the Seahawks’ season is over …

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Devin Wulff is my hero | Letter

Devin Wulff, a past graduate of Redmond High School (RHS), saved my…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

Transportation agenda doesn’t meet our needs | Letter

You reported on the recent meeting of our elected officials on Eastside…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

Ray Conner leaves our region a better place | Guest Editorial

When Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner recently announced his decision to…

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Dawg House: Hello? Budda? John? Is anyone still there? (Gone to NFL)

  • Jan 13th, 2017

New Year’s Resolutions for 2017: less sugar and a recycling reset

It’s that time of the year when thoughts turn to renewal and…

King County Library System director’s best books of 2016 | Guest column

Public libraries play an integral part in meeting the needs of communities…

Commending the mayor for statement in reflections column | Letter

Apropos the Redmond mayor’s 2016 reflections (Dec. 30 Reporter), I commend his…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon / Frank Shiers Jr.

2017 Legislative Session: Full Funding for Public Education / Frank Shiers Jr.

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Want a bite of peach? By Frank Shiers Jr.

  • Dec 31st, 2016