Opinion

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Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

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

  • Jan 20th, 2017

 

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

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

 

Reporter newspapers launch homelessness series

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

  • Jan 20th, 2017

 

Constituent discusses Sen. Rossi encounter | Letter

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

  • Jan 20th, 2017
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Ray Conner leaves our region a better place | Guest Editorial

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

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Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

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

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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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

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
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Editorial Cartoon / Frank Shiers Jr.

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

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Want a bite of peach? By Frank Shiers Jr.

  • Dec 31st, 2016
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Three ways SBA connects Redmond small businesses with global economy | Guest Column

Small businesses constantly seek ways to grow their customer base. However, many…

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Something fishy going on with PSE | Letter

Who is regulating Puget Sound Energy? The claims regarding Energize Eastside simply…

  • Dec 30th, 2016
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Response to the Low-Impact Development question | Letter

The Low-Impact Development question and why proponents of this blanket approach are…

  • Dec 30th, 2016
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Mayor Marchione’s Reflections on 2016

This past year saw a number of changes in downtown Redmond. Some…

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Council needs to implement LID changes | Letter

The Redmond City Council caved to pressure from property developers when it…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Climate-change column strikes a chord | Letter

The guest column by Rachel Molloy (“Washington back yards bursting with climate…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016
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Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Governor’s Budget…State Economy: Carbon Tax, Capital Gains Tax, Bando Tax Hike.

  • Dec 23rd, 2016
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Why less holiday haste can mean more holiday waste | Guest Column

Even the Grinch would have to agree: the hustle and bustle of…

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Standing strong in the face of hate | Editor’s Notebook

I became sick to my stomach when I heard that the sign…

Response to MAPS sign vandalism | Letter

I am moved by all the effort and support that our community…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016
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Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Sounders FC, MLS Cup champs: “Now, That’s An Early Christmas Present!”

  • Dec 16th, 2016
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Washington back yards bursting with climate change | Guest Column

Cherry trees began blooming at the start of December this year, and…

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Addressing the Affordable Care Act | Letter

As the GOP aligns their membership to repeal the Affordable Care Act…

  • Dec 16th, 2016
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Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Dear, God, Please Make it Snow Tomorrow … Who Says There’s No…

  • Dec 8th, 2016
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Broaden your horizons with Connect2Classes | Editorial

The Seattle area is home to professionals in a multitude of disciplines…

  • Dec 8th, 2016
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Solid teamwork produces Redmond’s 2017-18 budget | Guest Column

After almost a year of public input, goal setting, planning and deliberation,…

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We need to connect with each other, provide support | Editor’s Notebook

We need to talk to each other and gather peacefully to discuss…

Thank you, Redmond, for partnering again with Open Kitchen | Letter

We are so grateful for the runners, walkers, families and furry friends…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

Uniting for a bipartisan goal — defeating cancer | Letter

No matter where you look today, you are bombarded with comments regarding…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

Responding to reporter’s editorial following the presidential election | Letter

Reporter Samantha Pak’s recent editorial was filled with conditioned-reflex reactions to the…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

Want to give back this holiday season? Become a LINKS mentor | Letter

The holiday season is upon us. It’s that time of year to…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

“Mush!” … Rose Bowl… College Football Playoffs | Frank Shiers Jr.

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Make America Great Again: So, You’re Leaving?

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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What will we reap? | Guest Column

We earned this. Whether you voted for president-elect Donald Trump or not,…

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Small Business Saturday: #ShopSmall has big impact in Redmond | Guest Column

An increasingly popular tradition sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small…

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Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

“High School Students Walk Out of School to Protest The Election.” Frank…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Props to post-office employee | Letter

Shout out to Robert at the main branch of the post office…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

“High School Students Walk Out of School to Protest The Election.” Courtesy…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Student doesn’t like getting soaked at bus stop | Letter

I am writing to you to bring awareness to the bad bus…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Proud of Redmond High football team’s brotherhood | Letter

My son’s Redmond High School football team recently had its last game.…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Facing our fears: Time to come together to build each other up | Reporter’s Notebook

Well, the results are in and much to many people’s surprise, Donald…

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Redmond Nourishing Network starts Food Box Program | Letter

Redmond is a great place to live. We enjoy a beautiful slice…

  • Nov 11th, 2016
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Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

“Okay you two, drop the mud! The election’s over!”

  • Nov 11th, 2016
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Before veterans served our community, they served our country | Guest Column

Leo Holte is a Waste Management driver, and then some. Corporal Holte…

Paying the price of drowsy driving | Publisher’s Desk

By William Shaw Imagine this: You’ve enjoyed a fun weekend in eastern…

  • Nov 11th, 2016

The Blaze is looking for advertisers, donors | Letter

The Redmond High School newspaper, The Blaze, is currently looking for advertisers…

  • Nov 11th, 2016

Thank you, Redmond, for saving energy, one LED light bulb at a time | Letter

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) would like to thank Redmond residents for your…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Please resolve traffic problems NOW | Letter

My daily “commute” is driving three children to and from three schools…

  • Nov 4th, 2016