Opinion

The next generation | Letter

Did you know that 50 percent of all lifetime causes of mental illness begin at age 14, and 75 percent by the age of 24?… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

 

The winners and losers of the mid-terms

The highs and lows from Tuesday’s election.

  • Nov 9, 2018

 

Looming taxes continue to burden property owners | Letter

Looming taxes continue to burden property owners In the City Council’s committee meeting on Oct. 23 Melisa Files, director of finance, reported: 1) Revenues were… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

 

What happens when we believe | Windows and Mirrors

How an unlikely group of teenagers achieved success through the support of their community.

Nudity in state parks should be legal | Letter

I haven’t been a nudist my whole life, but, over the past few years, I’ve started spending time with more and more friends who like… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

I-1631 will benefit future generations | Letter

On Oct. 8, the United Nations issued a new climate report that states it is imperative we limit warming to 1.5°C within 12 years in… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Cost of I-1631 will be passed on to consumers | Letter

This is in response to the guest column on Oct. 12 by Dr. Mark Vossler in the Redmond Reporter on Initiative 1631. We all agree… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

School is back in session and KCLS is ready to help | Guest editorial

KCLS provides many services for students of all ages.

Give the gift of a future | Letter

Give your friends and family the best gift you could give them: a FUTURE. Vote YES on Initiative 1631. Why? Climate change IS caused by… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2018

When we ban books | Windows and Mirrors

What message does it send when certain stories are censored?

Kavanaugh should be rejected / Letters

I find Republican caviling at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings baffling. For just a moment, let us set aside the allegations that the Supreme Court nominee… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Trump should stand up for public lands / Letter

When Donald Trump was elected president, sportsmen had high hopes that the president and his cabinet would commit to, in President Trump’s words, “honoring the… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

I am going all in on Initiative 1631 / Guest column

By Mark Vossler, MD Guest Column As a physician, few things are more gut-wrenching than watching a patient struggle to breathe. But the growing pollution… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Offer your input at city council budget hearing on Oct. 16 / Letters

With all the local government spending to end homelessness, why is there still so much homelessness? Maybe there really is less government spending than you… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Funding sources for Downtown Park | Letter

n the environment that we are living in, all too often truth and facts get buried under an avalanche of hubris, misinformation and unsubstantiated opinion.… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018

Sammamish River Trail deserves attention | Letter

I have to add my agreement to the letter last month from Brent Schmaltz concerning the Sammamish River Trail. This is a lovely trail that… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018

He’s not on the ballot but Inslee is campaigning like it

Republicans may find votes in making the election a referendum of the Democratic governor’s agenda.

  • Oct 4, 2018

Words of wisdom from the WM Recycle Corps | Guest editorial

The end of the summer is bittersweet for many reasons. At Waste Management, it’s time to say goodbye and good luck to the WM Recycle… Continue reading

This is the Eastside: Stories welcome | Windows and Mirrors

This new column will focus on highlighting the stories of the underrepresented populations on the Eastside.

Prison reform needed | Letter

I want freedom for criminalized people of color in private prisons. Washington is one of the few states that has legal marijuana, but all across… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2018