Opinion

Alzheimer’s is a public health crisis | Letter

There are more than 110,000 residents of our state living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 348,000 family members and friends are acting as unpaid… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

 

The damage of fracking | Letter

The final environmental impact statement for the world’s largest fracked gas and methanol refinery proposed to be built in Kalama, is inaccurate and misleading. It… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

 

Massive change needed now | Letter

Regarding “LNG project must stop” (Reporter, Aug. 30): I certainly agree, but I would like to point out the statement, “it will damage our environment… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019

 

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

What do we not know about the history of the human race?

Zucchini anyone? | Guest editorial

Plan now to turn garden overflow into healthy, economical meals – and reduce waste.

  • Sep 4, 2019

LNG project must stop | Letter

I attended the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) hearing regarding Puget Sound Energy’s proposed gas liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Tacoma. The main… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2019

Ready or not, college is arriving

How parents can help their students embark on a college career.

  • Aug 30, 2019

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to become a U.S. citizen?

Eliminating the possibility | Letter

If the perpetrators did not have guns with the capability of mass destruction, mass destruction would not occur. It’s not about background or mental health… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019

Got your grill on?

Hot coals – great for burgers, bad for garbage.

  • Aug 19, 2019

State’s new voting system passes key test

Whew. Tuesday’s primary marked the electoral debut of VoteWa, and the sparkling new statewide election management system didn’t crash or suffer a full-on high-tech belly… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2019

Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors

“The Art of Alzheimer’s” features work by artists who have Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia.

Simply outrageous | Letter

The Reporter’s article, “Lights for Liberty Vigil protests the inhumane conditions faced by migrants” on the front page of the July 19 issue was written… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019

Irony behind administration’s immigration policies | Letter

Thousands of asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras — some of the most dangerous places on Earth (especially for women and children) —… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

A moon landing, an American dream | Letter

We recently celebrated the anniversary of one of the biggest engineering feats in American history. Fifty years ago, the United States took on the successful… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Publisher’s decision to limit eBook access is bad news for library patrons

What’s at stake is the issue of digital equity and access.

Government should consider existing residents | Letter

Satisfied with Redmond, vote for incumbents: David Carson, Hank Meyers. Angela Birney has impressed me as a proxy for our current mayor and maintaining status… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019

Vote ‘yes’ to Prop. 1 | Letter

Please vote to approve the revised Prop. 1 for EvergreenHealth to provide much-needed upgrades to your 50-year-old community hospital. Your vote matters, needing only a… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Fields has experience, vision and commitment | Letter

Everywhere I go, someone complains to me, as former 16 year mayor of Redmond, about rampant development, gridlock, cut-down trees, loss of community character, and… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Fields to guide Redmond | Letter

Steve Fields’ leadership style sets him apart. In Redmond’s “Strong Mayor” form of government our mayor is both CEO and chief of staff; Steve Fields… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019