Opinion

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

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

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

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

Three ways SBA connects Redmond small businesses with global economy | Guest Column

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

Something fishy going on with PSE | Letter

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

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Response to the Low-Impact Development question | Letter

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

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Mayor Marchione’s Reflections on 2016

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

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

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

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

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Why less holiday haste can mean more holiday waste | Guest Column

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

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

Addressing the Affordable Care Act | Letter

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

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

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

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Washington back yards bursting with climate change | Guest Column

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

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

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

  • Dec 8th, 2016

Broaden your horizons with Connect2Classes | Editorial

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

  • Dec 8th, 2016

Solid teamwork produces Redmond’s 2017-18 budget | Guest Column

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

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

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

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

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

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