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LWSD needs a Facilities Planning director | Letter

  • May 22, 2016 at 8:30AM

The Lake Washington School District's decision to close the Quest program at Franklin Elementary and transfer the students to other schools is the direct result of poor planning by the district caused by the lack of a full-time Facilities Planning director.


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German exchange student enjoys Redmond experience | Letter

  • May 20, 2016 at 12:06PM

My name is Lina Krueger and I am an exchange student from Germany here in Redmond through my organization International Experience.

Redmond United Methodist Church celebrates and supports the LGBTQ community | Letter

  • May 20, 2016 at 1:30AM

Since 1972, the United Methodist Church's official policy making body (the General Conference) has met every four years to discuss issues, address concerns and adjust the rules that guide United Methodist congregations around the globe. While the current stance of the denomination as reflected in their guiding statement of "Social Principles" affirms the sacred worth of all people regardless of sexual orientation, it also excludes people who are homosexual from full participation in the life of the church.

Help to pass the Reach Every Mother and Child Act | Letter

  • May 15, 2016 at 9:30AM

Saturday morning before Mother's Day, I sat remembering my mom, all the love and joy she brought to my life and the lives of countless others.

Congress needs to step up, fund parks | Letter

  • May 14, 2016 at 9:30AM

The recent National Parks Week featured free admission to any of Washington state's 14 national parks and this year is the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. It has been said that the parks are America's best idea — who can disagree when you see Mount Rainier or you are hiking through the rain forest at Olympic National Park or enjoying Lake Roosevelt?

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