Opinion

Diverse programs serve diverse communities

Waste Management’s outreach programs make waste reduction and recycling accessible to everyone.

  • Oct 11, 2019

Adopt, don’t shop | Letter

As two 16-year-old volunteers with Seattle Humane (SH), animal welfare has always been close to our hearts. Seeing the fantastic partnership between SH and retail… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

Not made for commercial development | Letter

On Oct. 7 the King County Council will vote on the adult beverage ordinance. If passed, it opens the Sammamish Valley Rural Area (RA) neighborhoods… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

Ending a tragic conflict | Letter

Sept. 29 marked the day of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year. It begins the 10-day period of prayer and retrospection that all Jews observe,… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors

Spending time in the outdoors has helped veteran Naomi Layco heal physically and mentally after serving in the U.S. Navy.

KCLS explores the artificial intelligence frontier

The library system will look at the feasibility of an AI application for library users.

Encouraging innovation | Letter

Earlier this year, I had a kidney transplant and it changed my life. I was diagnosed with lupus at 19 and for years, I battled… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019

After a senator’s claim is debunked, a call for an apology

The GOP wants a Democratic senator held to account for accusations which an investigation found to be false.

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Eastside for All has launched to focus on race and social justice advocacy.

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