Opinion

Lessons from our neighbors | Windows and Mirrors

Traveling abroad is an easy reminder to check your ethnocentrism.

All people welcome at Redmond United Methodist Church | Letter

All people welcome at RUMC On Feb. 26, the legislative body of the worldwide United Methodist Church voted to retain legislation that harms lesbian, gay,… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2019

The soul of history | Windows and Mirrors

Syrian arts curator and cultural advisor shares how art can tell the story of history.

At a climate crossroads: Nonviolence or violence

Applying the wisdom of Dr. King to today’s global issues.

  • Mar 4, 2019

Democrats eyeing the need for higher taxes

Even with a robust economy, the majority party may seek more revenue to carry out its wish list.

  • Feb 22, 2019

A closer look at Emerald Heights expansion | Letter

In his Feb. 8 letter to the editor, a 13-year-old kid writes totally false information about Emerald Heights, where I live. I wonder what really… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

All quiet on the car tab front in Washington legislature

Several bills have been introduced, but none made it to a hearing.

  • Feb 14, 2019

What happens after the bin? | Guest editorial

Behind the scenes at the recycling center.

  • Feb 13, 2019

Whats wrong with happily ever after? | Windows and Mirrors

The world is filled with the negative; romance novels can be a way from taking a break from it all.

On the Emerald Heights expansion | Letter

On the Emerald Heights expansion My name is Ethan Johnson. I am 13 years old, my family and I live on Education Hill and I… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019

Inslee and climate change | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee appears ready to announce his 2020 presidential run. Considering the size of the Democratic field the odds for him to win the… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019

Wrong and scary | Letter

I thought that we were living in a civilized society? Where all people work together and care about each other? I can’t believe we have… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

Why public libraries matter more than ever in the information age | Book Nook

Public libraries are places that are free and welcoming to people of all backgrounds.

Three years in the making: New law on police use of deadly force

Legislators are about to pass a bill that will permit officers to kill only in “good faith.”

  • Jan 25, 2019

Combating bigotry | Windows and Mirrors

Author and journalist Jonathan Weisman visited the Stroum Jewish Community Center to as part of the center’s “Words to the Wise” series.

Fraudster-in-Chief | Letter

In October 2016, a neighbor explained to me he was supporting then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump because Trump was a genius who received only $1 million from… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

Thank you Rep. DelBene | Letter

The Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act has just been signed into law and I want to thank Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

Male-only no more: The next House Speaker will be a woman

The Frank Chopp era will end soon. Everett’s Robinson is among a crowd of women who may seek the job.

  • Jan 17, 2019

In 2019 less is more | Guest editorial

Some tips on how to be more green in the new year.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Paying twice for their mistakes | Windows and Mirrors

Southeast Asians are at greater risk of being deported to countries many haven’t been to since they were young or have never been to.