Opinion

A response to the question, ‘Democrats, what are your solutions?’ | Letter

A really important Democratic solution is to promote the clean energy industry! Clean energy is by now producing the most jobs in the energy marketplace.… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2018

Joining the Emerald Heights discussion| Letter

A formerly elected Redmond city official has chosen to ask your readers to believe his 10-year-old “facts” about why I should be denied care as… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2018

The school district is in serious need of a voter bailout | Letter

I’ve talked to activists on both sides of the levies/bond measure for hours on end. I’m 67 years old, on a fixed income and the… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2018

LWSD bond and levies: Let’s educate ourselves before casting our votes | Letter

I’ve noticed that there are a few reasons that come up over and over again when folks explain why they do not support the upcoming… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2018

Vote ‘no’ on LWSD propositions | Letter

Trying to determine if your property taxes for Lake Washington schools will go up or down if voters approve the Lake Washington school property taxes?… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2018

Vote ‘yes’ for schools on Feb. 13 | Letter

I have been reading recent coverage about the the upcoming school bond and levies election and want to clarify that these critical funding measures pay… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2018

Questioning LWSD proposed levies and bond issues | Letter

When deciding how to vote on current and future Lake Washington School District (LWSD) levies and bond issues, please remember that LWSD recommended in 2017… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2018

Huge property tax increase for basic education starting in 2018 | Letter

The Lake Washington School District, like most other school districts in the state, has relied on local taxes to pay for basic education. The State… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2018

Vote ‘yes’ on LWSD propositions | Letter

What we tax ourselves for and how we spend those tax dollars are an expression of our values as a community. I no longer have… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2018

Abbey Road, Emerald Heights residents deserve better | Letter

In 1988, I was the chair of the Redmond Planning Commission. At that time, the property that currently houses Emerald Heights and the Abbey Road… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2018

Why we’re supporting our schools on Feb. 13 | Guest editorial

Eastside mayors support LWSD bond and levies.

  • Feb 1, 2018

No thanks to creepy courts

Last year, a bill (SB 5598/HB 2117) was introduced to the Washington state legislature regarding family visitation rights. This bill is sponsored by several local… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

District committed to helping all students | Letter

I am the parent of three children in the Lake Washington School District. Two of my children receive additional supports and services to help them… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2018

Vote ‘no’ on Proposition No. 3 | Letter

Vote “no” on Proposition No. 3. Send a clear message that building another Lake Washington School District (LWSD) choice school is not a solution to… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2018

Vote ‘yes’ for LWSD levies and bond: It is a wise investment | Letter

This February, you will be asked to vote on three measures for the Lake Washington School District (LWSD). On behalf of the 29,572 students in… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2018

LWSD: strength, support and commitment | Letter

For the past 10 years, our three children have attended schools in the Lake Washington School District. We’re proud to call Lake Washington our home.… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2018

Resident rolls out opinion on Redmond traffic flow | Letter

The new traffic flow through Redmond is counterproductive for the following reasons: 1) The traffic flow is not conducive to projected population and traffic growth… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2018

What ‘Traffic Lab’ should propose for I-405 | Letter

HOT lanes will always increase congestion on general purpose lanes

  • Jan 26, 2018

Current Emerald Heights needs and conditions need to be addressed | Letter

I live at Emerald Heights and definitely care about preserving our green spaces. After hearing from our neighbors, Emerald Heights revised their landscaping plan for… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018

‘Overwhelming’ attendance at Muslim and Immigrant Safety Forum and Dinner | Letter

Last year, the Muslim Community and Neighborhood Association (MCNA) organized a Muslim Safety forum with the Bellevue Police Department (BPD) and police departments from Redmond,… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018