Opinion

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Leading with empathy in 2018 | Guest editorial

Be open to your friends and family expressing differences of perspective.

  • Jan 4, 2018
James Whitfield. Courtesy photo

Thanks for fighting to preserve the open internet | Letter

I want to thank Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson for fighting to preserve the open internet. I do not want private corporations or internet service… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2018

Americans are not overtaxed | Letter

We are not overtaxed. Our national debt and annual deficits prove that.

  • Jan 2, 2018

All the aboard the Fantasy Flight to the North Pole to meet Santa | Guest Column

By Mike Flynn For the 10th year in a row, an Alaska Airlines 737-900 on a recent Saturday afternoon carried a plane loaded with orphans… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Delving into city council meetings | Letter

It is always good to hear from Richard Grubb on civic matters (Redmond Reporter letters, Dec. 8). In several instances, the councils that Richard sat… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Traffic laws are not optional | Letter

Motorists intentionally ignoring traffic signals and stop signs represents a dangerous trend.

  • Dec 21, 2017

Continuing the Emerald Heights conversation | Letter

On Dec. 14, Wendy Engquist submitted a letter to the editor (“Emerald Heights concerns”) about our Emerald Heights campus and our plans to increase health… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Emerald Heights concerns | Letter

Emerald Heights concerns The Emerald Heights concerns recently addressed in the Redmond Reporter are more widespread than just the neighborhood that it exists in. Like… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2017

On the more subtle forms of discrimination | Guest editorial

By Kathy Lambert Many people are speaking out about inappropriate physical contact and remarks in the workplace. They are to be commended for their courage.… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2017

Standing tall behind our reporting and writing | Editorial

This is not an easy job. We don’t wave a magic wand and have everything appear in print and on the web. And even if… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2017

Unanimity rarely results in good outcomes | Letter

I agree with Redmond City Council member Hank Myers’ letter that the council needs more brains. But where to start? In defending the city council’s… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Couple doesn’t see officers writing traffic citations | Letter

My husband and I live in unincorporated King County. We drive to or through downtown Redmond four or five times a week. I cannot tell… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Democracy’s cornerstone: a free press | Letter

Every time Trump proclaims something as “fake news,” he is attacking truth and the free press. If anyone has a problem with the truth, it’s… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Stop Interstate 405 tolls | Letter

Vast gloomy skies greet thousands of white exhaust clouds. A sea of colorful steel inches forward. Off to the left, few vehicles zip by the… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017

Concerned citizens desire democratic, transparent NAFTA negotiations | Letter

Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is underway. Concerned citizens desire democratic, transparent negotiations. Imperative for U.S. negotiators is the removal of… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2017
Michelle Metzler

‘Tis the season for sustainability | Guest Column

Ready or not, the holidays are here! That means it’s time for friends, family, hot chocolate and, of course, gift giving. But with all that… Continue reading

Michelle Metzler

Fear of farmed salmon | Letter

As a certified fish pathologist, I’m continually surprised at the way news reports on Atlantic salmon and their focus on the biased fears of the… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

Discussing tax bill and extortion | Letter

Extortion is defined as “the practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats.” Corporations and other moneyed interests have been calling Republican members… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

Residents’ input is always valued at city meetings | Letter

Recent letters to the editor about the process of local government leave me a bit confused. Does it move too slow, or does it not… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

How to avoid becoming a victim of package theft | Guest Column

Courtesy of the Redmond Police Department Packages that are delivered and left unattended are easy targets for criminals. These thefts commonly occur during normal working… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017