Opinion

Overlake Medical Center: helping set a high bar a little bit higher | Guest Column

Yesterday, we celebrated the opening of the new Cancer Center at Overlake Medical Center. A cancer diagnosis is life-changing. It is frightening and consumes the… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Mayor Marchione stimulates talk on mental health and substance abuse recovery | Letter

Mayor John Marchione read a proclamation last week to recognize September as “National Recovery Month.” Its purpose is to increase awareness and understanding of mental… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Keeping the spirit of #ConnectingRedmond, endorsing Steve Fields for Redmond City Council | Letter

The theme for my race for Redmond City Council was #ConnectingRedmond. I believe we need to prioritize better planning and more community parks in order… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Five ways to make smarter back-to-school food choices | Guest Column

By Danette Wickman Special to the Reporter It seems that just yesterday we were welcoming summer vacation, lounging at the beach by day and toasting… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Signs, signs, everywhere a sign | Letter

As I travel daily, I see a multitude of campaign posters all over the streets. Is there another election day coming up or have all… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2017

Diving into lifecycle thinking — one cup at a time | Guest Column

Reducing waste and protecting the planet today calls for new ways of thinking. To achieve the greatest environmental benefit at a reasonable cost, the sustainability… Continue reading

Continuing the discussion on horn-honking citation | Letter

Amy Eng, I agree with you (Reporter letter, Aug. 18). Police are here to protect the public and enforce the law. The officer must have… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017

What about ordinary people’s rights? | Letter

We want to express our agreement to the “Counterpoint to guest editorial” (Reporter Aug. 25) by Roger Clarke-Johnson of Kirkland. He made a good point… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017

Address the needs of those in other countries | Letter

Bill Gates, our friendly Pacific Northwest neighbor and philanthropist, says “we all have the chance to create a world where extreme poverty is the exception… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017

Make back-to-school shopping sustainable | Guest Column

With the start of school comes football season, new teachers and a back-to-school shopping list. Before darting out to the store to pick up new… Continue reading

Counterpoint to guest editorial | Letter

The July 21 edition of the Redmond Reporter offered a progressive-liberal guest editorial. Gina Frank champions the creation of “safe injection facilities” as “a lifesaving… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2017

Concerned that police officers are out to make citation quotas | Letter

My concern is Redmond police being so pressured to make their citation quota that our safety is in danger. I was driving, and a Corolla… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Addressing letter regarding new distracted driving law | Letter

While I generally agree with comments submitted to the Reporter by Mr. Jeff Jared, I must take exception to his complaint published in the Aug.… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

RHS cross country team to hold fundraiser run | Letter

Dear Redmond community, For the last three years, I have stood shivering in the October rain, cheering wildly as my daughters whizzed by in their… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2017

Publisher’s column: Drive it like you stole it

Allow myself, to introduce myself. My name is Eric and I am the new regional publisher of Sound Publishing’s Eastside Media Group. I usually go… Continue reading

King County Library System — looking toward the future | Guest Column

By Stephen A. Smith Special to the Reporter Over the past year and a half, the King County Library System (KCLS) has been immersed in… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2017

Isn’t it time to hold city officials accountable? | Letter

This letter is my response to the many campaign and “state of the city” comments and promises made by our local politicians and “wanna-bees” in… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2017

New distracted driving law will have police all up in your business | Letter

Don’t eat while driving. Don’t put make up on while driving. Don’t text while driving. Don’t watch a video while driving. Don’t read while driving.… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2017

Discussing city traffic improvements | Letter

A few months ago, our mayor addressed the residents of Redmond in this Redmond Reporter and claimed that the city had done “lots of things”… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017

Taking a look at Proposition 1 | Letter

The Official Local Voters’ Pamphlet for the primary election includes statements for and against Proposition 1, which would impose a 0.1 percent increase in the… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017