Opinion

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

Red Apple closure ‘will leave an empty spot in our hearts’ | Letter

The little shop around the corner is leaving: Redmond/Kirkland corner’s Red Apple store. Like in the phrase from “Cheers,” “Where everyone knows your name.” It… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018

Redmond requires more lanes on roads | Letter

I would like to express my disapproval of the recent changes in infrastructure. Over the course of the last few months, the main roads through… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018
Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Sound Publishing staff during a meeting on Jan. 20 at the Bellevue Reporter office. Photo by Matt Phelps/Kirkland Reporter

Judge delivers crushing blow to Inslee’s Clean Air Rule

It was the centerpiece of the governor’s crusade against climate change. Now it’s gone.

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Sound Publishing staff during a meeting on Jan. 20 at the Bellevue Reporter office. Photo by Matt Phelps/Kirkland Reporter

For opponents of a carbon tax, an initiative threat looms

If legislators don’t act on the governor’s legislation, a plan could land on the November ballot.

Inslee: ‘It’s our state’s destiny … to fight climate change’

In his State-of-the-State address, the governor made the case for an ambitious carbon tax.

LA burning and the tax bill | Letter

Los Angeles was being devastated by fire, two months after the terrible fires in northern California, as the Republican congress passed a tax bill with… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2018

Recycling resolutions for a greener 2018 | Guest editorial

Tips on how to be more green in the new year.

Emerald Heights made commitments | Letter

The controversy surrounding the Assisted Living Building on the Emerald Heights campus is about more than trees. It centers on commitments Emerald Heights’ management made… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2018

People, wildlife will benefit from parks-code updates | Letter

Eastside Audubon Society is pleased to hear that the Redmond City Council voted on new updates to Redmond’s parks code. These changes will make the… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2018
James Whitfield. Courtesy photo

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