Opinion

Even with all that winning, Democrats didn’t run the table

They didn’t pass a capital gains tax or plastic bag ban and the death penalty is still on the books.

  • May 8, 2019

Start your waste reduction journey | Guest editorial

Waste Management’s Hannah Scholes offers tips on how we can reduce waste.

Keep Redmond a great hometown | Letter

Each of us has chosen Redmond as our hometown. Many, like our family, arrived in the early 1980s because of an employment opportunity. Many more… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019

You need to run for office | Letter

In 2016, we all learned an interesting lesson, literally anyone who wants to can run for office. Many may not have liked the result of… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019

Kudos to Kunkler | Letter

Kudos to Redmond Reporter’s Aaron Kunkler for two fascinating climate articles. “Human Waste: unlikely climate change hero?” (redmond-reporter.com, April 15) describes how a King County… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019

Building a community of belonging | Windows and Mirrors

LWTech is putting in the work to ensure employees feel welcomed on campus.

If Inslee only knew, he might have run for president sooner

The governor isn’t a great dealmaker. His absences from Olympia may be helping get his bills passed.

  • Apr 26, 2019

A public health emergency | Guest editorial

A homeless woman died in January in Kirkland, three months before the groundbreaking of the permanent women’s shelter.

  • Apr 25, 2019

Homelessness and the right to survive | Letter

Do homeless persons have a constitutional and civil right to occupy and use public spaces for purposes that endanger the health, general welfare and safety… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2019

Ban FGM | Letter

Our state legislature just failed to ban the barbaric procedure known as female genital mutilation (FGM). About half the states ban it, but not Washington.… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Equal-opportunity benefits needed | Letter

SB 5331 in the state legislature is called “long-term care services and supports.” The proposed program is actually a catastrophic care benefit. This bill would… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

No urbanizing Samammish River Valley | Letter

DEMAND an environmental impact statement (EIS) for KCC ordinance 2018-0241 In the holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” Jimmy Stewart runs in horror through “Pottersville”… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Preparing for safety: Making EvergreenHealth even more earthquake ready

In the event of a large-scale earthquake, EvergreenHealth is prepared to provide critical emergency health care services to those in the community and beyond.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Letters on LWSD levy | Letter

Whenever I’m asked for money, I have a few questions for the person ask. How will this money be used? How have you used money… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Letters on EvergreenHealth levy | Letter

We’re writing to endorse EvergreenHealth’s proposed measure to increase levy funding that will help bring critical upgrades to our community’s health system. As many of… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Raising the village: Accomplices wanted | Windows and Mirrors

The conversation around race on the Eastside continues.

Vote ‘yes’ on EvergreenHealth measure | Letter

This spring, voters on the Eastside will have the opportunity to approve a bond measure to provide critical funding to EvergreenHealth. As our community hospital,… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Vote NO on EvergreenHealth’s $345 million bond | Letter

Taxes are already too high. Including interest, the proposed $345 million bond will cost about $440 million over 30 years. A high cost for little… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Embrace the sharing economy for Earth Day

Tips on how to reduce waste and build stronger community ties.

  • Apr 12, 2019

Libraries are places of connection and community pride

KCLS has connected communities for more than 75 years.

  • Apr 11, 2019