Opinion

Sorting it out when it’s recycling time | Guest Column

Rolling recycling carts to the curb each week is a ritual shared in neighborhoods across the Redmond community. Most of us do a great job… Continue reading

Supporting Shridhar for Port of Seattle Commission | Letter

I am writing to let the community know that I will be casting my ballot in the Nov. 7 general election for Preeti Shridhar for… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

Vote. It matters | Letter

Voting is a privilege that many around the world do not have today and is critical for a democracy to thrive. We should not miss… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

Vote to continue progress with Englund | Letter

If you are reading this you are probably undecided on how to vote. Understandable. We have seen sleazy attacks on city council candidates based on… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Sage will help Lake Washington School District students | Letter

When I met Cassandra Sage this summer, I was a recent graduate of Redmond High School back from my first year of college. As a… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Top five reasons why I’m voting for Padhye | Letter

I support Tanika Padhye for Redmond City Council position 4, and here’s why you should too: 5. Inclusive – Living near the Padhyes here in… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Damjanovic is the smart choice for LWSD board | Letter

A school board member should be a model of learning and a strong role model for our students. Anita Damjanovic is the only candidate in… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Damjanovic will push to diversify school course offerings | Letter

I am a retired Lake Washington School District (LWSD) high school Spanish teacher. The school district always claims to be providing “a world class education,”… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Manka Dhingra is a crossover candidate | Letter

I heard an interesting story from someone who hosted a Manka Dhingra fundraiser at his home. He invited his Republican friends. Their reaction gives me… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Supporting Shutz in city council election | Letter

Who is that quiet friend, neighbor or family member that can be counted on to help when there is a need? Who is that ostentatious… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Let’s elect Dhingra | Letter

Nobody likes gridlock. Gridlock jams up the 405 in rush hour like gridlock jams up what representatives try do in Olympia on our behalf. The… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Zakhareyev will add a new, fresh voice to city council | Letter

My wife and I have live in Redmond for 27 years. Because of its family appeal, we chose Redmond to be the place to raise… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Why can’t we have smart traffic lights? | Letter

Two steps forward, one step backward? Today I drove my Toyota on the newly opened Redmond Way. At first, it looked really shiny new, sporting… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Let’s talk taxes and ‘free stuff’ | Letter

Republicans are running TV ads that accuse Democrats of wanting to raise taxes and give people “free stuff.” In fact, Republicans raised your taxes big… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Padhye brings a fresh, diverse perspective to the council |Letter

I first met Tanika Padhye when we were contenders for the same city council seat recently vacated by Kim Allen. Since being appointed to the… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

In good hands with Sage | Letter

I’m voting for Cassandra Sage for Lake Washington School District (LWSD) board. I’ve witnessed her dedication in PTSA. I’ve had conversations with Cassandra about making… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Sage is laser focused on serving school communities | Letter

It doesn’t take extensive research to realize how incredibly qualified Cassandra Sage is for the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) board. It also doesn’t take… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Fields is qualified for council position | Letter

I have notable government experience, but I don’t normally involve myself in political races. However, in this instance, I want to speak out in favor… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Scrutinizing Fields’ tax comment | Letter

As a 50-year resident and former Redmond City Council member (1975-87), I enjoy scrutinizing candidate statements in the Voters Guide. For council position 2, Mr.… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Zakhareyev puts in the time and energy to educate people | Letter

If you’re like me and my family, you’re focused on the personal chores of everyday life and the tasks that need to be accomplished to… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017