Opinion

Voting for Dhingra in 45th Legislative District | Letters

• I recommend voting for Manka Dhingra, as State Senator District No. 45. She has the professional experience, education and commitment to community service. Her… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017

Sounding off on last issues’s city council letter | Letter

Phil Miller (Redmond Planning Commission) recently questioned why people without civic experience run for city council. His letter underscores key several issues facing Redmond voters.… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017

Safe injection facilities: A lifesaving approach to battle the opioid epidemic | Guest Editorial

By Gina Frank Special to the Reporter On a cold rainy day in June, I walk into a local grocery store in a Seattle Eastside… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017

Fair question: Why do first-time candidates run for city council? | Letter

It’s always gratifying to see contested races for city council. New faces abound, which is great. When this happens, it’s fair to ask why these… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017

Thanks to organizers, candidates who attended forum | Letter

I attended the candidate forum and meet-and-greet put on by the Education Hill Neighborhood Association on Tuesday night. The forum was supposed to feature all… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2017

Great news: City government positions are contested | Letter

For the first time in 10 years, all Redmond city government positions on the ballot are contested — that means at least two persons are… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2017

Open Kitchen asking the community to lend a hand | Letter

Open Kitchen partners with the City of Redmond, Hopelink, local businesses, local elementary schools and most importantly individual community donors to provide lunches during the… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2017

Good food, good friends and good for the environment | Guest Column

When the sun comes out in Redmond, it feels only right to celebrate with a barbecue, picnic or backyard potluck. And with great weather comes… Continue reading

Further discussion on safe injection sites | Letter

The June 29 Redmond Reporter opinion piece by David Carson, “’Safe injection sites’ are not the answer to our heroin problem,” contains a number of… Continue reading

  • Jul 11, 2017

Five things you may not know about human services | Guest Column

By Pam Mauk I work in the tight-knit community of human services as CEO of Together Center. Along with the 22 agencies on campus and… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2017

Organization inspires, appreciates and empowers women |Guest Column

By Menka Soni On June 16, Ravishing Women hosted its Ravishing INSPI (inspiration) Talk in Redmond where a panel of highly distinguished and inspiring women… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2017

Republicans show support for funding new state worker contracts | Guest Column

One of the last pieces of the budget puzzle snapped into place Tuesday, sealed in Republican support for funding new state worker contracts. It came… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2017

‘Safe injection sites’ are not the answer to our heroin problem | Guest Editorial

By David Carson I’ve seen the future of opioids. It’s Vancouver, B.C. and it’s not pretty. King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Ed… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2017

Redmond High commencement speaker: ‘We are impact-makers’ | Guest Column

Following is Redmond High graduate Elisa Kadackal’s commencement speech from June 15 at KeyArena in Seattle. Elisa Kadackal Special to the Reporter Faculty, family, friends… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2017

Thanks, Pierna Austin | Letter

Another sad day for the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) kids and families as Pierina Austin says goodbye. Pierina came to LWSD in 1989 at… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2017

‘Cracking the code’ on multifamily recycling | Guest Column

Setting up successful recycling systems in apartment buildings is like a puzzle. You can have all the pieces right in front of you, but they… Continue reading

Good Samaritans are amongst us | Letter

We would like to thank the Redmond police officer and the individual(s) who went out of their way to return a young man’s wallet after… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2017

A rave and a rant | Letter

Rave to the parks and rec crew who maintain Idylwood Park! Rant to the folks that leave their trash on the park grounds, especially the… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2017

Sound Transit should reflect on seven deadly sins | Letter

I urge the Sound Transit Board, executives and consultants not to just visit church parking lots without visiting the churches themselves and seeking forgiveness for… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2017

Student assessments ensure students gain needed skills | Letter

One of the strongest trends I’ve witnessed in business over the past decade-plus has been the increased emphasis on critical thinking and creative problem-solving at… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2017