Opinion

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

Dhingra knows the Eastside well | Letter

Instead of focusing on a topic like a potential state income tax that is not even a current topic of discussion in Olympia, Manka Dhingra… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Damjanovic: experience, education and innovative thinking | Letter

I’ll be honest. I don’t always pay attention to school board races. But this year I am very impressed with Anita Damjanovic, who is running… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Damjanovic: a vote for equity, experience and excellence | Letter

We are fortunate to have an excellent choice for Lake Washington School District (LWSD) school board district 3 position, and that choice is Anita Damjanovic.… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Damjanovic believes and fights for full funding of public schools | Letter

As a former co-chair of a Lake Washington School District (LWSD) choice school, and a public education advocate, I am very pleased to endorse Anita… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Sage understands the Lake Washington School District | Letter

Being a school board member is an important job. It is a non-partisan, non-paid position. School boards are responsible for overseeing how a school district… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Continuing the discussion on safe injection sites | Letter

In the debate about supervised injection sites, advocates and critics seem to be talking past each other with their arguments; the Redmond Reporter article (Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Fields will center on what’s best for residents | Letter

City council candidate Steve Fields moved to Redmond for a job 27 years ago. He chose to live here and to raise his three children… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Englund is the best candidate for the 45th district | Letter

The election of Jinyoung Lee Englund is not only important for the 45th Legislative District but for Washington state as a whole. King County is… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Manka Dhingra is the far superior candidate | Letter

I am amazed at a competitive King County print media’s editorial board endorsement for the 45th Legislative District candidate for the Washington State Senate. Fortunately… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

We need Manka Dhingra | Letter

Manka Dhingra has more than 20 years knowledge, experience and community leadership in the 45th Legislative District. As a senior deputy prosecutor, she understands the… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Democracy is really in our hands | Letter

Dear voters of the 45th Legislative District of Washington state, I hope you are all aware of the importance of the special election in your… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Voting for Steve Fields on Nov. 7 | Letter

The race between Byron Shutz and Steve Fields for Redmond City Council Position 2 is a study of contrasts. Do you want: Four years of… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017

Imagine a day without water | Guest Column

By Fred Butler Imagine getting up, showering, brushing your teeth, having coffee, eating at restaurants and visiting the doctor or a business that uses water… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017