Opinion

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

Voting for Zakhareyev for city council — he’s one of us | Letter

As a 30-plus-year resident of Redmond, I have watched, as you have, the traffic numbers grow, the unchecked development, lack of necessary infrastructure to handle… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Sage understands where LWSD excels and needs to improve | Letter

It has been a privilege to serve on the Lake Washington School Board for the past 20 years. I announced my decision not to seek… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

The work to fully fund education continues | Letter

The excellent article on children’s lunches and equity in education (Redmond Reporter, Sept. 29, and Kirkland Reporter, Oct. 6) mentioned the Washington State Legislature’s funding… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Sage fosters success for children | Letter

I am writing today in support of Cassandra Sage for Lake Washington School District, director number three. Cassandra has worked for more than 20 years… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

We deserve better health care in the United States | Letter

Roger Ledbetter’s letter in the Oct. 6 edition of the Redmond Reporter rang true for me, as well. Mr. Ledbetter of Snoqualmie reported having benefited… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Shutz: Involved with Redmond through actions, not slogans | Letter

“Building Community, Not Buildings” and “#ConnectingRedmond” are snappy campaign slogans. However, in the last few years, the mayor and city council have built community through… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2017

Supporting Sage for LWSD Board | Letter

What does Cassandra Sage want for the students in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD)? She advocates for certified technical/vocational classes, more STEM opportunities, more… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2017

Medicare for all | Letter

My best friend and I celebrated our 40th anniversary by fulfilling her dream: going to Scotland. I got sick right after we arrived. After six… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2017

Fields is focused on solutions that benefit everybody | Letter

After hearing (repeatedly!) from my neighbor that Steve Fields is the guy for Redmond City Council Position 2, I decided I wanted to find out… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Redmond Center parking scenario | Letter

Be careful when parking at the Redmond Center (where the QFC and Trader Joe’s are located on Redmond Way). The sign says there is a… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Sage will dedicate herself to school-board position | Letters

• Cassandra Sage for Position 3 on the Lake Washington School Board is the right choice. I know Cassandra through the PTSA, an organization dedicated… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

‘We owe it to our fellow humans to provide relief of any kind’ | Letter

I am Jacqueline Hyde, producer of a Night of Burlesque on Oct. 6 at the Kirkland Performance Center in Kirkland. As you may know, burlesque… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2017

Be part of history with the Redmond Historical Society | Guest Column

By Joe Townsend If you’ve been looking for a way to connect with your community and your neighbors, we’ve got a proposition. The Redmond Historical… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2017

King County Library System: Devoted to lifelong learning | Guest Column

By Stephen A. Smith Most of us who love libraries share a simple philosophy: Never stop learning. And why would we? The joy of learning,… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2017

Overlake Medical Center: helping set a high bar a little bit higher | Guest Column

Yesterday, we celebrated the opening of the new Cancer Center at Overlake Medical Center. A cancer diagnosis is life-changing. It is frightening and consumes the… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Mayor Marchione stimulates talk on mental health and substance abuse recovery | Letter

Mayor John Marchione read a proclamation last week to recognize September as “National Recovery Month.” Its purpose is to increase awareness and understanding of mental… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Keeping the spirit of #ConnectingRedmond, endorsing Steve Fields for Redmond City Council | Letter

The theme for my race for Redmond City Council was #ConnectingRedmond. I believe we need to prioritize better planning and more community parks in order… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Five ways to make smarter back-to-school food choices | Guest Column

By Danette Wickman Special to the Reporter It seems that just yesterday we were welcoming summer vacation, lounging at the beach by day and toasting… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Signs, signs, everywhere a sign | Letter

As I travel daily, I see a multitude of campaign posters all over the streets. Is there another election day coming up or have all… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2017