Opinion

Discussing tax bill and extortion | Letter

Extortion is defined as “the practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats.” Corporations and other moneyed interests have been calling Republican members… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

Residents’ input is always valued at city meetings | Letter

Recent letters to the editor about the process of local government leave me a bit confused. Does it move too slow, or does it not… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

How to avoid becoming a victim of package theft | Guest Column

Courtesy of the Redmond Police Department Packages that are delivered and left unattended are easy targets for criminals. These thefts commonly occur during normal working… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

What tax reform means here at home | Guest Column

Tax reform proposals swirling around Washington, D.C. right now make some sweeping changes to the tax benefits that homeowners have come to depend on. For… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

On the issue of education | Letter

On the issue of education I’m a student of education, learning to teach in a top school, with a top-notch teacher and a solid, supportive… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

How many kidneys does one body need? | Letter

In election years, candidates try to convince us that they are more qualified than their opponent (if any). In Redmond, that has come to mean… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Competitive elections are essential to properly operate city government | Letter

With city council elections over, I would like to thank Redmond citizens for being active and voting. Having competitive elections is essential to proper operation… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Kids need good influences | Letter

Regarding “Kids in King County Jail are punished harshly for pranks and sent to isolation, lawsuit contends,” by Sara Bernard (Nov. 3 Reporter) Under the… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Thanks for making Halloween event a success | Letter

The ghouls, clowns and creepy characters have all checked out of Beaver Lake Park having scared and spooked the 15,000 brave souls who attended the… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Time to change our thinking on Alzheimer’s disease | Letter

It is time we change our thinking on Alzheimer’s disease. Too often, Alzheimer’s and other dementias are treated as an aging issue, ignoring the public… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

House Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects senior living | Letter

House Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects senior living | Letter

  • Nov 17, 2017

Building on Support from Voters: 2004 capital bond progress

Thirteen years ago, the King County Library System embarked on an ambitious, long-term Capital Improvement Plan that has made KCLS one of the busiest and… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Promises kept: Reflecting on 45 years of serving our community | Health Column

By Bob Malte Forty-five years ago, the founders of EvergreenHealth made a promise to this community “to work together to enrich the health and well-being… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

To my sea sisters — and all families of veterans | Editorial

As my Navy recruiter waited in his car with the engine running at the top of our driveway, I stood with my parents on the… Continue reading

1 Million Trees partnership is important | Letter

I am in complete agreement with the 1 Million Trees partnership, and I think this movement is very important and should get all the support… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

Further discussion of smart traffic lights | Letter

In response to Richard Morris’ letter, “Why can’t we have smart traffic lights?” in the Oct. 27 issue of the Reporter: Living in the Redmond… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

Construction causes stress for drivers | Letter

It used to be only five minutes to drive through downtown Redmond, but now it pushes 15 to 20 minutes. I am writing to address… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

Youngster weighs in on global warming | Letter

Imagine it’s summer and you’re in your chair trying to enjoy your cold lemonade. Shukrr-shukrr. In a few seconds there’s nothing but ice in your… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

We need to prevent drowsy driving | Letter

In regards to “Getting people’s attention about the dangers of drowsy driving” by Mora Haggerty Shaw: A few years ago, one of my close family… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

‘Thank You’ for supporting our troops | Letter

Redmond Signature Dentistry would like to extend a big “Thank You” to our community for their generous support of our troops. Together we collected an… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017