Opinion

As school-funding fight winds down, teachers want ‘big’ raises | The Petri Dish

Washington public school teachers are ready to reap financial rewards from their long battle to increase state funding for education. Union leaders are making no… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2018

 

Michelle Metzler

Earth Day flashback: 30 years of Puget Sound recycling | Guest Column

In Puget Sound, 1988 had a green significance.

 

Keep funding public education | Letter

A response to Michelle Darnell’s “Don’t ban guns, ban government schools” letter.

  • Apr 4, 2018

 

Speak up to help silent sufferers of domestic violence | Guest Column

Leveraging the heightened awareness sparked by the #metoo movement.

  • Apr 3, 2018

Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers

U.S. tariffs on Canadian paper have surged costs for newspapers with little benefit for U.S. mills.

  • Mar 28, 2018

Reporter joins forces with Eastside papers to serve you better

You may have noticed some changes at the Reporter.

Green spring cleaning | Op-Ed

Michelle Metzler offers decluttering tips.

Public engages on Sears redevelopment plan | Letter

An informational community meeting regarding Overlake’s Sears site (Heritage Park, to be developed by Seritage) was held on March 8 attended by about 100 residents… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2018

Parent disagrees with letter writer’s gun/schools conclusion | Letter

As one parent among the millions of parents who have sent children to public schools — or “government schools” as letter writer Ms. Michelle Darnell… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2018

Dissecting letter on guns/schools | Letter

Michelle Darnell’s recent letter (“Don’t ban guns, ban government schools”) was unfortunate in two ways: It used a recent mass killing as justification to pivot… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2018

Not convinced that guns/schools letter wasn’t written in parody | Letter

It wasn’t long ago that I could read an article from the Onion and laugh heartily. These days, I’m just horrified that many pieces come… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2018

Emerald Heights residents deserve dignity, good health care and quality of life | Letter

We’ve heard a lot recently in the Redmond Reporter about the proposed developments at Emerald Heights. What’s been missing, until recently, from the back-and-forth conversation… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2018
Lisa Rosenblum. Courtesy of King County Library System

A message from the new KCLS director | Guest Editorial

Lisa Rosenblum is excited to start her tenure as the new KCLS director is honored to serve as its leader.

  • Mar 9, 2018
Lisa Rosenblum. Courtesy of King County Library System

Redmond Parks should show that tree cutting is needed for public safety | Letter

Redmond Parks is planning to cut down 31 cottonwood trees in Idylwood Park by early spring. This action is in response to two limbs that… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2018

Don’t ban guns, ban government schools | Letter to the editor

Public schools have become impersonal, sterile and monolithic — like most government institutions.

  • Mar 9, 2018

‘This is a very dark day for Washington’ | Letter

Rep. Larry Springer, Spinning the Legislature’s action today as “a major expansion of the Public Records Act” is pure BS. The fact is that the… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2018

‘March for Our Lives’: Listen and fall in behind students | Letter

We are all trying to deal with the aftermath of the horrific violence in Parkland, Florida, where 17, mostly kids, lost their lives and 14… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2018

‘Winter Whimsy’ was a hit with couple | Letter

Hats off and a big THANK YOU to Aegis Living and the Redmond Senior Center. Aegis was the big sponsor for the Senior Center’s five-night… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2018

They agree on a tax cut; next step is how to do it | Commentary

Funny how things change around here in the turn of a calendar year. Back on Feb. 16, 2017, I wrote in this space: “This may… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2018
Patti Skelton-McGougan Courtesy photo

Talking about diversity with kids | Guest editorial

A few tips for how parents can approach the topic of diversity with younger children.

  • Feb 22, 2018
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