Opinion

Perspective on cycling support on the Eastside | Letter

Perspective on cycling support on the Eastside Imagine for a minute the following. You like walking. It doesn’t produce pollution, is healthy, takes a car… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2019

 

Our newspapers have many reasons to be thankful

Changes have had positive impacts, readers offering support.

  • Nov 28, 2019

 

Affirmative action measure fails but could resurface in 2020

Supporters started too late and had too little money to explain the problems R-88 would solve.

  • Nov 26, 2019

 

Post-election, new battles loom over Eyman’s car-tab measure

Lawmakers will wrangle over cuts in transportation spending as lawyers tangle on the measure’s legality.

From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to share your culture with others?

Campaign funds for community | Letter

Thanks to all the Redmond voters that made this election energetic and the best reflection of public values in 12 years. I sent the following… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2019

The power of reliable power

Don C. Brunell is a regional columnist.

  • Nov 13, 2019

Voters deliver a win for Eyman and concerns for Democrats

A conservative electorate, a tug of war in Mukilteo and other takeaways from Election Night

  • Nov 7, 2019

The value of veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, this special column is dedicated to the men and women who served our country and now serve the Redmond community.

  • Nov 6, 2019

November is a great month to participate

KCLS will be holding public hearings next week.

Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors

The challenges of providing mental health services for communities of color.

An appreciated public gesture | Letter

This is in response to “Art planned for Overlake Village to celebrate tech, LGBTQ+ community” (Reporter, Oct. 18). I appreciate what Redmond City Councilmember Tanika… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

Community weighs in on the election | Letter to the editor

Birney: a true community builder I first met Angela Birney in 2013, when we were both newer members of the city’s parks and trails commission.… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

Does Sound Transit realize the consequences of this do-over?

Pass or fail, Initiative 976 is a reminder of what critics most dislike about the regional agency.

  • Oct 23, 2019

Vote to re-elect Siri Bliesner | Letter

I am so grateful to have Siri Bliesner representing our children and families on the Lake Washington School District school board and I am voting… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Birney walks the talk | Letter

Angela Birney is the best choice for Redmond mayor. I spent 11 years on the Redmond City Council, some of it serving with Angela, and… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Birney’s vision for community | Letter

Why do residents and community leaders across our region endorse Angela Birney for Redmond mayor? The answer is simple: Angela offers a vision for Redmond… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors

What is it like to pursue a career in a language that is not your first?

Fields puts people first | Letter

Redmond has a strong mayor system of government, which gives the choice of who becomes mayor directly to voters. The mayor of Redmond is the… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

EvergreenHeatlh and the Great ShakeOut | Letter

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to drop, cover and hold on, on Oct. 17 during Great ShakeOut earthquake drills. Lake Washington School District… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2019