Opinion

Safe injection facilities: A lifesaving approach to battle the opioid epidemic | Guest Editorial

By Gina Frank Special to the Reporter On a cold rainy day…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

 

Fair question: Why do first-time candidates run for city council? | Letter

It’s always gratifying to see contested races for city council. New faces…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

 

Open Kitchen asking the community to lend a hand | Letter

Open Kitchen partners with the City of Redmond, Hopelink, local businesses, local…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

 

Great news: City government positions are contested | Letter

For the first time in 10 years, all Redmond city government positions…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Good food, good friends and good for the environment | Guest Column

When the sun comes out in Redmond, it feels only right to…

Thanks to organizers, candidates who attended forum | Letter

I attended the candidate forum and meet-and-greet put on by the Education…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Further discussion on safe injection sites | Letter

The June 29 Redmond Reporter opinion piece by David Carson, “’Safe injection…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Organization inspires, appreciates and empowers women |Guest Column

By Menka Soni On June 16, Ravishing Women hosted its Ravishing INSPI…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Five things you may not know about human services | Guest Column

By Pam Mauk I work in the tight-knit community of human services…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

‘Safe injection sites’ are not the answer to our heroin problem | Guest Editorial

By David Carson I’ve seen the future of opioids. It’s Vancouver, B.C.…

  • Jun 29th, 2017

Republicans show support for funding new state worker contracts | Guest Column

One of the last pieces of the budget puzzle snapped into place…

  • Jun 29th, 2017

Redmond High commencement speaker: ‘We are impact-makers’ | Guest Column

Following is Redmond High graduate Elisa Kadackal’s commencement speech from June 15…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Thanks, Pierna Austin | Letter

Another sad day for the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) kids and…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

‘Cracking the code’ on multifamily recycling | Guest Column

Setting up successful recycling systems in apartment buildings is like a puzzle.…

Sound Transit should reflect on seven deadly sins | Letter

I urge the Sound Transit Board, executives and consultants not to just…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

A rave and a rant | Letter

Rave to the parks and rec crew who maintain Idylwood Park! Rant…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Good Samaritans are amongst us | Letter

We would like to thank the Redmond police officer and the individual(s)…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

I Can’t Believe How Cheap A Burger And Soda Are Here …(You…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

State Legislature’s process is broken | Guest Column

Washington voters amended the state Constitution in 1979 in hopes of bringing…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Continued stagnation is not an option | Letter

As an Independent in the 45th Legislative District who voted for Sen.…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Student assessments ensure students gain needed skills | Letter

One of the strongest trends I’ve witnessed in business over the past…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Nara is good eats | Letter

I was saddened to read about Nara Japanese Restaurant’s uncertain future in…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

A better tax system for everyone | Letter

My husband and I moved to the Eastside seven years ago and…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Summer reading: relax, learn and have fun | Guest Column

By Stephen A. Smith It seemed like winter was longer than usual…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Sure, the River Water is Plenty Warm, Why?

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Clarification to city parks rules article | Letter

Last week’s Redmond Reporter article suggested that the city was considering rule…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Age out loud! Elders find longevity in giving back | Guest Column

By Dr. Shirley Newell “You make a living by what you get.…

  • May 25th, 2017

Small businesses need access to infrastructure and more | Letter

In the past two years, there has been a significant shift in…

  • May 25th, 2017

Thanks to new city council candidates | Letter

An open letter to the new candidates for Redmond City Council: Thank…

  • May 25th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Legislators Starting Their Second Special Session.

  • May 25th, 2017

Local Girl Scout troop works with animal shelter for Silver Award | Commentary

We are Troop 40908, made up of four third-year Cadettes: Sarah Vincent…

  • May 19th, 2017

Honor our values and create stronger communities | Letter

Through my six years and two deployments with the U.S. Navy, I…

  • May 19th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

My Computer’s Hacked By The Wannacry Ransomware. Who Do I Blame?

  • May 19th, 2017

Hearing aids are my lifeline | Letter

Let Washington state hear: Legislators should restore Medicaid coverage of hearing aids…

  • May 11th, 2017

Waste Management driver loves her work, behind the wheel and in her community | Guest Column

Lindsey Leitch is an early riser. She has to be. Her family…

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

Mister Legislator, Have You Decided How to Fully Fund Education Yet?

  • May 11th, 2017

Weighing in on the Design Review Board | Letter

The mayor is presently taking applications for new members of the Design…

  • May 11th, 2017

Sounding off on chess club story | Letter

I had to read the story about the Redmond High School chess…

  • May 10th, 2017

Pak gets promotion, Kunkler jumps on board | Editor’s Notebook

“Wheel in the sky keeps on turnin’, I don’t know where I’ll…

It’s time for Washingtonians to take a test drive | Guest Column

By Reema Griffith Washington, along with every state in the nation, utilizes…

  • May 5th, 2017

Obama’s birth certificate is old news | Letter

(This letter is responding to Richard W. Bowne’s letter, “Dear ‘Marching into…

  • May 5th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

.1 % Sales Tax Increase For The Arts… (County Council) “I Don’t…

  • May 5th, 2017

It’s been real, it’s been good, Redmond | Reporter’s Notebook

When I first started at the Redmond Reporter, I admit, I didn’t…

Dear ‘Marching into Action’ | Letter

Although I certainly respect any group’s right to peacefully demonstrate, what is…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Let’s talk property tax statements | Letter

It’s that time of year again: property tax statements have recently come…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

October through April has been the wettest in history!

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Creating energy from our garbage? That’s a bright idea | Guest Column

Washington residents are really good at recycling. We recycle nearly 50 percent…

Homelessness is not only Seattle’s problem | Letter

I found the April 14 editorial cartoon disturbing and offensive because it…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

The spirit of America needs to be revived and upheld | Letter

Never before has the spirit of the United States of America been…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers Jr.

So, It’s Agreed. We Turn Right…

  • Apr 21st, 2017