Opinion

Current Emerald Heights needs and conditions need to be addressed | Letter

I live at Emerald Heights and definitely care about preserving our green spaces. After hearing from our neighbors, Emerald Heights revised their landscaping plan for… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018

 

‘Overwhelming’ attendance at Muslim and Immigrant Safety Forum and Dinner | Letter

Last year, the Muslim Community and Neighborhood Association (MCNA) organized a Muslim Safety forum with the Bellevue Police Department (BPD) and police departments from Redmond,… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018

 

Red Apple closure ‘will leave an empty spot in our hearts’ | Letter

The little shop around the corner is leaving: Redmond/Kirkland corner’s Red Apple store. Like in the phrase from “Cheers,” “Where everyone knows your name.” It… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018

 

Redmond requires more lanes on roads | Letter

I would like to express my disapproval of the recent changes in infrastructure. Over the course of the last few months, the main roads through… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2018
Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Sound Publishing staff during a meeting on Jan. 20 at the Bellevue Reporter office. Photo by Matt Phelps/Kirkland Reporter

Judge delivers crushing blow to Inslee’s Clean Air Rule

It was the centerpiece of the governor’s crusade against climate change. Now it’s gone.

  • Jan 15, 2018
Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Sound Publishing staff during a meeting on Jan. 20 at the Bellevue Reporter office. Photo by Matt Phelps/Kirkland Reporter

For opponents of a carbon tax, an initiative threat looms

If legislators don’t act on the governor’s legislation, a plan could land on the November ballot.

Inslee: ‘It’s our state’s destiny … to fight climate change’

In his State-of-the-State address, the governor made the case for an ambitious carbon tax.

LA burning and the tax bill | Letter

Los Angeles was being devastated by fire, two months after the terrible fires in northern California, as the Republican congress passed a tax bill with… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2018

Recycling resolutions for a greener 2018 | Guest editorial

Tips on how to be more green in the new year.

Emerald Heights made commitments | Letter

The controversy surrounding the Assisted Living Building on the Emerald Heights campus is about more than trees. It centers on commitments Emerald Heights’ management made… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2018

People, wildlife will benefit from parks-code updates | Letter

Eastside Audubon Society is pleased to hear that the Redmond City Council voted on new updates to Redmond’s parks code. These changes will make the… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2018
James Whitfield. Courtesy photo

Leading with empathy in 2018 | Guest editorial

Be open to your friends and family expressing differences of perspective.

  • Jan 4, 2018
James Whitfield. Courtesy photo

Thanks for fighting to preserve the open internet | Letter

I want to thank Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson for fighting to preserve the open internet. I do not want private corporations or internet service… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2018

Americans are not overtaxed | Letter

We are not overtaxed. Our national debt and annual deficits prove that.

  • Jan 2, 2018

All the aboard the Fantasy Flight to the North Pole to meet Santa | Guest Column

By Mike Flynn For the 10th year in a row, an Alaska Airlines 737-900 on a recent Saturday afternoon carried a plane loaded with orphans… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Delving into city council meetings | Letter

It is always good to hear from Richard Grubb on civic matters (Redmond Reporter letters, Dec. 8). In several instances, the councils that Richard sat… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Traffic laws are not optional | Letter

Motorists intentionally ignoring traffic signals and stop signs represents a dangerous trend.

  • Dec 21, 2017

Continuing the Emerald Heights conversation | Letter

On Dec. 14, Wendy Engquist submitted a letter to the editor (“Emerald Heights concerns”) about our Emerald Heights campus and our plans to increase health… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Emerald Heights concerns | Letter

Emerald Heights concerns The Emerald Heights concerns recently addressed in the Redmond Reporter are more widespread than just the neighborhood that it exists in. Like… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2017

On the more subtle forms of discrimination | Guest editorial

By Kathy Lambert Many people are speaking out about inappropriate physical contact and remarks in the workplace. They are to be commended for their courage.… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2017