Opinion

Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

When enjoying the great outdoors, continue to socially distance and be aware of how else COVID-19 has changed our world.

  • May 7, 2020

 

Earth Month 2020 and COVID-19: Caring for the planet and each other

Here are some ways to minimize your carbon footprint and protect the planet amid the pandemic.

 

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS has expanding its online resources so patrons can continue to learn, build skills, stay entertained and remain mentally and physically active amid the pandemic.

 

The true meaning of community | Guest editorial

LWTech president Dr. Amy Morrison reflects on how the COVID-19 outbreak has brought the community together.

  • Apr 22, 2020

Deserving respect for being human | Windows and Mirrors

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Asians and Asian Americans have been targeted. Here’s what’s been happening on the Eastside.

Thank you grocery store clerks

Recognizing the sacrifices of our unsung essential workforce.

  • Mar 30, 2020

Now is the time to be kind to each other | Windows and Mirrors

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, it is important for us to be there for others in our communities.

To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

By Patrick Grubb, Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Governor Jay Inslee has been forceful in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic because our state is the nation’s hotbed… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2020

Libraries are the place to go according to poll

Library will host short film festival on March 20.

  • Mar 10, 2020

This Boeing deal could have ‘clawbacks’ in the ‘snap-back’

The company wants a tax break temporarily repealed. Some don’t want to give it back without new conditions.

Gov. Inslee is cordially invited to Kirkland, Eastside

We need the governor here to know we’re a priority, not in Olympia or on cable news channels.

  • Mar 3, 2020

We need to think before we act | Windows and Mirrors

As coronavirus has led to xenophobia and racism against Asians, we should all stop and think before acting on our biases.

The state has too much money and it’s a problem

With revenues rising, budget writers are going to get lots of requests on how to spend it

  • Feb 28, 2020

Short legislative session turns left

With a progressive agenda including comprehensive sex education, clean fuel standards and gun violence, Democrats will need to be cautious about overreach.

‘We can do the right thing’ | Windows and Mirrors

Clarence Moriwaki shares how we can stand up for each other and not have history repeat itself.

Defending Kuderer | Letter

This letter is regarding the Feb. 6, 2020, article “Chinese organizations file complaint against Kuderer, alleging racism.” It’s disconcerting reading that the Asians for equality… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2020

The picture should not have been published

“The message and language runs counter to our editorial policies.”

  • Feb 20, 2020

KCLS: Much to celebrate from 2019 and in the year ahead

A column from the King County Library System.

Five reasons to love your recycling driver | Guest editorial

Maybe this year, consider that person who makes your life easier and helps keep our community clean, green, and safe all year long.