Opinion

The soul of history | Windows and Mirrors

The soul of history | Windows and Mirrors

Syrian arts curator and cultural advisor shares how art can tell the story of history.

The soul of history | Windows and Mirrors

At a climate crossroads: Nonviolence or violence

Applying the wisdom of Dr. King to today’s global issues.

  • Mar 4, 2019
Democrats eyeing the need for higher taxes

Democrats eyeing the need for higher taxes

Even with a robust economy, the majority party may seek more revenue to carry out its wish list.

  • Feb 22, 2019
Democrats eyeing the need for higher taxes

A closer look at Emerald Heights expansion | Letter

In his Feb. 8 letter to the editor, a 13-year-old kid writes totally false information about Emerald Heights, where I live. I wonder what really… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019
All quiet on the car tab front in Washington legislature

All quiet on the car tab front in Washington legislature

Several bills have been introduced, but none made it to a hearing.

  • Feb 14, 2019
All quiet on the car tab front in Washington legislature
What happens after the bin? | Guest editorial

What happens after the bin? | Guest editorial

Behind the scenes at the recycling center.

  • Feb 13, 2019
What happens after the bin? | Guest editorial
Whats wrong with happily ever after? | Windows and Mirrors

Whats wrong with happily ever after? | Windows and Mirrors

The world is filled with the negative; romance novels can be a way from taking a break from it all.

Whats wrong with happily ever after? | Windows and Mirrors
On the Emerald Heights expansion | Letter

On the Emerald Heights expansion | Letter

On the Emerald Heights expansion My name is Ethan Johnson. I am 13 years old, my family and I live on Education Hill and I… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019
On the Emerald Heights expansion | Letter
Inslee and climate change | Letter

Inslee and climate change | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee appears ready to announce his 2020 presidential run. Considering the size of the Democratic field the odds for him to win the… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019
Inslee and climate change | Letter
Wrong and scary | Letter

Wrong and scary | Letter

I thought that we were living in a civilized society? Where all people work together and care about each other? I can’t believe we have… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019
Wrong and scary | Letter
Why public libraries matter more than ever in the information age | Book Nook

Why public libraries matter more than ever in the information age | Book Nook

Public libraries are places that are free and welcoming to people of all backgrounds.

Why public libraries matter more than ever in the information age | Book Nook
Three years in the making: New law on police use of deadly force

Three years in the making: New law on police use of deadly force

Legislators are about to pass a bill that will permit officers to kill only in “good faith.”

  • Jan 25, 2019
Three years in the making: New law on police use of deadly force
Combating bigotry | Windows and Mirrors

Combating bigotry | Windows and Mirrors

Author and journalist Jonathan Weisman visited the Stroum Jewish Community Center to as part of the center’s “Words to the Wise” series.

Combating bigotry | Windows and Mirrors
Fraudster-in-Chief | Letter

Fraudster-in-Chief | Letter

In October 2016, a neighbor explained to me he was supporting then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump because Trump was a genius who received only $1 million from… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019
Fraudster-in-Chief | Letter
Thank you Rep. DelBene | Letter

Thank you Rep. DelBene | Letter

The Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act has just been signed into law and I want to thank Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019
Thank you Rep. DelBene | Letter
Male-only no more: The next House Speaker will be a woman

Male-only no more: The next House Speaker will be a woman

The Frank Chopp era will end soon. Everett’s Robinson is among a crowd of women who may seek the job.

  • Jan 17, 2019
Male-only no more: The next House Speaker will be a woman
In 2019 less is more | Guest editorial

In 2019 less is more | Guest editorial

Some tips on how to be more green in the new year.

  • Jan 10, 2019
In 2019 less is more | Guest editorial
Paying twice for their mistakes | Windows and Mirrors

Paying twice for their mistakes | Windows and Mirrors

Southeast Asians are at greater risk of being deported to countries many haven’t been to since they were young or have never been to.

Paying twice for their mistakes | Windows and Mirrors
An old idea for taxes gets new life

An old idea for taxes gets new life

Gov. Jay Inslee is suggesting a new way of assessing the state’s share of the real estate excise tax.

  • Jan 5, 2019
An old idea for taxes gets new life
A new year at KCLS | Guest editorial

A new year at KCLS | Guest editorial

Library director recounts successes of first year at helm.

A new year at KCLS | Guest editorial