Opinion

Koeppen a clear choice for Redmond | Letter

Koeppen a clear choice for Redmond | Letter

Andrew Koeppen is the clear choice for mayor of Redmond. As an immigrant, U.S. veteran and professional who worked for startups and major high-tech companies… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2019
Koeppen a clear choice for Redmond | Letter
Support county parks | Letter

Support county parks | Letter

Our area’s parks are here to stay because ordinary people value them. Ideally, they’d be maintained and expanded as part of the regular budget, as… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019
Support county parks | Letter
Fields for a better Redmond | Letter

Fields for a better Redmond | Letter

As a long-term Redmond resident, I’ve voted in many mayoral elections. This is the first time I’ve strongly supported one candidate over another. I support… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2019
Fields for a better Redmond | Letter
In tough month, an ally becomes a competitor for Eyman

In tough month, an ally becomes a competitor for Eyman

After getting signatures for a measure that didn’t qualify, Restore Washington wants to do its own.

In tough month, an ally becomes a competitor for Eyman
Birney: Ready day one | Letter

Birney: Ready day one | Letter

Birney: Ready day one I support Angela Birney for our next mayor of Redmond. She has the relationships, experience and key attributes that make her… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2019
Birney: Ready day one | Letter
KCLS forges partnerships for broader public benefit

KCLS forges partnerships for broader public benefit

Partnerships make it possible for KCLS to serve a broader range of people, while stretching tax dollars.

KCLS forges partnerships for broader public benefit
The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors

The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors

The 2020 Census is coming and that can greatly affect everything from government representation and federal funding.

The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors
Use your voice | Letter

Use your voice | Letter

Excellent reporting on the Margins program from Mercer Island High School (Reporter, June 14). Kudos to the staff and students involved in this social justice… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2019
Use your voice | Letter
Recycling right in Redmond

Recycling right in Redmond

Waste Management Recycle Corps interns on the job help build recycling muscle memory.

  • Jul 3, 2019
  • By Hannah Scholes Special to the Reporter
Recycling right in Redmond
Use your voice | Letter

Use your voice | Letter

Excellent reporting on the Margins program from Mercer Island High School (Reporter, June 14). Kudos to the staff and students involved in this social justice… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019
Use your voice | Letter
Meeting goals without a levy | Letter

Meeting goals without a levy | Letter

At several meetings this month city staff has been saying they need more funding for fire than what is presently allocated. I get it. Our… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2019
Meeting goals without a levy | Letter
Proud to be themselves | Windows and Mirrors

Proud to be themselves | Windows and Mirrors

June is Pride month and PFLAG Bellevue Eastside has been supporting the local LGBTQ+ community since 1996.

Proud to be themselves | Windows and Mirrors
A parent’s perspective | Letter

A parent’s perspective | Letter

Graduation…the moment every parent looks forward to with pride and also with a little bit of sadness. Yes, this is a new beginning for our… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019
A parent’s perspective | Letter
Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter

Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter

The proposed King County improvements to the Sammamish River Trail should be rethought. King County: Pay for planning, scheduling, gravel and paving trucks add two… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019
Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter
A Senate seat is on the line and the dominos are set to fall

A Senate seat is on the line and the dominos are set to fall

Rep. Stanford seems a shoo-in for the appointment. There’s a drama brewing for his job in the House.

A Senate seat is on the line and the dominos are set to fall
Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors

Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors

How a program at Mercer Island High School is helping students affect social change.

Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors
Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws
Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow

Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow

A monthly column about King County libraries.

Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow
The sustainable summer picnic

The sustainable summer picnic

Three easy steps for an eco-conscious outing.

  • Jun 7, 2019
  • By Hannah Scholes Special to the Reporter
The sustainable summer picnic
With Palumbo out, capital gains tax gets real for Democrats

With Palumbo out, capital gains tax gets real for Democrats

His successor could be the vote leaders need. But with elections in 2020, tax may be off the table.

With Palumbo out, capital gains tax gets real for Democrats