Opinion

Their I-940 made the ballot, but not the version they prefer | Editorial

Their I-940 made the ballot, but not the version they prefer | Editorial

A much-divided state Supreme Court blew up an unusual compromise when it concluded that Initiative 940, which would rewrite Washington law on the use of… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2018
Their I-940 made the ballot, but not the version they prefer | Editorial
A group of F3 members perform “Handslap Merkins” as they wait for the other group to return from a run around the parking lot. Photo Courtesy of Brian “Dilfer” Gawthrop

F3 brings local men together for fitness, fellowship and faith

Reporter Kailan Manadic participates in a morning workout with the local men’s fitness group and is nicknamed after a well-known crime dog.

A group of F3 members perform “Handslap Merkins” as they wait for the other group to return from a run around the parking lot. Photo Courtesy of Brian “Dilfer” Gawthrop
Back to School and Back to Basics for Recycling

Back to School and Back to Basics for Recycling

The season of freshly sharpened pencils, new backpacks and crisp sneakers is here. That’s right, it’s already back-to-school time. And as fun as it is… Continue reading

  • Aug 27, 2018
Back to School and Back to Basics for Recycling
Rumbling and rambling on the way to November | The Petri Dish

Rumbling and rambling on the way to November | The Petri Dish

Republicans have to worry about Trump. Meanwhile, big money is flowing into initiative campaigns.

  • Aug 25, 2018
Rumbling and rambling on the way to November | The Petri Dish
The default in our own stories | Editorial

The default in our own stories | Editorial

Senior editor Samantha Pak reflects on what representation in media means to her.

The default in our own stories | Editorial
No excuse for fake news rhetoric | Editorial

No excuse for fake news rhetoric | Editorial

Journalists are being tossed into the anti-media waters being chummed by President Trump and others.

  • Aug 16, 2018
No excuse for fake news rhetoric | Editorial
Pak headshot

Freedom to feel safe | Reporter’s Desk

Let’s not forget that July 4 is a day that celebrates the freedoms we have in this country.

Pak headshot
State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020

State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020

Washington also is considering becoming more significant by moving its primary to early March.

  • Jun 21, 2018
State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020
MIchelle Metzler

Cleaning up the complex | Guest Column

Solving the multifamily recycling puzzle.

MIchelle Metzler

Signature of registered voter is a coveted commodity

The competitive nature of the initiative and referendum season now peaking in Washington.

Photo by Matt Phelps

President, governor or retirement — only Inslee knows his plan

What we do know is that he’s off to Iowa in June to deliver the keynote address at a party fundraiser.

Photo by Matt Phelps
It’s time to make Western Washington coal-free | Guest Column

It’s time to make Western Washington coal-free | Guest Column

For Washington to be a true climate leader, PSE needs to get out of the coal business.

  • May 15, 2018
It’s time to make Western Washington coal-free | Guest Column
Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career

Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career

Eastside journalist moves on after six years in field.

Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career
Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald

Eyman says he will spend $500K of his own money on initiative

The conservative activist’s self-financing claim points to a lack of deep-pocketed donors.

Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald
Earth Day flashback: 30 years of Puget Sound recycling | Guest Column

Earth Day flashback: 30 years of Puget Sound recycling | Guest Column

In Puget Sound, 1988 had a green significance.

Earth Day flashback: 30 years of Puget Sound recycling | Guest Column
As school-funding fight winds down, teachers want ‘big’ raises | The Petri Dish

As school-funding fight winds down, teachers want ‘big’ raises | The Petri Dish

Washington public school teachers are ready to reap financial rewards from their long battle to increase state funding for education. Union leaders are making no… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2018
As school-funding fight winds down, teachers want ‘big’ raises | The Petri Dish
Keep funding public education | Letter

Keep funding public education | Letter

A response to Michelle Darnell’s “Don’t ban guns, ban government schools” letter.

  • Apr 4, 2018
Keep funding public education | Letter
Speak up to help silent sufferers of domestic violence | Guest Column

Speak up to help silent sufferers of domestic violence | Guest Column

Leveraging the heightened awareness sparked by the #metoo movement.

  • Apr 3, 2018
Speak up to help silent sufferers of domestic violence | Guest Column
Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers

Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers

U.S. tariffs on Canadian paper have surged costs for newspapers with little benefit for U.S. mills.

  • Mar 28, 2018
Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers
Reporter joins forces with Eastside papers to serve you better

Reporter joins forces with Eastside papers to serve you better

You may have noticed some changes at the Reporter.

Reporter joins forces with Eastside papers to serve you better