Opinion

Defending Kuderer | Letter

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
Defending Kuderer | Letter
The picture should not have been published

The picture should not have been published

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

  • Feb 20, 2020
The picture should not have been published
KCLS: Much to celebrate from 2019 and in the year ahead

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

A column from the King County Library System.

KCLS: Much to celebrate from 2019 and in the year ahead
We must keep firearms away from violent offenders | Guest editorial
We must keep firearms away from violent offenders | Guest editorial
Five reasons to love your recycling driver | Guest editorial

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.

Five reasons to love your recycling driver | Guest editorial
Clyde Ford speaks at Bellevue First United Methodist Church. One of the things he spoke about was how other countries have approached the topic of race and racism. Samantha Pak/staff photo

We need to, but how do we talk about race? | Windows and Mirrors

Racism is still an issue in this country. How can we have constructive conversations to move forward and heal?

Clyde Ford speaks at Bellevue First United Methodist Church. One of the things he spoke about was how other countries have approached the topic of race and racism. Samantha Pak/staff photo
Insensitive remark by Sen. Kuderer | Letter

Insensitive remark by Sen. Kuderer | Letter

Many were shocked to learn Sen. Patty Kuderer’s remark in a committee, as seen in a TVW in a Jan. 17 video when she used… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2020
Insensitive remark by Sen. Kuderer | Letter
Throw in the towel on Matt Shea

Throw in the towel on Matt Shea

Majority Democrats realize contentious representative is staying

  • Jan 28, 2020
Throw in the towel on Matt Shea
Defiant and determined Matt Shea is poised for a victory lap

Defiant and determined Matt Shea is poised for a victory lap

The Republican state representative, linked to domestic terrorism, is not likely to get the boot.

Defiant and determined Matt Shea is poised for a victory lap
Policy fights, political tension loom for state lawmakers

Policy fights, political tension loom for state lawmakers

A 60-day session begins Monday. They’ll tackle car tabs, homelessness and whether to expel Matt Shea.

  • Jan 17, 2020
Policy fights, political tension loom for state lawmakers
United Methodist Church: To split or not to split | Windows and Mirrors

United Methodist Church: To split or not to split | Windows and Mirrors

Local clergy from Eastside United Methodist Churches weigh in on the church’s future regarding LGBTQ+ inclusion.

United Methodist Church: To split or not to split | Windows and Mirrors
Better mental health care needed | Letter

Better mental health care needed | Letter

Mayor Angela Birney’s vision statement was just released — “A connected community that enhances livability and sustains the environment, and that places Redmond as a… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2020
Better mental health care needed | Letter
Twenty recycling resolutions for 2020 | Guest editorial

Twenty recycling resolutions for 2020 | Guest editorial

Here are some tips for going green in the new year.

Twenty recycling resolutions for 2020 | Guest editorial
With five elections, get ready to vote a lot in 2020

With five elections, get ready to vote a lot in 2020

It will be a busy year as voters decide the fate of school bonds and help choose the next president.

With five elections, get ready to vote a lot in 2020
Accept the vote and move on | Letter to the editor

Accept the vote and move on | Letter to the editor

This is in response to “Affirmative action measure fails but could resurface in 2020” by Jerry Cornfield on Nov. 29, 2019. One of the principles… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2020
Accept the vote and move on | Letter to the editor
The best Christmas gift | Letter to the editor

The best Christmas gift | Letter to the editor

At about 11 a.m. on Dec. 20, I was involved in a motor vehicle accident at intersection of Northeast Union Hill Road and Avondale Road.… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2020
The best Christmas gift | Letter to the editor
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Despite ruling on Public Records Act, we need to keep a close eye on Olympia

Washington Supreme Court upholds that state legislators are subject to the Public Records Act.

  • Jan 2, 2020
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo
Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors

Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors

Talk Time classes allow English language learners to practice their speaking and conversation skills.

Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors
Election quirks: Drop boxes, tossed ballots, fickle voters

Election quirks: Drop boxes, tossed ballots, fickle voters

Before turning the page on the November election, here are a few questions to ponder.

Election quirks: Drop boxes, tossed ballots, fickle voters
Rifts, not gifts: Habib, Republican senators at odds this holiday season

Rifts, not gifts: Habib, Republican senators at odds this holiday season

OLYMPIA — Stuck on what gifts to give Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib and Republican state senators this holiday season? Consider one present they can unwrap… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2019
Rifts, not gifts: Habib, Republican senators at odds this holiday season