Opinion

When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent

When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent

A 2017 law lets lawmakers offer negotiation topics. But a bipartisan panel didn’t do so this week.

When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent
Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

It’s been a year since the Menchie’s incident and here is what the city of Kirkland has been working on since then.

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors
Perspective on cycling support on the Eastside | Letter

Perspective on cycling support on the Eastside | Letter

Perspective on cycling support on the Eastside Imagine for a minute the following. You like walking. It doesn’t produce pollution, is healthy, takes a car… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2019
Perspective on cycling support on the Eastside | Letter
Our newspapers have many reasons to be thankful

Our newspapers have many reasons to be thankful

Changes have had positive impacts, readers offering support.

  • Nov 28, 2019
Our newspapers have many reasons to be thankful
Affirmative action measure fails but could resurface in 2020

Affirmative action measure fails but could resurface in 2020

Supporters started too late and had too little money to explain the problems R-88 would solve.

  • Nov 26, 2019
Affirmative action measure fails but could resurface in 2020
Post-election, new battles loom over Eyman’s car-tab measure

Post-election, new battles loom over Eyman’s car-tab measure

Lawmakers will wrangle over cuts in transportation spending as lawyers tangle on the measure’s legality.

Post-election, new battles loom over Eyman’s car-tab measure
From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors

From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to share your culture with others?

From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors
Campaign funds for community | Letter

Campaign funds for community | Letter

Thanks to all the Redmond voters that made this election energetic and the best reflection of public values in 12 years. I sent the following… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2019
Campaign funds for community | Letter
The power of reliable power

The power of reliable power

Don C. Brunell is a regional columnist.

  • Nov 13, 2019
The power of reliable power
Voters deliver a win for Eyman and concerns for Democrats

Voters deliver a win for Eyman and concerns for Democrats

A conservative electorate, a tug of war in Mukilteo and other takeaways from Election Night

  • Nov 7, 2019
Voters deliver a win for Eyman and concerns for Democrats
The value of veterans

The value of veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, this special column is dedicated to the men and women who served our country and now serve the Redmond community.

  • Nov 6, 2019
The value of veterans
November is a great month to participate

November is a great month to participate

KCLS will be holding public hearings next week.

November is a great month to participate
Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors

Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors

The challenges of providing mental health services for communities of color.

Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors
An appreciated public gesture | Letter

An appreciated public gesture | Letter

This is in response to “Art planned for Overlake Village to celebrate tech, LGBTQ+ community” (Reporter, Oct. 18). I appreciate what Redmond City Councilmember Tanika… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019
An appreciated public gesture | Letter
Community weighs in on the election | Letter to the editor

Community weighs in on the election | Letter to the editor

Birney: a true community builder I first met Angela Birney in 2013, when we were both newer members of the city’s parks and trails commission.… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019
Community weighs in on the election | Letter to the editor
Does Sound Transit realize the consequences of this do-over?

Does Sound Transit realize the consequences of this do-over?

Pass or fail, Initiative 976 is a reminder of what critics most dislike about the regional agency.

  • Oct 23, 2019
Does Sound Transit realize the consequences of this do-over?
Vote to re-elect Siri Bliesner | Letter

Vote to re-elect Siri Bliesner | Letter

I am so grateful to have Siri Bliesner representing our children and families on the Lake Washington School District school board and I am voting… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019
Vote to re-elect Siri Bliesner | Letter
Birney walks the talk | Letter

Birney walks the talk | Letter

Angela Birney is the best choice for Redmond mayor. I spent 11 years on the Redmond City Council, some of it serving with Angela, and… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019
Birney walks the talk | Letter
Birney’s vision for community | Letter

Birney’s vision for community | Letter

Why do residents and community leaders across our region endorse Angela Birney for Redmond mayor? The answer is simple: Angela offers a vision for Redmond… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019
Birney’s vision for community | Letter
Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors

What is it like to pursue a career in a language that is not your first?

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors