Opinion

Vote ‘yes’ to Prop. 1 | Letter

Vote ‘yes’ to Prop. 1 | Letter

Please vote to approve the revised Prop. 1 for EvergreenHealth to provide much-needed upgrades to your 50-year-old community hospital. Your vote matters, needing only a… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019
Vote ‘yes’ to Prop. 1 | Letter
Fields has experience, vision and commitment | Letter

Fields has experience, vision and commitment | Letter

Everywhere I go, someone complains to me, as former 16 year mayor of Redmond, about rampant development, gridlock, cut-down trees, loss of community character, and… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019
Fields has experience, vision and commitment | Letter
Fields to guide Redmond | Letter

Fields to guide Redmond | Letter

Steve Fields’ leadership style sets him apart. In Redmond’s “Strong Mayor” form of government our mayor is both CEO and chief of staff; Steve Fields… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019
Fields to guide Redmond | Letter
Birney for an inclusive, collaborative city | Letter

Birney for an inclusive, collaborative city | Letter

Angela Birney is the candidate for mayor with the broadest sense of how Redmond can develop as a livable, community-oriented and inclusive city. All Redmond… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2019
Birney for an inclusive, collaborative city | Letter
Reporter publishes new letters policy

Reporter publishes new letters policy

Letters policy is meant to provide direction and transparency.

  • Jul 24, 2019
Reporter publishes new letters policy
We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors

We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors

The effects Trump’s words can have on us.

We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors
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
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