Opinion

Ready or not, college is arriving

How parents can help their students embark on a college career.

  • Aug 30, 2019
More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to become a U.S. citizen?

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors
Eliminating the possibility | Letter

Eliminating the possibility | Letter

If the perpetrators did not have guns with the capability of mass destruction, mass destruction would not occur. It’s not about background or mental health… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019
Eliminating the possibility | Letter
Got your grill on?

Got your grill on?

Hot coals – great for burgers, bad for garbage.

  • Aug 19, 2019
Got your grill on?
State’s new voting system passes key test

State’s new voting system passes key test

Whew. Tuesday’s primary marked the electoral debut of VoteWa, and the sparkling new statewide election management system didn’t crash or suffer a full-on high-tech belly… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2019
State’s new voting system passes key test
Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors

Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors

“The Art of Alzheimer’s” features work by artists who have Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia.

Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors
Simply outrageous | Letter

Simply outrageous | Letter

The Reporter’s article, “Lights for Liberty Vigil protests the inhumane conditions faced by migrants” on the front page of the July 19 issue was written… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019
Simply outrageous | Letter
Irony behind administration’s immigration policies | Letter

Irony behind administration’s immigration policies | Letter

Thousands of asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras — some of the most dangerous places on Earth (especially for women and children) —… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019
Irony behind administration’s immigration policies | Letter
A moon landing, an American dream | Letter

A moon landing, an American dream | Letter

We recently celebrated the anniversary of one of the biggest engineering feats in American history. Fifty years ago, the United States took on the successful… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019
A moon landing, an American dream | Letter
Publisher’s decision to limit eBook access is bad news for library patrons

Publisher’s decision to limit eBook access is bad news for library patrons

What’s at stake is the issue of digital equity and access.

Publisher’s decision to limit eBook access is bad news for library patrons
Government should consider existing residents | Letter

Government should consider existing residents | Letter

Satisfied with Redmond, vote for incumbents: David Carson, Hank Meyers. Angela Birney has impressed me as a proxy for our current mayor and maintaining status… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019
Government should consider existing residents | Letter
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