The tooth and nothing but

Looking for something fun to do? Here’s an idea: Take a pen or black magic marker to the photo of me that accompanies this column.

  • Oct 31, 2008

Time for answers

The community deserves a better answer.

  • Oct 30, 2008

The never-ending search for technological tranquility

Sometimes it seems as if our computers have a mind of their own and, for whatever reason, are intentionally wreaking havoc in our lives. This week we try to re-establish technological tranquility.

  • Oct 30, 2008

A quick guide to the ballot issues (and how you should vote)

Do you know many ballot issues you’ll be facing this November? There are 12: Three statewide initiatives, one regional vote on light rail and eight proposed amendments to the King County Charter (or Constitution), some of which matter a lot. How should you vote? Glad you asked.

  • Oct 27, 2008

Are we going nuts? | Pat Cashman

In our modern day swirl of crime stories, grim and grimmer economic news, nasty political races and miserable local, pro and college sports teams – it would seem difficult to find many signs of solace.

  • Oct 27, 2008

Really Simple Syndication: Info, your way

Election Day is fast approaching and we’ve all been implored to cast our votes on Nov. 4 — “because it is our right and our responsibility to do so.” Additionally, we’re told our future depends on it.

  • Oct 27, 2008

Everything Redmond: It’s only a click away

If you haven’t noticed, the Redmond Reporter has a new Web site and there are plenty of reasons to go there.

I-985: Far-reaching, unforgiving

Initiative 985, sponsored by Tim Eyman, suggests that a mixture of actions will do the trick to reduce urban congestion.

  • Oct 24, 2008



  • Oct 23, 2008

Goodman gets results

I first met State Representative Roger Goodman on one of those typical rainy February days in 2007.

  • Oct 23, 2008

I-985: Sensible, long overdue

For years now, people who oppose building or expanding roads have insisted that all we need to do is make better use of existing roads.

Whoever wins the presidential election, make sure it’s you | Jeremy Greenberg

When it comes to understanding, manipulating, and controlling government, no one does it better than large corporations.

  • Oct 21, 2008



  • Oct 20, 2008

Rocket will help spark our nation

If you don’t follow NASA more closely than noting a space shuttle launch or space walk on the International Space Station, you may not be aware that America is building a new rocket.

  • Oct 20, 2008

Crazy concern in Carnation

I am utterly disturbed and disgusted by the concentration-camp-like details that surfaced out of Carnation earlier this week. I do not believe in capital punishment, but right now I am thinking that the electric chair might be the best place for Rebecca Long, a 44-year-old Carnation woman who allegedly starved and tortured her 14-year-old stepdaughter.

How to properly install Microsoft Office

Q: I have a laptop with Windows Vista Home Premium. The computer runs okay, but I just bought Microsoft Office 2007 Standard and I’m having a problem installing it. It starts installing okay but after I enter the serial number a message pops up that says, “Please select a source . . .” and then it shows a list of the hard drives and CD/DVD drive and so I choose the DVD drive. Then I click OK but it won’t finish installing and I have to cancel out. I shut down the computer and restarted it and tried to install it again but the same thing happened.

  • Oct 16, 2008

Prop. 1 helps long-term needs

Redmond residents have repeatedly expressed their desire for a greater variety of transportation choices and improved connections to the local and regional community.

  • Oct 16, 2008

Prop. 1 is not the right solution

For over a decade, I’ve supported transit and worked professionally to improve bus service, carpooling and reduce congestion.

  • Oct 16, 2008

Why I oppose Initiative 1000

All of us eventually grapple with the eth-ics, morality and compassion surrounding the end of someone’s life. Usually someone we love. Here’s my story.

Vintage: Another word for old

The other day, I noticed that the laptop computer I use for writing this column was behaving differently. The words were repetitive and repetitive; the writing had occasional mizpelings — and many of the paragraphs ended in mid-senten.

  • Oct 13, 2008