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Unlike some reps, Larsen and DelBene will attend inauguration

There may be a little extra elbow room for Democratic lawmakers at…

 

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Sen. Rossi has an obligation to respond to the people he represents | Letter

I was in the group that tried to get just a minute…

  • Jan 19th, 2017

 

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Opposed to commercial seaplane operations at Carillon Point | Letter

I would like to add my voice to the chorus of those…

  • Jan 19th, 2017

 

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Global warming is caused by the loss of the electromagnetic shield around the earth | Letter

We are indeed experiencing global warming, but what is misinterpreted is this…

  • Jan 19th, 2017
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Reporter newspapers launch homelessness series | Editor’s Note

Volunteers found them sleeping in parking garages, in vehicles, under structures and roadways, in bushes and other areas.

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Outback Steakhouse feeds the needy | Letter

In December, Outback Steakhouse partnered with St. Brendan Catholic Church’s SOS program…

  • Jan 17th, 2017
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Say no to commercial seaplane operation in Kirkland | Letter

A commercial seaplane operation is being proposed at Carillon Point. Allowing it…

  • Jan 17th, 2017
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Donald Trump is not qualified to lead and neither are his cabinet appointees | Letter

Donald Trump has nominated fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder to lead the Labor…

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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Seattle Seahawks face Atlanta at 1 :35 p.m. on Saturday | Cartoon

Seattle Seahawks face Atlanta at 1 :35 p.m. on Saturday | Cartoon…

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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King County’s priorities | Cartoon

King County’s priorities | Cartoon for Jan. 12 - Frank Shiers

  • Jan 12th, 2017
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New Year’s Resolutions for 2017: less sugar and a recycling reset

It’s that time of the year when thoughts turn to renewal and…

  • Jan 12th, 2017
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Transportation agenda doesn’t meet our needs | Letter

You reported on the recent meeting of our elected officials on eastside…

  • Jan 12th, 2017
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Gas is going up a penny a day | Letter

Isn’t it amazing how the price of gas has gone up a penny a day since the first of the year.

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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DelBene can make a difference on the Ways and Means Committee | Letter

A representative who believes: “We need an economy that works for everyone,”…

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Ray Conner leaves our region a better place | Gregoire

When Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner recently announced his decision to…

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Full funding for public education | Cartoon

Full funding for public education | Cartoon for Jan. 10 - Frank…

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Because of Sound Transit, my car tabs have almost tripled! | Cartoon

Because of Sound Transit, my car tabs have almost tripled! | Cartoon…

  • Jan 9th, 2017
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Is anyone still there? | Cartoon

Is anyone still there? | Cartoon for Jan. 6 - Frank Shiers

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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Is anyone still there? | Cartoon

Is anyone still there? | Cartoon for Jan. 6 - Frank Shiers

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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Fight over Planned Parenthood could just be starting | Cornfield

A politically contentious investigation by Congressional Republicans into the practices of Planned Parenthood and procuring of fetal tissue for research quietly concluded this week.

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Have a yuge New Year | Cartoon

Have a yuge New Year | Cartoon for Dec. 30 - Frank…

  • Dec 30th, 2016
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Want a bite of this peach? | Cartoon for Dec. 30 - Frank Shiers

Want a bite of this peach? | Cartoon

Want a bite of this peach? | Cartoon for Dec. 30 -…

  • Dec 30th, 2016
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Retirement incomes not rising as fast as the cost of government | Letter

State and Federal retirement incomes have been reduced to less than one…

  • Dec 30th, 2016
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Legendary University of Washington football head coach and former Kirkland resident Don James with kids from the Kirkland Boys and Girls Club in a photo to promote the Don James Golf Classic charity event. Reporter file photo

Husky tradition is in Kirkland and my DNA | Editorial

The University of Washington football team returns to the national stage tomorrow…

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Trumpification of Saint Edward State Park | Letter

The privatization of a public state park makes me feel sick. Parks…

  • Dec 27th, 2016
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Two-tiered driver’s licensing legislation has to go | Letter

Where do we get politicians like those who inhabit the halls of the Washington State Legislature?

  • Dec 27th, 2016
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Waited 30 minutes longer thanks to detour signs | Letter

Since when does a detour route place you in the thick of…

  • Dec 26th, 2016
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Can age-related muscle loss be prevented? | Gustafson

One of the most significant changes that come with aging is the…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016

Kiwanis Club of Kirkland tree lot a huge success | Letter

The Kirkland community and surrounding neighborhoods came through once again this year…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Community involvement shows with selection for vacant city council seat | Editorial

The Kirkland City Council had a tough decision this week. The city…

  • Dec 21st, 2016
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Washington back yards bursting with climate change | Guest Column

Cherry trees began blooming at the start of December this year, and…

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Response to MAPS sign vandalism | Letter

I am moved by all the effort and support that our community…

  • Dec 20th, 2016
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Eating while watching TV, a formula for weight problems | Gustafson

Recently I came across a photo collection by the photographer Stephen Shore…

  • Dec 19th, 2016
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Boeing 777 production jobs | Cartoon

Boeing 777 production jobs | Cartoon for Dec. 16 - Frank Shiers

  • Dec 16th, 2016
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Washington back yards bursting with climate change | Guest Column

Cherry trees began blooming at the start of December this year, and…

  • Dec 16th, 2016
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Trump’s pick for EPA is extremely concerning | Letter

We are reading and hearing about Mr. Trump’s nominees for leadership in…

  • Dec 15th, 2016
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Now that is an early Christmas present! | Cartoon

Now that is an early Christmas present! | Cartoon for Dec. 15…

  • Dec 15th, 2016
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‘Thirty seven patriots can save this country’ | Cornfield

If by some chance Alexander Hamilton could transport through time to the state Capitol Monday, it’d be to bear witness to the political disobedience of Bret Chiafalo of Everett.

  • Dec 15th, 2016
How is it supposed to all fit? | Cartoon for Dec. 13 - Frank Shiers

How is it supposed to all fit? | Cartoon

How is it supposed to all fit? | Cartoon for Dec. 13…

  • Dec 13th, 2016
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Voting is important, but it’s obviously not enough | Letter

Dear fellow Democrats (and any others that believe in Medicare, reproductive rights,…

  • Dec 12th, 2016
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