Opinion

Finding real solutions amidst Olympia’s education-funding fantasy | Sen. Rossi

Promising teachers a huge pay raise and reviving previously failed tax proposals…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

 

How to be an all-star recycler: Focus on the basics to win big | Metzler

You’ve got the fundamentals down. There are two containers in the kitchen…

  • Feb 21st, 2017

 

We need to listen each other, respect differences | Letter

The outpouring of grief on the death of Sen. Andy Hill is…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

 

Objection to Houghton/Everest zoning change | Letter

I categorically reject the City of Kirkland rezoning proposal for Houghton/Everest based…

  • Feb 21st, 2017

Pres. Trump travel ban to King County | Cartoon

Pres. Trump travel ban to King County | Cartoon for Feb. 21…

  • Feb 21st, 2017

Mercer Island and the Department of Transportation | Cartoon

Mercer Island and the Department of Transportation | Cartoon for Feb. 20…

  • Feb 20th, 2017

Fence around Washington | Cartoon

Fence around Washington | Cartoon for Feb. 17 - Frank Shiers

  • Feb 17th, 2017

Taxes will increase to fund schools, but who will pay? | Cornfield

This may surprise you but one thing legislative leaders and the governor…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Constantine a driving force against climate change | Letter

Ask any local resident, “What do you love most about living here?”,…

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Technology is changing the home | Letter

In the next few years in the interior design industry is going…

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Proud of my country for aid to Zambia | Letter

Great news from Zambia, where I just visited the American embassy and…

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Too much or too little sleep can hurt your health | Gustafson

The importance of getting enough sleep is undisputed among experts. But research…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

We will build a wall… | Cartoon

We will build a wall… | Cartoon for Feb. 13 - Frank…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

We will build a wall… | Cartoon

We will build a wall… | Cartoon for Feb. 13 - Frank…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Rein in Kirkland’s growth | Letter

As a long-time Kirkland resident, I am concerned about the aggressive proposal…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

South King County is safer? | Cartoon

South King County is safer? | Cartoon for Feb. 9 - Frank…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Civics classes might be more important now with lack of civil discourse | Cornfield

Maybe it’s the constitutional scrap incited by the McCleary school funding decision.…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Alex Gould service project for LW Lax | Letter

Many people believe that lacrosse came from France because it sounds French.…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Interim trail in new CKC signs points to one thing | Letter

How disappointing to see the “Interim Trail” heading in the new ‘kite’…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Gordon family thanks Kirkland community for support | Letter

We are writing to thank so many people, people we will never…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

When they announce another snow day | Cartoon

When they announce another snow day | Cartoon for Feb. 7 -…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

You walked, now run | Reps. McBride, Slatter

Across Washington State, thousands of women, families of diverse communities, and members…

  • Feb 6th, 2017

Please cite science journal for global warming argument | Letter

Dear Mr Subbie, In regards to your Jan. 27 letter indicating that…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

From a Chinese latchkey kid to an American entrepreneur on the Eastside | Guest commentary

“I am a little wolf from the North, walking on the infinite…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

Bipartisan alliance of lawmakers wants remove cap on property tax increases | Cornfield

A bipartisan alliance of lawmakers wants to rewrite one of the state’s…

Holy Spirit pastors share experience with Iraqi refugee family | Letter

In September of 2016, our congregation welcomed a refugee family to their…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

King County Library System 2016 highlights | Wasdin

It’s hard to believe 2017 is already here. If you’re like me,…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

A ticket to fly | Cartoon

A ticket to fly | Cartoon for Jan. 30 - Frank Shiers

  • Jan 30th, 2017

One-in-five Americans have a mental health condition | Letter

According to NAMI.org, one-in-five Americans have a mental health condition in a…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Pres. Trump affecting Washington politics | Cornfield

In his first week, President Donald Trump is effecting quite a bit…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Whatever you call it, thanks | Cartoon

Whatever you call it, thanks | Cartoon for Jan. 26 - Frank…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

No more excuses, no more delays, it is time to fully fund education | Editorial

“Will the Legislature finally address its constitutional obligation to provide our children…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Remember, it is for the children | Cartoon

Remember, it is for the children | Cartoon for Jan. 23 -…

  • Jan 23rd, 2017

Kirkland Nourishing Network prepares for mid-winter break food box drive | Nixon

Thanks to everyone who donated food boxes for the Kirkland Nourishing Network…

  • Jan 23rd, 2017

Be careful about what chemicals you use | Letter

Not long ago my wife and I attended a public lecture at…

  • Jan 21st, 2017

Murray and Cantwell are part of the swamp | Letter

Senators Murray and Cantwell voted against importation of pharmaceuticals from Canada due…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

Unlike some reps, Larsen and DelBene will attend inauguration

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

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

Opposed to commercial seaplane operations at Carillon Point | Letter

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

  • Jan 19th, 2017