Opinion

Sound Transit to meet with Snohomish, King and Pierce counties tomorrow | Cornfield

OLYMPIA — This could be interesting. Thursday afternoon directors of Sound Transit…

 

Sound Transit resurrects monster-size vehicle valuations | Sens. Rossi, O’Ban

You remember the classic vampire movies. The hero repeatedly tries to take…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

 

Kirkland City Council responds to letter about city manager compensation

Earlier this month a resident wrote to the Kirkland Reporter arguing that…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

 

New suggested Sound Transit logo | Cartoon

New suggested Sound Transit logo | Cartoon - Frank Shiers

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Howard Schultz to step down from Starbucks | Cartoon

Howard Schultz to step down from Starbucks | Cartoon for March 20…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Honor our values and create stronger communities | Letter

Through my six years and two deployments with the U.S. Navy, I…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Call your representatives, let them know your thoughts on ACA replacement | Letter

John Barnett’s warning about the new health care bill, the American Health…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

ST3 is becoming a very expensive lesson for voters | Letter

I see the ST3 license plate tab increase as a very expensive…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Taxation issues with ST3 for land owners in unincorporated areas persist | Cornfield

Everyone understands the problem. No one opposes the solution. Yet today owners…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Scientists recommend $414 million increase in Alzheimer’s research | Letter

The Alzheimer’s Association’s 2017 Facts and Figures report found a soaring prevalence,…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Kirkland Nourishing Network spring break food box drive | Nixon

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

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Kirkland Kiwanis donates funds to purchase furniture for the New Bethlehem Project | Sundberg

I walked up to the door and rang the doorbell. I wasn’t…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Time for us to hold legislators accountable on education funding | Letter

What if the citizens of Washington State decided they wanted to have…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Healthcare bill would drive up costs for older Americans | Letter

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are considering a bill that would drive up…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Every time I break one, votes come out | Cartoon

Every time I break one, votes come out | Cartoon for March…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Concerned about the proposed Houghton Everest Neighborhood Center plan | Letter

I am very concerned about the proposed Houghton Everest Neighborhood Center plan…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Kudos to Sage for thought-provoking letter | Letter

I’d like to thank Cassandra Sage for her thought-provoking letter about respect…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

King County Ripoff | Cartoon

King County Ripoff | Cartoon for March 10 - Frank Shiers

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Millennials want to do better than parents in diet, lifestyle | Gustafson

Millennials, those who reached adulthood at the beginning of this century, are…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Tell your legislators to full fund education | Letter

It’s time for our legislators to do the job they were sent…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Millennials you need to use your voice to save our parks | Letter

Hey Little Screens of Salish Sea Country – all you millennials and…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Republicans, Rossi bring long-time conservative issues to Senate floor | Cornfield

As the ruling majority in the state Senate, Republicans can bring up…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

We need to talk about pot | Cartoon

We need to talk about pot | Cartoon for March 6 -…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Recycling myths: sorting fact from fiction | Waste Management

Even with all the recycling we do, there are still some myths…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Report on local consequences of repealing healthcare law released | Rep. DelBene

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released a congressional report Friday on the devastating…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Is city manager representing the community that pays his salary? | Letter

The Kirkland City Council recently rewarded already highly-paid Kirkland City Manager Kurt…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Electors to contest fines for not voting for Clinton | Cornfield

OLYMPIA — The next episode in a political drama sparked by President…

In like a lion | Cartoon for Feb. 28 – Frank Shiers

In like a lion | Cartoon for Feb. 28 - Frank Shiers

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Death penalty bill | Cartoon

Death penalty bill | Cartoon for Feb. 27 - Frank Shiers

  • Feb 27th, 2017

Reporter cartoon about Trump is hypocritical | Letter

Hypocrites! I voted for President Trump. I consider this (the Reporter cartoon…

  • Feb 27th, 2017

Celebrating 75 years of library stories | KCLS

The earliest “library story” I remember is the summer reading program at…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

Reject zoning changes for Houghton and Everest | Letter

We live just south of the Houghton Neighborhood Center, and we would…

  • Feb 27th, 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

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

Pres. Trump travel ban to King County | Cartoon

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

  • Feb 21st, 2017

Objection to Houghton/Everest zoning change | Letter

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

  • Feb 21st, 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 23rd, 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