Opinion

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

By Bonni Sundberg I walked up to the door and rang the…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

 

Anyone justifying Trump’s ersatz presidency has questionable intellect

This letter is in response to Edward Bell’s letter on April 21:…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

 

The reason for the special session | Cartoon

The reason for the special session | Cartoon for April 24 -…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

 

Thank you for outlining true information about Pres. Trump

Thank you Edward Bell for your letter outlining the true information regarding…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

We deserve a Kelly Blue Book vehicle appraisal from House Democrats

Most of us in Kirkland “get it”… The $54 billion ST3 measure…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Rhetoric about President Trump in letter is more ideological than fact

This letter is in response to Edward Bell’s letter to the editor…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Look for pedestrians before turning right in Kirkland

I would like to ask people who drive their cars to remember…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

A special session is coming in Olympia | Cornfield

The countdown to special session is underway. Truthfully, it’s been going on…

Report from Olympia: Spotlight on transportation | Reps Springer and Goodman

Transportation issues have dominated our attention in Olympia recently, and our offices…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Property taxes can be complicated

It’s that time of year again: property tax statements have recently come…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Time for liberals living in elitist bubbles to intellectually confront reality

This letter is a response to Rick Bodlaender’s April 14 letter in…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

So, it’s agreed. We turn right… | Cartoon

So, it’s agreed. We turn right… | Cartoon for April 17 -…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

The only thing Kirkland gets from Sound Transit is the shaft

To my fellow Kirkland residents: Do you remember last Summer and Fall…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Lawmakers continue to negotiate on budget and school funding | Cornfield

As eight lawmakers arrived at a conference room early Wednesday for another…

Raise sales tax to pay for Seattle’s homeless | Cartoon

Raise sales tax to pay for Seattle’s homeless | Cartoon for April…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on tap through April 15 | Letter

In this day of cell phones, instant messaging and Wi-Fi available even…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

The spirit of America needs to be revived and upheld | Letter

Never before has the spirit of the United States of America been…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Preschools, is it time to think outside the school? | Borner

I like to be on time. In fact, I usually like to…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Bessie and car tabs | Cartoon

Bessie and car tabs | Cartoon for April 4 - Frank Shiers

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Keep moving forward with Sound Transit’s plan | Letter

I carefully reviewed the details of the Sound Transit proposal prior to…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

Washington AG vs. Tim Eyman | Cartoon

Washington AG vs. Tim Eyman | Cartoon for April 3 - Frank…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

Happy to be getting the Reporter again | Letter

We were recently surprised and happy to find the Kirkland Reporter in…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Won’t support Republicans until they are for a more equitable tax structure | Letter

Senators Rossi and O’Ban have provided an entertaining metaphor (March 24 “Monster-Size…

  • Mar 30th, 2017

Let’s not let transgender discrimination get to the ballot | Letter

No transgender person, child or adult, intentionally chooses a more difficult path…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

House Democrats want to rejigger the real estate excise tax | Cornfield

After years of futility in targeting the wealthy, House Democrats may have…

Rossi is more interested in political rhetoric than solving problems | Letter

On reading “Sound Transit resurrects monster-sized vehicle valuations”, one wonders whether Dino…

  • Mar 27th, 2017

What kind of city does Kirkland want to be? | Letter

We have been involved in Kirkland and Everest Neighborhood issues for many…

  • Mar 27th, 2017

Gonzaga advances to Final Four | Cartoon

Gonzaga advances to Final Four | Cartoon for March 17 - Frank…

  • Mar 27th, 2017

Kirkland Key Clubs make a difference around the world | Sundberg

The Kiwanis Club of Kirkland’s sponsored Key Clubs in the three Kirkland…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Additional investments by the Legislature would be money well spent | Goings and Murray

Each year, graduates from Cascadia College and Lake Washington Institute of Technology…

  • Mar 27th, 2017

Don’t forget, Obamacare was rammed down our throats | Letter

Not a big surprise that the GOP bill will not pass. I…

  • Mar 23rd, 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

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

Honor our values and create stronger communities | Letter

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

  • Mar 21st, 2017

New suggested Sound Transit logo | Cartoon

New suggested Sound Transit logo | Cartoon - Frank Shiers

  • 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

Howard Schultz to step down from Starbucks | Cartoon

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

  • 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