More police is not the solution | Letter

Two recent letter writers have pointed out the fact that Kirkland is…

  • Jun 24th, 2017


Top things to know about boating on a lake in Washington

As a criminal defense attorney who has been practicing in the area…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017


Let’s not be wasteful consumers | Letter

It is appropriate for the city to make the most efficient use…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017


Is it summer break yet? | Cartoon

When are you or your kids done with school this month?

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Ask your local lawmakers to fully fund education | Letter

The write-up about the new Juanita High School was great. Our north…

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Please reconsider HENC 6th Street rezoning plans | Letter

Dear Kirkland council members, city planning commissioners and city planners, It appears…

  • Jun 19th, 2017

Kirkland takes next step in climate action | Commentary

During the Kirkland 2035 process, “sustainability” and “green” were among the most…

  • Jun 18th, 2017

When should you start taking care of your health? | Gustafson

In this day and age, we can reasonably assume that most people…

  • Jun 17th, 2017

Adding density to Houghton is ridiculous | Letter

As a 30-plus-year resident of Kirkland, I want to voice my concern…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Who is the grouch? | Letter

I write today with a great deal of sadness. I heard that…

  • Jun 15th, 2017

A response to Ms. Rind | Letter

I am pleased that Ms. Sherry Rind’s letter (Kirkland Reporter, May 19)…

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Graduation season is upon us | Cartoon

Have you attended a commencement ceremony this graduation season?

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Thanks for supporting the Walk Across Washington | Letter

I would like to thank Catherine Krummey for the excellent job of…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

Why not contribute parking funds to police? | Letter

I have to agree with the letter written by Patrick Harris in…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

No to a high-density city, please | Letter

Apparently, the City of Kirkland’s various committees and “focus groups” are having…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

The most lying administration in the history of America | Letter

Rick Bodlaender is much too kind when it comes to Ed Bell.…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Parking issues at the park and rides | Cartoon

Have you had trouble finding parking at the park and ride?

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Do not be fooled by the jury duty scam | KCSO

Have you recently been called by someone claiming to be a King…

  • Jun 7th, 2017

Democracy works best when more participate

Exciting to see so many people filing to run for office. (See…

  • Jun 7th, 2017

Universal access to health care is a basic necessity | Letter

In the age of Trump, I guess nothing should shock me. But…

  • Jun 7th, 2017

The U.S. is still the land of opportunity

Another rancorous letter from Edward Bell! Mr. Bell, where is all this…

  • Jun 3rd, 2017

Sen. Kuderer is wrong that health care is a right

As an attorney, I was amazed to read that Democratic State Sen.…

  • Jun 2nd, 2017

Solving the recycling puzzle | Commentary

Setting up successful recycling systems in apartment buildings is like a puzzle.…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Not quite summer | Cartoon

Did you enjoy our brief sunny streak?

Prepare for disaster and get to know your neighbors

The recent series of smaller earthquakes in the Puget Sound area reminds…

  • May 28th, 2017

Kirkland is not as safe as you think | Letter

This week, City of Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen gave a State of…

  • May 27th, 2017

We are not all immigrants

I commend Bill Webb’s May 12 letter in the Kirkland Reporter for…

  • May 26th, 2017

Relief from car tab fees runs into legislative jam

It’s pretty clear those running Sound Transit aren’t seizing the initiative to…

Slow, Slower, Slowest | Cartoon

By Frank Shiers, Jr.

Responding to Condon’s thoughts on ST3 | Letter

This is in response to Mr. Condon’s April 28 letter about ST3…

  • May 20th, 2017

Our duties as citizens | Letter

Edward Bell’s letters are disturbing, not because he is an apologist for…

  • May 19th, 2017

Who to blame for the WannaCry ransomware? | Cartoon

Do the latest ransomware attacks make you WannaCry?

  • May 19th, 2017

City’s commercial seaplane permits inconsistent with residents’ privileges | Letter

With the hearing examiner effectively green-lighting the Seaplane Scenics SEPA and SCUP…

  • May 18th, 2017

Together we can find solutions for affordable housing | Commentary

Some problems feel so overwhelming that solutions seem impossible. We can’t let…

  • May 17th, 2017

Haven’t we had enough of the hysteria already?

I wish I could say I was surprised by letters in the…

  • May 13th, 2017

Local Girl Scout troop works with animal shelter for Silver Award | Commentary

We are Troop 40908, made up of four third-year Cadettes, Karissa Fahsholtz…

  • May 13th, 2017

Support HB2186 and SB5929

As a lifelong resident of Washington state, I’ve seen firsthand the slow…

  • May 13th, 2017

Waste Management driver loves her work, behind the wheel and in her community | Commentary

Lindsey Leitch is an early riser. She has to be. Her family…

  • May 12th, 2017

Property tax panic | Cartoon

Do your property taxes have you stressing out?

  • May 12th, 2017

Trump’s tax returns are none of the elite’s business

I was hoping to get a reply to my April 21 letter…

  • May 12th, 2017