Opinion

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

 

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

Who to blame for the WannaCry ransomware? | Cartoon

Do the latest ransomware attacks make you WannaCry?

  • May 19th, 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

Telling our community’s story

My first inkling of wanting to become a journalist was in middle…

I am Groot | Cartoon

How is Baby Groot going to help guard the galaxy?

  • May 4th, 2017

A better tax system for everyone | Letter

My husband and I moved to the Eastside seven years ago and…

  • May 4th, 2017

My final message: Listen more, yell less | Editorial

When I started at the Kirkland Reporter in 2009, I wrote an…

  • May 3rd, 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

Thank you for outlining true information about Pres. Trump

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

  • Apr 24th, 2017

The reason for the special session | Cartoon

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

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Look for pedestrians before turning right in Kirkland

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

  • 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

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

A special session is coming in Olympia | Cornfield

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

Property taxes can be complicated

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

  • Apr 19th, 2017

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

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