Opinion

Five stars, best books and a commitment to intellectual freedom

KCLS was named a Five Star Library, which recognizes the services it provides to the community.

 

One way to address homelessness | Letter

Why is Seattle’s homelessness problem getting worse not better? Some people are blaming it on theincrease in rent in Seattle, so people just can’t afford… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2018

 

Easing out from behind the wheel | Coming of Age…Again

There are ways to make the transition to give up driving less traumatic.

  • Dec 6, 2018

 

Innocent until proven guilty | Letter

Yes, today’s world is truly frightening. We are now living in a twilight zone where truth is rejected and error is accepted, good is called… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2018

The sweetness of coming together | Windows and Mirrors

For immigrant women on the Eastside, Turkcha is here to help.

State revenues to reach $50B but new fees or taxes loom

The state has never had so much money to spend on government. Inslee says it is still not enough.

  • Nov 29, 2018

Sleeping in troubled times

While adequate sleep is critical to good health and longevity, sleep deprivation is currently on the rise.

  • Nov 28, 2018

An opportunity for a cleaner future | Letter

An opportunity for a cleaner future Climate change is the No. 1 threat to the bird communities, forests and waterways of Washington. For our birds,… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2018

WM Veterans bring safety to our country and community

Aaron Alvarado’s time in the U.S. Marine Corps has transferred to his work at Waste Management.

  • Nov 22, 2018

Happy holidays from the Reporter

Join us in being thankful and helpful.

  • Nov 22, 2018

Thank you Kirkland voters | Guest editorial

Kirkland City Council thanks the community for approving Prop. 1.

  • Nov 20, 2018

Hot and cold | From Kirkland to Quito

The same temperature can mean different things in another part of the world.

  • Nov 20, 2018

Say NO to I-1000 | Letter

On the afternoon of Nov. 7, I was stopped by a signature collector of Initiative 1000. She didn’t explain what I-1000 was but just told… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Boys cannot just be boys | Windows and Mirrors

What happens when bad behavior does not come with consequences?

A frightening reality | Letter

One can only conclude that President Donald Trump’s reality is his and his alone. That’s frightening. It doesn’t matter whether we are discussing his imaginary… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Big Oil’s ‘Kool-Aid’ | Letter

Voters drank Big Oil’s “Kool-Aid” on Nov. 6 and rejected Initiative 1631. It goes to show that money can still buy elections. Big Oil spent… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2018

For unsolvable problems | Letter

For unsolvable problems The key to solving any problem is to understand what it is, to identify its cause and source, and to recognize whether… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

Non-addictive pain management | Letter

Dear high school student, If you get your wisdom teeth removed, take a combination of Tylenol and Advil (or generic brands) to relieve pain after… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

A reverse mortgage may save the family home | Coming of Age… Again

The federal government has a program in place to help seniors through this process.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Hate has no home here | Letter

Recently it was brought to my attention that fliers promoting racism and intolerance have been posted in our community. On behalf of the City Council,… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018