Opinion

Weird city thinking | Letter

The city of Kirkland has a reputation for a labyrinthine permitting and zoning process. I guess it must be well deserved when I observe the… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2019

Great customer service | Letter

I am writing to praise the city of Kirkland for the new free app “Our Kirkland.” I have requested three items (graffiti cover up at… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Some clarification | Letter

I am writing in response to the letter the Reporter published from Mark Schlienz on July 12. There were several statements that need correcting. Mark… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Reporter publishes new letters policy

Letters policy is meant to provide direction and transparency.

  • Jul 25, 2019

We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors

The effects Trump’s words can have on us.

Delegating isn’t legislating | Letter

Think that Washington voters successfully legalized the cannabis industry? You’d be wrong. On April 17, three un-elected bureaucrats appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee, known as… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

Spending on female empowerment | Letter

In these past few years, I’ve been encouraged with how much focus is put on female empowerment in the United States. However, I feel that… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

#NeverAgainIsNow | Letter

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is inflicting countless means of physical and psychological torture on individuals and communities. People are literally dying at the… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2019

KCLS forges partnerships for broader public benefit

Partnerships make it possible for KCLS to serve a broader range of people, while stretching tax dollars.

Loss of neighborly community | Letter

When I was young, neighbors gathered together just once a year to light fireworks on the street corner and create their own 4th of July… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019

Shut up or put up | Letter

There have been many of President Donald Trump’s cronies that have gone in front of congressional committees and on the Russian probe and have been… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019

The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors

The 2020 Census is coming and that can greatly affect everything from government representation and federal funding.

Recycling right in Kirkland

Waste Management Recycle Corps interns on the job help build recycling muscle memory.

  • Jul 1, 2019

Proud to be themselves | Windows and Mirrors

June is Pride month and PFLAG Bellevue Eastside has been supporting the local LGBTQ+ community since 1996.

From Eastside to East Coast | Reporter’s Notebook

Reporter Kailan Manandic bids farewell to the Eastside for new adventures in Boston.

  • Jun 27, 2019

Addressing closures of Juanita Beach | Guest editorial

How does Kirkland address water quality issues at Juanita Beach?

  • Jun 26, 2019

In the hands of voters | Letter

Every voter in the state of Washington should be furious with the legislature for taking away I-200, a law passed by the voters of this… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

The sustainable summer picnic

Three easy steps for an eco-conscious outing.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow

A monthly column about King County libraries.

Arguments for sweets at school | Letter

Did you know that all students in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) aren’t allowed to bring sweets to school? Even for their birthdays? I… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019