Opinion

Vote for Falcone | Letter

I am writing to support Amy Falcone for Kirkland City Council Pos. 6. As someone who volunteers extensively in Kirkland, I deeply value candidates I… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Do more for your community | Coming of age…again

This year’s Viva Volunteers Fair is set for Oct. 19.

  • Oct 10, 2019

Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors

Spending time in the outdoors has helped veteran Naomi Layco heal physically and mentally after serving in the U.S. Navy.

KCLS explores the artificial intelligence frontier

The library system will look at the feasibility of an AI application for library users.

Encouraging innovation | Letter

Earlier this year, I had a kidney transplant and it changed my life. I was diagnosed with lupus at 19 and for years, I battled… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019

My Jewish new year’s resolution | Guest editorial

Rosh Hashanah is not just the first day of the new year. It’s a day for Jews to renew their commitment to God.

  • Sep 25, 2019

Give up now! | Letter

I believe that our forefathers didn’t pass the Second Amendment to our Constitution with the idea of every day there would be a mass killing… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2019

Where have the ospreys gone? | Letter

For years I have watched a pair of ospreys raise chicks in a nest on top of the cell tower across the street from the… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2019

That entangled meme | Letter

Thanks to Sherman Peters (Reporter, Sept. 6) readers were fed glib history. In particular, six million is a decided upon number, not substantiated by fact.… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019

How recycling moved me from the Sunshine State to the Evergreen State | Guest editorial

Even with a background in the waste industry, Morgan Romero realized during her internship that there is always more to learn.

  • Sep 19, 2019

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Eastside for All has launched to focus on race and social justice advocacy.

A nation of laws | Letter

In the United States, which has a population of about 330 million people, 55 law enforcement officers died of felonious acts in 2018, according to… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

Investment in student success | Guest editorial

Since the recession, community and technical colleges have experienced more than a decade of budget cuts.

  • Sep 13, 2019

Nos vemos – see you soon, Ecuador | From Kirkland to Quito

Emma Tremblay’s final column as she has returned to Kirkland.

  • Sep 12, 2019

Zucchini anyone? | Guest editorial

Plan now to turn garden overflow into healthy, economical meals – and reduce waste.

  • Sep 6, 2019

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

What do we not know about the history of the human race?

Only the names have changed | Letter

Sept. 1 marked 80 years since Hitler invaded Poland and started World War II. Three years later, he launched the Holocaust that murdered six million… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2019

To expel or not to expel Matt Shea, that may be the question

Results of a private investigation could put the fate of GOP lawmaker in front of the House in 2020.

Police shouldn’t become nannies | Letter

I am tired of police accountability; what about public accountability? Nowhere in the thousands of words in articles devoted to police accountability have I ever… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2019

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to become a U.S. citizen?