Opinion

Leading with empathy in 2018 | Guest editorial

Be open to your friends and family expressing differences of perspective.

  • Dec 28, 2017

We need a better tax reform | Letter

Our tax system is in need of reform. Wages have not risen meaningfully in decades. The unemployment rate is low, but it masks many people… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2017

Council members stand up for common sense and Kirkland’s future | Letter

Dear Editor, Mayor Walen, Deputy Mayor Arnold, and Councilmembers Sweet, Marchione and Nixon, have taken a stand for common sense and the future of our… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017
By Frank Shiers

Are you ready for the new year? | Cartoon

This week’s cartoon.

  • Dec 26, 2017
By Frank Shiers

Reflecting on the “Old” and ringing in the “New” Year | Guest Editorial

The final column of KCLS’s interim director, Stephen A. Smith.

  • Dec 26, 2017

What’s free market health care? | Letter

Do you want a single-payer or a Medicare-for-all system?

  • Dec 25, 2017

Our neighbors are diverse | Letter

How can we focus on our common values and work together for them?

  • Dec 25, 2017

Repealing Johnson Amendment will politicize the pulpit | Letter

Money donated and deducted for charitable purposes shouldn’t be diverted to political causes/candidates

  • Dec 22, 2017

Concerned citizens desire transparent NAFTA negotiations | Letter

Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is underway.

  • Dec 22, 2017

Virginia Mason’s registry helps better manage diabetes patients | Guest editorial

By Nicholas Moy Special to the Reporter According to the largest ever study of diabetes levels across the world published in 2016 in The Lancet,… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017
By Frank Shiers

What do you want for Christmas? | Cartoon

What’s on your wish list?

  • Dec 21, 2017
By Frank Shiers

City disregards Juanita Creek | Letter

Well, here they go again. The City of Kirkland must eliminate all natural areas, pave them, or turn them into roads. Now we have Edith… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2017

Thanks for fighting to preserve the open Internet | Letter

Do you want to live like in “The Truman Show?”

  • Dec 20, 2017

Do you want a call from mom and dad, or from the hospital? | Coming of Age… Again

Some tips on how seniors can age safely at home.

  • Dec 18, 2017

KCLS unveils its Best Books for 2017

Have you read any of the books on the list?

  • Dec 15, 2017

Americans are not overtaxed | Letter

We are not overtaxed. Our national debt and annual deficits prove that.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Traffic laws are not optional | Letter

Motorists intentionally ignoring traffic signals and stop signs represents a dangerous trend.

  • Dec 14, 2017
By Frank Shiers

Inslee 2020? | Cartoon

Do you think Gov. Jay Inslee has his sights on the other Washington?… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017
By Frank Shiers

On the more subtle forms of discrimination | Guest editorial

By Kathy Lambert King County Council Many people are speaking out about inappropriate physical contact and remarks in the workplace. They are to be commended… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2017