Opinion

Are pesticides needed? | Letter

Ms. Mayor, We are residents of Holmes Point for several years now and like last year, now we are seeing that the city of Kirkland… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2019

Display of leadership | Letter

The Mueller Report is done. Get ready for fiery arguments on “criminality,” “executive privilege,” “criminal intent,” “legitimate business interests,” etc. to begin. The cacophony will… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2019

Homelessness and the right to survive | Letter

Do homeless persons have a constitutional and civil right to occupy and use public spaces for purposes that endanger the health, general welfare and safety… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Letters on EvergreenHealth measure | Letter

Vote yes on EverHealthy We’re writing to endorse EvergreenHealth’s proposed measure to increase levy funding that will help bring critical upgrades to our community’s health… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Affordable prescriptions needed | Letter

Americans pay the highest brand-name drug prices in the world. I ask Congress, the Administration, and importantly, our own Washington state legislators to take action… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

A short changed public | Letter

Representing Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, I was one of dozens of constituents who went to Olympia on April 4 to testify before the Senate… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Earth Day 2019 | Letter

Much like making a New Year’s resolution, Earth Day is a perfect time to make a pledge to be more mindful of our impact on… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

A bit of relief | Letter

Working families, seniors, and the disabled deserve tax relief. By taxing less than one percent of very top on capital gains, Washingtonians could get that… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

Preparing for safety: Making EvergreenHealth even more earthquake ready

In the event of a large-scale earthquake, EvergreenHealth is prepared to provide critical emergency health care services to those in the community and beyond.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Vote ‘yes’ to support public schools | Letter

Our children graduated in 2001, but we encourage our neighbors and community to vote yes by April 23 to approve the Lake Washington School District’s… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

Raising the village: Accomplices wanted | Windows and Mirrors

The conversation around race on the Eastside continues.

I-405’s litter problems | Letter

The litter along I-405 is horrible. What a disgrace to our state and our community. In speaking with the Washington Department of Transportation, I learned… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

In response to Juanita Park upgrades | Letter

As a long-time former Juanita resident, it is so great to see all of these improvements being made to the park. The new accessible playground… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Thank you neighbors | Letter

A good neighborly deed done. Thank you! A big heart THANK YOU to the person who found my lost purse recently in front of Starbucks.… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Vote NO on medical $345 million bond | Letter

Taxes are already too high. Including interest, the proposed $345 million bond will cost about $440 million over 30 years. A high cost for little… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Parental rights and responsibilities | Letter

SB 5395 requires all public schools and school districts to implement a comprehensive sex ed curriculum for grades K-12 by September 1, 2021. Parents and… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2019

Ban FGM | Letter

Our state legislature just failed to ban the barbaric procedure known as female genital mutilation (FGM). About half the states ban it, but not Washington.… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2019

Are sheriffs above the law?

Washington voters have spoken on I-1639. Sheriffs need to set the stage to follow their oath of office - and enforce the law.

Libraries are places of connection and community pride

KCLS has connected communities for more than 75 years.

  • Apr 9, 2019

Starch in her spine | Letter

New-to-Congress Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) has starch in her spine. Her “mislabeled anti-Semitic” remarks were on core concerns about American policy that won’t be allowed… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2019