Opinion

Protecting innoccent children | Letter

Bravo to Cedar Park Assembly for rejecting the bigoted, hateful and unconstitutional law mandating that its insurance has to payfor the murder of innocent children.… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2019

Our communities deserve great schools | Guest editorial

The Capital Projects Levy is critical to providing our Lake Washington School District students with room to learn

  • Apr 4, 2019

Democrats are in charge, but GOP is helping steer the debate

Republicans see their role as fixing or foiling bad bills. Democrats’ tax bills are their new target.

  • Apr 3, 2019

The difficulty of aging in place | Windows and Mirrors

Living on a fixed income in an increasingly expensive region is not easy.

Is this thing on? | Editor’s note

Letters to the editor saw issues in past weeks.

  • Mar 27, 2019

Join the move to remove: keep plastics out of our oceans!

Some tips on how to use, reuse and recycle plastic.

  • Mar 25, 2019

What tax-raising idea will win out in March budget madness?

Democrats, who control the House and Senate, are set to release spending plans and revenue packages

Raise a glass to 20 years of clean water | Guest editorial

Since 1999 Cascade Water Alliance and its members have been working to provide high-quality water for its customers.

  • Mar 21, 2019
Sound Publishing’s seven Eastside newspapers are Bellevue Reporter, Kirkland Reporter, Mercer Island Reporter, Redmond Reporter, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Issaquah Reporter and Snoqualmie Valley Record.

Sound Publishing’s Eastside newspapers are moving to new home in Kirkland

New advertising director joins Eastside news team

  • Mar 20, 2019
Sound Publishing’s seven Eastside newspapers are Bellevue Reporter, Kirkland Reporter, Mercer Island Reporter, Redmond Reporter, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Issaquah Reporter and Snoqualmie Valley Record.

In lieu of a perfect world | Windows and Mirrors

Violence in the world will happen but we shouldn’t just resign ourselves to it.

Seniors lobby local, federal legislators for critical programs | Coming of age…again

The Kirkland Senior Council and Bellevue Aging Network have worked together since 2010, lobbying to help older adults with health care, income and housing.

  • Mar 15, 2019

Resetting state view on helping those with substance abuse

In opioid epidemic, lawmaker wants recovery to be on the same pedestal as treatment and prevention.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Libraries as entrepreneurial hubs | Book Nook

KCLS offers various resources for individuals looking to take control of their economic success.

Lessons from our neighbors | Windows and Mirrors

Traveling abroad is an easy reminder to check your ethnocentrism.

The soul of history | Windows and Mirrors

Syrian arts curator and cultural advisor shares how art can tell the story of history.

Democrats eyeing the need for higher taxes

Even with a robust economy, the majority party may seek more revenue to carry out its wish list.

All quiet on the car tab front in Washington legislature

Several bills have been introduced, but none made it to a hearing.

Take control of health care decisions in 2019 | Coming of Age…Again

Do you have a living will or health care directive?

  • Feb 20, 2019

Raves for U.S. Postal Service | Letter

Thanks for the passionate service you and your crew delivered last week. I fully understood why no mail was coming on Feb. 4 — hardly… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

Funding solution | Letter

Easy way to get rid of King County funding struggles: get rid of King County. Based on their executive budget snapshot for 2019-20, that would… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019