Opinion

Why the Inslee cartoon was short-sighted | Letter to the editor

The editorial cartoon featured in the Jan. 19 edition mocking Governor Inslee’s proposals to mitigate climate change is terribly short-sighted. It’s high time to consider… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Response to ‘Kirkland’s future’ letter | Letter to the editor

A letter about the Houghton/Everest neighborhood.

  • Feb 7, 2018

Vote ‘yes’ Feb. 13 | Letter to the editor

As a current Washington State Legislator and former Kirkland mayor, I’ve seen first-hand how our area’s growth is affecting schools in the Lake Washington School… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Many Democrats don’t care for the poor | Letter to the editor

Exhibits A and B are Washington’s two senators, Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell. Both voted against allowing cheaper medications to be imported from Canada and… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Do we really need a skipping stone bridge? | Letter to the editor

So, we need a skipping stone bridge for the Cross Kirkland Trail near Totem Lake Mall? The council has repeatedly told us they support and… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Why traffic beacons need to stay | Letter to the editor

While reading your paper, I saw that the city will no longer be using flashing beacons in certain areas, which by your own admission are… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Please support all three LWSD ballot measures | Letter to the editor

Olympia continues to debate how to amply fund basic education. But Lake Washington School District voters can take decisive action to support our children. The… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

A vote against LWSD measures | Letter to the editor

This reader is waiting for more facts to see that he is paying taxes necessarily.

  • Feb 6, 2018

It’s time to talk trash | Guest editorial

King County’s long-term planning decisions will affect what residents pay for garbage collection and disposal over the next 20 years and what kind of recycling services will be available.

  • Feb 6, 2018

A message from the new KCLS director | Guest Editorial

Lisa Rosenblum is excited to start her tenure as the new KCLS director is honored to serve as its leader.

  • Feb 5, 2018

It could have been #MeToo | Editorial

Editor Samantha Pak reflects upon the USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal.

Vote yes on the bond and levies | Letter

LWSD is growing rapidly, and schools are already overcrowded, with many portable classrooms in use.

  • Feb 1, 2018

Levy games | Letter

On Feb. 13, we have a special election. Looking at the ballot, the only items are school levy and bond measures for schools. The brochure… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

How schools will be funded | Cartoon

This week’s cartoon.

  • Jan 31, 2018

LWSD’s Prop. 1: Funding basic education vs. enrichment? | Letter

With schools set to receive more state funding, LWSD should adjust its Prop. 1 levy.

  • Jan 29, 2018
By Frank Shiers

More than one type of lethal injection | Cartoon

This week’s cartoon.

  • Jan 24, 2018
By Frank Shiers

How to fight back against fraud | Coming of Age…Again

Some tips on how you can avoid being scammed.

  • Jan 23, 2018

What will LWSD measures really cost? | Letter

Should taxpayers be prepared to open their pocketbooks for an increase in local and state school taxes in 2019 and beyond?

  • Jan 22, 2018

Why we’re supporting our schools on Feb. 13 | Guest editorial

Eastside mayors support LWSD bond and levies.

  • Jan 18, 2018
Frank Shiers

A not-so-funny joke | Cartoon

We could soon be seeing higher energy costs in Washington.

  • Jan 17, 2018
Frank Shiers