Opinion

Lawmakers want to know if Sound Transit conned them on costs

But they didn’t ask for testimony from the transportation committee members who negotiated the bill.

Another festival promoting alcohol | Letter

Last weekend was another festival in Marina Park. However, just like Kirkland Uncorked, and unlike Summerfest, the Octoberfest event closed off a big part of… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

Medicare for all | Letter

My best friend and I celebrated our 40th anniversary by fulfilling her dream: going to Scotland. I got sick right after we arrived. After six… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Volunteering is good for your health! | Coming of Age…Again

People who volunteer during their middle and later years live longer, stay more active and are happier according to a growing body of research. They… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2017

Reporter registers for CERT training

It’s not a matter of if a disaster will befall the Seattle area; it’s a matter of when. So, I signed up for Kirkland’s Community… Continue reading

Signs, signs, everywhere a sign | Letter

As I travel daily, I see a multitude of campaign posters all over the streets. Is there another election day coming up or have all… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

The rising cost of living | Cartoon

What are your thoughts on access to affordable housing?… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2017

All politics is local politics | Cornfield

There is no shortage of subjects that candidates for local offices can debate in their campaigns this fall. Don’t expect President Donald J. Trump to… Continue reading

Thank you, Kirkland, for saving energy, one LED light bulb at a time! | Letter

Puget Sound Energy would like to thank Kirkland residents for your interest in energy efficiency! Through Saturday, PSE is offering every residential customer in Kirkland… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017

King County Library System: Devoted to lifelong learning | Guest editorial

Most of us who love libraries share a simple philosophy: Never stop learning. And why would we? The joy of learning and the knowledge gained… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

A real-world experience | Editorial

I’ve been working to become a journalist for the past three years. My entire college career has been focused on preparing for this point in… Continue reading

The new Amazon | Cartoon

What do you think of Amazon building another headquarters elsewhere?… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Has winter come early? | Cartoon

How have you been dealing with the smoke and ash from the forest fires?… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2017

A challenge to help others | Letter

I am writing this as a native Kirkland resident — I was born in the Kirkland Hospital (now the Heathman Hotel) and still live in… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

New distracted driving laws are meant to incentivize safer driving | Letter

While I generally agree with comments submitted to the Kirkland Reporter by Mr. Jeff Jared, I must take exception to his complaint published in the… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2017

Kirkland diving into lifecycle thinking – one cup at a time

Reducing waste and protecting the planet today calls for new ways of thinking. To achieve the greatest environmental benefit at a reasonable cost, the sustainability… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2017

How to be a Houston hero | Cartoon

Click here to learn how you can donate to help those in Texas.… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

Universal design works for everyone | Coming of Age…Again

If a lever door handle is easier to operate than a knob for an elderly person who has arthritic wrists, isn’t it also better for… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017

Back-to-school anxiety and bullying: Signs to look for and how to beat it

By Rene D. Czerwinski Pacific Medical Center Totem Lake With back-to-school season upon us, children are watching the final days of summer vacation slip away… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2017

Walking in my dad’s footsteps at Camp Pendleton

For about two weeks in the third grade, my friends and I took a break from playing princesses at recess and joined the boys (and… Continue reading