Opinion

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

Difference of opinions | Letter

Regarding the Reporter story, Eastside church sues state on Women’s Day to overturn abortion coverage (March 15). In their lawsuit against the state that mandates… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2019

Share your voice | Letter

The city of Kirkland is proposing zoning changes to areas surrounding Northeast 85th Street between Interstate 405 and 132nd Avenue Northeast (referred to as the… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Embrace the sharing economy for Earth Day

Tips on how to reduce waste and build stronger community ties.

  • Apr 5, 2019

People-led actions | Letter

The only way out of the climate crisis is if people take action — and getting out into the streets is a big step. I… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

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