Opinion

A new year at KCLS | Guest editorial

Library director recounts successes of first year at helm.

Happy holidays, from our table to yours | From Kirkland to Quito

A look at some Ecuadorian holiday traditions.

  • Jan 1, 2019

Dear Hannah: Answers to your holiday recycling conundrums

Green practices for the holiday season.

  • Dec 27, 2018

Come together…but not just right now | Windows and Mirrors

We shouldn’t be coming together just during the holidays or when disaster strikes.

Lawmakers reading bills for guns, helmets, soju

Here is a snapshot of a few bills that have been pre-filed for introduction on opening day of the upcoming legislative session.

A missed opportunity | Letter

Your article (“Let’s talk about race,” Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Dec. 14) missed an opportunity to explain the reasons for the enormity of racism. All humans are… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018

United we stand — divided we fall | Letter

I can’t really believe that there are people that believe if you are not white you are inferior, living in the United States of America.… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2018

Helping your loved one cope with loss during the holidays | Guest editorial

Here are a few ways to provide support and honor those who may be grieving this holiday season.

  • Dec 19, 2018

Let’s talk about race | Windows and Mirrors

The more we talk about it, the more we can prevent incidents from happening.

Easing out from behind the wheel | Coming of Age…Again

There are ways to make the transition to give up driving less traumatic.

  • Dec 11, 2018

Five stars, best books and a commitment to intellectual freedom

KCLS was named a Five Star Library, which recognizes the services it provides to the community.

One way to address homelessness | Letter

Why is Seattle’s homelessness problem getting worse not better? Some people are blaming it on theincrease in rent in Seattle, so people just can’t afford… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2018

Innocent until proven guilty | Letter

Yes, today’s world is truly frightening. We are now living in a twilight zone where truth is rejected and error is accepted, good is called… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2018

The sweetness of coming together | Windows and Mirrors

For immigrant women on the Eastside, Turkcha is here to help.

State revenues to reach $50B but new fees or taxes loom

The state has never had so much money to spend on government. Inslee says it is still not enough.

  • Nov 29, 2018

Sleeping in troubled times

While adequate sleep is critical to good health and longevity, sleep deprivation is currently on the rise.

  • Nov 28, 2018

An opportunity for a cleaner future | Letter

An opportunity for a cleaner future Climate change is the No. 1 threat to the bird communities, forests and waterways of Washington. For our birds,… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2018

WM Veterans bring safety to our country and community

Aaron Alvarado’s time in the U.S. Marine Corps has transferred to his work at Waste Management.

  • Nov 22, 2018

Happy holidays from the Reporter

Join us in being thankful and helpful.

  • Nov 22, 2018

Thank you Kirkland voters | Guest editorial

Kirkland City Council thanks the community for approving Prop. 1.

  • Nov 20, 2018