Opinion

‘Overwhelming’ attendance at Muslim and Immigrant Safety Forum and Dinner | Letter

Last year, the Muslim Community and Neighborhood Association (MCNA) organized a Muslim Safety forum with the Bellevue Police Department (BPD) and police departments from Redmond,… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2018
Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Sound Publishing staff during a meeting on Jan. 20 at the Bellevue Reporter office. Photo by Matt Phelps/Kirkland Reporter

Judge delivers crushing blow to Inslee’s Clean Air Rule

It was the centerpiece of the governor’s crusade against climate change. Now it’s gone.

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Sound Publishing staff during a meeting on Jan. 20 at the Bellevue Reporter office. Photo by Matt Phelps/Kirkland Reporter

For opponents of a carbon tax, an initiative threat looms

If legislators don’t act on the governor’s legislation, a plan could land on the November ballot.

Inslee: ‘It’s our state’s destiny … to fight climate change’

In his State-of-the-State address, the governor made the case for an ambitious carbon tax.

Let’s continue making Kirkland a welcoming community | Letter

Numerous events and grassroots initiatives were held throughout 2017 to support a more inclusive community.

  • Jan 15, 2018

Republicans: what is your obligation to the American public? | Letter

An urge for those in office to consider the greater good.

  • Jan 13, 2018

Support the LWSD bond and levies | Letter

The measures fund needs that are not covered by state funding, including paying for existing staff, current programs and desperately needed facilities.

  • Jan 12, 2018

United States is a health care outlier | Letter

The United States finishes last among the world’s wealthiest 11 nations when it comes to health care.

  • Jan 12, 2018

Kiwanis Club of Kirkland tree lot a huge success | Letter

Thank you to the Kirkland community for supporting a good cause.

  • Jan 11, 2018
By Frank Shiers

Legislature is now in session | Cartoon

This legislative session will be a short one.

  • Jan 11, 2018
By Frank Shiers

Response to concerns on Edith Moulton Park development

Last week the Kirkland Reporter published a letter to the editor expressing concern about upcoming improvements to Edith Moulton Park. The City of Kirkland cares… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018

What ‘Traffic Lab’ should propose for I-405 | Letter

HOT lanes will always increase congestion on general purpose lanes

  • Jan 9, 2018

High hopes for new leadership in Olympia | Guest editorial

Democrats now have an opportunity and an obligation to show voters that they can lead.

  • Jan 8, 2018

LWSD measures will have positive effect | Letter

The proposed measures prioritize overcrowding, education, safety, technology and maintenance.

  • Jan 8, 2018

Vote ‘yes’ on LWSD bond and levies | Letter

The measures would provide more classroom space and ensure teachers have resources they need to help kids succeed.

  • Jan 4, 2018

2018 is upon us | Cartoon

Happy New Year!

  • Jan 2, 2018

Recycling resolutions for a greener 2018 | Guest editorial

Tips on how to be more green in the new year.