Opinion

Vote for Preeti Shridhar for Port of Seattle Commission, Pos. 4 | Letter

I am writing in support of Preeti Shridhar for Port of Seattle Commission, Pos. 4 in the Aug. 1 primary election. Preeti has been a… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2017

What does ‘Eminent Domain’ mean? | Letter

Dear Kirkland City Council, I believe that I am addressing the correct authority. Recently, I was checking out at a store at the foot of… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2017

Five things you may not know about human services | Guest Column

I work in the tight-knit community of human services as CEO of Together Center. Along with the 22 agencies on campus and other community partners,… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2017

Organization inspires, appreciates and empowers women |Guest Column

By Menka Soni On June 16, Ravishing Women hosted its Ravishing INSPI (inspiration) Talk in Redmond, where a panel of highly distinguished and inspiring women… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2017

We can’t cherry pick from the Bible to resolve crime | Letter

In response to Ms. Peterson’s letter about resolving crime in Kirkland (Kirkland Reporter, June 23), anyone who thinks the Bible can help reduce crime needs… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2017

There’s no ‘right’ to air, water, food or health care | Letter

I don’t believe there’s a “right” to health care, therefore, I want all the sick to die. I don’t believe there’s a “right” to air,… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2017

The pros and cons of solar energy | Letter

Climate change is a tremendous problem that has been affecting our world for millenniums. It is important for people to know how they are contributing… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2017

KCLS — Looking toward the future | Guest Column

Over the past year and a half, the King County Library System (KCLS) has been immersed in a strategic planning process to bring into focus… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2017

If superheroes were real | Cartoon

Who’s your favorite superhero?… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2017

Help improve Kirkland’s stormwater treatment | Letter

Have you ever done something for your community? Well, the International Community School’s sixth graders have. In science this year, we learned about stormwater pollution… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2017

Thank you Kirkland community | Letter

We want to extend our heartfelt appreciation for the community’s kindness to our school-aged children through your donations to Hopelink’s End Summer Hunger program. Girl… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2017

What does it mean to fully fund education? | Letter

For three or four years now we’ve seen numerous editorials and letters demanding the state legislature “fully fund K-12 education.” There was one in a… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2017

Good food, good friends and good for the environment | Guest Column

When the sun comes out in Kirkland it feels only right to celebrate with a barbecue, picnic or backyard potluck. And with great weather comes… Continue reading

Summer’s here! | Cartoon

What are some of your favorite summer activities?… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2017

Support quality journalism | Editorial

It is with a flurry of mixed emotions that I share some news with the readers of the Kirkland Reporter: Today, June 30, is my… Continue reading

Celebrating Independence Day | Cartoon

What are your plans for the 4th of July?… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2017

Sound Transit needs to keep bus routes into Seattle | Letter

Attending a recent Moss Bay neighborhood meeting, I learned that Sound Transit was seriously considering ending the 255 direct bus route into Seattle. Instead it… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2017

Experience pays when prepping for government shutdown | Cornfield

Editor’s note: As of the Reporter’s deadline, a budget hadn’t been approved by the state Legislature. The process of shutting down state government is under… Continue reading

Thank you for the thought-out response | Letter

Mr. Jared (Kirkland Reporter, June 2) seems to have no empathy, kindness or morals. He must be a joy to be around. Thank you Ms.… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2017

More police is not the solution | Letter

Two recent letter writers have pointed out the fact that Kirkland is not a completely safe place to live and they are right. But the… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2017