Opinion

By Frank Shiers

What do you want for Christmas? | Cartoon

What’s on your wish list?

  • Dec 21, 2017
By Frank Shiers

City disregards Juanita Creek | Letter

Well, here they go again. The City of Kirkland must eliminate all natural areas, pave them, or turn them into roads. Now we have Edith… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2017

Thanks for fighting to preserve the open Internet | Letter

Do you want to live like in “The Truman Show?”

  • Dec 20, 2017

Do you want a call from mom and dad, or from the hospital? | Coming of Age… Again

Some tips on how seniors can age safely at home.

  • Dec 18, 2017

KCLS unveils its Best Books for 2017

Have you read any of the books on the list?

  • Dec 15, 2017

Americans are not overtaxed | Letter

We are not overtaxed. Our national debt and annual deficits prove that.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Traffic laws are not optional | Letter

Motorists intentionally ignoring traffic signals and stop signs represents a dangerous trend.

  • Dec 14, 2017
By Frank Shiers

Inslee 2020? | Cartoon

Do you think Gov. Jay Inslee has his sights on the other Washington?… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017
By Frank Shiers

On the more subtle forms of discrimination | Guest editorial

By Kathy Lambert King County Council Many people are speaking out about inappropriate physical contact and remarks in the workplace. They are to be commended… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2017

Fight for the millions of Americans living with Alzheimer’s | Letter

Alzheimer’s is the most expensive disease in the United States.

  • Dec 10, 2017

The tax reform bills in Congress have not been finalized | Letter

Congress is still considering deductions in property taxes and interest deduction on mortgages.

  • Dec 9, 2017

The meaning of double taxation | Letter

A response to Sam DeBord’s recent guest editorial.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Protect your aging loved ones in an emergency | Guest editorial

A few simple tips can help caregivers, family members and seniors prepare for the worst to ensure the best outcomes.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Please keep your sidewalks clear | Letter

It is difficult to navigate, especially when snow on the sidewalk turns to ice.

  • Dec 7, 2017

Unmarked vans ‘stealing’ or delivering packages? | Letter to the editor

I few weeks ago I noticed an influx of unmarked white vans in our neighborhood. The drivers appear to be looking closely at houses and… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

The season of giving is here | Cartoon

Are you ready for the holidays?

  • Dec 5, 2017

Tax cuts will not trickle down | Letter

Congress continues to find ways to steal our tax money and give it to the people with the least reason to spend it wisely. Lower… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Democracy’s cornerstone: A free press

Every time Trump proclaims something as “fake-news,” he is attacking truth and the free press. If anyone has a problem with the truth, it’s the… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Medicare-for-all applied to the environment | Letter

I would like to applaud Mr. Scannell’s letter in the Nov. 17 Kirkland Reporter supporting a Medicare-for-all health plan. I couldn’t agree more that free… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Council members pull a fast one over Houghton, Everest | Letter

Five members of the Kirkland City Council, Councilmembers Sweet, Marchione, Nixon and Arnold, and Mayor Walen, have pulled a fast one over the Houghton/Everest neighborhood… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017