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

‘Tis the season for sustainability | Guest editorial

Ready or not, the holidays are here! That means it’s time for friends, family, hot chocolate and, of course, gift giving. But with all that… Continue reading

Take precautions to prevent being a victim of theft | Guest editorial

Kirkland Police Chief Cherie Harris offers tips on how to protect yourself.

  • Nov 30, 2017
By Frank Shiers Jr.

To the State Supreme Court | Cartoon

Not all gifts are well received.

  • Nov 29, 2017
By Frank Shiers Jr.

Socialism won’t work for medical care

Mr. Scannell’s response, “Medicare-for-all makes sense,” (Kirkland reporter, Nov. 17) asserts that Mr. Jared’s letter was “lots of heat and no light” and “convulsive and… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2017

Reporter’s firsthand account of Kirkland CERT class

Former reporter shares her experiences with CERT training

Tackling teenage depression | Letter

Have you ever had depression, or do you know anyone that has felt this? Had that darkness creeping up your back while you struggled to… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017
Sam DeBord is 2017 president of Seattle King County REALTORS® and is a managing broker at Seattle Homes Group Coldwell Banker Danforth.

What tax reform means here at home

Tax reform proposals swirling around Washington, D.C. right now make some sweeping changes to the tax benefits that homeowners have come to depend on. For… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017
Sam DeBord is 2017 president of Seattle King County REALTORS® and is a managing broker at Seattle Homes Group Coldwell Banker Danforth.

On the issue of education | Letter

I’m a student of education, learning to teach in a top school, with a top-notch teacher and a solid, supportive administration. An early lesson is… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017

Sexual assault can happen to anyone | Letter

Since 1993, sexual violence has fallen 63 percent but it is still a huge problem.

  • Nov 20, 2017

Start spreading the news, not rumors | Letter

Frank Sinatra once sang, “Start spreading the news,” not “start spreading the rumors.” Not only are rumors untrue statements about other people, but they are… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving | Cartoon

Time to give thanks.

  • Nov 20, 2017

I believe we have a money-management problem | Letter

A letter on money management in state legislature.

  • Nov 16, 2017

Dems say GOP tax plan doesn’t add up for everyone

Rep. Suzan DelBene’s amendments to restore deductions, that the bill does away with, were rejected.

By Frank Shiers

A shift in power | Cartoon

What are your thoughts on the election results?… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017
By Frank Shiers

Promises kept: Reflecting on 45 years of serving our community | Guest editorial

By Bob Malte EvergreenHealth Forty-five years ago, the founders of EvergreenHealth made a promise to this community: “To work together to enrich the health and… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017