Opinion

Big Oil’s ‘Kool-Aid’ | Letter

Voters drank Big Oil’s “Kool-Aid” on Nov. 6 and rejected Initiative 1631. It goes to show that money can still buy elections. Big Oil spent… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2018

 

For unsolvable problems | Letter

For unsolvable problems The key to solving any problem is to understand what it is, to identify its cause and source, and to recognize whether… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

 

Non-addictive pain management | Letter

Dear high school student, If you get your wisdom teeth removed, take a combination of Tylenol and Advil (or generic brands) to relieve pain after… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

 

A reverse mortgage may save the family home | Coming of Age… Again

The federal government has a program in place to help seniors through this process.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Hate has no home here | Letter

Recently it was brought to my attention that fliers promoting racism and intolerance have been posted in our community. On behalf of the City Council,… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

A faithful response to hate | Letter

In response to the fliers recently posted in the Kirkland area by supporters of a neo-Nazi group, the clergy of the Greater Kirkland Ecumenical Parish… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

What happens when we believe | Windows and Mirrors

How an unlikely group of teenagers achieved success through the support of their community.

Proposition 1 will make Kirkland schools safer | Guest editorial

Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen and LWSD board member Cassandra Sage voice their support for Kirkland’s Prop. 1.

  • Oct 25, 2018

Vote yes on I-1631 | Letter

I will be voting for I-1631, which will “charge pollution fees on sources of greenhouse gas pollutants, and use the revenue to reduce pollution, promote… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

Vote no on Initiative 1639 | Letter

As a woman, and a legal professional who assists women in domestic violence cases, I urge voters to vote no on Initiative 1639. I-1639 is… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2018

When we ban books | Windows and Mirrors

What message does it send when certain stories are censored?

Heartless and clueless | Letter

Most of America can’t believe we have a president that is not respected by most Americans and most ofthe rest of the world. When is… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

Trump should stand up for public lands / Letter

When Donald Trump was elected president, sportsmen had high hopes that the president and his cabinet would commit to, in President Trump’s words, “honoring the… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

I am going all in on Initiative 1631 / Guest column

As a physician, few things are more gut-wrenching than watching a patient struggle to breathe. But the growing pollution in our air means more of… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Kudos for running thoughtful letter / Letters

Orchids to John Scannell for his well-written letter in your Oct. 5 edition. Another bouquet to the Reporter for printing it. Too soon we will… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Proposition 1 will focus on property crimes | Letter

Kirkland is proposing an important measure to advance public safety services in the city. The measure contains several items that specifically address safety concerns we… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2018

Kavanaugh should be rejected | Letter

I find Republican caviling at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings baffling. For just a moment, let us set aside the allegations that the Supreme Court nominee… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2018

Having a ‘best friend’ ready to help you manage – powers of attorney | Coming of Age…Again

A power of attorney is easy to create and get signed but it can be abused.

  • Oct 3, 2018

Concerns regarding Bridle Trails growth | Letter

We live north of the Bridle Trails Shopping Center and we would like to convey our concerns with the proposed zoning plan for the center.… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2018

This is the Eastside: Stories welcome | Windows and Mirrors

This new column will focus on highlighting the stories of the underrepresented populations on the Eastside.