Opinion

Arguments for sweets at school | Letter

Did you know that all students in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) aren’t allowed to bring sweets to school? Even for their birthdays? I… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

 

No reason to delay | Letter

I’m so bloody tired of this stupid talking point of “impeachment doesn’t remove him.” No, a House vote doesn’t remove the president. Months of open… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

 

Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors

How a program at Mercer Island High School is helping students affect social change.

 

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

Critical time for the planet | Letter

This is in response to Mr. Eirich’s letter on May 17 regarding Gov. Jay Inslee’s clean energy policy. Mr. Eirich, to set the record straight,… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

A step backward | Letter

Rep. Suzan DelBene announced in her email newsletter that she “proudly voted” for HR 5, also called the “Equality Act.” This act is misnamed. Women… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

A tone deaf Legislature | Letter

The headline should have been “Legislators stole $900 M for the affluent Eastside” (Reporter, May 10) While Washington taxpayers (including many Eastsiders) are feeling the… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

With Palumbo out, capital gains tax gets real for Democrats

His successor could be the vote leaders need. But with elections in 2020, tax may be off the table.

Art shows that ‘creativity is ageless’

The upcoming art show at Merrill Gardens will run from June 6-28

  • May 30, 2019

‘If I can do it, they can do it’ | Windows and Mirrors

Lori Matsukawa’s lasting legacy on Asian American journalists.

Thank you Hiruko | Letter

Ashley Hiruko’s detailed story (“Susan’s quest for justice and the civil legal system dilemma”) in your May17 edition deserves a huge “thank you.” This is… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

An eye opener | Letter

I was quite taken by the article “Susan’s quest for justice, the civil legal system dilemma” which appeared in the Reporter on May 17. It… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Thank you residents | Letter

We would like to thank the residents of Kirkland for their generous support of the new Eastside shelter for women and families experiencing homelessness. The… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019

Upon further review, EPA wants to redo water quality rules

Feds say they’ll use what the state submitted in 2016 even though they’re no longer the state’s faves.

Best Buddies include everyone | Windows and Mirrors

North Creek’s new club this year works to promote inclusion and helps students make friends and connections.

The saga of Trump | Letter

Here is another installment in the saga of Trump. Just because Trump’s initials are DJ, it doesn’t mean we have to hear his rhetoric and… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2019

An ineffective leader | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee was an ineffective member of Congress, as well as our governor. Why would anyone consider him for a presidential candidate? Most Americans… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2019

Changing habits | Letter

Thank you for including the waste reduction article in the May 10 issue. I think we have to take many suggestions one step further and… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019

Appearances: Misleading? | From Kirkland to Quito

For Americans, houses in Ecuador have a confusing mix of socioeconomic signals.

  • May 15, 2019

In state House, one historic era ends and another begins

Chopp is out as speaker. Lovick is in, and already dealing with next steps in two investigations.