Opinion

Thank you grocery store clerks

Recognizing the sacrifices of our unsung essential workforce.

  • Mar 30, 2020

 

Now is the time to be kind to each other | Windows and Mirrors

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, it is important for us to be there for others in our communities.

 

To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

By Patrick Grubb, Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Governor Jay Inslee has been forceful in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic because our state is the nation’s hotbed… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2020

 

Libraries are the place to go according to poll

Library will host short film festival on March 20.

  • Mar 16, 2020

A way to keep us healthy | Letter

A problem has occurred recently that I would like to address. On Feb. 28, there was a person who had attended our school’s science fair/art… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2020

Events and new resources blossom for older adults this spring | Coming of age…again

While we may work out, run, walk or bicycle to exercise and stay “fit,” exercising our brain is a bit more complex.

  • Mar 12, 2020

We need to think before we act | Windows and Mirrors

As coronavirus has led to xenophobia and racism against Asians, we should all stop and think before acting on our biases.

Gov. Inslee is cordially invited to Kirkland, Eastside

We need the governor here to know we’re a priority, not in Olympia or on cable news channels.

  • Mar 3, 2020

Protecting our community from COVID-19 | Guest editorial

A message from Kirkland’s mayor and city manager following coronavirus-related deaths.

  • Mar 3, 2020

This Boeing deal could have ‘clawbacks’ in the ‘snap-back’

The company wants a tax break temporarily repealed. Some don’t want to give it back without new conditions.

The state has too much money and it’s a problem

With revenues rising, budget writers are going to get lots of requests on how to spend it

Bike lanes are foofoo and ageist | Letter

In “‘It’s about to get real’: Construction on Totem Lake Connector Bridge to begin this year,” (Reporter, Jan. 29), Kirkland plans to build a bike-pedestrian… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2020

‘We can do the right thing’ | Windows and Mirrors

Clarence Moriwaki shares how we can stand up for each other and not have history repeat itself.

The continuing disgrace of Trump | Letter

I can’t believe that President Donald Trump can really ever look at himself in the mirror without the mirror breaking or shattering. I can’t really… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2020

KCLS: Much to celebrate from 2019 and in the year ahead

A column from the King County Library System.

Five reasons to love your recycling driver | Guest editorial

Maybe this year, consider that person who makes your life easier and helps keep our community clean, green, and safe all year long.

Fall in love but don’t fall down| Coming of Age…Again

Here are a few simple suggestions to help find the right balance to keep safe.

  • Feb 11, 2020
Clyde Ford speaks at Bellevue First United Methodist Church. One of the things he spoke about was how other countries have approached the topic of race and racism. Samantha Pak/staff photo

We need to, but how do we talk about race? | Windows and Mirrors

Racism is still an issue in this country. How can we have constructive conversations to move forward and heal?

Clyde Ford speaks at Bellevue First United Methodist Church. One of the things he spoke about was how other countries have approached the topic of race and racism. Samantha Pak/staff photo

Do you support Kirkland’s legislative agenda? | Letters

The city just released its legislative agenda, which can be found in detail on the city’s website. Do you want higher property taxes? The city… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2020