Opinion

This week in letters: Kirkland Summerfest, right to bear arms

Thousands of asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras — some of the most dangerous places on Earth (especially for women and children) —… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2019

 

State’s new voting system passes key test

Whew. The primary (on Aug. 6) marked the electoral debut of VoteWa, and the sparkling new statewide election management system didn’t crash or suffer a… Continue reading

 

Got your grill on?

Hot coals – great for burgers, bad for garbage.

  • Aug 12, 2019

 

Route 255 changes with the times | Coming of age…again

The most cost-effective way to use this new, integrated service is to have an ORCA card.

  • Aug 12, 2019

Integral to this country | Letter

On Aug. 2, Mr. Roger Clarke-Johnson’s letter (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Aug. 2) argued President Trump was not racist in his tweet about legislators known as “The… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors

“The Art of Alzheimer’s” features work by artists who have Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia.

Publisher’s decision to limit eBook access is bad news for library patrons

What’s at stake is the issue of digital equity and access.

Viewing Alzheimer’s through compassionate eyes | Coming of Age…Again

There are 110,000 people in Washington who have Alzheimer’s disease, and the number keeps rising.

  • Aug 2, 2019

Responses to Windows and Mirrors column | Letters

Pak is one-sided and grim I am writing in response to an article written by Samantha Pak on July 26. Ms. Pak writes about people… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2019

Primary election is Aug. 6 | Letters

Vote ‘yes’ to EvergreenHealth’s Prop. 1 Please vote to approve the revised Prop. 1 for EvergreenHealth to provide much-needed upgrades to your 50-year-old community hospital.… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019

Love for all our neighbors | Letter

Throughout the month of June, the pride flag flew proudly above City Hall, at Marina Park and at many businesses and homes throughout Kirkland. On… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2019

Weird city thinking | Letter

The city of Kirkland has a reputation for a labyrinthine permitting and zoning process. I guess it must be well deserved when I observe the… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2019

Great customer service | Letter

I am writing to praise the city of Kirkland for the new free app “Our Kirkland.” I have requested three items (graffiti cover up at… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Some clarification | Letter

I am writing in response to the letter the Reporter published from Mark Schlienz on July 12. There were several statements that need correcting. Mark… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Reporter publishes new letters policy

Letters policy is meant to provide direction and transparency.

  • Jul 25, 2019

We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors

The effects Trump’s words can have on us.

Delegating isn’t legislating | Letter

Think that Washington voters successfully legalized the cannabis industry? You’d be wrong. On April 17, three un-elected bureaucrats appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee, known as… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

Spending on female empowerment | Letter

In these past few years, I’ve been encouraged with how much focus is put on female empowerment in the United States. However, I feel that… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

#NeverAgainIsNow | Letter

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is inflicting countless means of physical and psychological torture on individuals and communities. People are literally dying at the… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2019

KCLS forges partnerships for broader public benefit

Partnerships make it possible for KCLS to serve a broader range of people, while stretching tax dollars.