Opinion

Support police with resources

People around our region were glued to a TV, picked up a newspaper or surfed the internet to find out details about the recent murders… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2009
Editorial cartoon for the week of Dec. 9.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon for the week of Dec. 9.… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2009
Editorial cartoon for the week of Dec. 9.
Terence Goldberg

Father of fallen firefighter extends thanks to Kirkland Fire Department

This is a story of warmth, camaraderie, brotherhood/sisterhood, admiration, responsibility, loyalty, respect and all the things we all wish for but few have. It is,… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2009
Terence Goldberg
Tradition: Bonds and Levies
Tradition: Bonds and Levies

Time to put an end to the Google intrusion

Eighty years ago, in a dissenting opinion opposing a Supreme Court decision that supported warrantless wiretapping by federal agents, Justice Louis Brandeis suggested that our… Continue reading

Suburban Sarah
Suburban Sarah

Start of something new in city politics

It was refreshing to hear the good ideas that came out of the recent neighborhood meeting in Juanita, ideas that are needed to improve the… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2009
Cartoon for the week of Wednesday
Cartoon for the week of Wednesday

Tim Eyman responds to failure of I-1033

Jack Fagan, Mike Fagan, and I co-sponsored Initiative 1033 and worked hard for the past year advocating for it because we firmly believe in its… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2009
Medical Marijuana

Washington State should decriminalize marijuana

By Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Wellesand Toby NixonOnce again, the annual Hempfest drew tens of thousands to parks along Seattle’s waterfront this past summer. In its mission… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2009
Medical Marijuana
Tax hikes
Tax hikes

Election results protect quality of life

Voters spoke loud and clear in the general election.Across the state, Tim Eyman’s Initiative 1033 failed (by big margins) and Referendum 71, which extends rights… Continue reading

Editorial | A cohesive council for road ahead

By a landslide, voters got what they asked for – the possibility of a stable Kirkland City Council to guide the city through the next… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2009

Selection of a new city manager

There will be a few things left over before some of the Kirkland City Council members leave office. They will have to adopt a budget.… Continue reading

Swine flu panic.
Swine flu panic.
Cartoon for the week of Oct. 28.

Editorial cartoon

Cartoon for the week of Oct. 28.… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2009
Cartoon for the week of Oct. 28.

Guiding your child through the ads and fads

From steroid-using athletes to celebrities who bounce between clubs and rehab, today’s role models can leave a lot to be desired. It seems the greater… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2009

Remembering Kirkland icon Chuck Morgan

Chuck Morgan did not leave a footprint in Kirkland – he left many.He left so many, in fact, that the former Eastside Journal publisher was… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2009
Cartoon for the week of Nov. 4.

Cartoon for the week of Nov. 4

Cartoon for the week of Nov. 4… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2009
Cartoon for the week of Nov. 4.

Happy green Halloween

A column by Katie SalinasAll of a sudden it seems pumpkins and goblins have silently rolled or crept into the middle of just about every… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2009