Opinion

Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

When enjoying the great outdoors, continue to socially distance and be aware of how else COVID-19 has changed our world.

  • May 7, 2020
Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

We are all in this together | Coming of age…again

How can we, as neighbors, help each other?

  • Apr 24, 2020
Earth Month 2020 and COVID-19: Caring for the planet and each other

Earth Month 2020 and COVID-19: Caring for the planet and each other

Here are some ways to minimize your carbon footprint and protect the planet amid the pandemic.

Earth Month 2020 and COVID-19: Caring for the planet and each other
KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS has expanding its online resources so patrons can continue to learn, build skills, stay entertained and remain mentally and physically active amid the pandemic.

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons
The true meaning of community | Guest editorial

The true meaning of community | Guest editorial

LWTech president Dr. Amy Morrison reflects on how the COVID-19 outbreak has brought the community together.

  • Apr 22, 2020
The true meaning of community | Guest editorial
Deserving respect for being human | Windows and Mirrors

Deserving respect for being human | Windows and Mirrors

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Asians and Asian Americans have been targeted. Here’s what’s been happening on the Eastside.

Deserving respect for being human | Windows and Mirrors
Thank you grocery store clerks

Thank you grocery store clerks

Recognizing the sacrifices of our unsung essential workforce.

  • Mar 30, 2020
Thank you grocery store clerks
Now is the time to be kind to each other | Windows and Mirrors

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.

Now is the time to be kind to each other | Windows and Mirrors
To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

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
To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful
Libraries are the place to go according to poll

Libraries are the place to go according to poll

Library will host short film festival on March 20.

  • Mar 16, 2020
Libraries are the place to go according to poll
A way to keep us healthy | Letter

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
A way to keep us healthy | Letter

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

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.

We need to think before we act | Windows and Mirrors
Gov. Inslee is cordially invited to Kirkland, Eastside

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
Gov. Inslee is cordially invited to Kirkland, Eastside
Protecting our community from COVID-19 | Guest editorial

Protecting our community from COVID-19 | Guest editorial

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

  • Mar 3, 2020
Protecting our community from COVID-19 | Guest editorial
This Boeing deal could have ‘clawbacks’ in the ‘snap-back’

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.

This Boeing deal could have ‘clawbacks’ in the ‘snap-back’
The state has too much money and it’s a problem

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

The state has too much money and it’s a problem
Bike lanes are foofoo and ageist | Letter

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
Bike lanes are foofoo and ageist | Letter
‘We can do the right thing’ | Windows and Mirrors

‘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.

‘We can do the right thing’ | Windows and Mirrors
The continuing disgrace of Trump | Letter

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
The continuing disgrace of Trump | Letter