Opinion

‘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

Science fair needs support | Letter

The Central Sound Regional Science and Engineering Fair (CSRSEF) has been an annual event at Bellevue College for 10 years, serving high school students from… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2020

Insensitive remark by Sen. Kuderer | Letter

Many were shocked to learn Sen. Patty Kuderer’s remark in a committee, as seen in a TVW in a Jan. 17 video when she used… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2020
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Courtesy image

Former Kirkland mayor put service above self

These officials and many others served with distinction even on the occasions when you disagreed with them.

Policy fights, political tension loom for state lawmakers

A 60-day session begins Monday. They’ll tackle car tabs, homelessness and whether to expel Matt Shea.

United Methodist Church: To split or not to split | Windows and Mirrors

Local clergy from Eastside United Methodist Churches weigh in on the church’s future regarding LGBTQ+ inclusion.

Twenty recycling resolutions for 2020 | Guest editorial

It’s a new year – the perfect time to reflect on our sustainability goals and refresh our recycling habits! This year, especially for Kirkland residents,… Continue reading

Unlocking Kirkland’s housing diversity | Guest editorial

By Rodney Rutherford Special to the Reporter We’ve seen a lot of new housing in Kirkland. But as employment grows, the demand for housing grows… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2020

Congress must end surprise billing — in a fair and reasonable way | Guest editorial

The state Legislature recently passed an act that eliminates protects patients from surprise medical billing.

  • Jan 6, 2020
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Despite ruling on Public Records Act, we need to keep a close eye on Olympia

Washington Supreme Court upholds that state legislators are subject to the Public Records Act.

  • Jan 2, 2020
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Kiwanis tree lot a huge success | Letter

Kiwanis tree lot a huge success The Kirkland community and surrounding neighborhoods came through once again this year in its support of the Kiwanis Club… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2020

Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors

Talk Time classes allow English language learners to practice their speaking and conversation skills.