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Do you support Kirkland’s legislative agenda? | Letters

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
Do you support Kirkland’s legislative agenda? | Letters
Science fair needs support | Letter

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
Science fair needs support | Letter
Insensitive remark by Sen. Kuderer | Letter

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
Insensitive remark by Sen. Kuderer | Letter
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Former Kirkland mayor put service above self

Former Kirkland mayor put service above self

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

Former Kirkland mayor put service above self
Policy fights, political tension loom for state lawmakers

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.

Policy fights, political tension loom for state lawmakers
United Methodist Church: To split or not to split | Windows and Mirrors

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.

United Methodist Church: To split or not to split | Windows and Mirrors
Twenty recycling resolutions for 2020 | Guest editorial

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

Twenty recycling resolutions for 2020 | Guest editorial

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

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
Congress must end surprise billing — in a fair and reasonable way | Guest editorial
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 | 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
Kiwanis tree lot a huge success | Letter
Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors

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.

Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors
Rifts, not gifts: Habib, Republican senators at odds this holiday season

Rifts, not gifts: Habib, Republican senators at odds this holiday season

OLYMPIA — Stuck on what gifts to give Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib and Republican state senators this holiday season? Consider one present they can unwrap… Continue reading

Rifts, not gifts: Habib, Republican senators at odds this holiday season
Go green, don’t be a Grinch — holiday waste reduction

Go green, don’t be a Grinch — holiday waste reduction

Some tips on how to reduce waste this holiday season.

Go green, don’t be a Grinch — holiday waste reduction
Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors

Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors

The Neurodiversity Navigators program at Bellevue College offers various services to students who are on the autism spectrum.

Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors
Taking time to say thank you to our supporters

Taking time to say thank you to our supporters

As the holidays approach, I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to King County residents for making KCLS one of the… Continue reading

Taking time to say thank you to our supporters
Property tax relief for seniors, veterans coming in the new year

Property tax relief for seniors, veterans coming in the new year

A new law will help many seniors by raising the property tax exemption limit in King County from $40,000 to $58,423.

  • Dec 11, 2019
Property tax relief for seniors, veterans coming in the new year
Keep our waterfront parks clean | Letter

Keep our waterfront parks clean | Letter

Keep our waterfront parks clean I read with interest the article in the Nov. 1 issue of the Kirkland Reporter on the city’s campaign for… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019
Keep our waterfront parks clean | Letter
Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

It’s been a year since the Menchie’s incident and here is what the city of Kirkland has been working on since then.

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors