Opinion

The value of veterans | Guest editorial

In honor of Veterans Day, this column is dedicated to the men and women who served our country and now serve the Kirkland community.

  • Nov 9, 2019

The power of reliable power

Don C. Brunell is a regional columnist.

  • Nov 8, 2019

November is a great month to participate

KCLS will be holding public hearings next week.

Vote for Black |Letter

I am supporting Neal Black in his campaign for Kirkland City Council, Pos. 5. He’s been preparing for this role with his lifetime of work… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2019

Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors

The challenges of providing mental health services for communities of color.

ADUs are a short-sighted answer | Letter

I was disappointed after reading the stance of the candidates for Kirkland City Council on ADUs (accessory dwelling units) in our single-family neighborhoods. I am… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2019

Vote for I-976 | Letter

I urge you to vote for Initiative 976. We don’t need trains everywhere — just between densely populated areas and commuting routes. Train routes cost… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

Bliesner is a quality candidate | Letter

The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) school board position is one of most important roles a community member can hold, with the opportunity to increase,… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2019

Vote for Morgan | Letter

I am writing to support Martin Morgan for the Kirkland City Council. I support Martin because he is not a political climber. He is a… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Does Sound Transit realize the consequences of this do-over?

Pass or fail, Initiative 976 is a reminder of what critics most dislike about the regional agency.

Falcone is the smart choice | Letter

In the race for Kirkland City Council Pos. 6, Amy Falcone is the smart choice. Amy is a dedicated community volunteer, serving as co-chair of… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Falcone is the right choice | Letter

We are writing to recommend Amy Falcone for Kirkland City Council. As a former council member with 12 years of service and as active community… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors

What is it like to pursue a career in a language that is not your first?

Diverse programs serve diverse communities

Waste Management’s outreach programs make waste reduction and recycling accessible to everyone.

  • Oct 14, 2019

Adopt don’t shop | Letter

As two 16-year-old volunteers with Seattle Humane (SH), animal welfare has always been close to our hearts. Seeing the fantastic partnership between SH and retail… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Talk to your neighbors | Letter

In reply to “Give up now!” (Reporter, Sept. 27). Perhaps because I don’t watch cable news, I don’t understand how people are afraid to go… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Vote for Falcone | Letter

I am writing to support Amy Falcone for Kirkland City Council Pos. 6. As someone who volunteers extensively in Kirkland, I deeply value candidates I… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Do more for your community | Coming of age…again

This year’s Viva Volunteers Fair is set for Oct. 19.

  • Oct 10, 2019

Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors

Spending time in the outdoors has helped veteran Naomi Layco heal physically and mentally after serving in the U.S. Navy.

KCLS explores the artificial intelligence frontier

The library system will look at the feasibility of an AI application for library users.