Opinion

Cultural misappropriation | Letter

On Saturday Nov. 2, families were invited to partake in a screening of Pixar’s “Coco,” sip hot chocolate, and enjoy face painting, among other activities.… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

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.