Opinion

Encouraging innovation | Letter

Earlier this year, I had a kidney transplant and it changed my life. I was diagnosed with lupus at 19 and for years, I battled… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019

My Jewish new year’s resolution | Guest editorial

Rosh Hashanah is not just the first day of the new year. It’s a day for Jews to renew their commitment to God.

  • Sep 25, 2019

Give up now! | Letter

I believe that our forefathers didn’t pass the Second Amendment to our Constitution with the idea of every day there would be a mass killing… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2019

Where have the ospreys gone? | Letter

For years I have watched a pair of ospreys raise chicks in a nest on top of the cell tower across the street from the… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2019

That entangled meme | Letter

Thanks to Sherman Peters (Reporter, Sept. 6) readers were fed glib history. In particular, six million is a decided upon number, not substantiated by fact.… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019

How recycling moved me from the Sunshine State to the Evergreen State | Guest editorial

Even with a background in the waste industry, Morgan Romero realized during her internship that there is always more to learn.

  • Sep 19, 2019

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Eastside for All has launched to focus on race and social justice advocacy.

A nation of laws | Letter

In the United States, which has a population of about 330 million people, 55 law enforcement officers died of felonious acts in 2018, according to… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

Investment in student success | Guest editorial

Since the recession, community and technical colleges have experienced more than a decade of budget cuts.

  • Sep 13, 2019

Nos vemos – see you soon, Ecuador | From Kirkland to Quito

Emma Tremblay’s final column as she has returned to Kirkland.

  • Sep 12, 2019

Zucchini anyone? | Guest editorial

Plan now to turn garden overflow into healthy, economical meals – and reduce waste.

  • Sep 6, 2019

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

What do we not know about the history of the human race?

Only the names have changed | Letter

Sept. 1 marked 80 years since Hitler invaded Poland and started World War II. Three years later, he launched the Holocaust that murdered six million… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2019

To expel or not to expel Matt Shea, that may be the question

Results of a private investigation could put the fate of GOP lawmaker in front of the House in 2020.

Police shouldn’t become nannies | Letter

I am tired of police accountability; what about public accountability? Nowhere in the thousands of words in articles devoted to police accountability have I ever… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2019

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to become a U.S. citizen?

This week in letters: Kirkland Summerfest, right to bear arms

Thousands of asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras — some of the most dangerous places on Earth (especially for women and children) —… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2019

State’s new voting system passes key test

Whew. The primary (on Aug. 6) marked the electoral debut of VoteWa, and the sparkling new statewide election management system didn’t crash or suffer a… Continue reading

Got your grill on?

Hot coals – great for burgers, bad for garbage.

  • Aug 12, 2019

Route 255 changes with the times | Coming of age…again

The most cost-effective way to use this new, integrated service is to have an ORCA card.

  • Aug 12, 2019