Opinion

Only the names have changed | Letter

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
Only the names have changed | Letter
To expel or not to expel Matt Shea, that may be the question

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.

To expel or not to expel Matt Shea, that may be the question
Police shouldn’t become nannies | Letter

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
Police shouldn’t become nannies | Letter
More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

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

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors
This week in letters: Kirkland Summerfest, right to bear arms

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
This week in letters: Kirkland Summerfest, right to bear arms
State’s new voting system passes key test

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

State’s new voting system passes key test
Got your grill on?

Got your grill on?

Hot coals – great for burgers, bad for garbage.

  • Aug 12, 2019
Got your grill on?

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
Integral to this country | Letter

Integral to this country | Letter

On Aug. 2, Mr. Roger Clarke-Johnson’s letter (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Aug. 2) argued President Trump was not racist in his tweet about legislators known as “The… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019
Integral to this country | Letter
Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors

Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors

“The Art of Alzheimer’s” features work by artists who have Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia.

Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors
Publisher’s decision to limit eBook access is bad news for library patrons

Publisher’s decision to limit eBook access is bad news for library patrons

What’s at stake is the issue of digital equity and access.

Publisher’s decision to limit eBook access is bad news for library patrons

Viewing Alzheimer’s through compassionate eyes | Coming of Age…Again

There are 110,000 people in Washington who have Alzheimer’s disease, and the number keeps rising.

  • Aug 2, 2019
Responses to Windows and Mirrors column | Letters

Responses to Windows and Mirrors column | Letters

Pak is one-sided and grim I am writing in response to an article written by Samantha Pak on July 26. Ms. Pak writes about people… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2019
Responses to Windows and Mirrors column | Letters
Primary election is Aug. 6 | Letters

Primary election is Aug. 6 | Letters

Vote ‘yes’ to EvergreenHealth’s Prop. 1 Please vote to approve the revised Prop. 1 for EvergreenHealth to provide much-needed upgrades to your 50-year-old community hospital.… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019
Primary election is Aug. 6 | Letters
Love for all our neighbors | Letter

Love for all our neighbors | Letter

Throughout the month of June, the pride flag flew proudly above City Hall, at Marina Park and at many businesses and homes throughout Kirkland. On… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2019
Love for all our neighbors | Letter
Weird city thinking | Letter

Weird city thinking | Letter

The city of Kirkland has a reputation for a labyrinthine permitting and zoning process. I guess it must be well deserved when I observe the… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2019
Weird city thinking | Letter
Great customer service | Letter

Great customer service | Letter

I am writing to praise the city of Kirkland for the new free app “Our Kirkland.” I have requested three items (graffiti cover up at… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019
Great customer service | Letter
Some clarification | Letter

Some clarification | Letter

I am writing in response to the letter the Reporter published from Mark Schlienz on July 12. There were several statements that need correcting. Mark… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019
Some clarification | Letter
Reporter publishes new letters policy

Reporter publishes new letters policy

Letters policy is meant to provide direction and transparency.

  • Jul 25, 2019
Reporter publishes new letters policy
We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors

We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors

The effects Trump’s words can have on us.

We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors