Opinion

Spending on female empowerment | Letter

Spending on female empowerment | Letter

In these past few years, I’ve been encouraged with how much focus is put on female empowerment in the United States. However, I feel that… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019
Spending on female empowerment | Letter
#NeverAgainIsNow | Letter

#NeverAgainIsNow | Letter

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is inflicting countless means of physical and psychological torture on individuals and communities. People are literally dying at the… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2019
#NeverAgainIsNow | Letter
KCLS forges partnerships for broader public benefit

KCLS forges partnerships for broader public benefit

Partnerships make it possible for KCLS to serve a broader range of people, while stretching tax dollars.

KCLS forges partnerships for broader public benefit
Loss of neighborly community | Letter

Loss of neighborly community | Letter

When I was young, neighbors gathered together just once a year to light fireworks on the street corner and create their own 4th of July… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019
Loss of neighborly community | Letter
Shut up or put up | Letter

Shut up or put up | Letter

There have been many of President Donald Trump’s cronies that have gone in front of congressional committees and on the Russian probe and have been… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019
Shut up or put up | Letter
The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors

The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors

The 2020 Census is coming and that can greatly affect everything from government representation and federal funding.

The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors
Recycling right in Kirkland

Recycling right in Kirkland

Waste Management Recycle Corps interns on the job help build recycling muscle memory.

  • Jul 1, 2019
Recycling right in Kirkland
Proud to be themselves | Windows and Mirrors

Proud to be themselves | Windows and Mirrors

June is Pride month and PFLAG Bellevue Eastside has been supporting the local LGBTQ+ community since 1996.

Proud to be themselves | Windows and Mirrors
From Eastside to East Coast | Reporter’s Notebook

From Eastside to East Coast | Reporter’s Notebook

Reporter Kailan Manandic bids farewell to the Eastside for new adventures in Boston.

  • Jun 27, 2019
From Eastside to East Coast | Reporter’s Notebook
Addressing closures of Juanita Beach | Guest editorial

Addressing closures of Juanita Beach | Guest editorial

How does Kirkland address water quality issues at Juanita Beach?

  • Jun 26, 2019
Addressing closures of Juanita Beach | Guest editorial
In the hands of voters | Letter

In the hands of voters | Letter

Every voter in the state of Washington should be furious with the legislature for taking away I-200, a law passed by the voters of this… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019
In the hands of voters | Letter
The sustainable summer picnic

The sustainable summer picnic

Three easy steps for an eco-conscious outing.

  • Jun 20, 2019
The sustainable summer picnic
Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow

Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow

A monthly column about King County libraries.

Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow
Arguments for sweets at school | Letter

Arguments for sweets at school | Letter

Did you know that all students in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) aren’t allowed to bring sweets to school? Even for their birthdays? I… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019
Arguments for sweets at school | Letter
No reason to delay | Letter

No reason to delay | Letter

I’m so bloody tired of this stupid talking point of “impeachment doesn’t remove him.” No, a House vote doesn’t remove the president. Months of open… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019
No reason to delay | Letter
Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors

Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors

How a program at Mercer Island High School is helping students affect social change.

Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors
Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws
Critical time for the planet | Letter

Critical time for the planet | Letter

This is in response to Mr. Eirich’s letter on May 17 regarding Gov. Jay Inslee’s clean energy policy. Mr. Eirich, to set the record straight,… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019
Critical time for the planet | Letter
A step backward | Letter

A step backward | Letter

Rep. Suzan DelBene announced in her email newsletter that she “proudly voted” for HR 5, also called the “Equality Act.” This act is misnamed. Women… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019
A step backward | Letter
A tone deaf Legislature | Letter

A tone deaf Legislature | Letter

The headline should have been “Legislators stole $900 M for the affluent Eastside” (Reporter, May 10) While Washington taxpayers (including many Eastsiders) are feeling the… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019
A tone deaf Legislature | Letter