Opinion

Additional investments by the Legislature would be money well spent | Goings and Murray

Each year, graduates from Cascadia College and Lake Washington Institute of Technology…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

 

Members of our community need to stay active against hate | Letter

There is no question, our area is becoming a less welcoming place…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

 

City of Bothell working on parking woes, stalls available in city hall | Letter

Kristin Eis wrote recently about the parking issues in downtown Bothell. We…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

 

A love letter to Kenmore | Letter

We moved to Kenmore 18 years ago. Our first born was three…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

Open spaces vs. city governments | Letter

We are seeing more and more clambering for the preservation of open…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

Sound Transit to meet with Snohomish, King and Pierce counties tomorrow | Cornfield

OLYMPIA — This could be interesting. Thursday afternoon directors of Sound Transit…

Snohomish County sheriff issues statement on DHS ICE detainer report

Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary issued the following statement yesterday: Monday, the…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Trump don’t care | Letter

The current plan of Republicans in Congress (what I call “Trump Don’t…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

New suggested Sound Transit logo | Cartoon

New suggested Sound Transit logo | Cartoon - Frank Shiers

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Honor our values and create stronger communities | Letter

Through my six years and two deployments with the U.S. Navy, I…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Howard Schultz to step down from Starbucks | Cartoon

Howard Schultz to step down from Starbucks | Cartoon for March 20…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Something needs to be done about parking in downtown Bothell | Letter

I want the city to take notice that something needs to be…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Call your representatives, let them know your thoughts on ACA replacement | Letter

John Barnett’s warning about the new health care bill, the American Health…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Taxation issues with ST3 for land owners in unincorporated areas persist | Cornfield

Everyone understands the problem. No one opposes the solution. Yet today owners…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Healthcare bill would drive up costs for older Americans | Letter

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are considering a bill that would drive up…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

We need to close loopholes, fix our upside down tax code | Letter

I’m a longtime resident of Washington’s 1st Legislative District, and this week…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Scientists recommend $414 million increase in Alzheimer’s research | Letter

The Alzheimer’s Association’s 2017 Facts and Figures report found a soaring prevalence,…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Every time I break one, votes come out | Cartoon

Every time I break one, votes come out | Cartoon for March…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Keep the Shelton View Forest natural for all of us | Letter

I am writing you folks regarding the ongoing process of trying to…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Why can’t we say no to this? | Cartoon

Why can’t we say no to this? | Cartoon for March 13…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

King County Ripoff | Cartoon

King County Ripoff | Cartoon for March 10 - Frank Shiers

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Tell your legislators to full fund education | Letter

It’s time for our legislators to do the job they were sent…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Millennials want to do better than parents in diet, lifestyle | Gustafson

Millennials, those who reached adulthood at the beginning of this century, are…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Millennials you need to use your voice to save our parks | Letter

Hey Little Screens of Salish Sea Country – all you millennials and…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Republicans, Rossi bring long-time conservative issues to Senate floor | Cornfield

As the ruling majority in the state Senate, Republicans can bring up…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

We need to talk about pot | Cartoon

We need to talk about pot | Cartoon for March 6 -…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Construction signage in Bothell is a mess | Letter

I live in Kirkland but am in Bothell or pass through Bothell…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

The Hangar is a great addition to Kenmore | Letter

The new town square building (the Hangar) will be a great addition…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Report on local consequences of repealing healthcare law released | Rep. DelBene

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released a congressional report Friday on the devastating…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Respectfully agreeing to disagree | Letter

Elections are a great example of the liberty we enjoy, and help…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Electors to contest fines for not voting for Clinton | Cornfield

OLYMPIA — The next episode in a political drama sparked by President…

Death penalty bill | Cartoon

Death penalty bill | Cartoon for Feb. 27 - Frank Shiers

  • Feb 27th, 2017

Let’s preserve Shelton View Forest | Letter

My husband and I so appreciate Catherine Krummey’s article on Shelton View…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

Celebrating 75 years of library stories | KCLS

The earliest “library story” I remember is the summer reading program at…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

Reporter cartoon about Trump is hypocritical | Letter

Hypocrites! I voted for President Trump. I consider this (the Reporter cartoon…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

Washington state laws will continue to protect transgender students | State superintendent

The following is a release from the Office of the Superintendent of…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Preserve Shelton View Forest in Bothell | Letter

Thank you for last week’s article about Shelton View Forest. I live…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

Pres. Trump travel ban to King County | Cartoon

Pres. Trump travel ban to King County | Cartoon for Feb. 21…

  • Feb 21st, 2017

How to be an all-star recycler: Focus on the basics to win big | Metzler

You’ve got the fundamentals down. There are two containers in the kitchen…

  • Feb 21st, 2017

Mercer Island and the Department of Transportation | Cartoon

Mercer Island and the Department of Transportation | Cartoon for Feb. 20…

  • Feb 20th, 2017