Opinion

KCLS unveils its Best Books for 2017

Have you read any of the books on the list?

  • Dec 15, 2017

 

When will Bothell’s Main Street construction end? | Letter

This resident sees no end in sight for the project.

  • Dec 14, 2017

 

Stop bringing down special needs kids | Letter

Will, a special needs boy who walks to Beca’s Brew, a coffee stand in Bothell, every day, helps with the coffee shop, and waves at… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

 

The benefits of eating less meat | Letter

We are ruining our ecosystem, and it’s not just by cars and airplanes and other transportation. In fact, the farming industry creates most of the… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

The sixth mass extinction is underway | Letter

Mammals, birds, and amphibians are currently becoming extinct at rates comparable to the previous five mass extinctions when cataclysmic forces had taken out a vast… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017
By Frank Shiers

Inslee 2020? | Cartoon

Do you think Gov. Jay Inslee has his sights on the other Washington?… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017
By Frank Shiers

On the more subtle forms of discrimination | Guest editorial

By Kathy Lambert King County Council Many people are speaking out about inappropriate physical contact and remarks in the workplace. They are to be commended… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2017

Fight for the millions of Americans living with Alzheimer’s | Letter

Alzheimer’s is the most expensive disease in the United States.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Help reduce the risk of texting and driving | Letter

You should never, ever check your phone is while you are driving.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Sex trafficking in King County | Letter

We can do something about this.

  • Dec 7, 2017

Democracy’s cornerstone: A free press

Every time Trump proclaims something as “fake-news,” he is attacking truth and the free press. If anyone has a problem with the truth, it’s the… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

No response from county and state legislators | Letter to the editor

On May 28 of this year I sent an email to my King County Council Rep. Rod Dembowski regarding taxes, ST3 and various other concerns… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

Answer the call to action | Letter

How many people in the audience can say that you or someone you know has been shot at? Or how many of you know how… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

Support for sexual assault survivors | Letter to the editor

What once was a normal life changed in an instance. In the hot summer month of August, when the birds fly high and the sun… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

We need more respect for our soldiers and veterans | Letter to the editor

How would you feel if you risked your life and came home to hatred and disrespect? Today I am here to talk to everyone about… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

Homelessness In Washington | Letter to the editor

Washington State’s homelessness rate grew last year. Nearly 22,000 homeless people were counted during January’s annual tally. The rate of homelessness continues to increase because,… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

Stop 405 tolls | Letter to the editor

Vast gloomy skies greet thousands of white exhaust clouds. A sea of colorful steel inches forward. Off to the left, few vehicles zip by the… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

King County Library System: Devoted to lifelong learning | Guest editorial

Most of us who love libraries share a simple philosophy: Never stop learning. And why would we? The joy of learning and the knowledge gained… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017
Sam DeBord is 2017 president of Seattle King County REALTORS® and is a managing broker at Seattle Homes Group Coldwell Banker Danforth.

What tax reform means here at home

Tax reform proposals swirling around Washington, D.C. right now make some sweeping changes to the tax benefits that homeowners have come to depend on. For… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2017
Sam DeBord is 2017 president of Seattle King County REALTORS® and is a managing broker at Seattle Homes Group Coldwell Banker Danforth.

To the State Supreme Court | Cartoon

Not all gifts are well received.

  • Nov 27, 2017