Opinion

From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to share your culture with others?

 

The power of reliable power

Don C. Brunell is a regional columnist.

  • Nov 8, 2019

 

The widening gap between the super-rich and other Americans | Guest editorial

Peacevoice is a syndicated political column.

  • Nov 7, 2019

 

More community members weigh in on election | Letters

Thompson has positive ideas I write in support of Mason Thompson for Bothell City Council, Pos. 2. Mason is a lifetime resident of the area… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

An unenforceable ban | Letter

As the advisory vote in Snohomish County regarding a fireworks ban approaches, I would like to point something out. This all started with a petition… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors

The challenges of providing mental health services for communities of color.

Community members weigh in on election | Letters

Sperry cares for Kenmore My husband and I are supporting Van Sperry for Kenmore City Council. After talking with Van about his ties to the… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Does Sound Transit realize the consequences of this do-over?

Pass or fail, Initiative 976 is a reminder of what critics most dislike about the regional agency.

Thompson is ‘exceptionally well qualified’ | Letter

I am currently the presiding judge for Snohomish County District Court and I write to express my support for superior court judge Paul Thompson in… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Thompson, a judge to be proud of | Letter

Judge Paul Thompson was an excellent choice for our governor to make when he appointed him to a seat on our Snohomish County Superior Court… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Okoloko is hard working and ethical | Letter

As a recently retired trial attorney after a long career in the Snohomish County public defender’s office, I strongly recommend judge Edirin Okoloko be retained… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2019

Duerr hardworking and engaged | Letter

Davina Duerr may be the most hard-working and engaged member who has ever served on Bothell City Council. Before serving on council, she served more… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors

What is it like to pursue a career in a language that is not your first?

Vote for Okoloko | Letter

I support Judge Edirin Okoloko for the position of Superior Court judge. I am a retired Snohomish County Sheriff’s sergeant. I oversaw the major crimes… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Lawmakers to governor: How dare you mess with our budget!

They want Jay Inslee to halt his planned $175 million reallocation of state transportation dollars.

Retain Okoloko as Superior Court judge | Letter

After a 23-year career as a Snohomish County judge, having served more than 18 years on our Superior Court, I retired from that service last… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2019

Vote for Thompson | Letter

Mason Thompson is the kind of civic leader that Bothell needs. He has shown his love for and dedication to Bothell by serving as the… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2019

Vote for Henderson | Letter

There’s a lot at stake for the Bothell City Council election this year, and the race that matters most is Pos. 2 that’s being vacated… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2019

This political break-up couldn’t come at a worse time

As backers of I-1000 gear up, a legal spat involving others is casting a shadow on their efforts.

Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors

Spending time in the outdoors has helped veteran Naomi Layco heal physically and mentally after serving in the U.S. Navy.