Opinion

From Eastside to East Coast | Reporter’s Notebook

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

  • Jun 26, 2019

Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter

The proposed King County improvements to the Sammamish River Trail should be rethought. King County: Pay for planning, scheduling, gravel and paving trucks add two… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

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 20, 2019

A humanitarian crisis | Letter

Hundreds killed or injured. Many raped. Bodies found in the Nile. Sudan is in a crisis — and most Americans appear to have turned a… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019

Governor’s watch: timing is everything

Inslee, possible candidates eye 2020 race

Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors

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

Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow

A monthly column about King County libraries.

Redirecting funds | Letter

There has been a recent influx of publicity about mental health treatment and awareness, but I believe that neither the schools, nor the community and… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

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

Making a difference | Letter

Willie Dickerson makes an excellent point regarding homelessness (Reporter, May 24). Those of us who are comfortably housed may not notice those who quietly struggle,… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

Take action against climate change | Letter

The human impact of climate change anxiety was discussed by University of Washington Bothell professor Jennifer Atkinson at McMenamins Pub Night Talks the last Tuesday… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2019

With Palumbo out, capital gains tax gets real for Democrats

His successor could be the vote leaders need. But with elections in 2020, tax may be off the table.

‘If I can do it, they can do it’ | Windows and Mirrors

Lori Matsukawa’s lasting legacy on Asian American journalists.

Pow! Bam! Inslee delivers a one-two punch of executive power

Governor shifted $175M to culverts and vetoed a sentence he said threatened funding for transit.

Thank you Hiruko | Letter

Ashley Hiruko’s detailed story (“Susan’s quest for justice and the civil legal system dilemma”) in your May 17 edition deserves a huge “thank you.” This… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

An eye opener | Letter

I was quite taken by the article “Susan’s quest for justice, the civil legal system dilemma” which appeared in the Reporter on May 17. It… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019

An idea worth encouraging | Letter

Hopeful news that numbers of homelessness people finally seems to decreasing (“Homelessness may be trending down after seven years” by Aaron Kunkler, in the Reporter,… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019

A letter to Bothell Police Chief Cummings | Letter

Car accidents happen. I get that. What I don’t get is the demeaning discrimination heaped upon me by the Bothell police and attending fire and… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2019

Best Buddies include everyone | Windows and Mirrors

North Creek’s new club this year works to promote inclusion and helps students make friends and connections.

Upon further review, EPA wants to redo water quality rules

Feds say they’ll use what the state submitted in 2016 even though they’re no longer the state’s faves.