Opinion

A message from the new KCLS director | Guest Editorial

Lisa Rosenblum is excited to start her tenure as the new KCLS director is honored to serve as its leader.

  • Feb 5, 2018

It could have been #MeToo | Editorial

Editor Samantha Pak reflects upon the USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal.

Deforestation needs to stop | Letter

Imagine a world with no more forests left.

  • Jan 29, 2018

Why didn’t our Legislature fully fund education? | Letter

A letter in support of the upcoming Northshore School District measures.

  • Jan 29, 2018
By Frank Shiers

A not-so-funny joke | Cartoon

We could soon be seeing higher energy costs in Washington.

  • Jan 15, 2018
By Frank Shiers
Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Sound Publishing staff during a meeting on Jan. 20 at the Bellevue Reporter office. Photo by Matt Phelps/Kirkland Reporter

Judge delivers crushing blow to Inslee’s Clean Air Rule

It was the centerpiece of the governor’s crusade against climate change. Now it’s gone.

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Sound Publishing staff during a meeting on Jan. 20 at the Bellevue Reporter office. Photo by Matt Phelps/Kirkland Reporter

For opponents of a carbon tax, an initiative threat looms

If legislators don’t act on the governor’s legislation, a plan could land on the November ballot.

Inslee: ‘It’s our state’s destiny … to fight climate change’

In his State-of-the-State address, the governor made the case for an ambitious carbon tax.

Drowsy driving — just as dangerous as drunk driving? | Guest editorial

Are you making sure to get enough sleep?

  • Jan 10, 2018

Deputy Zornes will be difficult to replace | Letter

Zornes’ calm demeanor and easy attitude was comforting to the many kids that he interacted with throughout the years

  • Jan 9, 2018

What ‘Traffic Lab’ should propose for I-405 | Letter

HOT lanes will always increase congestion on general purpose lanes

  • Jan 9, 2018

High hopes for new leadership in Olympia | Guest editorial

Democrats now have an opportunity and an obligation to show voters that they can lead.

  • Jan 8, 2018

2018 is upon us | Cartoon

Happy New Year!

  • Jan 1, 2018

Rent and home prices are rising in downtown Bothell | Guest editorial

What could this increase in housing prices mean for the city?

  • Dec 29, 2017

City of Bothell update on Main Street, streets and sidewalks and open space | Guest editorial

By Jennifer Phillips City of Bothell We’ve heard a few questions and concerns about the construction delay of the Main Street Enhancement Project. Here is… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2017

Leading with empathy in 2018 | Guest editorial

Be open to your friends and family expressing differences of perspective.

  • Dec 28, 2017

Reflecting on the “Old” and ringing in the “New” Year | Guest Editorial

The final column of KCLS’s interim director, Stephen A. Smith.

  • Dec 28, 2017

Questions about the tax reform bill | Letter

We should all have questions.

  • Dec 22, 2017

Repealing Johnson Amendment will politicize the pulpit | Letter

Money donated and deducted for charitable purposes shouldn’t be diverted to political causes/candidates

  • Dec 22, 2017

Concerned citizens desire transparent NAFTA negotiations | Letter

Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is underway.

  • Dec 21, 2017