Opinion

Resetting state view on helping those with substance abuse

In opioid epidemic, lawmaker wants recovery to be on the same pedestal as treatment and prevention.

  • Mar 14, 2019

Libraries as entrepreneurial hubs | Book Nook

KCLS offers various resources for individuals looking to take control of their economic success.

Bothell’s response to Snowmageddon | Guest editorial

Crews were able to respond to this event because of voters’ support of the 2016 Safe Streets and Sidewalks levy.

  • Mar 6, 2019

The soul of history | Windows and Mirrors

Syrian arts curator and cultural advisor shares how art can tell the story of history.

Lessons from our neighbors | Windows and Mirrors

Traveling abroad is an easy reminder to check your ethnocentrism.

100 percent Washington | Letter

After spending a couple of weeks digging out of another “once in a hundred years” weather event, I am thinking more and more about the… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

A matter of parental preference | Letter

According to the Independent in the United Kingdom, four in 10 children are addicted to the Internet. You may think that your kid is addicted… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2019

Thanks, voters | Letter

Thank you Northshore Fire District voters! You came through again and renewed the fire district benefit charge with a 90 percent “yes” vote. Your support… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2019

Democrats eyeing the need for higher taxes

Even with a robust economy, the majority party may seek more revenue to carry out its wish list.

Not too late to prevent more deaths | Letter

Thank you for the recent article in the Feb. 5 edition of the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter regarding Snohomish County’s decision to enter into a lawsuit against… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2019

What about inequality? | Letter

One drawback with having so much of the media controlled by billionaires is that problems and concerns that affect millions of Americans get very little… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

Funding solution | Letter

Easy way to get rid of King County funding struggles: get rid of King County. Based on their executive budget snapshot for 2019-20, that would… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019

Controversial 2018 election mailers were audacious — and legal

Misleading postcards didn’t violate election laws because they touted non-candidates, the PDC found.

Kenmore’s mayor reflects on 2018, looks forward to the future

City continues to create a sense of place downtown.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Whats wrong with happily ever after? | Windows and Mirrors

The world is filled with the negative; romance novels can be a way from taking a break from it all.

Inslee and climate change | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee appears ready to announce his 2020 presidential run. Considering the size of the Democratic field the odds for him to win the… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

Effectiveness of vaccines | Letter

On Jan. 25, Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state-wide state of emergency due to the current outbreak of measles, which is highly contagious and potentially… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2019

Why public libraries matter more than ever in the information age | Book Nook

Public libraries are places that are free and welcoming to people of all backgrounds.

Fraudster-in-Chief | Letter

In October 2016, a neighbor explained to me he was supporting then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump because Trump was a genius who received only $1 million from… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2019

Time for the state to invest in higher education | Guest editorial

Lack of funding of higher education has created a situation that is unsustainable.

  • Jan 24, 2019