Opinion

The costs of transparency | Guest editorial

Public records are public property and agencies are the custodians of this public property.

  • May 1, 2019

Building a community of belonging | Windows and Mirrors

LWTech is putting in the work to ensure employees feel welcomed on campus.

Kudos to Kunkler | Letter

Kudos to Bothell/Kenmore Reporter’s Aaron Kunkler for two fascinating climate articles. “Human Waste: unlikely climate change hero?” (bothell-reporter.com, April 15) describes how a King County… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2019

Say no to fracking | Letter

The process of fracking gas uses highly dangerous chemicals, many of which cause neurological harm or are known carcinogens. Despite this, the fracking injection process… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2019

A proposed disaster | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee, preventing construction of the largest oil terminal in North America last year was only thebeginning. Another fracked gas project is threatening the… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2019

Enforcing the law | Letter

Regarding Mr. Roegner’s piece “Are Sheriffs above the law?” (bothell-reporter.com, April 9), that article contained a particularly disturbing piece of doublespeak: “Recently 13 elected county… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2019

Data privacy, facial recognition bill dies but drama lingers

Microsoft, Amazon and Comcast got invited to to help craft language but consumer groups did not.

  • Apr 23, 2019

Preparing for safety: Making EvergreenHealth even more earthquake ready

In the event of a large-scale earthquake, EvergreenHealth is prepared to provide critical emergency health care services to those in the community and beyond.

  • Apr 18, 2019

A short changed public | Letter

Representing Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, I was one of dozens of constituents who went to Olympia on April 4 to testify before the Senate… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Food diversity in local grocery stores | Letter

Our ever-growing community is becoming more and more diverse with each passing day. The public institutions within our area, such as schools and businesses, have… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

Raising the village: Accomplices wanted | Windows and Mirrors

The conversation around race on the Eastside continues.

Vote NO on EvergreenHealth’s $345 million bond | Letter

Taxes are already too high. Including interest, the proposed $345 million bond will cost about $440 million over 30 years. A high cost for little… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Young people are the future | Letter

How exciting to see students helping to educate each other about not only classes but life skills and important issues as well. (“Northshore School District… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2019

Libraries are places of connection and community pride

KCLS has connected communities for more than 75 years.

  • Apr 11, 2019

Are sheriffs above the law?

Washington voters have spoken on I-1639. Sheriffs need to set the stage to follow their oath of office - and enforce the law.

The difficulty of aging in place | Windows and Mirrors

Living on a fixed income in an increasingly expensive region is not easy.

Democrats are in charge, but GOP is helping steer the debate

Republicans see their role as fixing or foiling bad bills. Democrats’ tax bills are their new target.

  • Apr 2, 2019

People-led actions needed | Letter

The only way out of the climate crisis is if people take action — and getting out into the streets is a big step. I… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019

Moving forward | Letter

Change never comes easy and often times it arrives in the form of something new. This may be the case for United Methodist. I’d like… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2019

Difference of opinions | Letter

Regarding the Reporter story, “Church brings abortion suit to state on Women’s Day” (March 15). In their lawsuit against the state that mandates all health… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2019