Opinion

‘Massage parlor’ is an antiquated term | Letter

In the Sept. 14 issue of the Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, Aaron Kunkler referred to Harmony Massage in downtown Bothell as a “massage parlor.” It is not.… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2018

Something is wrong in America | Letter

Something is wrong when the president is elected by a minority but says he won a majority. Something is wrong when we elect a president… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2018

This is the Eastside: Stories welcome | Windows and Mirrors

This new column will focus on highlighting the stories of the underrepresented populations on the Eastside.

Vote NO on I-1639 | Letter

We have heard repeatedly from the Attorney General Bob Ferguson on his personal agenda to ban or otherwise restrict the most popular firearms in the… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2018

Despite paid postage, ballots still come late | Editorial

Even with the postage paid, thousands of Washington voters didn’t get their ballots in on time for the August primary. Collectively, auditors rejected 17,167 ballots… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Excited to lead Eastside news coverage | Editorial

Corey Morris takes lead as regional editor of Eastside publications

  • Sep 19, 2018

Kenmore Planning Commission responds to Reporter article regarding mobile home parks | Guest editorial

On July 20, this paper published an article headlined “Bothell, Kenmore look at affordable housing options.” This letter is written to clarify and correct a… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2018
A group of F3 members perform “Handslap Merkins” as they wait for the other group to return from a run around the parking lot. Photo Courtesy of Brian “Dilfer” Gawthrop

F3 brings local men together for fitness, fellowship and faith

Reporter Kailan Manadic participates in a morning workout with the local men’s fitness group and is nicknamed after a well-known crime dog.

A group of F3 members perform “Handslap Merkins” as they wait for the other group to return from a run around the parking lot. Photo Courtesy of Brian “Dilfer” Gawthrop

The default in our own stories | Editorial

Senior editor Samantha Pak reflects on what representation in media means to her.

No excuse for fake news rhetoric | Editorial

Journalists are being tossed into the anti-media waters being chummed by President Trump and others.

  • Aug 14, 2018
Pak headshot

Freedom to feel safe | Reporter’s Desk

Let’s not forget that July 4 is a day that celebrates the freedoms we have in this country.

Pak headshot

State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020

Washington also is considering becoming more significant by moving its primary to early March.

Signature of registered voter is a coveted commodity

The competitive nature of the initiative and referendum season now peaking in Washington.

What is Bothell’s public safety future? | Mayor’s Memo

Your feedback is needed to shape Bothell’s future.

  • May 30, 2018
Photo by Matt Phelps

President, governor or retirement — only Inslee knows his plan

What we do know is that he’s off to Iowa in June to deliver the keynote address at a party fundraiser.

Photo by Matt Phelps

It’s time to make Western Washington coal-free | Guest Column

For Washington to be a true climate leader, PSE needs to get out of the coal business.

  • May 15, 2018

Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career

Eastside journalist moves on after six years in field.

Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald
                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald

Eyman says he will spend $500K of his own money on initiative

The conservative activist’s self-financing claim points to a lack of deep-pocketed donors.

Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald
                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald

Speak up to help silent sufferers of domestic violence | Guest Column

Leveraging the heightened awareness sparked by the #metoo movement.

  • Apr 3, 2018

Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers

U.S. tariffs on Canadian paper have surged costs for newspapers with little benefit for U.S. mills.

  • Mar 28, 2018