Opinion

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

KCLS unveils its Best Books for 2017

Have you read any of the books on the list?

  • Dec 15, 2017

When will Bothell’s Main Street construction end? | Letter

This resident sees no end in sight for the project.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Stop bringing down special needs kids | Letter

Will, a special needs boy who walks to Beca’s Brew, a coffee stand in Bothell, every day, helps with the coffee shop, and waves at… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

The benefits of eating less meat | Letter

We are ruining our ecosystem, and it’s not just by cars and airplanes and other transportation. In fact, the farming industry creates most of the… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

The sixth mass extinction is underway | Letter

Mammals, birds, and amphibians are currently becoming extinct at rates comparable to the previous five mass extinctions when cataclysmic forces had taken out a vast… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017
By Frank Shiers

Inslee 2020? | Cartoon

Do you think Gov. Jay Inslee has his sights on the other Washington?… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017
By Frank Shiers

On the more subtle forms of discrimination | Guest editorial

By Kathy Lambert King County Council Many people are speaking out about inappropriate physical contact and remarks in the workplace. They are to be commended… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2017

Fight for the millions of Americans living with Alzheimer’s | Letter

Alzheimer’s is the most expensive disease in the United States.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Help reduce the risk of texting and driving | Letter

You should never, ever check your phone is while you are driving.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Sex trafficking in King County | Letter

We can do something about this.

  • Dec 7, 2017

Democracy’s cornerstone: A free press

Every time Trump proclaims something as “fake-news,” he is attacking truth and the free press. If anyone has a problem with the truth, it’s the… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

No response from county and state legislators | Letter to the editor

On May 28 of this year I sent an email to my King County Council Rep. Rod Dembowski regarding taxes, ST3 and various other concerns… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017