Opinion

Investing in Bothell’s future | Guest editorial

State Sen. Guy Palumbo shares a bit about what’s coming to Bothell infrastructure.

  • May 15, 2019

In state House, one historic era ends and another begins

Chopp is out as speaker. Lovick is in, and already dealing with next steps in two investigations.

KCLS fosters connections with governments and advocates | Book Nook

A monthly column from the director of the King County Library System.

Even with all that winning, Democrats didn’t run the table

They didn’t pass a capital gains tax or plastic bag ban and the death penalty is still on the books.

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.