Opinion

The sweetness of coming together | Windows and Mirrors

For immigrant women on the Eastside, Turkcha is here to help.

State revenues to reach $50B but new fees or taxes loom

The state has never had so much money to spend on government. Inslee says it is still not enough.

Happy holidays from the Reporter

Join us in being thankful and helpful.

  • Nov 21, 2018

Shift the SAS stigma | Letter

Coming to Secondary Academy for Success, I had no idea that there was stigma. By getting a job and telling more people where I went… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2018

An opportunity for a cleaner future | Letter

Climate change is the No. 1 threat to the bird communities, forests and waterways of Washington. For our birds, our communities and the natural environment… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2018

The next generation | Letter

Did you know that 50 percent of all lifetime causes of mental illness begin at age 14, and 75 percent by the age of 24?… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Boys cannot just be boys | Windows and Mirrors

What happens when bad behavior does not come with consequences?

Big Oil’s ‘Kool-Aid’ | Letter

Voters drank Big Oil’s “KoolAid” on Nov. 6 and rejected Initiative 1631. It goes to show that money can still buy elections. Big Oil spent… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2018

Thank you Bothell | Guest editorial

Bothell City Council thanks community after passing of two public safety measures on the ballot.

  • Nov 14, 2018

Mental health and young people | Letter

Whenever someone asks how my day is, my muscle memory immediately responds with “Good, how about yours?” with a fake confidence, as I promptly await… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2018

Downtown parking issues in Bothell | Letter

We were unable to attend the (city of Bothell’s) Planning Commission meeting Oct. 24 regarding the density limits in the downtown transition zone, but would… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2018

How to define a family | Letter

Could you imagine happy, loving, warm families all around? Without judgment or unwanted opinions? Today I am talking to you about gay adoption. The judgment… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

When illness becomes wellness | Letter

“A child’s mental health is just as important as their physical health and deserves the same quality of support.” Kate Middleton spoke those words. We,… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Take care of yourself | Letter

Novelist Eleanor Brown writes, “Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” Self-care is an important part of my life and should… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2018

Hemp vs. plastic | Letter

Every piece of plastic ever made in the world still exists. Today I am talking to you about plastic product and how it is consuming… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2018

What happens when we believe | Windows and Mirrors

How an unlikely group of teenagers achieved success through the support of their community.

Nudity in state parks should be legal | Letter

I haven’t been a nudist my whole life, but, over the past few years, I’ve started spending time with more and more friends who like… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2018

Anxiety is like a monster | Letter

How many of you have ever struggled with mental health? I know I have since I was 3 or 4 years old. It’s like being… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

Talking about eating disorders | Letter

I remember in elementary school and junior high we learned that to be healthy we had to put good foods into our bodies, but how… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

School is back in session and KCLS is ready to help | Guest editorial

KCLS provides many services for students of all ages.