Opinion

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

Protecting innoccent children | Letter

Bravo to Cedar Park Assembly for rejecting the bigoted, hateful and unconstitutional law mandating that its insurance has to pay for the murder of innocent… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019

Investing in the future | Letter

I am happy to see the Washington State Legislature take up a bill (HB1211) to achieve 100 percent renewable energy in our state. This is… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019

What tax-raising idea will win out in March budget madness?

Democrats, who control the House and Senate, are set to release spending plans and revenue packages

Committed to transparency | Guest editorial

What does it mean when a city council holds executive sessions?

  • Mar 22, 2019
Sound Publishing’s seven Eastside newspapers are Bellevue Reporter, Kirkland Reporter, Mercer Island Reporter, Redmond Reporter, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Issaquah Reporter and Snoqualmie Valley Record.

Sound Publishing’s Eastside newspapers are moving to new home in Kirkland

New advertising director joins Eastside news team

  • Mar 21, 2019
Sound Publishing’s seven Eastside newspapers are Bellevue Reporter, Kirkland Reporter, Mercer Island Reporter, Redmond Reporter, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Issaquah Reporter and Snoqualmie Valley Record.

In lieu of a perfect world | Windows and Mirrors

Violence in the world will happen but we shouldn’t just resign ourselves to it.

Resetting state view on helping those with substance abuse

In opioid epidemic, lawmaker wants recovery to be on the same pedestal as treatment and prevention.

  • Mar 14, 2019

Libraries as entrepreneurial hubs | Book Nook

KCLS offers various resources for individuals looking to take control of their economic success.

Bothell’s response to Snowmageddon | Guest editorial

Crews were able to respond to this event because of voters’ support of the 2016 Safe Streets and Sidewalks levy.

  • Mar 6, 2019

The soul of history | Windows and Mirrors

Syrian arts curator and cultural advisor shares how art can tell the story of history.

Lessons from our neighbors | Windows and Mirrors

Traveling abroad is an easy reminder to check your ethnocentrism.

100 percent Washington | Letter

After spending a couple of weeks digging out of another “once in a hundred years” weather event, I am thinking more and more about the… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019