Opinion

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.

When we ban books | Windows and Mirrors

What message does it send when certain stories are censored?

Vote yes on Initiative 1639 | Letter

Vote yes on Initiative 1639 On Sept. 28, the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter published a letter to the editor (“Vote NO on I-1639”) that misrepresented Initiative 1639,… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

Kavanaugh should be rejected / Letters

I find Republican caviling at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings baffling. For just a moment, let us set aside the allegations that the Supreme Court nominee… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Trump should stand up for public lands / Letter

When Donald Trump was elected president, sportsmen had high hopes that the president and his cabinet would commit to, in President Trump’s words, “honoring the… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Shape Bothell’s public safety future – Vote! / Guest editorial

Fall is in the air – my favorite time of year. Leaves are turning sensational colors, the Seahawks are playing and Halloween is right around… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2018

‘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.