Opinion

A matter of parental preference | Letter

According to the Independent in the United Kingdom, four in 10 children are addicted to the Internet. You may think that your kid is addicted… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2019

Thanks, voters | Letter

Thank you Northshore Fire District voters! You came through again and renewed the fire district benefit charge with a 90 percent “yes” vote. Your support… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2019

Democrats eyeing the need for higher taxes

Even with a robust economy, the majority party may seek more revenue to carry out its wish list.

Not too late to prevent more deaths | Letter

Thank you for the recent article in the Feb. 5 edition of the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter regarding Snohomish County’s decision to enter into a lawsuit against… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2019

What about inequality? | Letter

One drawback with having so much of the media controlled by billionaires is that problems and concerns that affect millions of Americans get very little… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

Funding solution | Letter

Easy way to get rid of King County funding struggles: get rid of King County. Based on their executive budget snapshot for 2019-20, that would… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019

Controversial 2018 election mailers were audacious — and legal

Misleading postcards didn’t violate election laws because they touted non-candidates, the PDC found.

Kenmore’s mayor reflects on 2018, looks forward to the future

City continues to create a sense of place downtown.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Whats wrong with happily ever after? | Windows and Mirrors

The world is filled with the negative; romance novels can be a way from taking a break from it all.

Inslee and climate change | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee appears ready to announce his 2020 presidential run. Considering the size of the Democratic field the odds for him to win the… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

Effectiveness of vaccines | Letter

On Jan. 25, Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state-wide state of emergency due to the current outbreak of measles, which is highly contagious and potentially… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2019

Why public libraries matter more than ever in the information age | Book Nook

Public libraries are places that are free and welcoming to people of all backgrounds.

Fraudster-in-Chief | Letter

In October 2016, a neighbor explained to me he was supporting then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump because Trump was a genius who received only $1 million from… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2019

Time for the state to invest in higher education | Guest editorial

Lack of funding of higher education has created a situation that is unsustainable.

  • Jan 24, 2019

Combating bigotry | Windows and Mirrors

Author and journalist Jonathan Weisman visited the Stroum Jewish Community Center to as part of the center’s “Words to the Wise” series.

Country Village is a wonderful place | Letter

Is anyone still outraged by the soon-to-be destruction of Country Village? I sure am. It was the Disneyland of Bothell with a Mary Poppins allure.… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

Thank you Rep. DelBene | Letter

The Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act has just been signed into law and I want to thank Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

Male-only no more: The next House Speaker will be a woman

The Frank Chopp era will end soon. Everett’s Robinson is among a crowd of women who may seek the job.

Paying twice for their mistakes | Windows and Mirrors

Southeast Asians are at greater risk of being deported to countries many haven’t been to since they were young or have never been to.

Sound Transit will be in legislative spotlight

Lawmakers insisted throughout the 2018 session they wanted to provide some car tab relief but adjourned without doing anything.