Opinion

Gonzaga advances to Final Four | Cartoon

Gonzaga advances to Final Four | Cartoon for March 17 - Frank Shiers… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2017

Immigration exacerbates global warming | Letter

Lauren Cartwright of Mercer Island wrote that Dow Constantine “had no end” to his dedication to fight global warming. Yet he votes and uses his… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2017

Members of our community need to stay active against hate | Letter

There is no question, our area is becoming a less welcoming place for minorities. In Woodinville, a man has been charged with a hate crime… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2017

City of Bothell working on parking woes, stalls available in city hall | Letter

Kristin Eis wrote recently about the parking issues in downtown Bothell. We feel your pain. The City of Bothell is well aware that parking is… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2017

A love letter to Kenmore | Letter

We moved to Kenmore 18 years ago. Our first born was three and our second was three months. We moved here for the good schools… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2017

Open spaces vs. city governments | Letter

We are seeing more and more clambering for the preservation of open spaces these days. Working against us are the tiny towns that feel a… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2017

Sound Transit to meet with Snohomish, King and Pierce counties tomorrow | Cornfield

OLYMPIA — This could be interesting. Thursday afternoon directors of Sound Transit will hold their regular monthly meeting in Seattle. It will be their first… Continue reading

Snohomish County sheriff issues statement on DHS ICE detainer report

Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary issued the following statement yesterday: Monday, the Department of Homeland Security issued an “Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Declined Detainer… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2017

Trump don’t care | Letter

The current plan of Republicans in Congress (what I call “Trump Don’t Care”) to deprive at least 24 million people in this nation of health… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2017

Honor our values and create stronger communities | Letter

Through my six years and two deployments with the U.S. Navy, I was taught to live according to a strict set of values. For me,… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2017

New suggested Sound Transit logo | Cartoon

New suggested Sound Transit logo | Cartoon - Frank Shiers… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2017

Something needs to be done about parking in downtown Bothell | Letter

I want the city to take notice that something needs to be done with parking. My husband and I wanted to escape from the kids… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2017

Howard Schultz to step down from Starbucks | Cartoon

Howard Schultz to step down from Starbucks | Cartoon for March 20 - Frank Shiers… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2017

Call your representatives, let them know your thoughts on ACA replacement | Letter

John Barnett’s warning about the new health care bill, the American Health Care Act, will hurt millions of people in addition to seniors. (‘Healthcare bill… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2017

Taxation issues with ST3 for land owners in unincorporated areas persist | Cornfield

Everyone understands the problem. No one opposes the solution. Yet today owners of 285 properties in Snohomish, King and Pierce counties still are facing a… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2017

Healthcare bill would drive up costs for older Americans | Letter

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are considering a bill that would drive up healthcare costs by thousands of dollars a year for Americans ages 50 to… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2017

We need to close loopholes, fix our upside down tax code | Letter

I’m a longtime resident of Washington’s 1st Legislative District, and this week I attended a town hall with Sen. Guy Palumbo and Reps. Derek Stanford… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2017

Scientists recommend $414 million increase in Alzheimer’s research | Letter

The Alzheimer’s Association’s 2017 Facts and Figures report found a soaring prevalence, lack of effective treatment and enormous costs for Alzheimer’s and other dementias. In… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2017

Keep the Shelton View Forest natural for all of us | Letter

I am writing you folks regarding the ongoing process of trying to keep the Shelton View Forest natural for all of us and now allow… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2017

Every time I break one, votes come out | Cartoon

Every time I break one, votes come out | Cartoon for March 14 - Frank Shiers… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2017