Opinion

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.

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