Opinion

More community members weigh in on election | Letters

Thompson has positive ideas I write in support of Mason Thompson for Bothell City Council, Pos. 2. Mason is a lifetime resident of the area… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

An unenforceable ban | Letter

As the advisory vote in Snohomish County regarding a fireworks ban approaches, I would like to point something out. This all started with a petition… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors

The challenges of providing mental health services for communities of color.

Community members weigh in on election | Letters

Sperry cares for Kenmore My husband and I are supporting Van Sperry for Kenmore City Council. After talking with Van about his ties to the… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Does Sound Transit realize the consequences of this do-over?

Pass or fail, Initiative 976 is a reminder of what critics most dislike about the regional agency.

Thompson is ‘exceptionally well qualified’ | Letter

I am currently the presiding judge for Snohomish County District Court and I write to express my support for superior court judge Paul Thompson in… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Thompson, a judge to be proud of | Letter

Judge Paul Thompson was an excellent choice for our governor to make when he appointed him to a seat on our Snohomish County Superior Court… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Okoloko is hard working and ethical | Letter

As a recently retired trial attorney after a long career in the Snohomish County public defender’s office, I strongly recommend judge Edirin Okoloko be retained… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2019

Duerr hardworking and engaged | Letter

Davina Duerr may be the most hard-working and engaged member who has ever served on Bothell City Council. Before serving on council, she served more… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors

What is it like to pursue a career in a language that is not your first?

Vote for Okoloko | Letter

I support Judge Edirin Okoloko for the position of Superior Court judge. I am a retired Snohomish County Sheriff’s sergeant. I oversaw the major crimes… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Lawmakers to governor: How dare you mess with our budget!

They want Jay Inslee to halt his planned $175 million reallocation of state transportation dollars.

Retain Okoloko as Superior Court judge | Letter

After a 23-year career as a Snohomish County judge, having served more than 18 years on our Superior Court, I retired from that service last… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2019

Vote for Thompson | Letter

Mason Thompson is the kind of civic leader that Bothell needs. He has shown his love for and dedication to Bothell by serving as the… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2019

Vote for Henderson | Letter

There’s a lot at stake for the Bothell City Council election this year, and the race that matters most is Pos. 2 that’s being vacated… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2019

This political break-up couldn’t come at a worse time

As backers of I-1000 gear up, a legal spat involving others is casting a shadow on their efforts.

Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors

Spending time in the outdoors has helped veteran Naomi Layco heal physically and mentally after serving in the U.S. Navy.

KCLS explores the artificial intelligence frontier

The library system will look at the feasibility of an AI application for library users.

Vote for Toyer | Letter

For the past 85-plus years, the Sievers family served Snohomish County in a few roles, but none more public and distinguished than that of Snohomish… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2019

Vote for Okoloko | Letter

In my 39 years as a judge, I had the pleasure of serving with many good judges. A year ago, the governor selected Edirin Okoloko… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019