Opinion

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

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.

Lawmakers to governor: How dare you mess with our budget!
Retain Okoloko as Superior Court judge | Letter

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
Retain Okoloko as Superior Court judge | Letter
Vote for Thompson | Letter

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 Thompson | Letter
Vote for Henderson | Letter

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
Vote for Henderson | Letter
This political break-up couldn’t come at a worse time

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.

This political break-up couldn’t come at a worse time
Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors

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.

Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors
KCLS explores the artificial intelligence frontier

KCLS explores the artificial intelligence frontier

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

KCLS explores the artificial intelligence frontier
Vote for Toyer | Letter

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 Toyer | Letter
Vote for Okoloko | Letter

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
Vote for Okoloko | Letter
Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Eastside for All has launched to focus on race and social justice advocacy.

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors
Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

The governor skipped a meeting about tax breaks he said Boeing squeezed out of the state.

Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’
A community treasure | Letter

A community treasure | Letter

I recently heeded the signs Save Sheldon Forest. This is indeed a treasure for the community and me locally. I would hope that the Bothell… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019
A community treasure | Letter
A historic and cultural gem | Letter

A historic and cultural gem | Letter

We were surprised and dismayed to learn that the Bus Rapid Transit project along state Route 522 is threatening the existence of the Yakima Fruit… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019
A historic and cultural gem | Letter
Investment in student success | Guest editorial

Investment in student success | Guest editorial

Since the recession, community and technical colleges have experienced more than a decade of budget cuts.

  • Sep 12, 2019
Investment in student success | Guest editorial
Libraries are welcoming spaces for everyone

Libraries are welcoming spaces for everyone

This year, Welcoming Week is Sept. 13-22 and KCLS will offer a variety of programs that affirm one’s sense of belonging.

Libraries are welcoming spaces for everyone
So important now | Letter

So important now | Letter

Sept. 1 marked 80 years since Hitler invaded Poland and started World War II. Three years later, he launched the Holocaust that murdered six million… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019
So important now | Letter
History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

What do we not know about the history of the human race?

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors
So important now | Letter

So important now | Letter

I certainly agree with Willie Dickerson (“Don’t just vote, speak up,” Reporter, Aug. 26) regarding being proactive in our democracy by contacting our political leaders.… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2019
So important now | Letter

Ready or not, college is arriving

How parents can help their students embark on a college career.

  • Aug 27, 2019
Don’t just vote, speak up | Letter

Don’t just vote, speak up | Letter

Great news that people can register and vote on election day (‘State’s new voting system passes key test’ by Jerry Cornfield, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Aug. 14).… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2019
Don’t just vote, speak up | Letter