Opinion

From Eastside to East Coast | Reporter’s Notebook

From Eastside to East Coast | Reporter’s Notebook

Reporter Kailan Manandic bids farewell to the Eastside for new adventures in Boston.

  • Jun 26, 2019
From Eastside to East Coast | Reporter’s Notebook
Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter

Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter

The proposed King County improvements to the Sammamish River Trail should be rethought. King County: Pay for planning, scheduling, gravel and paving trucks add two… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019
Alternative to Sammamish River Trail | Letter
In the hands of voters | Letter

In the hands of voters | Letter

Every voter in the state of Washington should be furious with the legislature for taking away I-200, a law passed by the voters of this… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019
In the hands of voters | Letter
A humanitarian crisis | Letter

A humanitarian crisis | Letter

Hundreds killed or injured. Many raped. Bodies found in the Nile. Sudan is in a crisis — and most Americans appear to have turned a… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019
A humanitarian crisis | Letter
Governor’s watch: timing is everything

Governor’s watch: timing is everything

Inslee, possible candidates eye 2020 race

Governor’s watch: timing is everything
Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors

Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors

How a program at Mercer Island High School is helping students affect social change.

Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors
Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow

Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow

A monthly column about King County libraries.

Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow
Redirecting funds | Letter

Redirecting funds | Letter

There has been a recent influx of publicity about mental health treatment and awareness, but I believe that neither the schools, nor the community and… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019
Redirecting funds | Letter
Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws
Making a difference | Letter

Making a difference | Letter

Willie Dickerson makes an excellent point regarding homelessness (Reporter, May 24). Those of us who are comfortably housed may not notice those who quietly struggle,… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019
Making a difference | Letter
Take action against climate change | Letter

Take action against climate change | Letter

The human impact of climate change anxiety was discussed by University of Washington Bothell professor Jennifer Atkinson at McMenamins Pub Night Talks the last Tuesday… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2019
Take action against climate change | Letter
With Palumbo out, capital gains tax gets real for Democrats

With Palumbo out, capital gains tax gets real for Democrats

His successor could be the vote leaders need. But with elections in 2020, tax may be off the table.

With Palumbo out, capital gains tax gets real for Democrats
‘If I can do it, they can do it’ | Windows and Mirrors

‘If I can do it, they can do it’ | Windows and Mirrors

Lori Matsukawa’s lasting legacy on Asian American journalists.

‘If I can do it, they can do it’ | Windows and Mirrors
Pow! Bam! Inslee delivers a one-two punch of executive power

Pow! Bam! Inslee delivers a one-two punch of executive power

Governor shifted $175M to culverts and vetoed a sentence he said threatened funding for transit.

Pow! Bam! Inslee delivers a one-two punch of executive power
Thank you Hiruko | Letter

Thank you Hiruko | Letter

Ashley Hiruko’s detailed story (“Susan’s quest for justice and the civil legal system dilemma”) in your May 17 edition deserves a huge “thank you.” This… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019
Thank you Hiruko | Letter
An eye opener | Letter

An eye opener | Letter

I was quite taken by the article “Susan’s quest for justice, the civil legal system dilemma” which appeared in the Reporter on May 17. It… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019
An eye opener | Letter
An idea worth encouraging | Letter

An idea worth encouraging | Letter

Hopeful news that numbers of homelessness people finally seems to decreasing (“Homelessness may be trending down after seven years” by Aaron Kunkler, in the Reporter,… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019
An idea worth encouraging | Letter
A letter to Bothell Police Chief Cummings | Letter

A letter to Bothell Police Chief Cummings | Letter

Car accidents happen. I get that. What I don’t get is the demeaning discrimination heaped upon me by the Bothell police and attending fire and… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2019
A letter to Bothell Police Chief Cummings | Letter
Best Buddies include everyone | Windows and Mirrors

Best Buddies include everyone | Windows and Mirrors

North Creek’s new club this year works to promote inclusion and helps students make friends and connections.

Best Buddies include everyone | Windows and Mirrors
Upon further review, EPA wants to redo water quality rules

Upon further review, EPA wants to redo water quality rules

Feds say they’ll use what the state submitted in 2016 even though they’re no longer the state’s faves.

Upon further review, EPA wants to redo water quality rules