Opinion

In lieu of a perfect world | Windows and Mirrors

Violence in the world will happen but we shouldn’t just resign ourselves to it.

Resetting state view on helping those with substance abuse

In opioid epidemic, lawmaker wants recovery to be on the same pedestal as treatment and prevention.

  • Mar 14, 2019

Libraries as entrepreneurial hubs | Book Nook

KCLS offers various resources for individuals looking to take control of their economic success.

Bothell’s response to Snowmageddon | Guest editorial

Crews were able to respond to this event because of voters’ support of the 2016 Safe Streets and Sidewalks levy.

  • Mar 6, 2019

The soul of history | Windows and Mirrors

Syrian arts curator and cultural advisor shares how art can tell the story of history.

Lessons from our neighbors | Windows and Mirrors

Traveling abroad is an easy reminder to check your ethnocentrism.

100 percent Washington | Letter

After spending a couple of weeks digging out of another “once in a hundred years” weather event, I am thinking more and more about the… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

A matter of parental preference | Letter

According to the Independent in the United Kingdom, four in 10 children are addicted to the Internet. You may think that your kid is addicted… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2019

Thanks, voters | Letter

Thank you Northshore Fire District voters! You came through again and renewed the fire district benefit charge with a 90 percent “yes” vote. Your support… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2019

Democrats eyeing the need for higher taxes

Even with a robust economy, the majority party may seek more revenue to carry out its wish list.

Not too late to prevent more deaths | Letter

Thank you for the recent article in the Feb. 5 edition of the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter regarding Snohomish County’s decision to enter into a lawsuit against… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2019

What about inequality? | Letter

One drawback with having so much of the media controlled by billionaires is that problems and concerns that affect millions of Americans get very little… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

Funding solution | Letter

Easy way to get rid of King County funding struggles: get rid of King County. Based on their executive budget snapshot for 2019-20, that would… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019

Controversial 2018 election mailers were audacious — and legal

Misleading postcards didn’t violate election laws because they touted non-candidates, the PDC found.

Kenmore’s mayor reflects on 2018, looks forward to the future

City continues to create a sense of place downtown.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Whats wrong with happily ever after? | Windows and Mirrors

The world is filled with the negative; romance novels can be a way from taking a break from it all.

Inslee and climate change | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee appears ready to announce his 2020 presidential run. Considering the size of the Democratic field the odds for him to win the… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

Effectiveness of vaccines | Letter

On Jan. 25, Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state-wide state of emergency due to the current outbreak of measles, which is highly contagious and potentially… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2019

Why public libraries matter more than ever in the information age | Book Nook

Public libraries are places that are free and welcoming to people of all backgrounds.

Fraudster-in-Chief | Letter

In October 2016, a neighbor explained to me he was supporting then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump because Trump was a genius who received only $1 million from… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2019