Opinion

OPINION Participating in democracy: Lobby Day

A column by a Snoqualmie resident.

  • Mar 15, 2019

 

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                                Two indigenous performers embrace during a break in their dancing in Plaza Coyoacán in Mexico City.

Lessons from our neighbors | Windows and Mirrors

Traveling abroad is an easy reminder to check your ethnocentrism.

 

Libraries as entrepreneurial hubs

By Lisa Rosenblum Special to the Record Key measures of a healthy economy include, among other things, new businesses that create jobs and attract skilled… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2019

 

OPINION: State action essential for clean energy future

A shared guest opinion from March 8, 2019.

  • Mar 8, 2019
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                                Maryam Griffin (left) of the University of Washington Bothell interviews art curator Alma Salem during her visit to the school on Feb. 7.

The soul of history | Windows and Mirrors

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

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                                Maryam Griffin (left) of the University of Washington Bothell interviews art curator Alma Salem during her visit to the school on Feb. 7.

OPINION: Going beyond Obamacare

What Medicare for All really means

  • Feb 22, 2019

OPINION: What’s 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.

What happens after the bin? Behind the scenes at the recycling center

A column from Waste Management.

  • Feb 12, 2019

Invest in our rural communities through recreation

A guest opinion by the state commissioner for public lands.

  • Feb 8, 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.

OPNION: Chatting with Congresswoman Schrier

Local columnist recounts experience at Womxn’s March in Seattle.

  • Feb 1, 2019
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OPINION: A very pleasant surprise

A column by Valley resident Roger Ledbetter.

  • Jan 30, 2019
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From left, KUOW’s “All Things Considered” host Kim Malcolm interviews New York Times journalist Jonathan Weisman about the rise of bigotry in the United States. Samantha Pak/staff photo

Combating bigotry | Windows and Mirrors

Author and journalist Jonathan Weisman visited the Stroum Jewish Community Center to as part of the center’s “Words to the Wise” series.

From left, KUOW’s “All Things Considered” host Kim Malcolm interviews New York Times journalist Jonathan Weisman about the rise of bigotry in the United States. Samantha Pak/staff photo

EDITORIAL: Communication is key to Valley Record’s success

Monthly meeting scheduled for 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the third Friday at The Black Dog in Snoqualmie.

  • Jan 20, 2019

Paying twice for their mistakes | Windows and Mirrors

Southeast Asians are at greater risk of being deported to countries many haven’t been to since they were young or have never been to.

A new year at King County Library System

Library director recounts successes of first year at helm.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Use outtages as preparedness reminder

When disaster strikes, you might be on your own.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Come together…but not just right now | Windows and Mirrors

We shouldn’t be coming together just during the holidays or when disaster strikes.

Answers to holiday recycling conundrums

A monthly column from Waste Management

  • Dec 19, 2018