Opinion

Just add water | Editorial

Since 1913, the Valley Record has been one of the threads that bind this Valley together.

 

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Freedom to feel safe | Reporter’s Desk

Let’s not forget that July 4 is a day that celebrates the freedoms we have in this country.

 

Summer — and summer reading — is finally here | Book Nook

The theme this year, Libraries Rock, includes a line‐up of programs and activities for all.

  • Jun 25, 2018

 

State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020

Washington also is considering becoming more significant by moving its primary to early March.

  • Jun 21, 2018

Taking the guess work out of recycling | Guest Column

Waste Management Recycle Corps working with local businesses, residents this summer.

Signature of registered voter is a coveted commodity

The competitive nature of the initiative and referendum season now peaking in Washington.

  • Jun 7, 2018
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President, governor or retirement — only Inslee knows his plan

What we do know is that he’s off to Iowa in June to deliver the keynote address at a party fundraiser.

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Growth, knowledge, learning at your library | Book Nook

Spring is the time of year when many of us focus on growth and renewal, reinvigorated to cultivate our interests or explore new ones. Last… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018

It’s time to make Western Washington coal-free | Guest Column

For Washington to be a true climate leader, PSE needs to get out of the coal business.

  • May 15, 2018

Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career

Eastside journalist moves on after six years in field.

Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald
                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald

Eyman says he will spend $500K of his own money on initiative

The conservative activist’s self-financing claim points to a lack of deep-pocketed donors.

Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald
                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald

Please hold your applause till the end | Publisher’s Note

The Snoqualmie Valley Record will be moving back to a paid newspaper effective July 1.

Earth Day flashback: 30 years of Puget Sound recycling | Guest Column

In Puget Sound, 1988 had a green significance.

Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers

U.S. tariffs on Canadian paper have surged costs for newspapers with little benefit for U.S. mills.

  • Apr 9, 2018

Speak up to help silent sufferers of domestic violence | Guest Column

Leveraging the heightened awareness sparked by the #metoo movement.

  • Apr 3, 2018

Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers

U.S. tariffs on Canadian paper have surged costs for newspapers with little benefit for U.S. mills.

  • Mar 28, 2018

Snoqualmie Valley Record joins forces with Eastside papers to serve you better

You may have noticed a new style in this week’s Reporter. A sleek black masthead and even a few new elements. But now that you’ve… Continue reading

Assault weapons ban will prevent mass shootings more effectively than hiking the age to buy them | Letter

As a Marine, I spent a year of my life packing an M-60 machine gun all over Vietnam back in 1969 and part of 1970.… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2018

Bring some green into your spring cleaning

Sure, there’s been rain, snow and hail lately, but believe it or not, spring is almost here. Before we know it, it will be time… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2018

King County Libraries are among the busiest in the nation | Guest Column

Every spring, King County Library System presents its annual report to the Board of Trustees. Our “Year in Review” is a compilation of stories, statistics,… Continue reading