Opinion

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
Roger Ledbetter

OPINION: A very pleasant surprise

A column by Valley resident Roger Ledbetter.

  • Jan 30, 2019
Roger Ledbetter
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
Tulin Yildiz speaks on the origin and significance of ashure in Turkish culture at Turkcha’s event at the Peter Kirk Community Center in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Dilek Anderson

The sweetness of coming together | Windows and Mirrors

For immigrant women on the Eastside, Turkcha is here to help.

Tulin Yildiz speaks on the origin and significance of ashure in Turkish culture at Turkcha’s event at the Peter Kirk Community Center in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Dilek Anderson

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 23, 2018

Salish expansion

  • Nov 24, 2018

OPINION: KCLS supports citizen engagement year-round

Voter resources available at area libraries.

  • Nov 9, 2018

OPINION: Detox for your body and mind

Dr. Allison Apfelbaum is a naturopathic primary care doctor in Woodinville.

  • Nov 9, 2018
Marknisha Hervol, an eighth grader at Environmental & Adventure School in Kirkland, gets her book signed by Fredi Lajvardi during his appearance at the Peter Kirk Community Center. Samantha Pak/staff photo

OPINION: What happens when we believe | Windows and Mirrors

How an unlikely group of teenagers achieved success through the support of their community.

Marknisha Hervol, an eighth grader at Environmental & Adventure School in Kirkland, gets her book signed by Fredi Lajvardi during his appearance at the Peter Kirk Community Center. Samantha Pak/staff photo

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 26, 2018

District 8; climate change

  • Oct 26, 2018

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 19, 2018

Carbon tax; gun laws; District 8

  • Oct 19, 2018

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 12, 2018

District 8 race opinions; Criticism of President

  • Oct 12, 2018

When we ban books | Windows and Mirrors

What message does it send when certain stories are censored?