Opinion

Letter to the Editor, Jan. 1, 2020

Letter to the Editor, Jan. 1, 2020

Four Chaplains Day

  • Jan 31, 2020
Letter to the Editor, Jan. 1, 2020
Commentary: Inslee vows to give state a clean fuel standard

Commentary: Inslee vows to give state a clean fuel standard

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee badly wants a clean fuels standard in Washington. He came close nine months ago but legislation he embraced and House… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2020
Commentary: Inslee vows to give state a clean fuel standard
United Methodist Church: To split or not to split | Windows and Mirrors

United Methodist Church: To split or not to split | Windows and Mirrors

Local clergy from Eastside United Methodist Churches weigh in on the church’s future regarding LGBTQ+ inclusion.

United Methodist Church: To split or not to split | Windows and Mirrors
Honor those who went before | OPINION

Honor those who went before | OPINION

These officials and many others served with distinction even on the occasions when you disagreed with them.

Honor those who went before | OPINION
Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors

Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors

Talk Time classes allow English language learners to practice their speaking and conversation skills.

Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Despite ruling on Public Records Act, we need to keep a close eye on Olympia

Washington Supreme Court upholds that state legislators are subject to the Public Records Act.

  • Jan 2, 2020
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo
Republicans chose political power over the Constitution | OPINION

Republicans chose political power over the Constitution | OPINION

I’m astounded and appalled that members of both parties in Congress were weighing whether to vote for impeachment and removal from office of President Trump,… Continue reading

Republicans chose political power over the Constitution | OPINION
Rifts, not gifts: Habib, Republican senators at odds this holiday season

Rifts, not gifts: Habib, Republican senators at odds this holiday season

OLYMPIA — Stuck on what gifts to give Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib and Republican state senators this holiday season? Consider one present they can unwrap… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2019
Rifts, not gifts: Habib, Republican senators at odds this holiday season
Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors

Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors

The Neurodiversity Navigators program at Bellevue College offers various services to students who are on the autism spectrum.

Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors
When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent

When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent

A 2017 law lets lawmakers offer negotiation topics. But a bipartisan panel didn’t do so this week.

When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent
Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

It’s been a year since the Menchie’s incident and here is what the city of Kirkland has been working on since then.

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors
Our newspapers have many reasons to be thankful

Our newspapers have many reasons to be thankful

Changes have had positive impacts, readers offering support.

  • Nov 28, 2019
Our newspapers have many reasons to be thankful
From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors

From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to share your culture with others?

From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors
November is a great month to participate

November is a great month to participate

KCLS will be holding public hearings next week.

November is a great month to participate
Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors

Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors

The challenges of providing mental health services for communities of color.

Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors
Why I support Eric Hollis for Fall City Fire District 27 Commissioner | Letter

Why I support Eric Hollis for Fall City Fire District 27 Commissioner | Letter

This year, incumbent Fall City Fire District 27 Commissioner Eric Hollis is being challenged by Brandon Bothwell. Longtime residents will likely support Hollis and newcomers… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019
Why I support Eric Hollis for Fall City Fire District 27 Commissioner | Letter
Beware of cyber Pearl Harbor | OPINION

Beware of cyber Pearl Harbor | OPINION

A monthly column about all things politics from a Valley local.

  • Oct 24, 2019
Beware of cyber Pearl Harbor | OPINION
Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors

What is it like to pursue a career in a language that is not your first?

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors
Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors

Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors

Spending time in the outdoors has helped veteran Naomi Layco heal physically and mentally after serving in the U.S. Navy.

Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors
Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Eastside for All has launched to focus on race and social justice advocacy.

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors