Opinion

New cancer center in Bellevue creates single stop for Eastside patients | Guest Column

This week we celebrate the opening of the new Cancer Center at…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

 

Devoted to lifelong learning | Book Nook

Most of us who love libraries share a simple philosophy: Never stop…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

 

Bellevue Reporter intern says ‘goodbye,’ advocates value of community news

Well Bellevue, it’s been quite a summer. By the time you’re reading…

 

New reporter joins Bellevue Reporter team | Reporter’s Desk

You don’t know me, Bellevue, but I know you. I know the…

A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in changing King County | Book Nook

Anyone who has visited the 48 libraries in the King County Library…

  • Aug 11th, 2017

Bellevue residents’ will prevails — for now | Letter

On a warm evening on July 17, the Bellevue City Council held…

  • Jul 30th, 2017

Bellevue hard hit by budget deal | Letter

The Washington state Constitution says: “It is the paramount duty of the…

  • Jul 29th, 2017

Frustrations with new distracted driving law | The Petri Dish

The state’s new law that targets distracted drivers sure is irritating folks.…

Time running out for lawmakers | The Petri Dish

Wednesday arrived with a sense of possibility that lawmakers could solve the…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

City, Bellevue College failed to mitigate car show impacts | Letter

On July 8, Bellevue College hosted a car show/event that severely disrupted…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Bellevue should join clean energy initiative | Letter

I was pleased to see the prominent coverage of Al Gore’s climate…

  • Jul 12th, 2017

A solution for safe heroin injection sites | Letter

Is it true that King County hopes to open heroin injection sites…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

KCLS — looking towards the future | Book Nook

Over the past year-and-a-half, the King County Library System has been immersed…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Bellevue mayor should apologize | Letter

The comments from Bellevue Mayor John Stokes in the June 30 edition…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Bellevue Council, mayor should be ashamed of themselves | Letter

At a recent regularly scheduled public meeting of the Bellevue City Council,…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Bellevue mayor responds to public outrage over his comment | Letter

Editor’s note: In response to the issue regarding Mayor John Stokes’ comment…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

City of Bellevue has unclear vision on homelessness | Letter

The Eastside men’s low barrier shelter project is going to struggle to…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

Wish Reporter covered arts programs as thoroughly as sports | Letter

What a pleasant read about the Bellevue High School orchestra. All the…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Maintain mind-soothing harmony with summer music concerts | My Turn

It seems that the ear plays an important role in the awareness…

  • Jun 27th, 2017

Residents have until July 6 to comment on Energize Eastside EIS | Letter

Eastsiders, expect your electric rates to increase unnecessarily if Puget Sound Energy’s…

  • Jun 27th, 2017

‘Sparc’ of inspiration for homeless issue | Letter

The Reporter’s recent cover story of the official christening ceremony of the…

  • Jun 10th, 2017

Top things to know about boating on a lake in Washington | Guest Column

As a criminal defense attorney in Bellevue who has been practicing in…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

Sound Transit has done nothing to address parking crisis | Letter

Before retiring, I was a regular bus rider to downtown Seattle for…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

Defensive walking: Help drivers see you | Letter

Have you seen or even acted as a driver who looks attentively…

  • Jun 7th, 2017

Elements of housing strategy | Letter

The City Council was going to vote on May 22 regarding improving…

  • Jun 6th, 2017

Sound Transit punts East Link traffic mitigation to small group | My Turn

Residents of Enatai, Beaux Arts and Bellevue: You think traffic is bad…

  • Jun 5th, 2017

Summer reading: Relax, learn and have fun | Book Nook

It seemed like winter was longer than usual this year, but it’s…

  • Jun 5th, 2017

Lawmakers, governor get a raise unless 129,811 people object | The Petri Dish

State lawmakers and Gov. Jay Inslee will get a raise this fall…

Get the job done, legislators | Letter

I don’t understand why we taxpayers are having to pay for the…

  • May 26th, 2017

Solution to Park and Ride walk-offs? | Letter

I often park at the Eastgate Park and Ride and see many…

  • May 19th, 2017

Defender of the Constitution? | Letter

As reported by The Guardian on April 30, President Donald Trump described…

  • May 18th, 2017

Student assessments ensure students gain needed skills | Letter

One of the strongest trends I’ve witnessed in business over the past…

  • May 18th, 2017

Defender of the Constitution? | Letter

As reported by The Guardian on April 30, President Donald Trump described…

  • May 18th, 2017

Tackling writer’s misbeliefs over agriculture | Letter

The April 21 Reporter letter writer of “Your diet can impact the…

  • May 18th, 2017

New intern inspired by 1940 film ‘His Girl Friday’ | My Turn

If there’s one thing I hate, it’s introductions. Remember college orientation, when…

Sound Transit appreciates patience for growing pains

Construction on the extension of the East Link light rail that will…

  • May 5th, 2017

Numbers don’t add up on homeless shelter | Letter

Can any one on the city council do math? They are asking…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

Proposed land use change removes important safeguards in development process | Letter

While many Bellevue residents were enjoying spring break, the Bellevue City Council…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

Don’t believe all the lies you are taught | Letter

Martin Ulstein’s letter “It takes smarts to know when you’re being lied…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

Protections of private citizens don’t apply to President’s tax returns | Letter

Perhaps I’m the exception, but it really bugs me when people don’t…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

Questions on homeless housing project | Letter

1. It is well known that Bellevue Police coverage at night is…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

Planned Parenthood action favors religion | Letter

I wish someone will explain to me how providing tax dollars, which…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

The facts regarding climate change | Letter

Letters to the editor in the past two issues of the Reporter…

  • Apr 30th, 2017

Don’t negotiate on ACA cost-sharing subsidy program | Letter

To our Congress and Patty Murray, Maria Cantwell, and Adam Smith: Please…

  • Apr 29th, 2017

Shame on the Reporter for printing outright lies in letters section | Letter

In response to Martin Ulstein’s letter published in the print issue on…

  • Apr 29th, 2017

Your diet can impact the environment | Letter

As thousands across the U.S. get ready to protest environmental budget cuts,…

  • Apr 29th, 2017

Solar power subsidy bills under consideration would yield significant payback | Letter

The Legislature has an opportunity before it to support both a clean…

  • Apr 29th, 2017

Lawsuit again Al Gore is probably not true | Letter

While I agree with Mr. Ulstein and his comments about GloBull warming,…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Praise for Bellevue Council’s approach on homeless shelter | Letter

I commend the Bellevue City Council for its thoughtful, careful approach to…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Refugee vetting is already intensive | Letter

I take exception to some of the information in the April 7…

  • Apr 28th, 2017