Opinion

Bellevue City Council should declare Bellevue a sanctuary city | Letter

The recent executive order promulgated by President Trump and his administration —…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

 

More taxes needed for schools, but that’s where agreement ends | The Petri Dish

This may surprise you, but one thing legislative leaders and the governor…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

 

House bills will endanger firearm owners | Letter

As written to my 48th District representatives and senator: There are two…

  • Feb 19th, 2017

 

Why isn’t Bellevue Council mandating viable parking solution? | Letter

Can someone explain to me why is it that the Mercer Island…

  • Feb 18th, 2017

Lawmakers are pushing bills to expand civics education | The Petri Dish

Maybe it’s the constitutional scrap incited by the McCleary school funding decision.…

Bellevue University Bookstore closure is a loss | Letter

It was a sad and sorry day for Bellevue when the University…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

You walked — now run | Our Turn

Across Washington state, thousands of women, families of diverse communities and members…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

Basic facts about Affordable Care Act | Letter

A recent letter writer should revisit a few basic facts about the…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

DeVos does not have students’ best interests in mind | Letter

I am a student at Western Washington University and a graduate from…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

From a Chinese latchkey kid to an American entrepreneur in Bellevue | My Turn

“I am a little wolf from the North, walking on the infinite…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Finding a home for the homeless in Bellevue | Letter

Here is an uplifting story of how one-on-one support and team effort…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Bellevue’s response to mosque fire should serve as example to world | Letter

This is regarding the letter to the editor in the Jan. 20…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

No urban freeway could be built faster than light rail | Letter

Your Jan. 13 opinion page led off with a citizen’s letter proposing…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Be considerate of opposing voices | Letter

We’re living in a time in which our country is very divided.…

  • Feb 6th, 2017

Veterans, beware of not-so-easy discount at Bellevue Home Depot | Letter

I was recently at Home Depot in Bellevue and when I was…

  • Feb 6th, 2017

Nearby employees take over Bellevue park and ride parking, enforcement needed | Letter

In the article about the loss of commuter parking stalls due to…

  • Feb 5th, 2017

Disappointed in energy bill failure | Letter

I have appreciated the Bellevue Reporter’s coverage of the importance of conservation…

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Transportation agenda doesn’t meet our needs, but new freeway may | Letter

You reported on the recent meeting of our elected officials on Eastside…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Puget Sound Energy fails to prove local need for Energize Eastside | Letter

Puget Sound Energy claims that the Eastside transmission grid is running out…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Best books of 2016 | Book Nook

Public libraries play an integral part in meeting the needs of communities…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Reporter launches homelessness series | Editor’s Note

Volunteers found them sleeping in parking garages, in vehicles, under structures and…

Local religious leaders: Bellevue mosque fire an opportunity for interfaith solidarity

The recent case of arson at the Islamic Center of the Eastside…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Bellevue homeless shelter: Apples and oranges | Letter

In the Dec 16 Reporter, a writer expressed her support for the…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

The Samsung phone debacle: Trouble in tech paradise | Technology for ‘Us’

It’s not often that tech talk dominates the nation’s headline news, but…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Time to create better plan to combat homelessness in Bellevue | Letter

You can’t be all things to all people and be effective. Congregations…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

How to come together after political combat | My Turn

I grew more and more alarmed when the political universes my mother…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Fire Station 10 process does not protect Bellevue neighborhoods | Letter

In every Bellevue City Council candidates forum that I have attended since…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

How to navigate the holidays with an eating disorder | Guest Column

The holidays can be tricky when dealing with family stress and expectations.…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Magnet attracting more homeless to Bellevue? | Letter

While the proposed Eastside men’s shelter location near Bellevue College would seem…

  • Dec 11th, 2016

Something fishy going on with PSE | Letter

Who is regulating Puget Sound Energy? The claims regarding Energize Eastside simply…

  • Dec 10th, 2016

Sound Publishing committed to supporting growing businesses | Publisher’s Desk

The Seattle area is home to professionals in a multitude of disciplines…

Top 10 Ways to make KCLS a part of your holiday celebrations | Book Nook

King County Library System is a tremendous resource all year round. From…

  • Dec 9th, 2016

Holiday gift idea: Help hungry kids | Letter

Thank you for publishing the letter to consider giving to our local…

  • Dec 9th, 2016

Evenly divided Legislature inspires hope for moderates | The Petri Dish

Will the Roadkill Caucus be reborn in 2017? This is not idle…

  • Dec 3rd, 2016

Protest is our ultimate trump card | Letter

It’s hard to put in words how proud and grateful I am…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

KCLS seeks input for proposed budget | Book Nook

King County Library System has a long history of strong support from…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

Holiday gift for you to consider | Letter

As most people start shopping for Christmas gifts, here is another thought…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

Bellevue class connects community, exceeds expectations | Reporter’s Notebook

It’s a strange thing to have expectations so thoroughly surpassed. When I…

Teaching to hate | Letter

Will it ever stop? Back in the 1940s and 1950s, Southern white…

  • Nov 20th, 2016

Act of kindness gives faith in humanity | Letter

My wife, Emma, accidentally lost her wallet recently around 10 a.m. in…

  • Nov 29th, 2016

Bellevue should form America Assimilation Network | Letter

You reported that Bellevue has a “Diversity Initiative” and a Diversity Advisory…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

Potential men’s homeless shelter in Bellevue needs more analysis | Letter

I wrote the following to Next Door regarding the men’s homeless shelter…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

Thank you, Bellevue School District | Letter

This year I have children in three different schools: Puesta del Sol…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

The tech-savvy travelers’s guide | Technology for ‘Us’

It’s fall, the leaves are turning — and the tourists are gone.…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

Bellevue Council needs to review land use codes | Letter

During a recent public meeting on the Verizon Cell units project (16-129655-LA),…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

What will we reap? | Guest column

We earned this. Whether you voted for President-Elect Donald Trump or not,…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

Transfer Station project in Bellevue is outrageous | Letter

There are several businesses on Southeast 32nd Street in Bellevue (right next…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

Thank you for supporting veterans | Letter

I would like to thank the Bellevue community for their generosity during…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

Lawmakers should restore Medicaid coverage of hearing aids | Letter

Thank you for covering the Oct. 10 candidates forum at the North…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Tateuchi Center contributors should fund affordable housing | Letter

When I read about the $10 million gift matched dollar for dollar…

  • Nov 17th, 2016