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Holiday gift for you to consider | Letter

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

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

 

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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

 

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KCLS seeks input for proposed budget | Book Nook

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

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

 

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Protest is our ultimate trump card | Letter

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

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Bellevue class connects community, exceeds expectations | Reporter’s Notebook

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

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Teaching to hate | Letter

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

  • Nov 20th, 2016
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Act of kindness gives faith in humanity | Letter

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

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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Bellevue should form America Assimilation Network | Letter

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

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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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
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Thank you, Bellevue School District | Letter

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

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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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
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The tech-savvy travelers’s guide | Technology for ‘Us’

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

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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What will we reap? | Guest column

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

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Transfer Station project in Bellevue is outrageous | Letter

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

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Thank you for supporting veterans | Letter

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

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Lawmakers should restore Medicaid coverage of hearing aids | Letter

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

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Tateuchi Center contributors should fund affordable housing | Letter

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

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Oppose Bellevue’s decision to seize homes | Letter

The city of Bellevue is planning to seize several homes in a…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Reflections and remembrance | Veterans Day poem

Editor’s note: Bellevue Reporter staff writer Shaun Scott’s late father Bob (Scotty)…

  • Nov 14th, 2016
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Paying the price of drowsy driving | Publisher’s Desk

Imagine this: You’ve enjoyed a fun weekend in Eastern Washington, but you…

  • Nov 7th, 2016
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Health impact of climate change obligates us to support I-732 | Letter

Voting yes on I-732 will be the clarion call across the state…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Bellevue Reporter editorial on ST3 narrow-sighted | Mayor’s Memo

The Bellevue Reporter’s assessment that Bellevue residents should not support Sound Transit…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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‘Yes’ for a safer Bellevue | Letter

Bellevue’s rapid growth is straining fire facilities and first-rate response times. Downtown…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Re-elect Justice Charlie Wiggins | Letter

As a former King County Superior Court judge, I urge you to…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Victims of tragic condo fire in Bellevue look to community for strength | My Turn

We had just finished dinner when our neighbor from across the hall…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Mayor urges: Vote yes on Bellevue Propositions 1 and 2 | Letter

This November, Bellevue residents have the opportunity to make Bellevue a safer, more enjoyable place for everyone to live, work, and play.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Bellevue Councilmember: Vote no on Sound Transit 3 | Letter

Do you want to create a giant public entity that is larger than many governments with a pre-authorized blank check of $54 billion

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Vote no on Bellevue Proposition 2 | Letter

Bellevue’s Proposition 2 will provide a revenue stream that the City Council may choose to use in any way they want.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Vote for Initiative 1491 | Letter

Washingtonians, please vote for Initiative 1491, a measure that could prevent future tragedies by allowing family members to ask a judge to temporarily suspend

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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2016 scary Halloween costumes | Cartoon

2016 scary Halloween costumes | Cartoon

2016 scary Halloween costumes | Cartoon 2016 scary Halloween

  • Oct 27th, 2016
2016 scary Halloween costumes | Cartoon
2016 scary Halloween costumes | Cartoon

2016 scary Halloween costumes | Cartoon

2016 scary Halloween costumes | Cartoon 2016 scary Halloween

  • Oct 27th, 2016
2016 scary Halloween costumes | Cartoon
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Behind Reykdal for OSPI | Letter

With all of the hoopla around the upcoming elections, it’s easy for a very important race to be missed.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Sen. Steve Litzow

Litzow led charge on public schools investment | Letter

When Washingtonians asked for a high quality education system, Litzow answered.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Litzow has played games with kids’ future | Letter

As a parent of a high schooler and a middle schooler in south Bellevue, I have been advocating for public schools for over a decade.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Wellman is just another bureaucrat | Letter

The last thing the Eastside needs is poor leadership – which is exactly what you get with Lisa Wellman.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Sound Transit

The Bellevue Reporter recommends: Vote no on Sound Transit 3 | Editorial

The Bellevue Reporter’s Editorial Board interviewed key proponents and opponents of Sound Transit’s $54 billion ballot measure, Sound Transit 3.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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The Bellevue Reporter recommends: Vote no on Sound Transit 3 | Editorial

The Bellevue Reporter’s Editorial Board interviewed key proponents and opponents of Sound Transit’s $54 billion ballot measure, Sound Transit 3.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
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Let’s invest in improving Bellevue’s transportation system | Letter

The opportunity to help improve Bellevue's transportation system deserves the city's voter's consideration and support this election.

  • Oct 23rd, 2016
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Vote no on ST3 | Letter

Light rail on Bellevue Way and 112th Avenue Southeast will be a negative and permanent impact on our neighborhoods. The construction challenges here are immense. These are major arterials to and from downtown Bellevue and will be reduced from four lanes to three reversible lanes for five to seven years.

  • Oct 23rd, 2016
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‘Elderly’ is condescending | Letter

The Reporter identified the 75-year-old victim of a car-pedestrian accident as "elderly" (Oct. 14).

  • Oct 23rd, 2016
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Litzow misleads voters | Letter

Sen. Steve Litzow, R-Mercer Island, has been misleading voters in the 41st Legislative District over his dedication to our kids' education and should not be re-elected.

  • Oct 22nd, 2016
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Litzow puts bipartisan solutions before politics | Letter

As a soon-to-be college student, I am confident that Sen. Steve Litzow is fighting for me. He worked across the aisle to reduce tuition by up to 20 percent at public universities and community colleges for the first time in Washington state history. It is clear: when Litzow makes a promise, he will work hard to get it done. I'm proud to see our senator putting bipartisan solutions before politics; that is why I am supporting Steve this fall.

  • Oct 22nd, 2016
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Creepy clowns and political candidates | Cartoon

Creepy clowns and political candidates | Cartoon

Creepy clowns and political candidates | Cartoon Creepy

  • Oct 21st, 2016
Creepy clowns and political candidates | Cartoon
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Inclusion of people with disabilities in the workforce | Guest Column

"#InclusionWorks" is proliferating on social media and at events throughout King County and nationwide.

  • Oct 21st, 2016
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Lady and the Trump | Cartoon

Lady and the Trump | Cartoon

Lady and the Trump | Cartoon Lady and the Trump |

  • Oct 21st, 2016
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Lady and the Trump | Cartoon

Lady and the Trump | Cartoon

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  • Oct 21st, 2016
Lady and the Trump | Cartoon
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Challenged books and the freedom to read | Book Nook

"I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." "To Kill a Mockingbird." "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone."

  • Oct 21st, 2016
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Mass Transit Now ST3 press conference | Letter

The Sept. 30 Bellevue Reporter front-page article "Mayors, business leaders support ST3 in Bellevue" is a perfect example of what happens when a well-funded pro-light rail organization sponsors a press conference telling voters about ST3.

  • Oct 15th, 2016
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Sen. Steve Litzow advertising himself as magic unicorn | Letter

In the August primary, the Democratic candidate for state Senate, Lisa Wellman, won by about 400 votes. Are the 41st District voters starting to see through Sen. Steve Litzow's viewpoints? He has been advertising himself as a magic unicorn — the mythical pro-choice Republican — but 98 percent of the time he voted the same as the most conservative Washington state senator.

  • Oct 14th, 2016
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Reaping Sound Transit 3's benefits from an urn | Cartoon

Reaping Sound Transit 3’s benefits from an urn | Cartoon

Reaping Sound Transit 3's benefits from an urn | Cartoon

  • Oct 13th, 2016
Reaping Sound Transit 3's benefits from an urn | Cartoon