Opinion

We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors

The effects Trump’s words can have on us.

Reporter publishes new letters policy | EDITORIAL

Letters policy is meant to provide direction and transparency.

  • Jul 30, 2019

The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors

The 2020 Census is coming and that can greatly affect everything from government representation and federal funding.

Proud to be themselves | Windows and Mirrors

June is Pride month and PFLAG Bellevue Eastside has been supporting the local LGBTQ+ community since 1996.

Don C. Brunell is a business analyst, writer and columnist. He retired as president of the Association of Washington Business, the state’s oldest and largest business organization, and now lives in Vancouver. He can be contacted at theBrunells@msn.com.

Family-owned business backbone of America | Brunell

During the 1992 presidential campaign, then-candidate Bill Clinton famously intoned, “I feel your pain,” reassuring voters he understood what they were going through. Since then,… Continue reading

Don C. Brunell is a business analyst, writer and columnist. He retired as president of the Association of Washington Business, the state’s oldest and largest business organization, and now lives in Vancouver. He can be contacted at theBrunells@msn.com.
Photo courtesy of Nick Wold/Mercer Island High School
                                Students from Mercer Island High School’s Margins program met with various nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles, including Watts Towers, where they speak with a representative about the organization’s sustainable garden.

Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors

How a program at Mercer Island High School is helping students affect social change.

Photo courtesy of Nick Wold/Mercer Island High School
                                Students from Mercer Island High School’s Margins program met with various nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles, including Watts Towers, where they speak with a representative about the organization’s sustainable garden.

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

MAPS-MCRC serves people in need during Ramadan

During Ramadan, Muslims intensify their efforts to serve others, especially those in need.

  • Jun 6, 2019

Best Buddies include everyone | Windows and Mirrors

North Creek’s new club this year works to promote inclusion and helps students make friends and connections.

Letters to the editor, May 10, 2019

PSE; street paving; homelessness

  • May 10, 2019

Building a community of belonging | Windows and Mirrors

LWTech is putting in the work to ensure employees feel welcomed on campus.

Letters to the editor, April 19, 2019

KBCS; Earth Day

  • Apr 19, 2019

Libraries are places of connection and community pride | Library column

Written by Lisa Rosenblum, the director of the King County Library System.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Are sheriffs above the law?

Washington voters have spoken on I-1639. Sheriffs need to set the stage to follow their oath of office - and enforce the law.

The difficulty of aging in place | Windows and Mirrors

Living on a fixed income in an increasingly expensive region is not easy.

Dora Gyarmati
                                Nityia Photography

Why we focus on the negative, even when the news is good | Health

How to find a healthy emotional balance in life.

  • Apr 5, 2019
Dora Gyarmati
                                Nityia Photography

OPINION What’s your American Dream?

By James Whitfield Special to the Reporter ^ I have a friend in his late-20s who is very concerned that he hasn’t quite graduated into… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019

In lieu of a perfect world | Windows and Mirrors

Violence in the world will happen but we shouldn’t just resign ourselves to it.

Raise a glass to 20 years of clean water | Guest editorial

Since 1999 Cascade Water Alliance and its members have been working to provide high-quality water for its customers.

  • Mar 26, 2019
Samantha Pak/staff photo
                                Two indigenous performers embrace during a break in their dancing in Plaza Coyoacán in Mexico City.

Lessons from our neighbors | Windows and Mirrors

Traveling abroad is an easy reminder to check your ethnocentrism.

Samantha Pak/staff photo
                                Two indigenous performers embrace during a break in their dancing in Plaza Coyoacán in Mexico City.