Opinion

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 4, 2019

Homelessness; Trump

  • Jan 5, 2019
Tulin Yildiz speaks on the origin and significance of ashure in Turkish culture at Turkcha’s event at the Peter Kirk Community Center in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Dilek Anderson

The sweetness of coming together | Windows and Mirrors

For immigrant women on the Eastside, Turkcha is here to help.

Tulin Yildiz speaks on the origin and significance of ashure in Turkish culture at Turkcha’s event at the Peter Kirk Community Center in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Dilek Anderson

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 23, 2018

Discrimination

  • Nov 23, 2018
Skyline High School students and community protest perpetuation of rape culture following ISD lawsuit. Some signs read, “Private Property” with an image of a uterus. Another read, “Blame rapists, NOT victims.” another read, “No More Silence.” Madison Miller/staff photo.

Boys cannot just be boys | Windows and Mirrors

What happens when bad behavior does not come with consequences?

Skyline High School students and community protest perpetuation of rape culture following ISD lawsuit. Some signs read, “Private Property” with an image of a uterus. Another read, “Blame rapists, NOT victims.” another read, “No More Silence.” Madison Miller/staff photo.

OPINION: KCLS supports citizen engagement year-round

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

  • Nov 12, 2018

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 9, 2018

Partisan violence; seniors vote

  • Nov 9, 2018

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 2, 2018

Hungry students; political letters

  • Nov 2, 2018
Marknisha Hervol, an eighth grader at Environmental & Adventure School in Kirkland, gets her book signed by Fredi Lajvardi during his appearance at the Peter Kirk Community Center. Samantha Pak/staff photo

OPINION: What happens when we believe | Windows and Mirrors

How an unlikely group of teenagers achieved success through the support of their community.

Marknisha Hervol, an eighth grader at Environmental & Adventure School in Kirkland, gets her book signed by Fredi Lajvardi during his appearance at the Peter Kirk Community Center. Samantha Pak/staff photo

OPINION: I-1631 is counterintuitive

Victor H. Bishop, P.E. is the chair of the Eastside Transportation Association.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 26, 2018

Election; PSE trees

  • Oct 26, 2018

OPINION: Uphold our community values and support I-1631

Guest opinion written by Bellevue resident

  • Oct 26, 2018

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 19, 2018

Rep. Smith; Crazy Rich Asians; Bellevue council

  • Oct 19, 2018

When we ban books | Windows and Mirrors

What message does it send when certain stories are censored?

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 12, 2018

Sidewalks; 8th District; PSE

  • Oct 12, 2018

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 5, 2018

Soda tax; carbon initiative; PSE

  • Oct 8, 2018

Not a valid argument

When the former CIA director John Brennan’s security clearance was rescinded by President Trump, there was an outcry, mainly from the left. I have to… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2018

A climate action plan for Bellevue

In its May issue of Neighborhood News, the city of Bellevue announced it had achieved certification as a four-Star city. Star is a national framework… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2018

Preserving Bellevue’s beauty

I was surprised to learn that Puget Sound Energy has a great alternative to cutting down 300 trees along 148th Avenue to build a new… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2018

Sign of the times | Letter

I find it contradictory that Washington state has distracted driving laws but allows roadside signs for political candidates. Are we supposed to take our eyes… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2018

Net neutrality: What it means for libraries | Book nook

Public libraries nation-wide are concerned about the FCC’s decision to repeal net neutrality rules.