Opinion

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

It’s been a year since the Menchie’s incident and here is what the city of Kirkland has been working on since then.

 

Our newspapers have many reasons to be thankful | EDITORIAL

Changes have had positive impacts, readers offering support.

  • Nov 28, 2019

 

Traffic passes over the 90-year old Magnolia bridge, aging and in need of replacement, Wednesday in Seattle. State and local governments could end up scrambling to pay for road paving and other transportation projects as a Washington state measure that would cut car tabs to $30 was passing in early returns Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Post-election, new battles loom over Eyman’s car-tab measure

Lawmakers will wrangle over cuts in transportation spending as lawyers tangle on the measure’s legality.

 

From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to share your culture with others?

Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors

The challenges of providing mental health services for communities of color.

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 1, 2019

These letters were not published in print.

  • Nov 1, 2019

Letter to the Editor, Oct. 31, 2019

An election letter

  • Oct 31, 2019

Letters to the editor for Oct. 25, 2019

Daylight Savings Time Now that the state has decided to adopt DST throughout the year, it looks like something that will really happen eventually. So… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2019

Does Sound Transit realize the consequences of this do-over?

Pass or fail, Initiative 976 is a reminder of what critics most dislike about the regional agency.

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors

What is it like to pursue a career in a language that is not your first?

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 18, 2019

Election letters

  • Oct 17, 2019
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee after speaking with reporters Aug. 22 in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Lawmakers to governor: How dare you mess with our budget!

They want Jay Inslee to halt his planned $175 million reallocation of state transportation dollars.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee after speaking with reporters Aug. 22 in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors

Spending time in the outdoors has helped veteran Naomi Layco heal physically and mentally after serving in the U.S. Navy.

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file
                                Former state Sen. Jesse Wineberry (right) playfully points out Tim Eyman behind him before a news conference on initiative I-1000, on Oct. 11, 2018, in Seattle.

This political break-up couldn’t come at a worse time

As backers of I-1000 gear up, a legal spat involving others is casting a shadow on their efforts.

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file
                                Former state Sen. Jesse Wineberry (right) playfully points out Tim Eyman behind him before a news conference on initiative I-1000, on Oct. 11, 2018, in Seattle.
Mona Das

After a senator’s claim is debunked, a call for an apology

The GOP wants a Democratic senator held to account for accusations which an investigation found to be false.

Mona Das
People from throughout the Eastside gather at the International Friends School in Bellevue for the launch of Eastside for All.

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Eastside for All has launched to focus on race and social justice advocacy.

People from throughout the Eastside gather at the International Friends School in Bellevue for the launch of Eastside for All.

The ethics behind reporting | Editorial

Newsroom takes a look at ethical dilemma in reporting suicides.

  • Sep 11, 2019
The audience at Brick & Mortar Books in Redmond listens to authors discussing the importance of representation in stories. Samantha Pak/staff photo

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

What do we not know about the history of the human race?

The audience at Brick & Mortar Books in Redmond listens to authors discussing the importance of representation in stories. Samantha Pak/staff photo

To expel or not to expel Matt Shea, that may be the question | Column

Results of a private investigation could put the fate of GOP lawmaker in front of the House in 2020.

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to become a U.S. citizen?