Opinion

To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

By Patrick Grubb, Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Governor Jay Inslee has been forceful in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic because our state is the nation’s hotbed… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2020
To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful
We need to think before we act | Windows and Mirrors

We need to think before we act | Windows and Mirrors

As coronavirus has led to xenophobia and racism against Asians, we should all stop and think before acting on our biases.

We need to think before we act | Windows and Mirrors
Letter to the Editor, March 4, 2020

Letter to the Editor, March 4, 2020

Parks survey reminder

  • Mar 4, 2020
Letter to the Editor, March 4, 2020
Gov. Inslee is cordially invited to Kirkland, Eastside

Gov. Inslee is cordially invited to Kirkland, Eastside

We need the governor here to know we’re a priority, not in Olympia or on cable news channels.

  • Mar 3, 2020
Gov. Inslee is cordially invited to Kirkland, Eastside

Trump betrays promise to protect, fight for workers

A guest opinion syndicated by PeaceVoice.

  • Mar 2, 2020
The state has too much money and it’s a problem

The state has too much money and it’s a problem

With revenues rising, budget writers are going to get lots of requests on how to spend it

The state has too much money and it’s a problem
Short legislative session turns left

Short legislative session turns left

With a progressive agenda including comprehensive sex education, clean fuel standards and gun violence, Democrats will need to be cautious about overreach.

Short legislative session turns left
KCLS: Much to celebrate from 2019 and in the year ahead

KCLS: Much to celebrate from 2019 and in the year ahead

A column from the King County Library System.

KCLS: Much to celebrate from 2019 and in the year ahead
‘We can do the right thing’ | Windows and Mirrors

‘We can do the right thing’ | Windows and Mirrors

Clarence Moriwaki shares how we can stand up for each other and not have history repeat itself.

‘We can do the right thing’ | Windows and Mirrors
Clyde Ford speaks at Bellevue First United Methodist Church. One of the things he spoke about was how other countries have approached the topic of race and racism. Samantha Pak/staff photo

We need to, but how do we talk about race? | Windows and Mirrors

Racism is still an issue in this country. How can we have constructive conversations to move forward and heal?

Clyde Ford speaks at Bellevue First United Methodist Church. One of the things he spoke about was how other countries have approached the topic of race and racism. Samantha Pak/staff photo
Norman Rockwell exhibit at Covenant Living

Norman Rockwell exhibit at Covenant Living

Greg Asimakoupoulos displays magazine covers.

  • Feb 3, 2020
Norman Rockwell exhibit at Covenant Living
Teaching kindness and empathy in schools | LETTER

Teaching kindness and empathy in schools | LETTER

Kindness Matters initiative at MISD.

  • Jan 30, 2020
Teaching kindness and empathy in schools | LETTER
Letter to the Editor, Jan. 22, 2020

Letter to the Editor, Jan. 22, 2020

MIYFS Foundation Breakfast

  • Jan 22, 2020
Letter to the Editor, Jan. 22, 2020
United Methodist Church: To split or not to split | Windows and Mirrors

United Methodist Church: To split or not to split | Windows and Mirrors

Local clergy from Eastside United Methodist Churches weigh in on the church’s future regarding LGBTQ+ inclusion.

United Methodist Church: To split or not to split | Windows and Mirrors
Prescription for a 2020 Vision | On Faith

Prescription for a 2020 Vision | On Faith

A monthly column dealing in matters of faith.

  • Jan 8, 2020
Prescription for a 2020 Vision | On Faith
Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors

Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors

Talk Time classes allow English language learners to practice their speaking and conversation skills.

Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Despite ruling on Public Records Act, we need to keep a close eye on Olympia

Washington Supreme Court upholds that state legislators are subject to the Public Records Act.

  • Jan 2, 2020
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo
Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors

Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors

The Neurodiversity Navigators program at Bellevue College offers various services to students who are on the autism spectrum.

Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors
When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent

When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent

A 2017 law lets lawmakers offer negotiation topics. But a bipartisan panel didn’t do so this week.

When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent
Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

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.

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors