Opinion

To my sea sisters — and all families of veterans | Editor’s Note

As my Navy recruiter waited in his car with the engine running at the top of our driveway, I stood with my parents on the… Continue reading

 

Reporter editor Carrie Rodriguez and her son, Jeremiah, during his graduation from Navy boot camp in June at Great Lakes, Illinois. Carrie Rodriguez/staff photo

To my sea sisters — and all families of veterans | Editor’s Note

As my Navy recruiter waited in his car with the engine running at the top of our driveway, I stood with my parents on the… Continue reading

 

Initial returns point to a power shift in the state Senate | The Petri Dish

Democrats went to bed Tuesday night confidently declaring their party will control the levers of legislating in state government by the end of the month.… Continue reading

 

Drowsy driving is a national health and safety problem | Guest column

Eleven years ago, a drowsy-driving car wreck left me with injuries that still challenge me today. In the accident, my ankle was crushed so badly… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

A cradle of Democracy | Book Nook

On Nov. 3, 1942, a shared vision of democratic ideals and equal access to information became reality when King County voters approved the formation of… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Reporter endorsements for Sammamish City Council seats | Editorial

Sammamish Position 1: Mark Baughman With four open seats, the Sammamish City Council will have four new members who will need the skills, ability, knowledge… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Reporter endorsements for Issaquah City Council seats | Editorial

Issaquah Mayor: Mary Lou Pauly The Issaquah City Council needs a strong leader focused on improving the city’s traffic challenges and managing growth. Mary Lou… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Lawmakers want to know if Sound Transit conned them on costs | The Petri Dish

Republican senators who are convinced Sound Transit leaders played fast and loose with facts about the agency’s light rail expansion plans got a chance Sept.… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

New cancer center creates single stop for Eastside patients | Guest Column

This week we celebrate the opening of the new Cancer Center at Overlake Medical Center. A cancer diagnosis is life-changing. It is frightening and consumes… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2017

Devoted to lifelong learning | Book Nook

Most of us who love libraries share a simple philosophy: Never stop learning. And why would we? The joy of learning, and the knowledge gained… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

Walking in my dad’s footsteps at Camp Pendleton

For about two weeks in the third grade, my friends and I took a break from playing princesses at recess and joined the boys (and… Continue reading

Reichert flies under the radar | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert projects himself as a champion for the little guy standing up for individual rights, for small businesses fighting burdensome regulations, for those… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2017

90 may be the new 70 | My Perspective

This year, Senior Citizens Day will be celebrated on Aug. 21, a day that recognizes the contributions of senior citizens. Maybe now is the time… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2017

Do something to remove Trump | Letter

This is an open letter to Rep. Dave Riechert. Are you planning to wait until the president talks us into a nuclear exchange with North… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2017

Reichert failed to denounce white supremacy | Letter

On Wednesday, Aug. 16 I called my representative, Dave Reichert and asked if he supports white supremacy. I was thrilled to learn that he does… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Reichert more interested in pushing Trump’s agenda | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert always claims the high ground as ex-sheriff in understanding and supporting the rule of law. Yet in July he voted to undermine… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Opposition to big money in elections | Letter

Our country is beginning to tool up for mid-term elections, and many entities, citizens included, are laying plans for future endeavors based upon victorious outcomes… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Drive it like you stole it | Publisher’s Desk

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Eric and I am the new Regional Publisher of Sound Publishing’s Eastside Media Group. I usually go… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in changing King County | Book Nook

Anyone who has visited the 48 libraries in the King County Library System, as I have done since becoming KCLS’ interim director, appreciates the breadth… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2017

Are creators of Sammamish logo pedaling illusions? | Letter

We’ve all seen the city of Sammamish logo. When you look at the logo, what does it suggest? I believe it suggests that Sammamish sees… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2017