Opinion

Talk of taxes and unions: Prelude to a political season | The Petri Dish

As the ruling majority in the state Senate, Republicans can bring up…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

 

Celebrating 75 years of library stories | Book Nook

The earliest “library story” I remember is the summer reading program at…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

 

Rep. Dave Reichert wants to let it burn | Letter

Where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire. Rep. Dave Reichert wants to let…

  • Mar 19th, 2017

 

Reichert continues to be voice of reason | Letter

The never-ending screaming match in politics these days is insufferable. Both the…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

Intern reflects on learning experience so far at Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter

I started interning for the Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter in mid-December. Three months later,…

Hate crimes are rising | Letter

President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders remind me of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Dismayed at Republicans’ plan to fund state education | Letter

I am writing as a retired teacher of 28 years, a parent,…

  • Mar 12th, 2017

Time to stand up for each other | Letter

I must take exception to Larry Brickman’s letter (“Time for Congress to…

  • Mar 11th, 2017

Dismayed at Rep. Reichert and dismissed | Letter

My wife and I are psychologists. Both of us have dedicated a…

  • Mar 11th, 2017

Time for Congress to grow up | Letter

It is time for members of Congress to grow up and support…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Neighborly bears | Sprinkled with Humor

Residents see bears coming and going as though they live right here…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Game over for the America we know | Letter

I laud Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson for his courageous stand…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Two words for the Issaquah police | Letter

The Issaquah police and the officers from the neighboring cities deserve our…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Reichert, ‘I’m a constituent, too’ | Letter

Having called Rep. Dave Reichert’s office multiple times recently, I take gut-wrenching…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Time to hurt animals | Letter

As he was signing edicts hurting one group after another over the…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Why community journalism matters to Issaquah, Sammamish | Editor’s Note

Her voice was faint but her message was powerful. As I listened…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Rep. Dave Reichert can do better | Letter

I am one of Congressman Dave Reichert’s constituents in Issaquah. I look…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

More taxes needed for schools, but that’s where agreement ends | The Petri Dish

This may surprise you, but one thing legislative leaders and the governor…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

Reichert chooses not to answer to constituents | Letter

Congressional Republicans haven’t been receiving a very warm welcome from their constituents…

  • Feb 20th, 2017

Reichert must dedicate more time to constituents | Letter

As an 8th Congressional District constituent, I feel it is vitally important…

  • Feb 17th, 2017