Opinion

We must invest in home visiting to protect our communities | Rep. Reichert

In my time as a detective and later as sheriff of the King County Sheriff’s Office, I saw a lot of things I’ll never forget.… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2017

Rep. Dave Reichert should represent liberals and conservatives | Letter

An open letter to Dave Reichert: I recently received a fundraising plea from you that began with this message: “Now more than ever, we must… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2017

Issaquah’s Front Street Market critics are shameful | Letter

In response to the Reporter’s article about the closing of Front Street Market, well, the boycott against Front Street Market certainly worked out for everyone,… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2017

Moms’ love knows no bounds | Sprinkled with Humor

A belated Happy Mother’s Day to all those answering to the job description of “mom.” Of course, the list of expectations flexes daily depending upon… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2017

Will Redmond take Sammamish back? | Letter

Most of the people on the Sammamish City Council love spending other people’s money. They are very haughty and high and mighty at every meeting… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2017

Leaders like Eastlake coach committed to sports team | Sammamish Heroes

In our world of youth who have resources and options around them for drug use, it is nice to have a person who stands up… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2017

Thank you for bike donations | Letter

Thank you to Sammamish and the surrounding cities for supporting our 12th Annual African Bike Drive. Volunteers loaded 278 bikes, plus hundreds of parts into… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2017

Meet Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter’s new editorial board | Editor’s Note

The Reporter recently established a feature that has been absent from our opinion pages — an editorial board. We invited Issaquah and Sammamish residents who… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2017

Americans deserve to see President Trump’s tax returns | Letter

I’m sure Rep. Dave Reichert agrees that whenever someone wishes to serve in public office, that person needs to be properly vetted. The whole Michael… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2017

Sammamish should reconsider development regulations | Letter

The city of Sammamish needs to rethink its residential development system. For the past five to 10 years, Sammamish has grown up a lot, especially… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2017

Thank you, Johnson family | Letter

Winterbrook Farm and its elk were recently at risk of being lost to a home development. As a board member of Eastside Audubon and member… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2017

Reichert ‘squeaks’ during the final hour | Letter

Congratulations Rep. Dave Reichert on voting against the American Health Care Act changes, but sorry I’m not going to cheer for you today, you just… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2017

So long, Sammamish | Reporter’s Notebook

Last Tuesday , the Sammamish City Council pulled a fast one on me — in a good way — when City Manager Lyman Howard acknowledged… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2017

Back on the plateau | Former Sammamish reporter returns

Hey Sammamish. I’m back! It’s been nearly 10 months since I last sat in the newsroom covering your city, listening to what matters to you… Continue reading

Average Americans’ tax returns are protected | Letter

Congressman Reichert stated that “all citizens’ tax returns are protected by law … the law clearly states tax returns shall be confidential” and “not following… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2017

Release of Trump’s tax returns would answer our questions | Letter

Congressman Reichert ought to know that no one can hide criminal activity behind the right of privacy. Make Trump’s tax returns public. It is public… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2017

Where is our cop when we need him? part 2 | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert recently submitted a letter to the editor regarding President Trump’s tax returns — reportedly in response to one I had submitted previously… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2017

Americans deserve to see Trump’s tax returns | Letter

I’m sure Mr. Reichert agrees that whenever someone wishes to serve in public office, that person needs to be properly vetted. The whole Michael Flynn… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2017

Show us Trump’s tax returns, Rep. Reichert | Letter

“The biggest tax cut and the largest tax reform in the history of our country,” so proclaimed Mnuchin about the tax proposal from the Trump… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2017

Tax reform proposal fails every time it’s been tried in the past | Letter

There are many reasons to be alarmed about Trump’s proposed budget and tax cuts, not the least of which is that it will leave many… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2017