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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

The ethics behind reporting | Editorial

Newsroom takes a look at ethical dilemma in reporting suicides.

  • Sep 13, 2019
The ethics behind reporting | Editorial
History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

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

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors
To expel or not to expel Matt Shea, that may be the question | Column

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.

To expel or not to expel Matt Shea, that may be the question | Column
More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

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

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors
State’s new voting system passes key test

State’s new voting system passes key test

Whew. The primary (on Aug. 6) marked the electoral debut of VoteWa, and the sparkling new statewide election management system didn’t crash or suffer a… Continue reading

State’s new voting system passes key test
Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly. Courtesy photo

Introducing Wally Bobkiewicz, new city administrator | Guest voice

Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly introduces new city administrator.

  • Aug 17, 2019
Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly. Courtesy photo
Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors

Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors

“The Art of Alzheimer’s” features work by artists who have Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia.

Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors
Reporter publishes new letters policy

Reporter publishes new letters policy

Letters policy is meant to provide direction and transparency.

  • Jul 30, 2019
Reporter publishes new letters policy
We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors

We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors

The effects Trump’s words can have on us.

We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors
New statewide election system causing concern among auditors

New statewide election system causing concern among auditors

They don’t think VoteWA is ready for prime time but are confident primary results will be accurate

  • Jul 23, 2019
New statewide election system causing concern among auditors
The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors

The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors

The 2020 Census is coming and that can greatly affect everything from government representation and federal funding.

The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors
Proud to be themselves | Windows and Mirrors

Proud to be themselves | Windows and Mirrors

June is Pride month and PFLAG Bellevue Eastside has been supporting the local LGBTQ+ community since 1996.

Proud to be themselves | Windows and Mirrors
Governor’s watch: timing is everything

Governor’s watch: timing is everything

Inslee, possible candidates eye 2020 race

Governor’s watch: timing is everything
Photo courtesy of Nick Wold/Mercer Island High School                                Students from Mercer Island High School’s Margins program met with various nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles, including Watts Towers, where they speak with a representative about the organization’s sustainable garden.

Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors

How a program at Mercer Island High School is helping students affect social change.

Photo courtesy of Nick Wold/Mercer Island High School                                Students from Mercer Island High School’s Margins program met with various nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles, including Watts Towers, where they speak with a representative about the organization’s sustainable garden.
Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws
Guy Palumbo (left) and Derek Stanford

With Palumbo out, capital gains tax gets real for Democrats

His successor could be the vote leaders need. But with elections in 2020, tax may be off the table.

Guy Palumbo (left) and Derek Stanford

Come have some coffee and conversation on June 27

Regional editor to again host coffee event at Issaquah Coffee Company.

  • Jun 7, 2019
Best Buddies include everyone | Windows and Mirrors

Best Buddies include everyone | Windows and Mirrors

North Creek’s new club this year works to promote inclusion and helps students make friends and connections.

Best Buddies include everyone | Windows and Mirrors
Take time to feel the emotions, don’t avoid them | Health column

Take time to feel the emotions, don’t avoid them | Health column

A monthly column about mindfulness meditation and wellbeing.

  • May 8, 2019
Take time to feel the emotions, don’t avoid them | Health column