Opinion

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Freedom to feel safe | Reporter’s Desk

Let’s not forget that July 4 is a day that celebrates the freedoms we have in this country.

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Amy McOmber

Woman provides loving home for special needs adults | Sammamish Heroes

Once in a lifetime you might meet someone like Anne Galasso. Anne runs a special needs adult home in our area. She works with four… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2018
Amy McOmber
State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020

State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020

Washington also is considering becoming more significant by moving its primary to early March.

State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020

Signature of registered voter is a coveted commodity

The competitive nature of the initiative and referendum season now peaking in Washington.

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President, governor or retirement — only Inslee knows his plan

What we do know is that he’s off to Iowa in June to deliver the keynote address at a party fundraiser.

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It’s time to make Western Washington coal-free | Guest Column

It’s time to make Western Washington coal-free | Guest Column

For Washington to be a true climate leader, PSE needs to get out of the coal business.

  • May 15, 2018
It’s time to make Western Washington coal-free | Guest Column
Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career

Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career

Eastside journalist moves on after six years in field.

Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career
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Eyman says he will spend $500K of his own money on initiative

The conservative activist’s self-financing claim points to a lack of deep-pocketed donors.

Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald
Knowledge trumps ‘fake news’ | Sprinkled with Humor

Knowledge trumps ‘fake news’ | Sprinkled with Humor

There’s one piece of advice I continue to offer my daughter. Learn all there is to know before making a decision, especially an important one.… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2018
Knowledge trumps ‘fake news’ | Sprinkled with Humor
Lisa Rosenblum

Innovative library program for 21st century | Book Nook

On April 14, KCLS will open its ideaX Makerspace, a STEM focused lab.

Lisa Rosenblum
Communication at our grasp | My Perception

Communication at our grasp | My Perception

Communicating is a very fascinating subject to explore, especially considering the turmoil (or confusion) currently taking place in the world today. This recent disorder and… Continue reading

Communication at our grasp | My Perception
Speak up to help silent sufferers of domestic violence | Guest Column

Speak up to help silent sufferers of domestic violence | Guest Column

Leveraging the heightened awareness sparked by the #metoo movement.

  • Apr 3, 2018
Speak up to help silent sufferers of domestic violence | Guest Column
Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers

Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers

U.S. tariffs on Canadian paper have surged costs for newspapers with little benefit for U.S. mills.

  • Mar 28, 2018
Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers
A magical gift: Train’s Pat Monahan surprises special singers | Sammamish Heroes

A magical gift: Train’s Pat Monahan surprises special singers | Sammamish Heroes

Danna Kinzer surprises special needs choir with special guest.

  • Mar 23, 2018
A magical gift: Train’s Pat Monahan surprises special singers | Sammamish Heroes
Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter joins forces with Eastside papers to serve you better | Editor’s Note

Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter joins forces with Eastside papers to serve you better | Editor’s Note

You may have noticed a new style in this week’s Reporter. A sleek black masthead and even a few new elements. But now that you’ve… Continue reading

Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter joins forces with Eastside papers to serve you better | Editor’s Note
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Talking about diversity with kids | Guest editorial

A few tips for how parents can approach the topic of diversity with younger children.

  • Feb 27, 2018
Patti Skelton-McGougan Courtesy photo
Lisa Rosenblum

Message from new KCLS director | Book Nook

As the new director of the King County Library System, I am excited to relocate to the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and am honored to be… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018
Lisa Rosenblum
Place on the Eastside where Christmas spirit thrives year-round

Place on the Eastside where Christmas spirit thrives year-round

Crossroads Mall in Bellevue is a melting pot of people.

  • Feb 5, 2018
Place on the Eastside where Christmas spirit thrives year-round
The life of Ben Sherry | Sammamish Heroes

The life of Ben Sherry | Sammamish Heroes

Eastlake High School student gives service above self.

  • Feb 2, 2018
The life of Ben Sherry | Sammamish Heroes
Glaucoma awareness: What you should know about age-related eye conditions

Glaucoma awareness: What you should know about age-related eye conditions

Glaucoma occurs when increased pressure from fluid buildup damages the optic nerve.

  • Jan 31, 2018
Glaucoma awareness: What you should know about age-related eye conditions