Opinion

Post-election thank yous | JERRY CORNFIELD

With Thanksgiving upon us and the election behind us, a look at who should be thankful for what.

 

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Before becoming an adult I wish I knew…

… how to find an apartment | How To Adult

 

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Electoral College worked exactly as drawn up | EDITOR’S NOTE

This year’s urban/rural split is reminiscent of the first split that divided the Founding Fathers.

 

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No, Beckley, there was no urban/rural divide | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

“There was no urban/rural divide in 1788. Only 1 in 25 people lived in cities.”

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Ordinance protecting Section 8 tenants unnecessary | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

“And what landlord would not want to renew a lease if the tenancy had been satisfactory?”

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Welcome to America | FRANK SHIERS JR.’S VIEW

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Nov. 25, 2016.

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US recognizing tribal treaty rights | BEING FRANK

A wave of federal recognition of tribal sovereignty and treaty rights has reached a high water mark.

  • Nov 20th, 2016
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Before and after | FRANK SHIERS JR.’S VIEW

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Nov. 18, 2016.

  • Nov 20th, 2016
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Tough road to understanding our own bias | GUEST COMMENTARY

“The cure for the Dunning-Kruger Effect is humility – to know that you do not know.”

Supporting your library system | GUEST COMMENTARY

“As a steward of taxpayer dollars KCLS takes our fiduciary responsibility very seriously.”

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Post-election blues | FRANK SHIERS JR.’S VIEW

Frank Shiers Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Nov. 11, 2016.

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Walking in the shoes of an immigrant | OUR CORNER

Editor’s note: This column reflects the opinion of the columnist and does…

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Vote yes on Kent School bond | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

“[Bond will] reduce overcrowding in our schools… and it will not increase your current tax rates.”

  • Nov 6th, 2016
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An hourly trade | FRANK SHIERS, JR.’S VIEW

Frank Shiers Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Nov. 04, 2016.

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RenCon deserves a sequel | EDITOR’S NOTE

Editor Brian Beckley attended Renton’s first comic-con and thinks there should be a part two.

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Thanks for the reminder | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

“Nice to have the information repeated… and mailed at taxpayer expense.”

  • Nov 6th, 2016
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‘Witch’ way are you voting? | FRANK SHIERS JR.’S VIEW

Frank Shiers Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Oct. 28, 2016.

  • Oct 31st, 2016
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Vote NO on ST3 | GUEST COMMENTARY

Vic Bishop shares why ST3 proposal aims to “satisfy politicians” and won’t relieve traffic in Renton.

  • Oct 31st, 2016
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Super PAC pulls cash out from governor’s race

Why did Our Washington send $360,000 to New Direction PAC instead of supporting Inslee’s race?

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The Renton Reporter wins second General Excellence Award in three years

The Renton Reporter received 11 Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Awards this year.

  • Oct 31st, 2016
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Vote YES on ST3 | GUEST COMMENTARY

Guest commentator Ryan Irvin shares why Proposition 1 can better serve Renton residents.

  • Oct 31st, 2016
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Super PAC pulls cash out from governor’s race

"The decision by Our Washington to pull its cash out of the governor's race pretty clearly indicates its confidence of an Inslee victory and a desire to get him more legislative allies for a second term."

  • Oct 28th, 2016

Vote NO on ST3 | GUEST COMMENTARY

"Sound Transit's ST3 proposal is a train project to satisfy politicians. It will do nothing to relieve traffic in Renton or anywhere in East King Co."

  • Oct 28th, 2016

Vote YES on ST3 | GUEST COMMENTARY

"With Proposition 1, people who live and work in Renton will be better served by bus rapid transit and greater access to light rail."

  • Oct 28th, 2016
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‘Witch’ way are you voting? | FRANK SHIERS JR.’S VIEW

Frank Shiers Jr.'s editorial comic, week of Oct. 28, 2016.

  • Oct 28th, 2016
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Pattenaude is a step in the wrong direction | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

"Would not our students have been better served by at least opening the search to candidates with the diversity of perspectives that a career in education outside your hometown brings?"

  • Oct 21st, 2016

Pattenaude is a step in the wrong direction | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

"Would not our students have been better served by at least opening the search to candidates with the diversity of perspectives that a career in education outside your hometown brings?"

  • Oct 21st, 2016

A teacher against Trump | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

"If I were caught on tape talking about sexually assaulting people, I would be fired and would lose my teaching certificate. If I were caught on tape talking about how I use my position of power to get away with sexual assault, the community would be outraged."

  • Oct 21st, 2016

A teacher against Trump | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

"If I were caught on tape talking about sexually assaulting people, I would be fired and would lose my teaching certificate. If I were caught on tape talking about how I use my position of power to get away with sexual assault, the community would be outraged."

  • Oct 21st, 2016

A vote for Darcy Burner | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

"Rather than another corporate attorney like her opponent, we need a down-to-earth representative like Darcy Burner."

  • Oct 21st, 2016

A vote for Darcy Burner | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

"Rather than another corporate attorney like her opponent, we need a down-to-earth representative like Darcy Burner."

  • Oct 21st, 2016
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It’s time to freak out about Snowmageddon | FRANK SHIERS JR.’S VIEW

Frank Shiers Jr.'s editorial comic, week of Oct. 21, 2016.

  • Oct 21st, 2016
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It’s time to freak out about Snowmageddon | FRANK SHIERS JR.’S VIEW

Frank Shiers Jr.'s editorial comic, week of Oct. 21, 2016.

  • Oct 21st, 2016
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Polio survivors who live with post-polio syndrome face unexpected challenges | GUEST COMMENTARY

While we're closer to stamping polio out completely, researchers estimate that post-polio syndrome affects as many as 80 percent of polio survivors.

  • Oct 21st, 2016

Polio survivors who live with post-polio syndrome face unexpected challenges | GUEST COMMENTARY

While we're closer to stamping polio out completely, researchers estimate that post-polio syndrome affects as many as 80 percent of polio survivors.

  • Oct 21st, 2016

Tips, tricks and advice on dating | OUR CORNER

"The first and absolutely most important part about dating is safety. It doesn't matter where you meet someone, on an app, at a bar, church, whatever – safety needs to be No. 1."

  • Oct 21st, 2016

Tips, tricks and advice on dating | OUR CORNER

"The first and absolutely most important part about dating is safety. It doesn't matter where you meet someone, on an app, at a bar, church, whatever – safety needs to be No. 1."

  • Oct 21st, 2016

Concerns of the Cat Rescue Community | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

"Without a doubt a better facility is needed for holding pets, but a humane Interim Plan is also critically needed."

  • Oct 14th, 2016

Concerns of the Cat Rescue Community | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

"Without a doubt a better facility is needed for holding pets, but a humane Interim Plan is also critically needed."

  • Oct 14th, 2016

A vote for the Lady | GUEST COMMENTARY

Guest columnist Kathryn Miller shares why she's voting for Hillary Clinton this election cycle.

  • Oct 14th, 2016