Opinion

Supreme Court resets the playing field on LGBTQ rights | Our Corner

For many people in this country — an estimated 10 million that identify as LBGTQ, as well as their countless supporters — the Masterpiece Cakeshop… Continue reading

Punish red-light runners, now | Letter to the Editor

Editor’s Note: The following letter is in response to the June 8 article titled “Police extend red-light camera grace period.” So with cameras installed and… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2018

Swim time changes hurt working families | Letter to the Editor

My name is Shannon Richards, I have lived in Renton for many years. I have a 12-year-old son with Down Syndrome, and I work Monday-Friday.… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2018

$tarbuck$ | COMIC

Frank Shiers Jr.’s editorial comic, week of June 1, 2018.

Signs of progress in ending sexual violence | GUEST COMMENTARY

“As painful as this conversation can be, it is critical to finding solutions.”

  • Jun 4, 2018

What will Inslee do in 2020? | COMMENTARY

“The political machinery of Jay Inslee is in pretty much full operation these days.”

  • Jun 3, 2018

These decisions could shake us | COMMENTARY

Some major landmark Supreme Court Cases will be decided by June.

Supporters believe Trump doing God’s will on Earth | COMMENTARY

“Many of the religious right believe deeply that U.S. support of Israel is what God wants the U.S. to do.”

Eyman risks retirement funds on car tab initiative | COMMENTARY

“He’s tapping the one source of money he can count on these days to finance the effort — his own.”

  • May 20, 2018

U.S. isn’t the only nation flirting with trade wars | COMMENTARY

Canada is also having trouble.

Famous last words | COMIC

Frank Shiers Jr.’s editorial comic, week of May 18, 2018.

Cultivating growth, knowledge and learning | KCLS

“What does knowledge mean to you?”

Not my problem | COMIC

Frank Shiers Jr.’s editorial comic, week of May 11, 2018.

How do you protect against the abuse of power? | COMMENTARY

“Is human nature basically selfish, self-centered and self-seeking?”

Gun rights advocates won the battle, but may lose the war | COMMENTARY

“NRA leaders will need to decide if it’s worth putting resources into a fight in a Left Coast.”

  • May 7, 2018

Talking points for next year’s legislative agenda | COMMENTARY

“Overall several million dollars are getting funneled into roughly two dozen new task forces, work groups and studies.”

  • May 1, 2018

Seeing the splinter in our neighbor’s eye | COMMENTARY

“We only see what we value. “

Thank you for support | LETTER

“I am writing to thank and commend Mayor Denis Law and council for supporting survivors of sexual assault.”

  • Apr 25, 2018

UW makes million dollar deal | COMIC

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of April 20, 2018.

  • Apr 20, 2018

I marched because students should feel safe in schools | Student Perspective

“At the march I registered to vote because even little old me can do something to rectify this huge problem.”

  • Apr 19, 2018