Opinion

VoteWa is a ‘painful transition’

The men and women responsible for running elections in Washington’s 39 counties are nervous that something, or several, will go awry with the Aug. 6… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of July 12

Reader disagrees with The Reporter’s choice to publish Dear editor, I am appalled that you printed the letter to the editor titled “Reader has an… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2019

2020 Census and the importance of being counted

Census affects everything from government representation to federal funding.

Don’t throw in the trowel, some suffering plants can be saved

Marianne Binetti will be speaking at the Auburn’s Farmers Market at noon Sunday, July 14. No charge. The second week of July is when you… Continue reading

Keep up on your gardening to-do list

Time to manage your garden before July

Letters to the editor for the week of June 28

Apartments versus salmon Dear editor, The Cedar River is the highest priority stream/river in the watershed for Chinook salmon recovery. Chinook, listed as a threatened… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2019

This queer light of mine, I’m going to let it shine

Proud to be in Renton during Pride month

  • Jun 28, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of June 21

Keep it simple! Dear editor, In regards to the 20 mph limit, keep it simple; enforce current limits! For example, the Edmonds Avenue speedway! Sincerely,… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Standing up to sexual assault – A letter to our Renton community

Earlier this month, we all learned about a sexual assault that took place in downtown Renton, a part of the city King County Sexual Assault… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Separate the rotten from the ripe

Community pages can do better to spread information, and not libel

  • Jun 15, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of June 14

Reader responds to other reader about leaded fuel Dear editor, I would like to respond to last week’s letter to the editor titled “Lead Emissions… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

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

Get the garden ready for longer, hotter days

The longer days mean plants are having a growth spurt, so be sure to feed and water to keep up with rapid growth. Roses love… Continue reading

Readers discuss the real affect of lead and traffic in downtown Renton

Letters to the editor for the week of June 7, 2019

  • Jun 7, 2019

Come on reader, light my fire

Great conversations at coffee event inspire us to do better for readers

  • Jun 5, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of Friday, May 31

Why isn’t the city asking for federal funding? Dear editor, I read the article on the lack of sidewalks in the city of Renton last… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

Lori Matsukawa’s lasting legacy on Asian American journalists

‘If I can do it, they can do it’

Write this down, take a little note then send it to the editor

The Reporter is looking for guest opinion writers

  • May 23, 2019

Nerd versus flies

I’ve always held that it would be better to fight 100 duck-sized horses than one horse-sized duck. But after this last week, I’m no longer… Continue reading

A historic era ends, another begins

The Frank Chopp era is over. Washington’s longest-serving speaker of the state House of Representatives quietly exited on Friday from the seat of power he… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2019