Opinion

Urging more women to run for public office | Guest op

By state Reps. Tina Orwall and Mia Gregerson/For the Kent Reporter You…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

 

Washington has lots riding on NAFTA | Brunell

In 1993, President Bill Clinton was pictured holding a Washington state apple…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

 

Lawmakers battle over who should pay for schools | The Petri Dish

This may surprise you, but one thing legislative leaders and the governor…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

 

State water quality standards finally updated | Being Frank

By Lorraine Loomis/chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission It took a…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Game of funding our schools | Shiers cartoon

State lawmakers are trying to make the right moves to fully fund…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Lawmakers want students to be more civic | The Petri Dish

Maybe it’s the constitutional scrap incited by the McCleary school funding decision.…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

This is what democracy looks like | Guest op

By Staci Whitehouse/For the Kent Reporter My great-grandmother’s name was Beatrice, but…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

KCLS 2016 highlights: library continues to serve the many | Wasdin

It’s hard to believe 2017 is already here. If you’re like me,…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

Change in property tax formula seen as revenue stream for state, schools | The Petri Dish

A bipartisan alliance of lawmakers wants to rewrite one of the state’s…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

Torn with Trump | Shiers cartoon

Newly-elected President Donald Trump has shaken things up in America, first with…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Torn with Trump | Shiers cartoon

Newly-elected President Donald Trump has shaken things up in America, first with…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Cut the cake and get back to work | Brunell

Congratulations on your first hundred years, Boeing. Cut the cake and get…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Trump’s ways shaking up state politics | The Petri Dish

In his first week, President Donald Trump is effecting quite a bit…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Trailblazing educator retiring | Brunell

Floten put WGU Washington on the map

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Sharing Dr. King’s legacy, our kids’ bright future for learning | Our schools

By Calvin J. Watts/For the Reporter In one amazing week of this…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Schools going to pot? | Shiers cartoon

State lawmakers are still trying to find ways to fully fund public…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Alaska Airlines performance unsurpassed | Brunell

Fifty years ago, Boeing, Weyerhaeuser and PACCAR were the “Crème de la…

  • Jan 19th, 2017

Not all festive about Trump’s inauguration | The Petri Dish

There may be a little extra elbow room for Democratic lawmakers at…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Avoiding déjà vu all over again | Brunell

Rhe late Yogi Berra coined the phrase “it’s déjà vu all over…

  • Jan 16th, 2017

Best books of 2016 | WASDIN

Public libraries play an integral part in meeting the needs of communities…

  • Jan 12th, 2017

Boeing’s Conner leaves our region a better place | GUEST OP

By Chris Gregoire/For the Reporter When Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner…

  • Jan 12th, 2017

‘Slog’ of a session? | The Petri Dish

McCleary 8, Legislature try to solve riddle to fund public ed

  • Jan 12th, 2017

Cop shootings and job stress increased last year | Brunell

The number of police officers shot and killed last year rose dramatically.…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Heavy work ahead | Shiers cartoon

The 2017 Legislative Session promises to be one of the most challenging…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Battle brews over Planned Parenthood practices, issues | The Petri Dish

A politically contentious investigation by Congressional Republicans into the practices of Planned…

  • Jan 5th, 2017

Help offered: for a healthier you

By Susan Johnson/Regional Director, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Region…

  • Dec 30th, 2016

2016: The year we got it wrong | THE PETRI DISH

This wasn’t a very good year for many of the nation’s venerable…

  • Jan 1st, 2017

Washington apples making a comeback | Brunell

This year’s good news is Washington apple production is the second best…

  • Dec 28th, 2016

Dawgs take on heralded Tide | Shiers cartoon

Pac-12 champion Washington (12-1) battles mighty Alabama (13-0), the defending national champion,…

  • Dec 28th, 2016

Kudos to council for maintaining B&O tax’s intent

Thank you for covering and reporting on the City Council’s last meeting…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Thanks to those who supported Kent Turkey Challenge

We would like to humbly thank the community and all the participants…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Let’s end the hatred, mistreatment of others | GUEST OP

BY MARVIN ECKFELDT/For the Kent Reporter I experienced something three weeks ago…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016

Time to pause for the cause | GUEST OP

BY CALVIN J. WATTS/For the Kent Reporter As our schools close for…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016

State Democratic leaders try to pick up the pieces | The Petri Dish

A fierce fight is underway for the top leadership post of the…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016

Money tree? What might weigh it down | Shiers cartoon

Plenty is at stake with Gov. Inslee’s budgetary priorities.

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Our rights eroding | LETTERS

The news story, “Thousands of gun crimes go unpunished in Washington,” run…

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Million Wreaths Across America | Brunell

Tahoma National Cemetery to host ceremony Saturday

  • Dec 15th, 2016

Elector’s long shot bid to remove a president | The Petri Dish

If by some chance Alexander Hamilton could transport through time to the…

  • Dec 15th, 2016

Sounders seize the moment | Shiers cartoon

Soccer sensations return home champions

  • Dec 14th, 2016

Needed: a sustainable, existing funding source for parks long term

In June, the Kent City Council adopted the 2016 Parks, Recreation, and…

  • Dec 12th, 2016