Opinion

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‘Slog’ of a session? | The Petri Dish

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

  • Jan 12th, 2017

 

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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

 

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
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Cop shootings and job stress increased last year | Brunell

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

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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Heavy work ahead | Shiers cartoon

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

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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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
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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
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Washington apples making a comeback | Brunell

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

  • Dec 28th, 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Money tree? What might weigh it down | Shiers cartoon

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

  • Dec 21st, 2016
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Our rights eroding | LETTERS

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

  • Dec 16th, 2016
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Million Wreaths Across America | Brunell

Tahoma National Cemetery to host ceremony Saturday

  • Dec 15th, 2016
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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
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Sounders seize the moment | Shiers cartoon

Soccer sensations return home champions

  • Dec 14th, 2016
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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
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Thank you | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Thanks to the Kent Lions Club and Kent Parks for putting on…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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Women face a wall in effort to advance

It has been proven that men are more likely to advance to…

  • Dec 12th, 2016
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Top 10 ways to make KCLS a part of your holiday celebrations | ON THE SHELF

The King County Library System is a tremendous resource all year round.…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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Inslee renews complex task to fund schools | THE PETRI DISH

Governor has bright outlook on the state’s economy

  • Dec 8th, 2016
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In tribute | Shiers cartoon

Honoring those lost in their duty to protect us

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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Things have changed | LETTER

Think I care about the new Twitter in Chief? Nah. The country…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Let’s clarify discussion on red light cameras | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Since my name was mentioned in the Nov. 25 letter to the…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Cheap gas fueling petrochemical expansion | Brunell

In Washington, an abundance of low cost, reliable hydropower spurs economic growth.…

  • Dec 1st, 2016
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Plenty on the line

Dawgs, Buffs battle for the Pac-12 crown | Shiers

  • Nov 30th, 2016
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Red light cameras would benefit Kent

I just the read Kent Reporter article, “Committee Puts A Stop To…

  • Nov 25th, 2016
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Willing to give Trump a chance | LETTER

I would like to thank Brian Beckley for the best Our Corner…

  • Nov 25th, 2016
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Donald Trump prevailed in a stunning upset to become our 45th president. COURESY PHOTO

What will we reap from the election ? | GUEST OP

Regardless of whom we voted for, it’s time to lead.

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
Donald Trump prevailed in a stunning upset to become our 45th president. COURESY PHOTO

Reasons to be thankful for what transpired this past election season | Petri Dish

With Thanksgiving upon us, we take a few moments to consider those…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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Cougs, Dawgs ready for showdown | Shiers cartoon

Rivals go at it Friday at Martin Stadium

  • Nov 21st, 2016
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Donald Trump’s presidency has caused a stir among the many.

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Kent voters want to be taxed more? | LETTER

The city of Kent has put in place a vision (strategic plan?)…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Thank you for a great ceremony | LETTER

My daughter, Teresa Espinosa, invited me to accompany her to the community…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Civics 101: Presidential election shows split in America

I did not vote for President-elect Donald Trump. But I completely understand…