Sound Transit officials take on the fury of car tab spike | The Petri Dish

This could be interesting. Thursday afternoon directors of Sound Transit will hold…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017


Sound Transit resurrects monster-size vehicle valuations

The assault on taxpayers’ wallets by Sound Transit and ST3 just won’t end.

  • Mar 23rd, 2017


We need to do more to clean Puget Sound | Being Frank

The health of Puget Sound is getting some much-needed help from efforts…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017


Kent School District welcomes, encourages all | Watts

On behalf of the Kent School Board and our entire staff, I…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

POG is worth another look | Brunell

In 2003, Gov. Gary Locke, D, faced a 10-percent revenue hole in…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Game continues | Shiers

The legal battle continues to play out between state Attorney General Bob…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Lawmakers trying to fix a taxing problem | The Petri Dish

Everyone understands the problem. No one opposes the solution. Yet today owners…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Lawmakers must consider costs of all taxes | Brunell

As lawmakers in Olympia inch toward adjournment, they must keep in mind…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Republican stir the pot on key topics | The Petri Dish

As the ruling majority in the state Senate, Republicans can bring up…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

More expensive ride | Shiers

When voters approved ST3 last November, they didn’t realize how it would…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Rosellini’s plan to fund bridges deserves another look | Brunell

Remember the old saying: Hindsight is 20-20? If only Washington voters had…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Climate change is damaging treaty rights | Being Frank

Climate change isn’t happening to some of us, it’s happening to all…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Time to make changes at the Port of Seattle | Guest op

By Rep. Mia Gregerson/For the Kent Reporter Our civics and our democracy…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Roaring into a new month | Shiers

Coming off the second-wettest February on record, the area has offered little…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

School district shares its new race and equity policy | Watts

The Kent School District values its rich, diverse schools and communities and…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

Lawmakers dealing with controversial bills | The Petri Dish

A vote, up or down, on abolishing the death penalty in Washington.…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

When you dig deeper, the president’s ‘tough talk’ on trade doesn’t sound as good | Brunell

When President Trump spoke to Boeing workers at its South Carolina production…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

Wall of Washington | Shiers cartoon

President Trump’s immigration policy has unnerved our state.

  • Feb 23rd, 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

Washington has lots riding on NAFTA | Brunell

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

  • Feb 15th, 2017

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

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

State water quality standards finally updated | Being Frank

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

  • Feb 8th, 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

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

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