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One statement concerns me. CCMIP has established a legal fund.
We have witnessed the intentional cutting of mature native plants.
I am on the mailing list of Sustainability Mercer Island. We earthlings “live in an era of immense creativity and the destructive capacity to end… Continue reading
CCMIP supporters have not only talked, they have acted, and will continue to protect the parks.
Twice some people have cut native plants to the ground, girdled native trees and pulled out new plants.
The Mercer Island School Board approved the following letter on March 22 to send to the Mercer Island City Council, asking it to consider a… Continue reading
Some in our community have been discussing art. The thing about art is it is essential. Music, dance and storytelling are more than gifts. They… Continue reading
Native habitat, wildlife “left out of the city’s Comprehensive Plan.”
“Mercerdale Park is ‘off the table’ as a site for the ‘foreseeable’ future.”
“Islanders took sides over MICA’s desire of having a building in Mercerdale Park, not MICA itself.”
In regards to the Seattle Times’ Feb. 18 article “Guns, taxes on voters’ minds as Washington state lawmakers hold Eastside town hall.” Feb. 14 was… Continue reading
Giving away a portion of the park for $1 per year is poor judgement on the part of the City Council.
In response to Meg Lippert and Peter Struck’s letter of Feb. 15, sadly, MICA is looking for another location other than Mercerdale Park for a… Continue reading
Levy passed with 71 percent in favor, the highest approval rate for any school measure in county.
“Let MICA foot the bill for a building on Island nonparkland.”
“The Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy is in strong support of SB 5722..”
The group can take steps to “demonstrate their sincerity and bring the whole community together.”
“The richest 1 percent own $125 trillion — half the world’s wealth.”
“Engaging children in dance, music and theater is a positive way for a lot of children to have fun.”
“Our treasured parks should never be treated and used like our neighborhood bars.”