Letters to the Editor

Coverage of the James Comey firing | Letter

I can’t believe that after I have lived on the Island for…

  • May 25th, 2017

 

Older Americans Month 2017: Age Out Loud | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed May as Older Americans Month. Getting older…

  • May 25th, 2017

 

A smaller theater is a win-win for Mercer Island community | Letter

The Bellevue Youth Theater was built two years ago for $8 million.…

  • May 24th, 2017

 

Parks on Mercer Island | Letter

Thanks to Dr. Alfred Skinner for his May 10 letter to the…

  • May 18th, 2017

Thank you, Mercer Island orchestra supporters | Letter

Team O, the booster organization of the Mercer Island School District Orchestras,…

  • May 18th, 2017

Housing and parks on Mercer Island | Letter

1. Regarding housing codes: I believe the value of a home depends…

  • May 12th, 2017

Climate change proposal and Don Quixote | Letter

“Don Quixote” is a fun read. Having Don Quixote in the White…

  • May 11th, 2017

A note to Rep. Clibborn | Letter

It is incumbent upon you to act immediately to delay the closure…

  • May 11th, 2017

MIVAL Jr. receives grant from Community Fund | Letter

We are happy to announce that MIVAL Jr. has received its first…

  • May 10th, 2017

Re: Lessons learned by a rookie legislator | Letter

Oh woe is me, these demon Republican legislators (also elected by their…

  • May 5th, 2017

Reconsider I-90 reconfiguration | Letter

I call upon our Washington state leaders at the local, state, and…

  • May 4th, 2017

Values and rights | Letter

Like a pox, there is wanten residential development erupting all over the…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Re: An open letter to Islanders on residential standards | Letter

Yes, the builders are gaming the system. And if the Council allows…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Join the discussion on property taxes | Letter

It’s that time of year again: property tax statements have recently come…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Another MICA grab of public resources | Letter

In its recently submitted SEPA application, MICA’s latest parking plan envisions that…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Urge Legislature to take action on I-90 | Letter

On June 1, the center lanes on Interstate 90 will be closed…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Populism: What is it? | Letter

There’s progressive populism. Call it personal sovereignty. Moral virtue and power should…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

An open letter to Islanders on residential standards | Letter

On April 5, I attended the Mercer Island Planning Commission’s public hearing…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

MICA needs parking | Letter

My dog Annie walked me around Mercerdale Park yesterday and I specifically…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Thank you to Mercer Island Guild supporters | Letter

On behalf of the Seattle Children’s Guild of Mercer Island, I would…

  • Apr 6th, 2017