Letters to the Editor

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Mercer Island Center for the Arts is a waste of resources | Letter

Last week, you published a letter written by Baron Dickey, which pointed…

  • Feb 20th, 2017

 

Calling on Mercer Island Council to protect us and our parkland | Letter

Every day, more and more citizens of Mercer Island are waking up…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

 

Constantine a driving force against climate change | Letter

Ask any Mercer Island resident, “What do you love most about living…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

 

Get maximum value from the I-90 center roadway | Letter

It is time for the Mercer Island City Council to take bold…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Mercer Island does not need arts center | Letter

Mercer Island does not need Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA).…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Growing up privileged on Mercer Island and learning real meaning of democracy | Letter

Growing up on Mercer Island, I have lived a very privileged life.…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Unity versus uniformity | Letter

Some have been pleading for unity recently. That does not equate to…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

How Mercer Island Board member earned my vote as a student | Letter

On Jan.12, my name was called to give my community input at…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Reporter uses misleading photo of MICA location | Letter

The photograph of the former recycling center, under the headline “MICA takes…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

Another ‘Save Mercerdale Park’ sign goes missing | Letter

The “Save Mercerdale Park” sign I placed in public right-of-way at the…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Possible solution to park and ride parking crunch | Letter

Here’s a possible idea for helping alleviate the parking crunch at the…

  • Jan 19th, 2017

Sound Transit continually marginalizes Island residents’ access | Letter

I agree with Elizabeth Buckley’s recent letter (“Time for Mercer Island Council…

  • Jan 19th, 2017

Mercer Island Council’s poor personnel decision | Letter

Last week, I witnessed Steve Marshall speak to the council in his…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

Reward offered for return of missing ‘Save Mercerdale Park’ signs | Letter

Several dozen “SAVE MERCERDALE PARK” signs that were placed in and around…

  • Jan 12th, 2017

Proposed I-90 changes may decrease safety of Mercer Islanders | Letter

Dear Mercer Island City Council members, I am very concerned regarding the…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Why can’t Mercer Island install flashing crosswalk lights? | Letter

Why is Mercer Island not installing flashing crosswalk lights like Kirkland has?…

  • Jan 10th, 2017

Time for Mercer Island Council to step up regarding I-90 access | Letter

I believe a court injunction should be filed against Sound Transit by…

  • Dec 30th, 2016

ST3 extension will end Islanders’ easy access to Seattle | Letter

The Dec. 6 Sound Transit email, “Project Update East Link Extension” is…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Deputy mayor’s op-ed an attempt to shirk council’s responsibility | Letter

I read Deputy Mayor Debbie Bertlin’s opinion column in the Dec. 14…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016

We need to make sure Mercer Island stays pedestrian-friendly | Letter

In regard to the Reporter’s recent article, “Mercer Island police urge pedestrian…

  • Dec 14th, 2016