Letters to the Editor

City was once much more environmentally protective | Letter

The Mercer Island Center for the Arts is currently under environmental review…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

 

Recycling Center has historical value to Island | Letter

The recycling center has historical value to many Mercer Islanders. It also…

  • Jun 21st, 2017

 

A green vision for Town Center | Letter

In a recent issue of the Seattle Times, Marilyn Smith, a retired…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

 

Act fast to stop council from adopting major code changes | Letter

A first-time ever incentive to build accessory dwelling units (ADU) and reduction…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

City pays for MICA parking | Letter

The facts from Mercer Island Center for the Art’s website: “The site…

  • Jun 19th, 2017

Praying for safety on I-90 | Letter

Time will tell with the permanent changes to our access and permanent…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Where in the world is MICA? | Letter

Upon receiving MICA’s 2016 Annual Report in the mail recently, I was…

  • Jun 15th, 2017

$10M settlement does not address core issue | Letter

Regarding the city of Mercer Island’s settlement with Sound Transit, I am…

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Tax reform for dummies | Letter

“The association of poverty with progress is the great enigma our times.…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

Council stabs commuters in the back | Letter

The Mercer Island City Council should be recalled if they sign off…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Mercer Island’s lack of transparency over I-90 access | Letter

One has to wonder what our leadership is up to concerning negotiations…

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Everyone enjoys our public spaces on Mercer Island | Letter

Biking around our Island recently, seeing children and adults practicing sports together…

  • May 29th, 2017

Mercer Island Center for the Arts wastes almost $2 million | Letter

Many of us recently received in our mailbox the 2016 Mercer Island…

  • May 27th, 2017

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