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“Climate change and global warming together pose an existential threat to the planet.”
Islanders urge city to preserve parkland.
CCMIP co-chairs thank Islanders for donating their time and labor to care for public parkland.
Council candidate Benson Wong thanks supporters, looks forward to second term.
I would like to make a clarification to a letter to the editor that appeared in the Nov. 1 issue, in connection with an exhibit… Continue reading
Kudos to the city of Mercer Island and the Mercer Island Center for the Arts for agreeing to leave Mercerdale Park alone and build a… Continue reading
Presently, most of us are on the road to debt peonage. The banks have taken over the federal reserve and treasury has put lobbyists in… Continue reading
Caregiving can be an emotionally, physically and financially draining role. Across Washington state, there are more than 335,000 people providing unpaid care for people with… Continue reading
We are writing this letter not because we previously endorsed Joy Langley for City Council but because, as your current and former elected representatives, we… Continue reading
Wong is smart, fair, principled I am grateful that we have several committed Islanders running for City Council, giving us the opportunity to weigh diverse… Continue reading
As president of the state’s oldest and largest organization dedicated to electing women to public office, I am gobsmacked by this paper’s misleading headline questioning… Continue reading
In 2015 Tom Acker approached me in an effort to raise money for the city of Mercer Island to acquire land in the Town Center… Continue reading
Mercer Island citizens are extremely fortunate to have had Benson Wong on the City Council these past four years. Wong, an attorney, has worked on… Continue reading
The following is an open letter to the Mercer Island High School principal: Principal Puckett, I wanted to reach out to you about the sad… Continue reading
Who founded the Committee to Save the Earth (CSE) in 1969, and what is he/she doing now to save the Earth? How much money did… Continue reading
Size: With the Central Business District already becoming overwhelmed with large, generic mixed-use developments, the proposed Mercer Island Center for the Arts would impose a… Continue reading
The King family would like to set the record straight now and for the future. The property Tom Acker continues to refer to as the… Continue reading
Mercer Island’s mayors have signaled that Joy Langley will be the best candidate for Mercer Island. Not knowing either Joy Langley nor Tom Acker, I… Continue reading
Langley will bring collaborative style The advantages that Joy Langley will bring to our City Council come from her solid government experience and collaborative style.… Continue reading
Acker represents diversity, tolerance and inclusion Many of us know Tom Acker for his reputation as a tireless advocate for Mercer Island residents on issues… Continue reading