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Supporting policies to make Island sustainable

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:21PM

By Fred Jarrett

What is PEAK"s affect on district"s strategy?

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:21PM

By Lori Hughes

Pope John II had a special ministry to young people. What was most meaningful of that to you as a young Catholic and Christian?

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:21PM

``He had a strong and refreshing connection to us. But he was always so inclusive and accepting of those of any faith.''

Celebrate Earth Day Friday, April 22

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:21PM

Earth Day, a day meant to bring attention to and recognize the importance of the environment, is this Friday, April 22.

Working together to protect Island"s I-90 access

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:21PM

By Steve Litzow

Island Forum: Cooperation key for educational excellence

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:21PM

By Brent Davis

How do you feel about an additional gas tax to help pay for a new State Route 520 bridge and a new Alaskan Way Viaduct in downtown Seattle?

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:21PM

``It's a no-brainer. The people who drive cars should support the infrastructure.''

Piqued interest in the PEAK proposal

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:21PM

By Blair Rasmussen

Changing the culture at Mercer Island High School

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:20PM

By Kate Gunby

Student safety is paramount

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:20PM

The decision of the school district and the City of Mercer Island to use part of an existing playfield at Island Park Elementary School to expand and improve access to the school is correct. The change, discussed for years, is an overdue matter of safety for students, their parents, staff and the hundreds of drivers who use Island Crest Way, the busiest main street on the Island, each day.

Friday was Earth Day. What do you do (every day) to help the environment?

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:20PM

``I go cycling and we (my wife and I) plant small trees and shrubs around the yard.''

Looking for the middle on Mercer Island

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:20PM

By Mark Berejka

Slow down M.I.

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:20PM

Despite the mixed messages coming from the weather gods, spring is here. The sun will come out. And when its does, so do the people.

Are you going to read ``My Life So Far,"" Jane Fonda"s new book?

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:20PM

``No, because I was around during that era and I haven't heard her say she is sorry.''

OK to phase II

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:20PM

The School Board is set to vote on Thursday whether to proceed to a second phase on the Boys & Girls Club's proposal to build a $14 million teen center on the school district's North Mercer campus.

`No" on PEAK by School Board is supportable

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:20PM

By David Menz

What do you think of the design of the newest Starbucks on Mercer Island?

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:20PM

``I like it. It's like something you'd see in Lake Tahoe. It's got that mountain feel.''

Even the kitchen sink is recyclable

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:20PM

You can recycle just about anything at the City of Mercer Island's annual Spring Recycling Event, even the kitchen sink as long as it's porcelain (and toilets, too).

Legislature showed leadership during session

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:20PM

I am very pleased that we finished the 2005 Legislative Session on time -- one of the few times in our state's 116 years of existence. I've finally recovered from the late nights of work, and I'm especially happy to spend some quality time back home with my family and my dogs.

Speak out on the Island

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:20PM

Do you plan to see the final Star Wars movie?

Always remember

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:19PM

Monday, May 30, is Memorial Day. It is a day set aside to remember those who have died in the service of our country. It is a day to honor and remember our dead regardless of our convictions about the necessity or morality of any war.

Island Park traffic revision: the right medicine?

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:19PM

By Catherine Britell

What do you think about Newsweek retracting its story on the Quran

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:19PM

(Islam's Holy Book)?

Building BRIDGES is a cause for celebration

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:19PM

When you live on an island you have a unique appreciation for the importance of bridges. Remember when the I-90 bridge opened in1993? What a community celebration we had -- a ribbon-cutting, a 5K run, a dance, fireworks. Because we live on an island, we know what a great thing it is to open a new, expanded bridge to our community.

Quantity and quality

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:19PM

Water. Even though we inhabit an island surrounded by it, we probably don't think about it too much. Even Islanders need to be reminded of how precious and finite a resource clean water is for consumption and recreation. Along with the public agencies that monitor water, we all need to be stewards of this critical resource.

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