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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

 

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How do I tell the kids about impending divorce? | YFS Advice

Dear Youth and Family Services, My wife and I recently divorced and…

  • Jan 19th, 2017

 

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Sound Transit continually marginalizes Island residents’ access | Letter

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

  • Jan 19th, 2017

 

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Mercer Island Council’s poor personnel decision | Letter

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

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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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
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Here’s to exceeding expectations in 2017

Mercer Islander Sandy Glass created this image that inspires hope in the…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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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
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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
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After arguing about the election, we apologized | Island Forum

I walked into the men’s locker room where I work out and…

  • Jan 9th, 2017
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The Twelves: A Congregation of the Faithful | On Faith

One of the highlights of the holiday season for me was attending…

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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Washington backyards bursting with climate change | My Turn

Cherry trees began blooming at the start of December this year, and…

  • Dec 30th, 2016
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Will my son be judged as a ‘problem child’? | YFS Advice

Dear YFS, I am worried my son is not happy at school…

  • Dec 30th, 2016
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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
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Reflecting on mutual respect that has built Mercer Island community | Editorial

Just before Thanksgiving, Mercer Island’s City Council reaffirmed this community’s core values…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016
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A letter to the Christ child | On Faith

Dear Jesus, This week, as over two billion of your followers prepare…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016
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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
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What do I do when my kid has school anxiety? | YFS Advice

Dear YFS, What do I do when my kid clings onto me…

  • Dec 15th, 2016
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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
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Year in review, assessing the path ahead for Mercer Island mobility | Island Forum

We find ourselves at the end of the year, the time when…

  • Dec 13th, 2016
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Thank you to all who made Mercer Island Lions’ Christmas tree sale a success | Letter

On behalf of the Mercer Island Lions Club, we want to extend…

  • Dec 12th, 2016
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