Opinion

Maintain mind-soothing harmony with summer music concerts | My Turn

It seems that the ear plays an important role in the awareness…

  • Jun 26th, 2017

 

City was once much more environmentally protective | Letter

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

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

 

There’s no place like Nome | On Faith

Never underestimate the uncanny consequences of an unanticipated opportunity. It was 30…

  • Jun 21st, 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

Top things to know about boating on a lake in Washington | Guest Column

As a criminal defense attorney in Bellevue who has been practicing in…

  • Jun 14th, 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

Confronting sexual assault head on | Guest column

Sexual assault continues to be a risk to teens everywhere, including on…

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Reporter seeks to fill position on editorial board | Editor’s Note

The Mercer Island Reporter is seeking to fill a position on its…

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Summer reading: Relax, learn and have fun | Book Nook

It seemed like winter was longer than usual this year, but it’s…

  • Jun 13th, 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

What I never learned in high school | On Faith

This is the season for high school graduations. For students, it’s a…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

How to tell the difference between pre-teen moodiness and depression | YFS Advice

Dear YFS, My son is finishing his first year of middle school.…

  • Jun 7th, 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