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Mercer Island Center for the Arts is a waste of resources | Letter

Last week, you published a letter written by Baron Dickey, which pointed…

  • Feb 20th, 2017

 

From a Chinese latchkey kid to an American entrepreneur | My Turn

“I am a little wolf from the North, walking on the infinite…

  • Feb 18th, 2017

 

Calling on Mercer Island Council to protect us and our parkland | Letter

Every day, more and more citizens of Mercer Island are waking up…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

 

Constantine a driving force against climate change | Letter

Ask any Mercer Island resident, “What do you love most about living…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

Is allowing your kids to drink at home helping communication? | YFS Advice

Dear YFS, My son is a junior in high school with a…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

You walked — now run | Our Turn

Across Washington state, thousands of women, families of diverse communities and members…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

Get maximum value from the I-90 center roadway | Letter

It is time for the Mercer Island City Council to take bold…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Mercer Island does not need arts center | Letter

Mercer Island does not need Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA).…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

What I learned from Bert and Ernie | On Faith

Last month I officiated the memorial service for a friend who recently…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Growing up privileged on Mercer Island and learning real meaning of democracy | Letter

Growing up on Mercer Island, I have lived a very privileged life.…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Unity versus uniformity | Letter

Some have been pleading for unity recently. That does not equate to…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

How Mercer Island Board member earned my vote as a student | Letter

On Jan.12, my name was called to give my community input at…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Reporter uses misleading photo of MICA location | Letter

The photograph of the former recycling center, under the headline “MICA takes…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

Loss of I-90 center lanes will be irreversible blow to region | Mercer Island Forum

Mercer Island and the communities along Interstates 90 and 405 are facing…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

Another ‘Save Mercerdale Park’ sign goes missing | Letter

The “Save Mercerdale Park” sign I placed in public right-of-way at the…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Mercer Island Reporter launches homelessness series | Editor’s Note

Volunteers found them sleeping in parking garages, in vehicles, under structures and…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

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

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

Sound Transit continually marginalizes Island residents’ access | Letter

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

  • Jan 19th, 2017

Mercer Island Council’s poor personnel decision | Letter

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

  • Jan 13th, 2017