Opinion

Acker: A proven advocate for Mercer Island | Letter

I have worked alongside many smart, dedicated volunteers in my 12 years…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

End lawmakers’ exemption from public records law | Editorial

Recall earlier this summer when the Legislature passed its operating budget —…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Hate is unwelcome on Mercer Island | Editorial

Earlier this month, the Mercer Island City Council voted to send a…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Islanders invited to participate in community forum | On History

In 1969, Mercer Island High School student Bob Liberty founded The Committee…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Value of a cultural community | On Arts

By Elliot Newman Special to the Reporter Forty-six years ago I visited…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Langley listens | Letter

Joy Langley possesses that special quality that will make her a terrific…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Island needs Acker’s community leadership | Letter

In November, Mercer Island will face another City Council election. It is…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Response to Concerned Citizens of Mercer Island | Letter

The following is an open letter in response to Concerned Citizens of…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

MICA would provide home for arts | Letter

My 13-year-old daughter will begin her seventh season dancing with Island Youth…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Win-win-win for arts, school district, park | Letter

I was excited to read the letter in the Aug. 2 Reporter…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

New cancer center creates single stop for Eastside patients | Guest Column

This week we celebrate the opening of the new Cancer Center at…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

How can I minimize risk of teen suicide? | YFS Advice

By Cindy Goodwin Dear YFS With so much attention on shows like…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

God, bless America (revisited): A Patriot Day prayer | On Faith

God, bless America (revisited): A Patriot Day prayer

  • Sep 11th, 2017

Mercer Island has history of saving parkland | Island Forum

Many Islanders will remember when Pioneer Park was under threat of being…

  • Sep 3rd, 2017

Vashon arts center built on private land — not parkland | Letter

In her “On Arts” column published in the Mercer Island Reporter last…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Comments on Reporter contributors’ opinions | Letter

I have read with interest the three articles in the latest issue…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Residents should not pay price of cell tower impacts | Letter

We are writing about a decision that the Mercer Island City Council…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Langley has history of political involvement | Letter

With Mercer Island steeped in the diversity, tolerance and inclusion movement we…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Devoted to lifelong learning | Book Nook

Most of us who love libraries share a simple philosophy: Never stop…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Mercerdale Park: The struggle to resist urbanization | On History

By Ira Appelman Special to the Reporter Mercer Island sits between the…

  • Aug 29th, 2017