Opinion

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  • Oct 25, 2018

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 24, 2018

Prop 1; library board

  • Oct 24, 2018

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 17

Prop. 1; cartoonist; free speech; school shootings

  • Oct 18, 2018

OPINION: A tribute to a neighbor I never knew

Local columnist reflects on recent news of Paul Allen’s death

  • Oct 16, 2018

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 10, 2018

Prop 1 opinions

  • Oct 11, 2018

OPINION: City needs tools, should be partner in institution planning

Guest opinion from former mayor Alan Merkle

  • Oct 11, 2018

When we ban books | Windows and Mirrors

What message does it send when certain stories are censored?

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 3, 2018

Opioid support; breast cancer; aggressive driving

  • Oct 8, 2018

OPINION: Excited to lead Eastside news coverage

Corey Morris takes lead as regional editor of Eastside publications

  • Sep 22, 2018

Curtain call for departing Youth Theatre Northwest director

Manny Cawaling was the executive director at YTN for 10 years, in a time of growth and change.

  • Sep 13, 2018

Stewards of the environment

“We must act locally… Fortunately, we have a number of opportunities at hand.”

  • Aug 31, 2018

Who to vote for?

“[Adam] Smith or [Sarah] Smith?”

  • Aug 30, 2018

Sign of the times

Deputy Mayor “very troubled by signs that went up over the Island this weekend” regarding levy.

  • Aug 29, 2018

Reflections on a White House visit | On Faith

The inhabitants of the White House aren’t the only ones on God’s radar.

The default in our own stories | Editorial

Senior editor Samantha Pak reflects on what representation in media means to her.

No excuse for fake news rhetoric | Editorial

Journalists are being tossed into the anti-media waters being chummed by the president and others.

  • Aug 14, 2018

Vote no on levy lid lift | Letter

Until our city government demonstrates fiscal responsibility and accountability, please vote “no.”

  • Aug 7, 2018
Betsy Zuber

How seniors can avoid being scammed | Guest Column

Hang up immediately, get caller ID, or get more information.

  • Aug 7, 2018
Betsy Zuber
Cindy Goodwin

How should I cope with my child’s sudden bedtime anxiety? | YFS Advice

At the end of the day someone is sleeping on the floor and obviously this isn’t sustainable.

Cindy Goodwin

Mercer Island should stop squeezing more out of taxpayers | Letter

We shouldn’t be comparing our city to other cities that are more profligate than us.

  • Aug 6, 2018