Opinion

$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

Mercer Island Center for the Arts wastes almost $2 million | Letter

Many of us recently received in our mailbox the 2016 Mercer Island…

  • May 27th, 2017

Mercer Island School Board superintendent search process underway | Island Forum

The Mercer Island School Board is actively looking for a new superintendent…

  • May 26th, 2017

Coverage of the James Comey firing | Letter

I can’t believe that after I have lived on the Island for…

  • May 25th, 2017

Older Americans Month 2017: Age Out Loud | Letter

Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed May as Older Americans Month. Getting older…

  • May 25th, 2017

A smaller theater is a win-win for Mercer Island community | Letter

The Bellevue Youth Theater was built two years ago for $8 million.…

  • May 24th, 2017

Before you get on your bikes and ride | Island Forum

Daffodils, morning birdsong, bicycles. Spring is the time our children begin to…

  • May 24th, 2017

Lawmakers, governor get a raise unless 129,811 people object | The Petri Dish

State lawmakers and Gov. Jay Inslee will get a raise this fall…

How can parents help gifted students who struggle with social issues? | YFS Advice

Dear YFS, I work as a paraprofessional in the gifted program for…

  • May 22nd, 2017

Parks on Mercer Island | Letter

Thanks to Dr. Alfred Skinner for his May 10 letter to the…

  • May 18th, 2017

Music and technology festival previews new content directions for KCLS | Book Nook

Libraries have always been the place to turn to for information, ideas…

  • May 18th, 2017