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Do you need to pay for your COVID hospital stay?

Washington state law requires hospitals to provide free care for certain income brackets.

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Islanders unleash homecoming spirit

Mercer Island High School students participate in a modified homecoming parade on Oct. 15 that rolled down 92nd Avenue Southeast… Continue reading

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Becker versus Nice: City Council Position No. 2

Daniel Becker * Why are you running for Mercer Island City Council? I’m running for city council because I care… Continue reading

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Akyuz versus Anderl: City Council Position No. 6

Kate Akyuz * Why are you running for Mercer Island City Council? There’s an artificial rift in our community that’s… Continue reading

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Curry versus Weinberg: City Council Position No. 4

Michael D. Curry * Why are you running for Mercer Island City Council? Running for city council is a call… Continue reading

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Giannini Upton versus Glowitz: Mercer Island School District, Director Position No. 2

Brian Giannini Upton * Why are you running for Mercer Island School District board director? I believe that every child,… Continue reading

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Aaker versus Lurie: Mercer Island School District, Director Position No. 4

Lacey Aaker * Why are you running for Mercer Island School District board director? I’m running for MISD board director… Continue reading

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Flu vaccine offers best defense for people this season

State Department of Health recommends getting a shot

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Guest editorial: A non-partisan election in Mercer Island?

Mercer Island City Council elections by design are nonpartisan. Given this, it seems very strange that some candidates in order Continue reading...

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More Mercer Island candidate letters | Election 2021

Editor’s note: Due to the volume of letters endorsing Mercer Island candidates and a finite amount of print space in Continue reading...

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Biking community mourns park’s temporary closure | Letters

Park’s closure disappoints family My family was deeply disappointed to learn of the sudden closure of the Upper Luther Burbank Continue reading...

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Mercer Island hires new director of parks and recreation

Mercer Island hires new director of parks and recreation

Jessi Bon, an Island resident who led the parks department in Sammamish, will start on Aug. 1.

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Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Emergency making huge demands on community supply.

 

AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

Customers promised easy income, but got empty promises instead.

 

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT highlights its strategic direction in this edition of the agency’s quarterly Continue reading...

 

 

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Covenant Living at the Shores chaplain releases new book

Special to the Reporter The Reverend Greg Asimakoupoulos of Mercer Island has authored a new book of inspirational poetry, titled Continue reading...

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Pay into the WA Cares Fund when you’re working, save when you’re…
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The WA Cares Fund is an affordable, convenient way to help all…
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It’s often said that “Pain is Pleasure,” but you don’t need to…
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Supplements used by people come in various forms and sizes, but it…
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After trying various over-the-counter and prescription medications, most individuals have found comfort…
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From all the CBD oil reviews read online, the Holistic Health brand…
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Don C. Brunell is a business analyst, writer and columnist. He retired as president of the Association of Washington Business, the state’s oldest and largest business organization, and lives in Vancouver. He can be contacted at thebrunells@msn.com.

Why should the threat to Taiwan concern us in WA? | Brunell

Unfortunately, what happens in Taiwan doesn’t just stay in Taiwan — it impacts us. So, when President Xi Jinping announced Continue reading...

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Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Election 2021: Closer look at King County races | Roegner

The race for Mayor of Seattle will dominate the regional media, but for most of the suburbs, it is the Continue reading...

 

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Eric Gunderson. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Patrol

Trooper Eric Gunderson’s family issues statement about his death from COVID-19

Press release answers inquiries about his vaccination status

 

Courtesy of King County Police Officers Guild

Office lacks power over King County law enforcement in misconduct investigations

Director Tamer Abouzeid presents OLEO annual report to law and justice committee on Tuesday.