Letters to the Editor

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

 

Vote no on levy lid lift | Letter

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

  • Aug 7, 2018

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

Support for My-Linh Thai | Letter

We are writing to share our support for My-Linh Thai, 41st LD, Position No. 2.

  • Aug 3, 2018

Send a message with no vote on tax increase | Letter

A significant and increasing portion of my living expenses are taxes.

  • Aug 3, 2018

Mercer Island structural imbalance: Meet productivity | Letter

Fred Jarrett, former Mercer Island mayor, is described as implementing “lean management” principles.

  • May 18, 2018

The Iran, Israel and U.S. dilemma | Letter

Some Iranian leaders, while supporting terrorism, say they don’t want the bomb.

  • May 17, 2018

A second request of the Mercer Island Center for the Arts | Letter

We ask again for the MICA leadership to reveal their intentions and tear up the MOU.

  • May 16, 2018

Concerns over CCMIP information and legal fund | Letter

One statement concerns me. CCMIP has established a legal fund.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Stop vandalizing Mercerdale Park garden | Letter

We have witnessed the intentional cutting of mature native plants.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Sustainability Mercer Island, USA and Earth via Fusion | Letter

I am on the mailing list of Sustainability Mercer Island. We earthlings “live in an era of immense creativity and the destructive capacity to end… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2018

CCMIP response to Carol Friends’ Feb. 28 letter | Letter

CCMIP supporters have not only talked, they have acted, and will continue to protect the parks.

  • Apr 16, 2018

Vandals destroying Mercerdale Park garden | Letter

Twice some people have cut native plants to the ground, girdled native trees and pulled out new plants.

  • Apr 16, 2018

Mercer Island Council should consider levy to fund MIYFS counseling | Letter

The Mercer Island School Board approved the following letter on March 22 to send to the Mercer Island City Council, asking it to consider a… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2018

Art reminds us what is possible within us | Letter

Some in our community have been discussing art. The thing about art is it is essential. Music, dance and storytelling are more than gifts. They… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2018

City should add retaining environment to Comprehensive Plan | Letter

Native habitat, wildlife “left out of the city’s Comprehensive Plan.”

  • Mar 8, 2018

Story should include MICA’s commitment to weighing other sites | Letter

“Mercerdale Park is ‘off the table’ as a site for the ‘foreseeable’ future.”

  • Mar 7, 2018

Vast majority of Islanders support MICA | Letter

“Islanders took sides over MICA’s desire of having a building in Mercerdale Park, not MICA itself.”

  • Mar 7, 2018