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Thank you, MICF | Letters

Thank you, MICF As summer comes to an end, we would like to thank the Mercer Island Community Fund (MICF) for supporting high-quality youth development… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2021

 

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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 the Mercer Island Reporter, these… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2021

 

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Thank you for your leadership in Mercer Island | Letters

I want to commend Laurie Givan for her directorship of the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce. She has been untiring in aiding Island businesses. When… Continue reading

  • Sep 3, 2021

 

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Putting Mercer Island on top | Letters

Dear Islanders, The need to mitigate climate change has never been more urgent, and there is an easy way for you to do something about… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Supporters write in about Mercer Island candidates | Letters

Kate Akyuz for City Council It is with great enthusiasm that I encourage your vote for Kate Akyuz for City Council Position #6. Her life… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2021
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Thoughts on climate change | Letters

If you were in town a few weekends ago when the “once in a lifetime” heat wave hit the PNW you shared in a horrifying… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2021
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Shakespeare and MICF | Letters

Shakespeare, please Dear City Council members, I am a longtime Mercer Island resident and was astonished to see that Mercer Island is not hosting Shakespeare… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2021
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Support for Mercer Island candidates | Letters

Lisa Anderl I was delighted when Lisa Anderl was appointed to the Mercer Island City Council in 2018, I voted to retain Lisa in 2019,… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2021
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Benefits of ranked-choice voting | Letters

I believe we need change to our democratic systems. Over the past few years, our top-two system has been shown to have some flaws. I… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2021
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Letters: Moms 4 Safe MI and Councilmember Salim Nice

Together we have taken meaningful actions to preserve and improve public safety in our community - from holding Sound Transit accountable for a massive infrastructure… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2021
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Homelessness and camping on Mercer Island | Letters

Dear Mercer Island City Council, We, the Mercer Island Clergy Association, feel compelled to address the recent ordinance regarding homelessness and camping on Mercer Island.… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2021
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Letters: The time to stop AAPI hate is now

As King County elected officials of Asian descent, we are outraged by the increase in hate incidents directed at members of our Asian American Pacific… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2021
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While walking our dog on Mercer Island … | Letters

While walking our dog on Mercer Island … A couple of months back, my wife and I were walking our dog on Mercer Island. We’re… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2021
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Planning commissioner was good for Mercer Island | Letters

Planning commissioner was good for Mercer Island I suspect most islanders who read the article in the Mercer Island Reporter (“Planning Commission member resigns from… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2021
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Mayor Wong: ‘I have decided not to seek a third term’

Dear Mercer Island Community, Last year was certainly a challenging year for our community and for each of us personally. Unfortunately, I suspect many of… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2021
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Letters: School safety and arts on Mercer Island

Safety at schools As a longtime resident (1964) and supporter of Mercer Island schools, I want to express my solidarity with the teachers who are… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2021
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  • Jan 6, 2021
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A letter to the Mercer Island City Council | Letters

I have lived on Mercer Island for 29 years, served on numerous local education boards and had five children graduate from the Mercer Island school… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2020
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Schoolboy once met FDR at East Seattle School / Letter to the editor

The Mercer Island Reporter’s Andy Nystrom reports that the city has issued a demolition permit to the East Seattle School purchaser (paid $6 million), who… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2020
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We urge you to keep our firefighters on the Island | Letters

Dear board directors — 78 years ago, Bill Barnes was born to a young couple who were in the process of building a small home… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2020
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