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Plunge for Nile Clarke | Letters

Plunge for Nile Thank you for your article about Nile Clarke. It was not mentioned that he started the Polar Bear Swim in 1967, at… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2021

 

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Thank you from Friends of Luther Burbank Park | Letters

Friends of Luther Burbank Park members and board wish to thank the city decision-makers for temporarily closing the bike area in Upper Luther Burbank Park.… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2021

 

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A message from the MISD superintendent

Dear Mercer Island Community, There exists confusion regarding the Mercer Island School District’s finances, enrollment, and academic standards. I would like to provide an accurate… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2021

 

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Even 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 the Mercer Island Reporter, these… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2021
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Firefighter endorsement for local candidates | Letters

Firefighter endorsement Your Mercer Island Firefighters work in a profession where we can directly see the impacts on you, and on us, of the decisions… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2021
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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 the Mercer Island Reporter, these… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2021
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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 to promote their candidacy do… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2021
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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 Bike Skills Area. With the… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2021
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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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