Opinion

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

It’s been a year since the Menchie’s incident and here is what the city of Kirkland has been working on since then.

 

Discerning fact from opinion

It can be more difficult than people first think, according to the Pew Research Center.

 

Our newspapers have many reasons to be thankful

Changes have had positive impacts, readers offering support.

  • Nov 28, 2019

 

Trust violated by past letter to the editor | EDITORIAL

Mercer Island Reporter unable to verify letter writer’s identity.

  • Nov 19, 2019

From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to share your culture with others?

Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors

The challenges of providing mental health services for communities of color.

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 30, 2019

Political letters not in print.

  • Oct 30, 2019

Who are the people in your neighborhood?

A monthly column about matters of faith.

  • Oct 25, 2019

Cutting down on creating trash

I am going to admit something here: when I travel, I create trash. Lots and lots of trash. Know that this is not something I… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Letters to the editor, Oct. 23, 2019

Letters on the upcoming election.

  • Oct 23, 2019

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors

What is it like to pursue a career in a language that is not your first?

Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors

Spending time in the outdoors has helped veteran Naomi Layco heal physically and mentally after serving in the U.S. Navy.

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Eastside for All has launched to focus on race and social justice advocacy.

Improving safety in Aubrey Davis Park with bike lane projects | Guest Opinion

A local guest opinion regarding planning for bike traffic increases.

  • Sep 11, 2019

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

What do we not know about the history of the human race?

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to become a U.S. citizen?

Waste reduction in your home through recycling | Sustainable Sustainability

An Islander’s guide to sustainable living.

  • Aug 15, 2019

We’re better than this | Windows and Mirrors

The effects Trump’s words can have on us.

Reporter publishes new letters policy | EDITORIAL

Letters policy is meant to provide direction and transparency.

  • Jul 26, 2019

We can prevent climate catastrophe | Guest Opinion

C. F. Baumgartner is a Mercer Island resident.

  • Jul 25, 2019