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A recipe for Mercer Island graduates | On Faith

A recipe for Mercer Island graduates | On Faith

Stir about the mixed emotions reduced from simmered memories.

A recipe for Mercer Island graduates | On Faith

Signature of registered voter is a coveted commodity

The competitive nature of the initiative and referendum season now peaking in Washington.

Growth, knowledge, learning at your library | Book Nook

Growth, knowledge, learning at your library | Book Nook

Spring is the time of year when many of us focus on growth and renewal, reinvigorated to cultivate our interests or explore new ones. Last… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2018
Growth, knowledge, learning at your library | Book Nook
Photo by Matt Phelps

President, governor or retirement — only Inslee knows his plan

What we do know is that he’s off to Iowa in June to deliver the keynote address at a party fundraiser.

Photo by Matt Phelps
Benefits of sports mouthguards | On Health

Benefits of sports mouthguards | On Health

More than 5 million teeth are damaged due to sports related injuries and trauma each year.

  • May 16, 2018
Benefits of sports mouthguards | On Health
It’s time to make Western Washington coal-free | Guest Column

It’s time to make Western Washington coal-free | Guest Column

For Washington to be a true climate leader, PSE needs to get out of the coal business.

  • May 15, 2018
It’s time to make Western Washington coal-free | Guest Column
Growth, knowledge, learning at your library | Book Nook

Growth, knowledge, learning at your library | Book Nook

Spring is the time of year when many of us focus on growth and renewal, reinvigorated to cultivate our interests or explore new ones. Last… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018
Growth, knowledge, learning at your library | Book Nook
Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career

Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career

Eastside journalist moves on after six years in field.

Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career
Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald

Eyman says he will spend $500K of his own money on initiative

The conservative activist’s self-financing claim points to a lack of deep-pocketed donors.

Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald
Are students vaping in Mercer Island High School bathrooms?

Are students vaping in Mercer Island High School bathrooms?

Dear YFS – My daughter is a senior at the high school. I hear rumors that students vape in the bathrooms and that nothing is… Continue reading

Are students vaping in Mercer Island High School bathrooms?
Six year old Laura Drake, who is so passionate about plants that she named her rescue cats Daisy and Daffodil, has been training as a Junior Naturalist in the Native Garden.

Tour of Native Garden led by junior naturalist tomorrow

Laura Drake’s first tour is April 28, during the Washington Native Plant Society native plant sale in Mercerdale Park.

  • Apr 27, 2018
Six year old Laura Drake, who is so passionate about plants that she named her rescue cats Daisy and Daffodil, has been training as a Junior Naturalist in the Native Garden.
NIM tackling Mercer Way shoulder paving, biking safety and more | Neighbors in Motion

NIM tackling Mercer Way shoulder paving, biking safety and more | Neighbors in Motion

Editor’s note: This is the fifth of an occasional article written by Neighbors in Motion (NIM), a Mercer Island organization dedicated to improving and increasing… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2018
NIM tackling Mercer Way shoulder paving, biking safety and more | Neighbors in Motion
E-cigarettes try to hook another generation | On Health

E-cigarettes try to hook another generation | On Health

E-cigarette devices mimic conventional cigarette use and help normalize smoking behaviors.

E-cigarettes try to hook another generation | On Health
Speak up to help silent sufferers of domestic violence | Guest Column

Speak up to help silent sufferers of domestic violence | Guest Column

Leveraging the heightened awareness sparked by the #metoo movement.

  • Apr 3, 2018
Speak up to help silent sufferers of domestic violence | Guest Column
When God had the last laugh | On Faith

When God had the last laugh | On Faith

For Christians around the globe, this week is the culmination of a six-week journey called Lent. It commenced on Ash Wednesday with ashes in the… Continue reading

When God had the last laugh | On Faith
Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers

Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers

U.S. tariffs on Canadian paper have surged costs for newspapers with little benefit for U.S. mills.

  • Mar 28, 2018
Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers
A March Madness meditation | On Faith

A March Madness meditation | On Faith

Rev. Greg Asimakoupoulos reflects on basketball, marriage and faith.

  • Mar 23, 2018
A March Madness meditation | On Faith
Pacifiers, thumbs and lovies: When to worry | On Health

Pacifiers, thumbs and lovies: When to worry | On Health

Mercer Island-based Dr. Elizabeth Evans and Dr. Kara McCulloch share their thoughts.

  • Mar 23, 2018
Pacifiers, thumbs and lovies: When to worry | On Health
Mercer Island Reporter joins forces with Eastside papers to serve you better

Mercer Island Reporter joins forces with Eastside papers to serve you better

You may have noticed a new style in this week’s Reporter. A sleek black masthead and even a few new elements. But now that you’ve… Continue reading

Mercer Island Reporter joins forces with Eastside papers to serve you better
Pro-inflammatory foods may increase colon cancer risk | My Turn

Pro-inflammatory foods may increase colon cancer risk | My Turn

Doctor proud to support the MI Half Marathon, which raises awareness for colon cancer prevention.

  • Mar 15, 2018
Pro-inflammatory foods may increase colon cancer risk | My Turn