Opinion

Vote no on levy lid lift | Letter

Vote no on levy lid lift | Letter

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

  • Aug 7, 2018
Vote no on levy lid lift | Letter
Betsy Zuber

How seniors can avoid being scammed | Guest Column

Hang up immediately, get caller ID, or get more information.

  • Aug 7, 2018
Betsy Zuber
Cindy Goodwin

How should I cope with my child’s sudden bedtime anxiety? | YFS Advice

At the end of the day someone is sleeping on the floor and obviously this isn’t sustainable.

Cindy Goodwin
Mercer Island should stop squeezing more out of taxpayers | Letter

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
Mercer Island should stop squeezing more out of taxpayers | Letter
Support for My-Linh Thai | Letter

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
Support for My-Linh Thai | Letter
Send a message with no vote on tax increase | Letter

Send a message with no vote on tax increase | Letter

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

  • Aug 3, 2018
Send a message with no vote on tax increase | Letter
Let’s hear it for liberty | On Faith

Let’s hear it for liberty | On Faith

But not all fireworks are limited to displays after dark.

  • Jul 10, 2018
Let’s hear it for liberty | On Faith
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Freedom to feel safe | Reporter’s Desk

Let’s not forget that July 4 is a day that celebrates the freedoms we have in this country.

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State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020

State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020

Washington also is considering becoming more significant by moving its primary to early March.

State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020
How to prepare for a disaster on Mercer Island | Guest Column

How to prepare for a disaster on Mercer Island | Guest Column

A few years ago, I took over as medical lead for Mercer Island’s volunteer Emergency Management Program. This is a large group of individuals, led… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2018
How to prepare for a disaster on Mercer Island | Guest Column
My father was a failure | On Faith

My father was a failure | On Faith

The things my dad did and didn’t do.

  • Jun 18, 2018
My father was a failure | On Faith

Mercer Island schools reflect excellence, aspiration and community values | Island Forum

Local family inspires community to give what they can.

  • Jun 15, 2018
Allison Apfelbaum

How to eat healthy on the go | On Health

In our busy lives it can be so very hard to make good choices when it comes to eating. We live in an environment of… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2018
Allison Apfelbaum
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