Opinion

How do you tackle anxiety? | YFS Advice

How do you tackle anxiety? | YFS Advice

Cindy Goodwin explains how to help with “pressure, parental criticism and overly high expectations.”

  • Mar 15, 2018
How do you tackle anxiety? | YFS Advice
Success of school breakfast programs will benefit all | My Turn

Success of school breakfast programs will benefit all | My Turn

Sen. Lisa Wellman (D-Mercer Island) writes about the expansion of Breakfast after the Bell.

  • Mar 14, 2018
Success of school breakfast programs will benefit all | My Turn
Mercer Island’s ‘fix’ for preventing school shootings | Island Forum

Mercer Island’s ‘fix’ for preventing school shootings | Island Forum

MI’s superintendent, police chief and social services director discuss their collaborative efforts.

  • Mar 7, 2018
Mercer Island’s ‘fix’ for preventing school shootings | Island Forum
Story should include MICA’s commitment to weighing other sites | Letter

Story should include MICA’s commitment to weighing other sites | Letter

“Mercerdale Park is ‘off the table’ as a site for the ‘foreseeable’ future.”

  • Mar 7, 2018
Story should include MICA’s commitment to weighing other sites | Letter
Vast majority of Islanders support MICA | Letter

Vast majority of Islanders support MICA | Letter

“Islanders took sides over MICA’s desire of having a building in Mercerdale Park, not MICA itself.”

  • Mar 7, 2018
Vast majority of Islanders support MICA | Letter
Remembering Billy: More than memorabilia | On Faith

Remembering Billy: More than memorabilia | On Faith

Memorabilia collection of the late famous preacher Billy Graham on display.

  • Mar 7, 2018
Remembering Billy: More than memorabilia | On Faith
Help Mercer Island group get Puerto Rico band to Rose Parade | My Turn

Help Mercer Island group get Puerto Rico band to Rose Parade | My Turn

Hurricane jeopardizes Puerto Rican band’s participation in monumental event.

  • Feb 28, 2018
Help Mercer Island group get Puerto Rico band to Rose Parade | My Turn
Talking about diversity with kids | Guest editorial

Talking about diversity with kids | Guest editorial

A few tips for how parents can approach the topic of diversity with younger children.

  • Feb 22, 2018
Talking about diversity with kids | Guest editorial
MICA, city need reality check | Letter

MICA, city need reality check | Letter

“Let MICA foot the bill for a building on Island nonparkland.”

  • Feb 21, 2018
MICA, city need reality check | Letter
Sexual conversion therapy causes immeasurable damage to youth | Letter

Sexual conversion therapy causes immeasurable damage to youth | Letter

“The Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy is in strong support of SB 5722..”

  • Feb 21, 2018
Sexual conversion therapy causes immeasurable damage to youth | Letter
At the heart of it all | On Faith

At the heart of it all | On Faith

A love story: how 110-year-old Merle met her valentine.

  • Feb 20, 2018
At the heart of it all | On Faith
A path forward for MICA | Letter

A path forward for MICA | Letter

The group can take steps to “demonstrate their sincerity and bring the whole community together.”

  • Feb 15, 2018
A path forward for MICA | Letter
The pitchforks are coming | Letter

The pitchforks are coming | Letter

“The richest 1 percent own $125 trillion — half the world’s wealth.”

  • Feb 14, 2018
The pitchforks are coming | Letter
MICA: a future home for the arts | Letter

MICA: a future home for the arts | Letter

“Engaging children in dance, music and theater is a positive way for a lot of children to have fun.”

  • Feb 7, 2018
MICA: a future home for the arts | Letter
The growing e-bike trend and what to be aware of | Bike Safety Q&A

The growing e-bike trend and what to be aware of | Bike Safety Q&A

Mercer Island’s Neighbors in Motion group shares the latest cycling news.

  • Feb 6, 2018
The growing e-bike trend and what to be aware of | Bike Safety Q&A
Older adults also have a higher risk of developing more serious age-related eye conditions that can potentially lead to vision loss. Courtesy photo

Glaucoma awareness: What you should know about age-related eye conditions

Glaucoma occurs when increased pressure from fluid buildup damages the optic nerve.

  • Feb 3, 2018
Older adults also have a higher risk of developing more serious age-related eye conditions that can potentially lead to vision loss. Courtesy photo
Message from new KCLS director | Book Nook

Message from new KCLS director | Book Nook

Lisa Rosenblum writes about the library system’s facilities and focus.

  • Feb 2, 2018
Message from new KCLS director | Book Nook
Alcohol has no place in public parks | Letter

Alcohol has no place in public parks | Letter

“Our treasured parks should never be treated and used like our neighborhood bars.”

  • Feb 2, 2018
Alcohol has no place in public parks | Letter
New food allergy prevention | On Health

New food allergy prevention | On Health

Allergenic foods should be introduced into a healthy infant’s diet before 1 year.

  • Feb 1, 2018
New food allergy prevention | On Health
How humans are changing the climate | Letter

How humans are changing the climate | Letter

“Civilized humanity has never seen a climate as severe as global warming.”

  • Feb 1, 2018
How humans are changing the climate | Letter