Opinion

Elected leaders gear up to sue lawmakers

Elected leaders gear up to sue lawmakers

Counties have expressed concern with the passage of unfunded or underfunded mandates.

Elected leaders gear up to sue lawmakers
How real is seasonal affective disorder? | YFS Advice

How real is seasonal affective disorder? | YFS Advice

Youth and Family Services expert shares symptoms, treatments for SAD.

  • Dec 14, 2017
How real is seasonal affective disorder? | YFS Advice
Great page-turners: KCLS unveils its Best Books of 2017

Great page-turners: KCLS unveils its Best Books of 2017

The best book selection continues an end-of-year tradition that dates back more than 15 years.

  • Dec 14, 2017
Great page-turners: KCLS unveils its Best Books of 2017
Walk to honor lives lost at Sandy Hook | Letter

Walk to honor lives lost at Sandy Hook | Letter

A one-mile walk to commemorate the tragedy will be from 5-6:30 p.m. on Dec. 14 at Green Lake.

  • Dec 13, 2017
Walk to honor lives lost at Sandy Hook | Letter
Perserving a status quo that isn’t working | Letter

Perserving a status quo that isn’t working | Letter

“Mercerdale Hillside is designated as an open space while Mercerdale Park is a community park.”

  • Dec 12, 2017
Perserving a status quo that isn’t working | Letter
Mercer Island Community Fund grant awarded | Letter

Mercer Island Community Fund grant awarded | Letter

Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department is the recipient of a 2017 MICF grant.

  • Dec 12, 2017
Mercer Island Community Fund grant awarded | Letter
Firearms banned from state Senate gallery during sessions

Firearms banned from state Senate gallery during sessions

You can still bring a gun to the House gallery, though.

  • Dec 11, 2017
Firearms banned from state Senate gallery during sessions
Mercer Island’s 100 percent clean energy future | Letter

Mercer Island’s 100 percent clean energy future | Letter

“Climate change and global warming together pose an existential threat to the planet.”

  • Dec 8, 2017
Mercer Island’s 100 percent clean energy future | Letter
A bittersweet holiday | On Faith

A bittersweet holiday | On Faith

Columnist expresses gratitude for late father’s wisdom

  • Dec 4, 2017
A bittersweet holiday | On Faith
What tax reform means here at home | Guest Column

What tax reform means here at home | Guest Column

Tax reform proposals swirling around Washington, D.C. right now make some sweeping changes to the tax benefits for homeowners. For taxpayers in Washington state, these… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017
What tax reform means here at home | Guest Column
Proposed MICA building in Mercerdale Park | Letter

Proposed MICA building in Mercerdale Park | Letter

Islanders urge city to preserve parkland.

  • Nov 30, 2017
Proposed MICA building in Mercerdale Park | Letter
Thankful for our community volunteers | Letter

Thankful for our community volunteers | Letter

CCMIP co-chairs thank Islanders for donating their time and labor to care for public parkland.

  • Nov 29, 2017
Thankful for our community volunteers | Letter
Honored for opportunity to represent residents | Letter

Honored for opportunity to represent residents | Letter

Council candidate Benson Wong thanks supporters, looks forward to second term.

  • Nov 24, 2017
Honored for opportunity to represent residents | Letter
How do I address issue of driving with my aging parent? | YFS Advice

How do I address issue of driving with my aging parent? | YFS Advice

Youth and Family Services provides tips on balancing independence with safety.

  • Nov 24, 2017
How do I address issue of driving with my aging parent? | YFS Advice
How to get picky eaters to eat | On Health

How to get picky eaters to eat | On Health

One of the most common topics pediatricians cover at well visits is how to get picky eaters to eat.

  • Nov 22, 2017
How to get picky eaters to eat | On Health
Tax overhaul plan does not add up, Democrats insist | The Petri Dish

Tax overhaul plan does not add up, Democrats insist | The Petri Dish

A tax overhaul plan drawn up by Republicans in Congress will be a good deal for many households though not everyone, or nearly everyone, as… Continue reading

Tax overhaul plan does not add up, Democrats insist | The Petri Dish
Recycling Center exhibit has no connection with historical society | Letter

Recycling Center exhibit has no connection with historical society | Letter

I would like to make a clarification to a letter to the editor that appeared in the Nov. 1 issue, in connection with an exhibit… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017
Recycling Center exhibit has no connection with historical society | Letter
Questions over MIHS scavenger hunt initiation | YFS Advice

Questions over MIHS scavenger hunt initiation | YFS Advice

Dear YFS, I am the parent of a freshman at Mercer Island High School. I was appalled to read about the scavenger hunt in which… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017
Questions over MIHS scavenger hunt initiation | YFS Advice
Place Mercerdale Park in the land conservancy | Letter

Place Mercerdale Park in the land conservancy | Letter

Kudos to the city of Mercer Island and the Mercer Island Center for the Arts for agreeing to leave Mercerdale Park alone and build a… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017
Place Mercerdale Park in the land conservancy | Letter
To my sea sisters — and all families of veterans | Editor’s Note

To my sea sisters — and all families of veterans | Editor’s Note

As my Navy recruiter waited in his car with the engine running at the top of our driveway, I stood with my parents on the… Continue reading

To my sea sisters — and all families of veterans | Editor’s Note