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As grocery store workers in King County, we experience the hard, cold realities of the COVID-19 pandemic every single day. And despite the fact that… Continue reading
A 19-year-old Marine corporal stood 20 feet behind General MacArthur on Sept. 2, 1945.
Women’s right to vote was recognized 100 years ago; we need to use the ballots women fought for.
Bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House would offer tax credits to advertisers and subscribers.
It is no secret that airlines were clobbered by the coronavirus pandemic. What started as a promising year quickly went south. The COVID-19 outbreak has… Continue reading
Do you feel that, like the COVID-19 pandemic, insane behavior is spreading like a plague? I do. Whether I look at the political right or… Continue reading
In addition to candidate races this November, there will be policy questions for the public to approve or reject. One that is returning to the… Continue reading
By Robert Toomey, Special to The Reporter Women’s roles as it relates to financial planning have seen significant changes in the past several decades. This… Continue reading
I like the name Augustus. It has a regal sound to it.
Wearing a mask saves lives and saves jobs. And all across the state, Washington employers are leading by example in the fight to stop the… Continue reading
Far too few people remember the 1972 Seattle billboard: “Would the last person who leaves Seattle please turn out the lights?” The reference was to… Continue reading
Dear Mercer Island Community, A couple of weeks ago we celebrated the country’s birthday. Like many of you, it was an appropriate time to reflect… Continue reading
Don’t bully schools into reopening. Protect our students.
This week marks the 80th anniversary of the bridge that connects Mercer Island to downtown Seattle.
With a resurgence threatening, we need to take greater responsibility to keep the virus in check.
Taiwan is only 81 miles from mainland China where the COVID-19 pandemic began. How, then, did Taiwan, a country of nearly 24 million people, suffer… Continue reading
Moving forward, the Mercer Island Reporter will capitalize Black when referring to the race, ethnicity and culture of Black people. It has long been the… Continue reading
“Don’t make me come down there.” — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in a tweet Saturday, after viewing video of New York City residents squeezing… Continue reading
Last year, most political insiders thought 2020 would be a big Democratic year in our statewide elections and might be among the most exciting years… Continue reading
By Robert Toomey, Special to the Reporter Much of what we do as financial planners involves forward-looking assumptions. The assumptions encompass many areas: inflation, the… Continue reading