Opinion

Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

When enjoying the great outdoors, continue to socially distance and be aware of how else COVID-19 has changed our world.

  • May 7, 2020
Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial
Update on Mercer Island Reporter changes

Update on Mercer Island Reporter changes

Community newspaper continues to provide news during COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Apr 30, 2020
Update on Mercer Island Reporter changes
KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS has expanding its online resources so patrons can continue to learn, build skills, stay entertained and remain mentally and physically active amid the pandemic.

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons
The true meaning of community | Guest editorial

The true meaning of community | Guest editorial

LWTech president Dr. Amy Morrison reflects on how the COVID-19 outbreak has brought the community together.

  • Apr 22, 2020
The true meaning of community | Guest editorial
Deserving respect for being human | Windows and Mirrors

Deserving respect for being human | Windows and Mirrors

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Asians and Asian Americans have been targeted. Here’s what’s been happening on the Eastside.

Deserving respect for being human | Windows and Mirrors
Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

The Washington comprehensive sex education bill passed in the Senate on March 7.

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education
Thank you grocery store clerks

Thank you grocery store clerks

Recognizing the sacrifices of our unsung essential workforce.

  • Mar 30, 2020
Thank you grocery store clerks
City asks residents to do their part | GUEST OPINION

City asks residents to do their part | GUEST OPINION

A guest opinion written by Mercer Island’s elected officials.

  • Mar 23, 2020
City asks residents to do their part | GUEST OPINION
Now is the time to be kind to each other | Windows and Mirrors

Now is the time to be kind to each other | Windows and Mirrors

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, it is important for us to be there for others in our communities.

Now is the time to be kind to each other | Windows and Mirrors
To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

By Patrick Grubb, Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Governor Jay Inslee has been forceful in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic because our state is the nation’s hotbed… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2020
To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful
We need to think before we act | Windows and Mirrors

We need to think before we act | Windows and Mirrors

As coronavirus has led to xenophobia and racism against Asians, we should all stop and think before acting on our biases.

We need to think before we act | Windows and Mirrors
Letter to the Editor, March 4, 2020

Letter to the Editor, March 4, 2020

Parks survey reminder

  • Mar 4, 2020
Letter to the Editor, March 4, 2020
Gov. Inslee is cordially invited to Kirkland, Eastside

Gov. Inslee is cordially invited to Kirkland, Eastside

We need the governor here to know we’re a priority, not in Olympia or on cable news channels.

  • Mar 3, 2020
Gov. Inslee is cordially invited to Kirkland, Eastside

Trump betrays promise to protect, fight for workers

A guest opinion syndicated by PeaceVoice.

  • Mar 2, 2020
The state has too much money and it’s a problem

The state has too much money and it’s a problem

With revenues rising, budget writers are going to get lots of requests on how to spend it

The state has too much money and it’s a problem
Short legislative session turns left

Short legislative session turns left

With a progressive agenda including comprehensive sex education, clean fuel standards and gun violence, Democrats will need to be cautious about overreach.

Short legislative session turns left
KCLS: Much to celebrate from 2019 and in the year ahead

KCLS: Much to celebrate from 2019 and in the year ahead

A column from the King County Library System.

KCLS: Much to celebrate from 2019 and in the year ahead
‘We can do the right thing’ | Windows and Mirrors

‘We can do the right thing’ | Windows and Mirrors

Clarence Moriwaki shares how we can stand up for each other and not have history repeat itself.

‘We can do the right thing’ | Windows and Mirrors
Clyde Ford speaks at Bellevue First United Methodist Church. One of the things he spoke about was how other countries have approached the topic of race and racism. Samantha Pak/staff photo

We need to, but how do we talk about race? | Windows and Mirrors

Racism is still an issue in this country. How can we have constructive conversations to move forward and heal?

Clyde Ford speaks at Bellevue First United Methodist Church. One of the things he spoke about was how other countries have approached the topic of race and racism. Samantha Pak/staff photo
Norman Rockwell exhibit at Covenant Living

Norman Rockwell exhibit at Covenant Living

Greg Asimakoupoulos displays magazine covers.

  • Feb 3, 2020
Norman Rockwell exhibit at Covenant Living