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Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors

Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors

Talk Time classes allow English language learners to practice their speaking and conversation skills.

Come for the conversation, stay for the friendships | Windows and Mirrors
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Despite ruling on Public Records Act, we need to keep a close eye on Olympia

Washington Supreme Court upholds that state legislators are subject to the Public Records Act.

  • Jan 2, 2020
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo
Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors

Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors

The Neurodiversity Navigators program at Bellevue College offers various services to students who are on the autism spectrum.

Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors
When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent

When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent

A 2017 law lets lawmakers offer negotiation topics. But a bipartisan panel didn’t do so this week.

When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent
Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

It’s been a year since the Menchie’s incident and here is what the city of Kirkland has been working on since then.

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors
Discerning fact from opinion

Discerning fact from opinion

It can be more difficult than people first think, according to the Pew Research Center.

Discerning fact from opinion
Our newspapers have many reasons to be thankful

Our newspapers have many reasons to be thankful

Changes have had positive impacts, readers offering support.

  • Nov 28, 2019
Our newspapers have many reasons to be thankful
Trust violated by past letter to the editor | EDITORIAL

Trust violated by past letter to the editor | EDITORIAL

Mercer Island Reporter unable to verify letter writer’s identity.

  • Nov 19, 2019
Trust violated by past letter to the editor | EDITORIAL
From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors

From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to share your culture with others?

From a place of respect | Windows and Mirrors
Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors

Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors

The challenges of providing mental health services for communities of color.

Mental health: One size does not fit all | Windows and Mirrors
Letters to the Editor, Oct. 30, 2019

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 30, 2019

Political letters not in print.

  • Oct 30, 2019
Letters to the Editor, Oct. 30, 2019
Who are the people in your neighborhood?

Who are the people in your neighborhood?

A monthly column about matters of faith.

  • Oct 25, 2019
Who are the people in your neighborhood?

Cutting down on creating trash

I am going to admit something here: when I travel, I create trash. Lots and lots of trash. Know that this is not something I… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019
Letters to the editor, Oct. 23, 2019

Letters to the editor, Oct. 23, 2019

Letters on the upcoming election.

  • Oct 23, 2019
Letters to the editor, Oct. 23, 2019
Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors

What is it like to pursue a career in a language that is not your first?

Professionals in a second language | Windows and Mirrors
Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors

Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors

Spending time in the outdoors has helped veteran Naomi Layco heal physically and mentally after serving in the U.S. Navy.

Breaking barriers | Windows and Mirrors
Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Eastside for All has launched to focus on race and social justice advocacy.

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors
Improving safety in Aubrey Davis Park with bike lane projects | Guest Opinion

Improving safety in Aubrey Davis Park with bike lane projects | Guest Opinion

A local guest opinion regarding planning for bike traffic increases.

  • Sep 11, 2019
Improving safety in Aubrey Davis Park with bike lane projects | Guest Opinion
History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

What do we not know about the history of the human race?

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors
More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to become a U.S. citizen?

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors