Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey plays a classical guitar. Courtesy photo

Music and financial planning

A monthly financial advice column from S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

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                                Liat Perlman (left) and Sarah Hobson (right) launched Spirit206 over the summer.

MIHS students launch Spirit206

Spirit206 is a platform for student artists to showcase and sell handmade spirit wear.

A reduced pressure backflow assembly located on a water fill station at the city maintenance yard. Photo courtesy of Brain McDaniel

Backflow assembly tests are overdue

More than 100 sites have yet to report their results.

Mercer Island PD hopes sonar will lead to missing boaters

Cell phones left behind on boat gave little help in narrowing the search area.

Mercer Island City Hall. File photo

Council voted to find Mayor in violation of code of ethics

Aug. 20 council meeting held executive session, investigative review of Mayor’s email.

KCSO found all but one of the 108 allegations of excessive or unnecessary use of force were justified

The Office of Law Enforcement Oversight has released its annual 2018 report.

Laser proves useful in treating disc pain and other injuries

Disc Centers of America adopts highly effective high-tech treatment

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$30 car tab proposal returns to ballot in November

Tim Eyman-led initiative would restrict car tabs and transportation benefit districts in Washington.

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 18, 2019

Safety issues; politics in general; candidate endorsements

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King County alcohol production ordinance could be approved by year’s end

Update to county code has been more than a year in the making.

News

Parts of Mercer Island left without power after car collides with pole

A 41-year-old Seattle woman was allegedly intoxicated when the accident happened.

 

Bulletin Board

Mercer Island hires new director of parks and recreation

Jessi Bon, an Island resident who led the parks department in Sammamish, will start on Aug. 1.

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Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Emergency making huge demands on community supply.

 

AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

Customers promised easy income, but got empty promises instead.

 

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT highlights its strategic direction in this edition of the agency’s quarterly Continue reading...

 

Sports

Mercer Island turns the tide against the Knights in 27-17 win

The Mercer Island football team (2-1) got back on track with a 27-17 road victory over the Newport Knights (0-3)… Continue reading

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Football results: Week 3

Following are the prep football results from Sept. 20-21 for the teams the Reporter and Record newspapers cover: ——————- King’s… Continue reading

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Marketplace

Cannabis collab sees Seattle women join forces

Seattle cannabis vendor names new product after local recording artist SassyBlack’s new album

 

Acupuncture offers drug-free treatment for many conditions

Ma’s Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Clinic opens Bellevue location

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A Day in the Life of an Environmental Intern

Ever wondered what happens during an internship at the Port of Seattle? Sophia Cassam, an intern at Sea-Tac Airport, shares Continue reading...

 

Northwest
Chris Vance has his doubts about the Republican party and where it is going. COURTESY PHOTO

From chairman of WA Republicans to party pariah, Chris Vance explains why

‘Biggest shock of my adult life has been the Republican Party’s complete capitulation to Donald Trump.’