Covenant Shores residents Lois Lawson and Bert Pound both turn 100 on Sept. 28. Photo courtesy of Greg Asimakoupoulos -

Two Mercer Islanders celebrate 100th birthdays

  • Sep 27, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 2:49PM

After celebrating his 98th and 99th birthdays in style at Covenant Shores, Islander Bert Pound has been anticipating his centennial celebration for a while. But this year, he's sharing festivities with another resident, Lois Lawson, who happens to have the exact same birthday.

Learn more about Mercer Island Youth and Family Services at Sunday open house

  • Sep 27, 2016 at 2:32PM

The city of Mercer Island and Mercer Island Youth and Family Services (MIYFS) Foundation invite the entire community into the halls of the historic Luther Burbank Administration Building (2040 84th Avenue SE) from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday.

Mercer Island’s Arts Council gears up for new projects, seeks more members

  • Sep 27, 2016 at 2:00PM

Among the many volunteer opportunities on Mercer Island are board positions on city commissions. There are currently two vacancies on the Community Services Board, one open position in the Open Space Conservancy Trust and two seats on the Arts Council.

Island Crest Way paving ends early and under budget | City briefs

  • Sep 27, 2016 at 1:00PM

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Mercer Island homecoming parade marches through downtown | Slideshow

  • Sep 24, 2016 at 1:33PM
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Mercer Island High School celebrated homecoming Friday with its annual parade through the Town Center.

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