Eastside business booms with summer options

Locals can visit numerous new developments this summer, all within Eastside communities.

Mercer Island Farmers Market runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays, June through October, at Mercerdale Park. Courtesy photo
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Sister Cities Association recognizes students

The Board of the Mercer Island Sister City Association has announced three Mercer Island High School 2019 graduating seniors as… Continue reading

The Mercer Island Girl Scouts held an End of the Year Celebration on June 9.

Mercer Island Girl Scouts celebrates its members and volunteers

An End of The Year ceremony was held on June 9.

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Buckle up for another smoky summer

Wildfires in Washington will likely roar back this year and into the future.

What’s next for Washington’s 2045 green energy goal?

The Legislature set the goal, but how does the state actually get there?

How Sea-Tac Airport Helps You Plan for Summer Travel

The summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day form the busiest travel season at Sea-Tac Airport, where 70,000 daily… Continue reading

Mercer Island High School graduates 398 seniors

Mercer Island High School held its 62nd commencement on June 11 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent.

Mercer Island Islanders senior football player Bryce Fitzwilson utilizes speed and quickness on the gridiron. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Controlling the edge with speed and quickness

Stalwart defensive end Bryce Fitzwilson leads by example.

Pedal power: Expand your cycling horizons on an e-bike!

If you’re intrigued with the idea of adding an e-bike to your fitness, commuting or recreation routine, you want to Continue reading...

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
Seattle Mariners legend Edgar Martinez, left, and Seattle Times columnist Larry Stone, right, collaborated on a book titled, “Edgar: An Autobiography.” Martinez and Stone attended a book signing on June 12 at Barnes Noble in Bellevue. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Legendary Mariner meets a plethora of fans

Edgar Martinez visits Bellevue Barnes & Noble to promote his book.

 

Life

Class of ‘74 celebrating 45th on Aug. 9-11

Events planned throughout the weekend.

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Marketplace

Comcast honors Snoqualmie students

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

 

5 reasons to reface, not replace: Learn to love your kitchen again

Puget Sound countertop and backsplash experts will Transform your living spaces

 

Comcast Uniquely Positioned to Bridge Seattle’s Digital Divide

The City of Seattle Technology Access and Adoption study showed that more Seattle residents are connected to the internet than Continue reading...

 

Selling the family home: Helping seniors navigate the market and the move

Engel & Völkers agent’s expertise can help you transition to the next stage of life

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Opinion

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

 

Northwest

Climbers rescued after days on Rainier

Several rescue attempts went awry, thanks to bad weather and flying conditions.

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Rick Steves to give $1 million yearly to stop climate change

“If we are in the travel business, we are contributing to the destruction of our environment,” he said.