Despite interest rate approach, real estate ticking onward

A real estate snap shot from John L. Scott Real Estate.

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Mercer Island Jewish leader joins 3,000 women for conference

Education, mental health, fundraising, counseling and inclusion among topics addressed.

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Mercer Island adopts temporary ordinances governing design of small cell facilities

Mercer Island is adapting its policies to take a new FCC rule into effect. In September 2018, the Federal Communications… Continue reading

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Why public libraries matter more than ever in the information age | Book Nook

Public libraries are places that are free and welcoming to people of all backgrounds.

Local pediatrician recommends vaccines

“Someday I will have a patient with a vaccine-preventable disease like measles.”

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President’s emergency declaration sparks immediate legal backlash

Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team will sue the White House if federal funds originally intended for Washington state are interrupted.

Mercer Island Half is March 24

The event also features a 10K, 5K and Kids’ Dash.

Mercer Island Islanders senior wrestler Donnie Howard, left, battles against Yelm’s Derrick Platt, right in the Mat Classic Class 3A 195-pound championship match. Platt earned a 3-2 victory against Howard on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome. Photo courtesy of Billy Pruchno

Sensational senior earns second place at Mat Classic

Mercer Island 195-pound wrestler Donnie Howard finishes a memorable career on the mat.

Mercer Island Islanders senior grappler Eli Pruchno, who competed in the 138-pound weight division, earned three victories at the Mat Classic Class 3A state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15-16 at the Tacoma Dome. Photo courtesy of Billy Pruchno

Pruchno earns three victories at the Mat Classic

Mercer Island Islanders senior grappler Eli Pruchno, who competed in the 138-pound weight division, earned three victories at the Mat Continue reading...

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Three Mercer Island Islanders gymnasts will compete at the Class 3A state meet from Feb. 21-23 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue. Islanders athletes Ava Motroni (beam, vault), Emery Sampson (vault) and Rachel Ressmeyer (bars, floor, vault) will test their skills against the best gymnastics athletes in Washington at the state meet. Photo courtesy of Debra Gibbs

Three Mercer Island athletes will compete at gymnastics state meet

Three Mercer Island Islanders gymnasts will compete at the Class 3A state meet from Feb. 21-23 at Sammamish High School Continue reading...

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MIYFS Breakfast postponed to March 6

The date was changed due to the forecast of another winter storm in the area.

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News

Despite Supreme Court Ruling, activists fight youth incarceration in King County

No New Youth Jail Coalition members send Valentines to King County officials asking them to reconsider funding priorities

 

Bill targets sexual health curriculum in Washington schools

Senate Bill 5395 is co-sponsored by 17 Democratic representatives and introduced by Sen. Claire Wilson, D-Federal Way.

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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...

 

Life

Islander recalls filming ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Meredythe Glass was an extra in the 1939 film, and is possibly the last surviving cast member.

 

Marketplace

Opportunities abound: Airpark 137 development site in Moses Lake prime for investors

Engel & Völkers listing allows for tax advantages through federal Opportunity Zone program

 

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect with each other, how we receive our news Continue reading...

 

This year, the Bellevue College Foundation awarded 170 scholarships, for a total of $360,000! Among the recipients were students Quiniece Hubbard and Sharlene MacPherson, here with BC Foundation Board President Jim Chesemore and BC President Dr Jerry Weber. Photo by Alabastro Photography.

Apply today! College scholarship program breaks down financial barriers

Deadline to apply for Bellevue College Foundation scholarships is March 4

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Northwest
Brandi Carlile needs more mantle space after taking winning three Grammys on Sunday night.

Seattle cleans up at Grammys

Brandi Carlile, Seattle Symphony, and Chris Cornell combine to take home six awards.