‘Technologist and philanthropist’ Paul Allen dies at 65

The Microsoft co-founder and Seahawks owner died from cancer on Monday.

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

Fact check: Prop 1

Vetting statements regarding Proposition 1

Former MIHS student competes for American Idol

World traveler to wrestling coach—Berrington’s path to American Idol.

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

Two Eastside killers see sentences changed

Death penalty ruled unconstitutional, death row sentences changed to life without parole

The Deadly Truth About Isolation and how You can Stay Connected

New technology campaign helps keep people connected

Islanders water polo team loses to Bellevue, Roosevelt

Mercer Island remains optimistic despite recent defeats.

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The Mercer Island Islanders boys tennis team’s No. 1 doubles team consisting of Chris Elliot and Kevin Chen finished the 2018 regular season undefeated. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Dynamic duo dominates at the net

Mercer Island Islanders No. 1 doubles team goes undefeated in regular season action.

Moscow Spartans football players Omari Grinyaev, Michael Levenshtein and Mercer Island head football coach Ed Slezinger pose for a quick photo prior to the start of Mercer Island’s football practice on Oct. 9. Grinyaev and Levenshtein will be in Washington observing the Islanders football programs practices, meetings, workouts and games through Oct. 22. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Islanders football program hosts Russian players

Players from the Moscow Spartans football team make trip to Mercer Island.

Building community at Crossroads Bellevue

From spa treatments supporting cancer research to Halloween fun for kids, find it at the Crossroads!

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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

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Sports
Mercer Island senior running back Jack Clayville (pictured) has been one of the most prolific players on offense for his team throughout the 2018 season thus far. The Islanders have compiled an overall record of 5-0 in early season action. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Keeping their eyes on the prize

Formidable schedule awaits Mercer Island football team toward the end of the season.

 

The Mercer Island Islanders volleyball team lost 3-2 to the Bellevue Wolverines in a matchup between rival squads on Oct. 2 at Bellevue High School. The Islanders overall record is currently 4-5 thus far during the 2018 season. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Wolverines prevail in epic matchup against Mercer Island on the volleyball court

Islanders nearly snap Bellevue’s undefeated streak.

 

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Everybody wins in Boeing’s energy-reduction battle

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Global luxury real estate brand takes Mercer Island by storm

Gottesman Chapin brokerage lends solid track record to Engel & Volkers

 

Boeing inspires the next generation of engineers and technologists

Thousands of young students benefit from company volunteers’ teaching in STEM subjects

 

Boeing’s 737 MAX 7 takes center stage in 2018

Aircraft to be produced at Boeing’s Renton factory on the shores of Lake Washington