Mercer Island hosts Thanksgiving lunch for seniors

City staff and volunteers served turkey, potatoes, punch and pie to event attendees.

Islanders give thanks in interfaith community service

The annual event is sponsored by the Mercer Island Clergy Association.

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Mercer Island students express thanks through art

Elementary teachers planned different projects for kids before Thanksgiving break.

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Islanders show power of community with clothing drive

A social media post inspired a massive community response that brought in hundreds of donated items.

Finley the therapy dog helps kids, adults at Mercer Island High School

The school’s newest employee is making quite an impression on staff and students.

Practice gratitude on Thanksgiving with yogabliss

On Thanksgiving morning, the community is invited to join yogabliss in its annual “Practice of Gratitude” for an opportunity to… Continue reading

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Be The Holiday Hero With Exceptional Handmade Gifts

Local classes give you the skills to make a special something for your special someone

Mercer Island Rotary recognizes students of the month for November

Aaron Tomaselli and Nicole Chen were honored for their contributions to the community.

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Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                The Mercer Island girls soccer team won its first ever state championship courtesy of a 4-1 win against the Stadium Tigers on Nov. 18 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup.

Mercer Island earns first-ever girls state soccer championship

Mercer Island dominated in a 4-1 win against the Stadium Tigers on Nov. 18 in Puyallup.

Island Books named ‘Best of’ Western Washington

The store beat other independent booksellers for the top spot in King 5/Evening Magazine’s contest.

Mercer Island’s Studio 904 donates $70,000 to animal welfare organizations

Owner Kay Hirai’s philosophy is that “compassion is good for business.”

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Delicious learning experiences with Seattle’s world-class culinary talent

Michael Duarte-Pedrosa, Connect2Classes VP, takes two cooking-class taste tests.


Uncork your wine knowledge with the Seattle Wine School

A local expert makes learning about wine accessible.


HazardFactory classes fire up a passion for welding

A Connect2Classes team heats things up with a welding project.


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