Inventory is up; buyers, sellers prep for spring

A real estate snapshot from John L. Scott Real Estate.

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Libraries as entrepreneurial hubs | Book Nook

KCLS offers various resources for individuals looking to take control of their economic success.

Is Mercer Island a sanctuary city?

Police chief addresses concerns about police interactions and policies.

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Parkinson bound for NYC

Mercer Island High School student Katie Parkinson earned first place in the Seattle Shakespeare Competition held March 3 at the… Continue reading

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MIYFS Breakfast raises money for counseling, senior services

The 2019 event has brought in $377,480 so far.

Mercer Island High School radio broadcasters were honored with 20 national Golden Microphone awards for excellence. Photo courtesy of Mercer Island High School

Local school radio stars lauded

Mercer Island High Broadcasters Honored in New York The student broadcasters of KMIH-889 The Bridge earned accolades for excellence in… Continue reading

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Setting the stage: Discover how prepping your home for sale can pay dividends

Staging your home helps tap into buyers’ imagination, says Engel & Völkers realtor

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Gov. Jay Inlsee signs into law the Native American Voting Rights Act, which allows a non-traditional address to be used for voter registration for residents who live on reservations. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Native American Voting Rights Act signed into law

Non-traditional addresses can be used for voter registration on tribal lands

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The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Waste study puts numbers behind King County trash alternatives

County has one remaining landfill located near Maple Valley, and it’s nearing capacity

Bus route changes will affect Island commuters

The popular Route 630 will continue into 2020, moving out of “pilot” status.

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Community group urges common CENSE in energy proposal

3 essential questions to ask of Energize Eastside project

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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

WSDOT highlights its strategic direction in this edition of the agency’s quarterly Continue reading...

 

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                                Left to right, Bob Howell, Al Smallman, Alexander Raffetto, Johnny Therrell, John Kneepkens and Bob Welsh are planning to build a bird sanctuary on the Covenant Shores campus as part of an Eagle Scout project.

Mercer Island Boy Scout to build bird sanctuary

The 15-year-old will complete the project with the help of older Eagle Scouts.

 

A taste of my own medicine

Gratitude mindfulness helps see sun on horizon.

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3 ways to support a loved one living through dementia

The right team brings care, support and active engagement

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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