An example of a fish culvert that prevents fish from migrating through it. Creative commons

Fish culverts ruling will increase price tag for the state

The state will be on the line for $3.7 billion for fish culvert replacements.

Mercer Island City Council commits to November levy

City looks to raise revenue for operations, reserves.

State House races heat up in 41st District with two up-for-grabs positions

District covers Mercer Island and portions of Bellevue, Renton and Issaquah.

The man on Iron Mountain

Chuck Pillon has been living on a 10-acre junk-filled property near Renton for decades.

SAATWA Board President Aseem Chipalkatti gives an opening speech to those who were in attendance Sunday afternoon. Hanson Lee/staff photo.

South Asian organizations look to take political action and advocacy to the next level

SAATWA and SAPAC are planning to push for political involvement and the political values of Washington’s South Asian community.

Mercer Island Car Show to feature 100-year-old Cadillac

The car show returns to Mercer Island for its 16th year during Summer Celebration.

Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

Enjoy movies, music and Shakespeare in the Park this summer on Mercer Island

The city of Mercer Island has a full schedule of arts events to entertain the public this summer.

Mercer Island groups seek to renovate facilities

The companies will hold community meetings to answer neighbor’s questions.

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Let’s hear it for liberty | On Faith

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Veterans appreciation event set for July 14

This will be the first event after the Summer Celebration Parade.

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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

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Sports

Going outside of the comfort zone

Sound Publishing sportswriter Shaun Scott discusses his affinity for hot yoga.

 

Marketplace

Are Seattle Eastside Home Prices Headed Down?

5 what’s happening in the market, where are prices headed

 

4 Reasons Why Summer Is a Great Time to Buy a Home

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Opinion

Let’s hear it for liberty | On Faith

But not all fireworks are limited to displays after dark.

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Northwest

The man on Iron Mountain

Chuck Pillon has been living on a 10-acre junk-filled property near Renton for decades.

 

Safe consumption part 3: The opposite of addiction

Final episode of our three-part series on controversial supervised consumption sites