Mercer Island City Hall. File photo

Council voted to find Mayor in violation of code of ethics

Aug. 20 council meeting held executive session, investigative review of Mayor’s email.

KCSO found all but one of the 108 allegations of excessive or unnecessary use of force were justified

The Office of Law Enforcement Oversight has released its annual 2018 report.

Parts of Mercer Island left without power after car collides with pole

A 41-year-old Seattle woman was allegedly intoxicated when the accident happened.

Change to U.S.-backed condo loans comes as summer market wraps up

A monthly real estate snap shot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

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Friendship Circles to host their 8th annual Walk, Run, and Community Day

The event will take place on Sept. 22 at Luther Burbank Park.

Mercer Island rotarians Beth Baska, Becca Palm, Soonok Kwak, Carol Friends, Steve DeVos and Brent Jordan standing with one of the island’s 20 peace poles. Picture by Tracy Drinkwater

Mercer Island Walk For Peace

Rotary Club takes walkers on a journey from peace pole to peace pole Sept. 21

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Cannabis collab sees Seattle women join forces

Seattle cannabis vendor names new product after local recording artist SassyBlack’s new album

Improving safety in Aubrey Davis Park with bike lane projects | Guest Opinion

A local guest opinion regarding planning for bike traffic increases.

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 11, 2019

Candidate endorsements; thank you

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Photo by Nityia Photography
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Redefine goals based on virtues to find joy | Health column

A monthly column about mindfulness and wellbeing.

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News
The map shows the location of one confirmed cougar sighting and four potential sightings, as reported during the Aug. 20 City Council meeting. Image by Google Maps

Fish and Wildlife make the cougar case at city council

Officials believe courgar has been “gone for some time.”

 

Mercer Island resident Meredythe Glass poses with memorabilia from “The Wizard of Oz.” Glass was an extra in the film, and was be the guest of honor at a party at her retirement community celebrating Hollywood on Feb. 22. Photo courtesy of Greg Asimakoupoulos

“Wizard of Oz” cast member dies at 98

Meredythe Glass was one of the last surviving cast members of “The Wizard of Oz.” She died on Saturday at age 98.

 

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...

 

Sports

Football results: Week 2

Following are the prep football results from Sept. 13-14 for the teams the Reporter and Record newspapers cover: ——————- Kennedy… Continue reading

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Inspired defense not enough for Islanders

Mercer Island lost 12-3 at home to the Issaquah Eagles.

 

Life
Photos courtesy of Celeste Gracey
                                Chris Adams, right, was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease 32 years ago. He’s now using his experiences to help people with this chronic illness through the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. The foundation is hosting an education event at the Meydenbauer Center Sept. 15. Adams owns Barre Rev on Mercer Island with his spouse Kaelyn.

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation event on Sept. 15

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Meydenbauer Center.

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Marketplace

Acupuncture offers drug-free treatment for many conditions

Ma’s Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Clinic opens Bellevue location

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A Day in the Life of an Environmental Intern

Ever wondered what happens during an internship at the Port of Seattle? Sophia Cassam, an intern at Sea-Tac Airport, shares Continue reading...

 

Ultimate Cruise Job: Lights, Camera, CRUISE

In the past eighteen months, Jesse Kipp’s job has taken him on 10 cruises to destinations including Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico Continue reading...