Mercer Island mayor proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Local Eastside resident shares how community resources helped her family heal from abuse.

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

Secret agent man

Former double agent Naveed Jamali gives us an inside look at the life of a spy.

Activists begin collecting signatures for November carbon fee initiative

A carbon fee could be on November’s ballot if supporters of I-1631 gather enough signatures.

With renewed focus on sustainability, Mercer Island hosts Leap for Green Fair

The annual event started in 2008, as a celebration of Earth Day.

King County Sheriff’s deputies to carry naloxone

All 450 deputies are slated carry the heroin overdose antidote by mid-summer.

Strength and perseverance pays off following life-changing diagnosis

Dancer shows you can manage your health and life while pursuing your passions

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Concerns over CCMIP information and legal fund | Letter

One statement concerns me. CCMIP has established a legal fund.

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NIM tackling Mercer Way shoulder paving, biking safety and more | Neighbors in Motion

Editor’s note: This is the fifth of an occasional article written by Neighbors in Motion (NIM), a Mercer Island organization Continue reading...

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Stop vandalizing Mercerdale Park garden | Letter

We have witnessed the intentional cutting of mature native plants.

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Connect2Classes Tested: 7 Steps to Better Photography

Take the fear out of using those digital camera functions with Hudson’s Photo Workshops

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Marketplace

Medical marijuana? Expert answers some common questions

From avoiding pesticides to skipping the ‘high,’ here’s what you need to know

 

A true neighborhood studio, Crescendo Dance Academy offers classes for children, youth and adults, in addition to a competitive dance program and an Artist in Residence program.

Transforming a passion for dance into a profitable business

Community benefits when entrepreneur’s calling becomes a career

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In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving

 

Connect2Classes Tested: Michael Duarte-Pedrosa checks out the School of Visual Concepts

How to Write a Brilliant Creative Brief workshop lives up to its name

 

Opinion

E-cigarettes try to hook another generation | On Health

E-cigarette devices mimic conventional cigarette use and help normalize smoking behaviors.

 

Northwest

The backlog

The president says he wants them. Tech companies say they want them. So why are some of the region’s most talented workers waiting a lifetime to gain citizenship.

 

Boarders vs. bureaucracy

How a common need for dry land, an unconventional perspective on property rights, and 25 tons of cement brought a community of skateboarders together in Renton.

 

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