Early returns show voters approving Mercer Island school levy

Replacement educational maintenance and operations measure is passing with 71 percent of the vote.

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Proposal to eliminate the death penalty passes the Senate

After passionate floor debate, the bill moves to the House.

What’s in a game?

Inside the growing community of pinball-playing women making a scene in Seattle.

Mercer Island students cultivate kindness

A Kindness Tree was created at Northwood Elementary to recognize compassionate acts.

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Mercer Island retirees get into Olympic spirit

Covenant Shores residents and staff have been participating in their own Olympic Games this week.

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Mercer Island mayor proclaims February as African American History Month

The city proclamation encourages dialogue and a shared commitment to action.

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

At the heart of it all | On Faith

A love story: 110-year-old Merle met her valentine.

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Mercer Island legislators to host Town Hall

In other community news, there’s a dance on Friday and city offices will be closed Monday.

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A fight over the role of unions erupts in Olympia

State Democrats push labor union-friendly bills while Republicans cry foul play.

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

Sports
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                                A contingent of 25 Mercer Island seniors will continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Mercer Island student athletes moving on to the next level included Ethan Eason (California Institute of Technology-basketball), Nikhil Nayar (University of Idaho-football), Aksel Turk (Chadron State College-football), Spencer Luce (Azusa Pacific University-football), Ella Warburg (Wellesley College-golf), Robert Stoney (Whittier College-lacrosse), Tessa Guerra (Claremont McKenna College-lacrosse), Katie Brodsky (Arizona State University-lacrosse), Reis Kissel (Vassar College-soccer), Kendall Riley (University of Nevada Reno-soccer), Paige Robertson (Macalester College-soccer), Anna Moscovici (George Washington University-squash), Christian Anderson (Occidental College-tennis), Grace Bethards (Whitworth University-tennis), Kendra Watson (University of Rochester-track), Kayle Lee (University of Pennsylvania-track), Chloe Michaels (Whitman College-Cross Country), Adara Hamilton (Wheaton College-volleyball), Kelly Behrbaum (Cornell University-volleyball), Daniel Kavesh (Chapman University-water polo), Isabelle Knowles (University of Washington-rowing), Matt Boissoneault (Seattle University-baseball), Greg Fuchs (Oregon State University-baseball), Alex Shanks (Gonzaga University-baseball) and Jaeden Pritchard (Chadron State College-football).

Islanders athletes partake in signing day ceremony

A contingent of 25 Mercer Island seniors will continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Mercer Island student athletes… Continue reading

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                                Mercer Island 195-pound grappler Donnie Howard (pictured) captured fourth place at the Class 3A Region IV tournament in Spokane on Feb. 10.

Howard, Andrews earn berths at Mat Classic

Mercer Island 152-pound wrestler Jonah Andrews and 195-pound grappler Donnie Howard (pictured) captured fourth place in their respective weight classes… Continue reading

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Marketplace

Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.

 

Boeing’s six-week Fabrication internship has hosted about 120 high school interns over the last five years.

Fabrication internship emphasizes STEM education among Puget Sound high schoolers

‘One-of-a-kind opportunity’ lets students explore manufacturing and engineering techniques

 

Brand Websites in the Mobile, Cross-Device Era

What does the distributed, multi-device reality mean for the original channel — the brand website?

 

Programmatic Buying is Changing Digital Advertising for Local Advertisers

Programmatic provides advertisers more options for controlling their spend and who sees their ads.

 

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