Mercer Island Islanders boys soccer player Emil Talerman, left, pursues a through ball before Interlake goalie gains possession of the ball in a game featuring rivals on April 11 at Interlake High School. Mercer Island has won eight of their past nine games. (Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography)

Islander soccer squad is peaking at the right time

Mercer Island boys soccer team has won eight of its past nine games.

Mercer Island, Rainier Beach students receive Stanley Ann Dunham scholarships

The scholarship is named for former President Barack Obama’s mother, who graduated from MIHS in 1960.

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Mercer Island native wins Pulitzer Prize for Biography

Caroline Fraser chronicles life of Laura Ingalls Wilder; credits MIHS teachers.

Covenant Shores celebrates Earth Day by going green

Carla Johnson, a representative from Republic Services, gave a lecture on the benefits of recycling.

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A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

County plans for second safe drug site on hold

Following intense resistance to the proposal from the suburbs, county officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.

Wyman prepared to protect elections

Washington’s secretary of state talks hacking, social media and more at Redmond Rotary.

Mary Lee

There is a Better Way to Sell Your Home

5 cutting-edge strategies for ultimate home sale success

Freestone Capital Management announces new scholarship

The firm committed to providing $100,000 in financial support to 20 college students.

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Screenshot of the Kanopy website.

King County brings the silver screen to local libraries

County library members will now have free access to an expansive film streaming service.

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Poster courtesy of the Sammamish Valley Alliance

Sammamish Valley Spring Celebration

The celebration and its numerous events will take place from May 4 to 6.

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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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Marketplace

Connect2Classes Tested: 7 Steps to Better Photography

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

 

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

 

Opinion

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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E-cigarettes try to hook another generation | On Health

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

 

Northwest

Secret agent man

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