Decreased inventory for buyers in local real estate market

A monthly real estate snapshot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

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Dean Quigley and Bob Harper, on behalf of the Mercer Island VFW Post 5670, present a $1,000 donation to MIYFS director Cynthia Goodwin and foundation president Jody Kris on Nov. 14. Photo courtesy of Bob Harper

VFW donation will help feed families during holiday season

Members of the VFW Post 5670 donated $1,000 in QFC food gift cards.

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                                Mercer Island Rotary Club members Bruce McAuley and Karolyn Streck volunteering as bell ringers for the Salvation Army.

Rotarians ring the bells

Find them collecting for Salvation Army Dec. 14 on Mercer Island.

The Aubrey Davis Park sign on a sunny fall day. Natalie DeFord / staff photo

Council adopts Aubrey Davis Park Master Plan

Vision for Mercer Island park’s future moves forward.

Eat this not that this holiday season | Health

A monthly health column from a local naturopathic health care provider.

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Rosenbaum wins by 40 votes in election recount

Mercer Island City Council Pos. 1 results certified Dec. 6.

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Airport Winter Weather 101

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King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

King County approves environmental justice provision

An update to the King County climate action plan should include an environmental justice framing as it’s developed over the Continue reading...

Homelessness authority approved by King County, awaits Seattle vote

The agreement would consolidate emergency services for people experiencing homelessness.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Council approves $600,000 to increase security at King County Courthouse

The funding will be split evenly between increasing deputies, security and social services.

Victims, law enforcement speak about King County Courthouse conditions

An entrance to the courthouse was closed after an assault.

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

Boys swim and dive team makes a splash in victory over Bellevue

The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team opened its new season with a 129-51 victory over Bellevue on Dec Continue reading...

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Life

Eat this not that this holiday season | Health

A monthly health column from a local naturopathic health care provider.

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Marketplace

Airport Winter Weather 101

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Savor the Season at SEA!

SEA Airport is bustling during the holiday travel season! In the midst of the cheer and merriment, this can also Continue reading...

 

Four reasons you’re waiting on the plane at SEA

You’ve just landed at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) after flying for what seems like an eternity. Your plane begins to Continue reading...

 

5 reasons to get excited about what’s coming to the heart of Redmond

The amenities at the brand-new Hilton Garden Inn will appeal to locals and visitors alike

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Opinion

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

It’s been a year since the Menchie’s incident and here is what the city of Kirkland has been working on since then.