A cougar was captured by security footage on Aug. 5. Photo courtesy of City of Mercer Island

City: No new cougar reports as of Aug. 16

People called in to report having heard and maybe even seen the animal, but few reports are confirmed.

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Ellis Pond small cell tower relocates

The developer will instead apply to install the tower on an existing utility pole.

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                                Dr. David Frank Wolter.

Mercer Island’s Dr. Wolter dies at the age of 95

David Frank Wolter delivered over 7,000 babies in his career as OB-GYN.

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                                Mercer Island Youth and Family Services received a 4-yer grant prevention grant from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services.

MIYFS receives 4-year prevention grant

The $48,500 per year will be used for the ongoing work to reduce binge and heavy-drinking rate of Island Youth.

Local real estate market mirroring rising summer temperatures

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

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SeaJAM, which kicks off the SJCC Arts + Ideas 2019–2020 season, will present “An Evening with Debra Messing” on Saturday, September 14, at Benaroya Hall’s Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall. Courtesy photo

SJCC prepares for second annual SeaJAM

SeaJAM will present “An evening with Debra Messing” on Sept. 14.

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A Day in the Life of an Environmental Intern

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Photo courtesy of City of Mercer Island
                                A cougar was captured by security footage on Aug. 5.

WDFW: Mercer Island cougar sighting ‘not unheard of’

The animal has not been spotted since the initial report was made

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Police blotter for July 19-23.

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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

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Life

Leaving for college anxiety | Dear YFS

A monthly advice column about issues faced by Islanders.

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Marketplace

Ultimate Cruise Job: Lights, Camera, CRUISE

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DISC Centers of America – Bellevue takes the lead in treating neck pain

New technique is so promising, chiropractor can’t wait for his Mom to try it

 

Bellevue chiropractor is one of USA’s leading practitioners helping those with sciatica

Technique is more effective than drugs, more successful than surgery

 

Let’s use technology to help citizens that need it the most

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Northwest
Photo courtesy of Neelam Chahlia 
                                Redmond’s Neelam Chahlia crowned as Mrs. Washington America and competing for the national Mrs. America title on Aug. 26.

Redmond’s Chahlia to compete for Mrs. America 2020 title

Mrs. Washington America winner says her journey embodies the ‘American Dream.’