A high tide at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park in Grays Harbor County, Washington. Sound Publishing file photo

On the West Coast, Washington is most prone to sea level rise damage

Report by the Center for Climate Integrity shows multibillion-dollar cost of battling back the sea.

Eastside business booms with summer options

Locals can visit numerous new developments this summer, all within Eastside communities.

Mercer Island Farmers Market runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays, June through October, at Mercerdale Park. Courtesy photo
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Sister Cities Association recognizes students

The Board of the Mercer Island Sister City Association has announced three Mercer Island High School 2019 graduating seniors as… Continue reading

The Mercer Island Girl Scouts held an End of the Year Celebration on June 9.

Mercer Island Girl Scouts celebrates its members and volunteers

An End of The Year ceremony was held on June 9.

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Buckle up for another smoky summer

Wildfires in Washington will likely roar back this year and into the future.

Apps for When You’re Hungry and in a Hurry

There’s nothing worse than being hungry and pressed for time at the airport. Our last apps blog post featured a… Continue reading

Coffee with the editor, July 11

Beginning at 10 a.m. at Convivial Cafe.

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Mercer Island High School graduates 398 seniors

Mercer Island High School held its 62nd commencement on June 11 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent.

Get ACTIVE, stay HEALTHY, have FUN with Issaquah Sports Medicine Combine

Free July 13 event welcomes the community to Lake Sammamish State Park

News

What’s next for Washington’s 2045 green energy goal?

The Legislature set the goal, but how does the state actually get there?

 

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...

 

Life

Class of ‘74 celebrating 45th on Aug. 9-11

Events planned throughout the weekend.

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Marketplace

How Sea-Tac Airport Helps You Plan for Summer Travel

The summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day form the busiest travel season at Sea-Tac Airport, where 70,000 daily Continue reading...

 

Pedal power: Expand your cycling horizons on an e-bike!

If you’re intrigued with the idea of adding an e-bike to your fitness, commuting or recreation routine, you want to Continue reading...

 

Comcast honors Snoqualmie students

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

 

5 reasons to reface, not replace: Learn to love your kitchen again

Puget Sound countertop and backsplash experts will Transform your living spaces

 

Opinion

Governor’s watch: timing is everything

Inslee, possible candidates eye 2020 race

 

Northwest

What’s next for Washington’s 2045 green energy goal?

The Legislature set the goal, but how does the state actually get there?

 

Tasting room proposal could redefine alcohol production in King County

Pilot program would benefit wineries, breweries and distilleries. Several farmers are concerned.