Ashley Hiruko

Remembering a Mercer Island sports icon

Gary Snyder dies at the age of 80.

 

Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. File photo

Prosecutors will not charge former candidate who allegedly lied to voters

Vetting of candidate information is left up to citizens.

 

Swastikas found on Mercer Island during Jewish holiday

Meanwhile, a new community security group is training Jewish orgs how to protect against hate.

 

Presumed bodies of missing boaters located near Mercer Island Monday

Medical examiner will determine cause of death.

Mercer Island PD hopes sonar will lead to missing boaters

Cell phones left behind on boat gave little help in narrowing the search area.

Parts of Mercer Island left without power after car collides with pole

A 41-year-old Seattle woman was allegedly intoxicated when the accident happened.

The map shows the location of one confirmed cougar sighting and four potential sightings, as reported during the Aug. 20 City Council meeting. Image by Google Maps

Fish and Wildlife make the cougar case at city council

Officials believe courgar has been “gone for some time.”

The map shows the location of one confirmed cougar sighting and four potential sightings, as reported during the Aug. 20 City Council meeting. Image by Google Maps
Courtesy of Elisha Deo. Vanna Nguyen and James Le, pictured, have been identified as the missing persons whose boat was found Sep. 2 near Mercer Island.

Mercer Island police, U.S. Coast Guard are searching for missing boaters

Man and woman were determined missing after police found their boat near Mercer Island.

Courtesy of Elisha Deo. Vanna Nguyen and James Le, pictured, have been identified as the missing persons whose boat was found Sep. 2 near Mercer Island.

50 years on Mercer Island; Fostering community through the SJCC

Celebration planned for Sept. 13-15.

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.

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

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

Islanders encouraged to participate in National Night Out

No funding for city celebration, responder visits this year

Image by Google Maps

Citizen concern grows over incoming small cells, tower

Most of the public comment speaks out against Ellis Pond location.

Image by Google Maps

One male, female dead after car shooting at Luther Burbank Park

Parking area will remain closed as investigation continues Saturday.

Locker room thefts on the rise, Eastside police take action

Mercer Island gym not immune to thefts.

A photo taken from the meeting in Issaquah. Photo courtesy/Tracy Castro-Gill

Opposition and supporters of Drag Queen Story Hour make showing in Issaquah

A lack of police at a recent county library board meeting led some to feel intimidated.

A photo taken from the meeting in Issaquah. Photo courtesy/Tracy Castro-Gill

From Olympia to Bellingham: Tiny home villages offer a path toward permanent housing

Beginning talks happening on Eastside village partnership.

After 35 years Mercer Island PD bids farewell to Cpl. Pritchard

He is one of city’s longest-serving employees.