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Student and STEM-focused members retire from Mercer Island School Board

Adair Dingle and Dave Myerson served for a combined 20 years.

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ fan tracks down star’s home on Mercer Island

Donna Reed, who played Mary Hatch Bailey in Frank Capra’s 1946 film, lived on the Island in the 70s.

Mercer Island City Council bids adieu to longest-serving member

Dan Grausz retires after 18 years of service to the city.

Mercer Island High School evacuated after bomb threat; Friday classes canceled

All after-school activities and athletics for Dec. 14 and Dec. 15 were also canceled.

Mercer Island School Board swears in new members, reorganizes for 2018

Board says goodbye to Dave Myerson, Adair Dingle and hello to Brian Giannini Upton, Deborah Lurie.

Mercer Island family starts pet health company, seeks investors

Father and son co-found veterinary telemedicine startup Petriage to help people care for their pets.

Mercer Island general election results certified, Acker sworn in and Grausz honored

The City Council welcomed a new member and honored an outgoing member.

Mercer Island Chamber celebrates the arts at holiday party with gift sale, carols

The Island business community ended 2017 with a celebration and collaborations with MIVAL, MIHS.

Mercer Island considers ridesharing as mobility solution

Lyft, Uber make pitches for pilot projects to help with the first-last mile connection.

Mercer Island mastermind of state’s biggest Ponzi scheme escapes from prison

Frederick Darren Berg had been indicted for fraud in 2012.

Mercer Island elementary, high school students show off Spanish skills

The district’s elementary world language program is now in its second year.

Mercer Island High School student raises $16,000 for hurricane relief

Albert Lam was inspired to plan a pencil fundraiser for the Red Cross after Hurricane Harvey hit.

Mercer Island retirement community names new director

A Pacific Northwest native is coming home to work at Covenant Shores, as the Mercer Island retirement community’s new executive director. Bob Howell went to… Continue reading

Mercer Island representatives discuss legislative priorities | Update

The council met with the 41st District delegation on Nov. 28 at City Hall.

Mercer Island residents rally to save eagle tree

Neighbors are concerned about the environmental and safety impacts of a planned residential project.

Mercer Island’s Aubrey Davis Park master planning process begins

The 80-acre facility was developed for recreation and transportation during the expansion of I-90.

Island Books named ‘Best of’ Western Washington

The store beat other independent booksellers for the top spot in King 5/Evening Magazine’s contest.

Seattle’s income tax could serve as test case for other Washington cities

Update: A King County Superior Court judge ruled against Seattle on Nov. 22.

Mercer Island hosts Thanksgiving lunch for seniors

City staff and volunteers served turkey, potatoes, punch and pie to event attendees.

Islanders show power of community with clothing drive

A social media post inspired a massive community response that brought in hundreds of donated items.