Madeline Coats

Three candidates aim to fill an open seat in the Mercer Island City Council

Debbie Bertlin, Robin Russell and Jake Jacobson compete for Position No. 7.

 

A full room of Mercer Island residents questioned candidates running for City Council Pos. 7 and School Board Pos. 5. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Candidates for council and school board attended forum

The King County Primary Election is on Aug. 6.

 

Recology will soon be replacing Republic as Mercer Island’s garbage removal service. They will be responsible for collecting compost, garbage and recycled material for residents. Madeline Coats/Staff photo

Island residents express concern over contract with Recology

City Council approves 10-year partnership with new garbage removal service.

 

City Council officially terminates plans for Mercerdale Park

Persistant residents win their battle to protect public parkland.

Objects for sale are displayed in sectioned areas throughout the store to make for organized shopping. Photo by Madeline Coats.

Thrift shop brings community together

Second-hand shop projected to bring in 2.9 million dollars this year alone.

Objects for sale are displayed in sectioned areas throughout the store to make for organized shopping. Photo by Madeline Coats.
Planes flying in from the North often cross over Mercer Island or Lake Washington before landing. Photo by Madeline Coats.

Increased air traffic and aviation demands disturb Island residents

Renton Municipal Airport could see future expansions.

Planes flying in from the North often cross over Mercer Island or Lake Washington before landing. Photo by Madeline Coats.