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The Holiday Shopping Guide to Unique Gifts and Memorable Moments

Bazzars, pop-ups, and retail events from Seattle to Bellevue and beyond.

 

The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.

A Complete List of Holiday Concerts Throughout King County

Holiday cheer for your ears.

 

The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

Lights, boats, and Santas run amok!

 

The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

Holiday stories from stages in Bellevue, Seattle, and throughout King County.

Mercer Island’s fall recycling event is Nov. 5

Safely dispose of items from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Mercer Island Boat Launch.

St. Monica runners shine at CYO cross country championships

Several St. Monica School cross country runners had strong showings at the CYO cross country championship meet on Oct. 9 at Lake Sammamish State Park.

Mercer Island High School to present ‘Urinetown’ as fall musical

The MIHS drama department will present “Urinetown” beginning Nov. 10 in the Performing Arts Center.

Hundreds of Islander students perform at All Island Band Night | Slideshow

The annual Mercer Island event took place during halftime of Mercer Island's football game against Lake Washington Oct. 21 at MIHS.

Hundreds of Islander students perform at All Island Band Night | Slideshow

The annual Mercer Island event took place during halftime of Mercer Island's football game against Lake Washington Oct. 21 at MIHS.

St. Monica runners shine at CYO cross country championships

Several St. Monica School cross country runners had strong showings at the CYO cross country championship meet on Oct. 9 at Lake Sammamish State Park.

Mercer Island High School to present ‘Urinetown’ as fall musical

The MIHS drama department will present “Urinetown” beginning Nov. 10 in the Performing Arts Center.

Community dedicates another Mercer Island school

The community dedication and open house for the new commons, gymnasium, library and classrooms at Islander Middle School was held Saturday, Oct. 1 at the school.

Eye on MI | Rotary Run scenes

Not only does the Mercer Island Rotary Run brings thousands of runners and walkers to Mercer Island each March, it also draws out many to cheer for those racing.

Plan ahead: Seafair to affect I-90 traffic patterns this weekend

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 2 to 4, Seafair Hydroplane and Air Show events will affect traffic and bus service in South Seattle and the I-90 corridor.

Construction underway on new south-end fire station

Construction began last week on the long-awaited replacement of the south-end fire station, Station 92 by demolishing the existing 50-year-old structure.

State Dept. of Health wants your input on health care providers

The DOH is asking the public to report any issues that they may encounter with health care services throughout the state.

Mercer Island native promoted at Dartmouth Medical School

Leslie Hendricks Fall, M.D., daughter of Islanders Paul and Yvonne Hendricks, has been promoted to professor of pediatric medicine and vice chair of the Pediatric Department at Dartmouth Medical School and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Fall recycling event Saturday, Oct. 27 | Community news

The annual Fall Recycling Event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mercer Island boat launch.

Neighborhood forums being held on middle school expansion

The Mercer Island School District will host three neighborhood forums in the coming months regarding the Islander Middle School (IMS) expansion.

King County Council approves expansion of mental health services

The Metropolitan King County Council gave its unanimous support on Monday, April 8 for the expansion of the County’s successful Mental Health Recovery Model to include substance abuse services.