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Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

Troopers seek hit and run suspect, call on public for help

The Washington State Patrol asked locals for any information to identify the vehicle and suspect.

 

Photo by SounderBruce/Wikipedia Commons

King County suspends detective for attacking Uber driver

The sheriff’s discipline comes as the result of violent off-duty behavior.

 

A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services biologist holds a little brown bat. Ann Froschauer/USFWS

Rabid bat found near Woodinville

County health officials urge anyone who may have been exposed to the bat to seek treatment.

 

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.

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 Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.
Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo

The Holiday Shopping Guide to Unique Gifts and Memorable Moments

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

Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Yuasa brothers reach medal stand at national Judo tournaments

Islanders Taylan and Tegan Yuasa recently competed at the USA Judo Junior Olympics, which took place June 24-26 in Irving, Texas, as well as the United States Judo Federation national championships July 2 and 3 at University of California, Irvine.

Mercer Island Center for the Arts unveils ‘Brick by Brick’ program

MICA partnered with Lego artist Alice Finch and Eagle Scout candidate Connor Hill for its summer 2016 programs.

New Northwood Elementary opens doors | Photos

Northwood Elementary — the first new school building constructed on Mercer Island in more than 50 years — was dedicated on Saturday at a festive open house attended by hundreds of community members.

Mercer Island joins Eastside effort to combat racism

City to host “Reject the Rags of Racism and Live into the Riches of Diversity" event on April 13.

Two East Mercer Way projects under construction

Expect brief delays in the 6600 block to Southeast 71st Street during work hours.