Reporter Staff

Mercer Island City Council approves 34 new housing units

Trellis and Coval final long plats received unanimous approval at the last meeting.

MIPD participates in Polar Plunge

Local teams jump into chilly water to raise money for Special Olympics Washington.

County, Mercer Island, partners win National Climate Leadership Award

The award was given to K4C for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and confronting climate change.

Blowdowns cause road closures

City, school district encourage safe and alert driving.

Eastbound I-90 will close this weekend

Traffic will be funneled to center lanes from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Second Town Center hearing is March 9 | City briefs

Council outlines 2016 work plan; Mercer Island to contribute to ARCH funding.

Mercer Island parks petition kick-off is Saturday

Group needs 3,000 signatures by the end of May to get its initiative on the November ballot.

Mercer Island police arrest arson suspect

Fire on SE 33rd Place was “intentionally started.”

Coval pool house roof moved to Emmanuel Episcopal Church

Truss structure will be stored in church parking lot.

Several mail theft cases reported | Mercer Island Police Blotter

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Give input on Town Center on March 9 | City briefs

Council to discuss Trellis, Coval final plat approvals; Biennial citizen survey scheduled for March 1-6.

44th annual Rotary Run is March 20

Plan ahead for road closures and traffic delays caused by the race.

Mercer Island Presbyterian Church welcomes new pastor

The church invites the Mercer Island community to attend an upcoming Sunday worship service to hear and meet new senior pastor Kristy Farber.

New sculpture ‘Twin Foxes’ to be unveiled on Saturday | Arts news

MIVAL will a host gallery opening on Sunday, March 6.

County to host meetings on North Mercer sewer project

Public meetings will be held on March 2 in Bellevue and March 10 in Mercer Island.

“Lost Edges” opens at Community Center

New art exhibit will run from Feb. 29 to April 15.

Finalized special election results show school levies pass

Proposition 1 passed with 74.1 percent and Proposition 2 passed with 77.4 percent.

Mercer Island dance and drill team among WIAA’s academic state champions for winter season

Mercer Island registered a cumulative GPA of 3.631.

Island teen receives explicit messages on Internet | The Blotter

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Progress made on two Calkins park projects | City briefs

MIPD to raise money with polar plunge; Become a master recycler.