Reporter Staff

Council to review MICA lease after SEPA review

At its Feb. 22 meeting, the Mercer Island City Council discussed how to move forward with the Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA).

Islander gymnasts compete at 3A state championships

Mya Levin, Stephanie Prince, Cece Belady, Emily Culbertson and Esther Leung represented MIHS at the state meet in Tacoma Feb. 19-20.

Clibborn, Litzow and Senn to host Town Hall

The meeting will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Somerset Elementary in Bellevue.

Mercer Island triathlon team seeks athletes for 2016 season

Sign up at MI Athletic Club or online for the triathlon season, which runs March 1 through July 31.

Eastbound I-90 to close this weekend

Adjust travel plans or allow extra time to help prevent gridlock.

Tree down on East Mercer Way

Update: the blockage is clear and the road has been re-opened.

Islanders advance five to state championships | Prep gymnastics

Cece Belady, Stephanie Prince, Emily Culbertson, Esther Leung and Mya Levin all advanced from the 3A Sea-King district meet, which took place Saturday, Feb. 13 at Ballard High School.

Former Mercer Island Reporter publisher Peggy Reynolds passes away at 91

A longtime cancer survivor, Reynolds had battled throat cancer since 2000.

Eye on MI | Artists abound

Students showed off their artwork they created for the “Reflections” art contest during an event on Feb. 10 at Mercer Island High School.

MIPD arrests lottery ticket thief

A male suspect who allegedly robbed the Sunset Chevron was taken into custody after a police pursuit.

MICA shares first annual report

2015 report, titled ‘A Sense of Place,’ introduces Friends of MICA program.

St. Monica seventh graders win CYO AA championship

St. Monica School’s seventh grade girls basketball team took home the CYO Basketball AA championship with a 24-22 victory over Kirkland’s Holy Family Saturday, Feb. 6 at Bishop Blanchet High School in Seattle.

Special election | Voters support levy renewals for schools

The first wave of results from the Feb. 9 special election are in and show Mercer Island voters strongly supporting the levy renewals for Mercer Island schools.

Islanders’ Howard advances to Mat Classic | Prep wrestling

Howard placed third in the 182 division of the boys wrestling 3A Regional Tournament Saturday, Feb. 13 at Hanford High School in Richland.

Islanders escape Franklin to advance in district tournament | Prep boys basketball

Late putback from Josh Stenberg sends Mercer Island to quarterfinal round.

Mercer Island beats Seattle Prep, advances to district quarterfinals | Prep girls basketball

Islanders will face Roosevelt in next round of Sea-King district tournament.

Woman reports purse stolen from locked car | Police Blotter

MIPD also responds to reports of lost property, fraud and a dog bite from Jan. 16-19.

Comedian Gary Gulman’s performance at SJCC canceled | Update

Comedian Gary Gulman's planned appearance at the Stroum Jewish Community Center has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, according to center officials.

Hadley crane to be dismantled this weekend

Parking and traffic will be affected as the crane at the corner of 76th Avenue SE and SE 27th Street is taken down.

Island students earning college honors | School briefs

Three former Mercer Island students named to dean's list at respective schools.