Reporter Staff

MIHS fall drama runs Nov. 15-17

The Mercer Island High School’s drama department has put together its annual fall 2012 production. This year’s production is entitled 'D is for Doctor,' featuring the work of the MIHS Drama 2 class.

Eastbound I-90 to close

WSDOT changes plans for May 15 weekend closure; originally supposed to be westbound.

MIHS radio program earns honors | School news

Eight members of the Mercer Island High School radio program earned honors during the 2012 Washington Radio Conference.

Service Announcement Bryan Early

Bryan James Early, 51, a resident of Bellingham, Wash., and a 1980 graduate of Mercer Island High School died Jan. 4, 2014 in Kirkland.

Mercer Island DECA students earn trip to state competition

Mercer Island High School’s DECA program announced that 38 students have qualified for the DECA state competition from March 6-8 in Bellevue, Wash.

Eye on MI | Smiling graduates

Mercer Island grads were all smiles at Mercer Island’s 57th Commencement Exercises Thursday, June 12 at Key Arena.

City of Mercer Island announces 2013 Hometown Heroes

The City of Mercer Island has announced the 2013 Hometown Heroes.

Island real estate numbers for February

The median sales price for Island single family homes is $1,282,500.

Police Blotter | Counterfeit bill found at Thrift Shop

Islanders also report car prowls, bike thefts and burglaries to the MIPD.

Call for farmers market volunteers

The Mercer Island Farmers Market staff is looking for willing volunteers to help with set up, take down and during the market.

New appointees named to City of Mercer Island commissions, boards

The Mercer Island Arts Council and Senior Advisory Board filled several vacancies.

Sound Transit public meeting on East Link light rail June 6

Sound Transit will hold a public meeting on the East Link light rail on June 6 at 5 p.m. at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center. The presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Sewer savings to repair, build, pay fines

The Mercer Island City Council has finalized a list of priorities in order to allocate the $2 million in savings realized from the construction of the sewer lake line project that came in under budget. The multiyear $22 million project involved the replacement of the crumbling sewer line along the northwest corner of the Island.

November is lung cancer awareness month

It may be no coincidence that November is both Lung Cancer Awareness Month and COPD Awareness Month. Lung cancer and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) are two of the leading causes of death in America – and also among the most under appreciated.

Meet the new Mercer Island High School principal

Patricia Blix, who has been appointed as interim principal of Mercer Island High School, effective Nov. 4, will meet with high school parents on Tuesday, Nov. 15, beginning at 7 p.m. in the library at a PTSA fall membership meeting.

Mercer Island Model UN team earns awards

The Mercer Island High School Model UN team traveled to Western Washington University at the end of April to take part in VIKMUN, Viking Model UN, an annual high school model United Nations conference hosted by the International Affairs Association of WWU.

Two receive Girl Scout Gold Award

Two girls in Girl Scout Troop 41047, who are graduating seniors at MIHS, are Girl Scout Gold Award recipients. Briauna Azer and Jean Nishida have earned the Gold Award and were honored at the governor’s mansion by Gov. Christine Gregoire on June 7.

Where property tax money goes in King County

Property tax bills for 2013 were mailed to King County residents in mid-February. Here's a look at just where that money goes.

Probable case of hepatitis linked to Costco berries found in Washington

Officials with the Washington State Department of Health have reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website now lists one hepatitis A illness in Washington state that meets the definition as a “probable case” in the outbreak linked to frozen berries sold in Costco stores.

Taste and vote for your favorite recipes at Island House

The Merrill Gardens third annual Taste of Merrill Gardens Top Chef Competition is Wednesday, April 17.