Life

Mercer Island Bahá’ís gather in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Báb

About 32 Bahá’ís gathered at the Mercer Island Library.

 

Staying fit through the holidays

A monthly column about natural medicine.

  • Nov 8, 2019

 

Perfection to depression – Measuring ourselves to death

A monthly column about mindfulness and mental wellbeing.

  • Nov 7, 2019

 

Photos courtesy of Carol Mahoney
                                Club president Carol Mahoney gives a service appreciation award to Mercer Island Kiwanis Club board member Danielle Hawley of the Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club.

Island Kiwanis Club honors community and members

Annual awards dinner held on Oct. 19.

  • Nov 3, 2019
Photos courtesy of Carol Mahoney
                                Club president Carol Mahoney gives a service appreciation award to Mercer Island Kiwanis Club board member Danielle Hawley of the Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club.
“Poetic Moon 1,” 36x48 Acrylic on canvas by Agnes Lee

Award winning artist at Art Walk November 1-2

Opening night of the November Art Walk on Friday, Nov. 1, will include the premiere of “Poetic Moon,” new works by Agnes Lee at Clarke… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019
“Poetic Moon 1,” 36x48 Acrylic on canvas by Agnes Lee

Watch for trick-or-treaters during Chamber event

Little ghosts and goblins will overtake Island businesses on Halloween Day — Thursday, Oct. 31 — as retailers welcome trick-or-treaters. Coordinated by the Mercer Island… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2019
The Island’s third Pumpkin Walk is set for Oct. 27 at Luther Burbank Park. Photo courtesy of Amanda Colburn

Eastside Halloween roundup

Family-friendly seasonal events throughout the Eastside.

  • Oct 28, 2019
The Island’s third Pumpkin Walk is set for Oct. 27 at Luther Burbank Park. Photo courtesy of Amanda Colburn
Photo by Natalie DeFord/staff photo
                                From left, energy team Rev. Roberta Rominger, Hans Fredrikson, Cheryl Malcham, Jonathan Harrington and Jay Mavoori in front of Congregational Church on Mercer Island, whose new solar panels are on the roof.

Church goes solar

Solar panels, environmental events make for a bright future.

Photo by Natalie DeFord/staff photo
                                From left, energy team Rev. Roberta Rominger, Hans Fredrikson, Cheryl Malcham, Jonathan Harrington and Jay Mavoori in front of Congregational Church on Mercer Island, whose new solar panels are on the roof.
Courtesy photo
                                Volunteers plant trees at the Mercer Island’s 2018 inaugural Arbor Day celebration.

Second Annual Arbor Day Celebration

Volunteers plant and pamper trees.

Courtesy photo
                                Volunteers plant trees at the Mercer Island’s 2018 inaugural Arbor Day celebration.
Robinson and his oldest son, Gavin, on a ski trip. Photo courtesy Gary Robinson

Islander, Bothell firefighter remembered

Robinson, remembered by loved ones as a selfless and genuinely kind person, died on Oct. 4.

Robinson and his oldest son, Gavin, on a ski trip. Photo courtesy Gary Robinson
Photo courtesy of Mercer Island School District
                                The 2019 Mercer Island Royalty Homecoming Court.

Homecoming Royalty

2019 Mercer Island High School Homecoming

  • Oct 15, 2019
Photo courtesy of Mercer Island School District
                                The 2019 Mercer Island Royalty Homecoming Court.

Fall back into a healthier you

A monthly column by an Eastside naturopathic doctor.

  • Oct 8, 2019

HIV prevention in teens, young adults

A health column from Mercer Island Pediatrics.

  • Oct 7, 2019

What happiness, etiquette, mindfulness have in common

A monthly column about mindfulness and mental wellbeing.

  • Oct 6, 2019
Mercer Island High School students (not in order) Henry Do, Jasper Geer, Lauren Hunter, Leonard Jung, Meghana Kakubal, Sophia Scull, Lucille Shield, Thomas Short, Sarah Wang, Zitong Wang, Derek Wong, Grace Y. Zhang and Jason Zhang are National Merit Scholarship program semifinalists. Photo courtesy of Mercer Island School District

13 students are National Merit semifinalists

Application process required extensive information from students and school.

  • Oct 5, 2019
Mercer Island High School students (not in order) Henry Do, Jasper Geer, Lauren Hunter, Leonard Jung, Meghana Kakubal, Sophia Scull, Lucille Shield, Thomas Short, Sarah Wang, Zitong Wang, Derek Wong, Grace Y. Zhang and Jason Zhang are National Merit Scholarship program semifinalists. Photo courtesy of Mercer Island School District

Keep calm and start composting

A local column about sustainability for Mercer Island.

  • Sep 25, 2019

Friendship Circles to host their 8th annual Walk, Run, and Community Day

The event will take place on Sept. 22 at Luther Burbank Park.

Photos courtesy of Celeste Gracey
                                Chris Adams, right, was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease 32 years ago. He’s now using his experiences to help people with this chronic illness through the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. The foundation is hosting an education event at the Meydenbauer Center Sept. 15. Adams owns Barre Rev on Mercer Island with his spouse Kaelyn.

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation event on Sept. 15

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Meydenbauer Center.

  • Sep 10, 2019
Photos courtesy of Celeste Gracey
                                Chris Adams, right, was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease 32 years ago. He’s now using his experiences to help people with this chronic illness through the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. The foundation is hosting an education event at the Meydenbauer Center Sept. 15. Adams owns Barre Rev on Mercer Island with his spouse Kaelyn.

Libraries are welcoming spaces for everyone | Book Nook

A monthly column from the King County Library System.

  • Sep 9, 2019