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Notes from the past | Old surgical notebook donated to Mercer Island Thrift Shop

Mercer Island Thrift Shop staff members are trying to find a home…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

 

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Covenant Shores honors MLK with weekend-long celebration

Last weekend, Covenant Shores retirement community in Mercer Island held its annual…

  • Jan 19th, 2017

 

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Longtime Seahawks fan in Mercer Island gets present from Pete Carroll

Covenant Shores resident and diehard Seahawks fan Lois Lawson got a personalized…

  • Dec 27th, 2016

 

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Eye on MI | Bird bath

Submit your photos of amazing, people, places and things around the Island…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016
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Mercer Island preschoolers learn to be thankful during food drive

Pixie Hill Preschool focused learning on “needs” versus “wants” for the holiday…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016
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Eye on MI | Fire station lights

Submit your photos of amazing, people, places and things around the Island…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016
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It’s a wonderful trip | Island chaplain to travel to ‘the real Bedford Falls’

Some stories stick with us. Greg Asimakoupoulos, the chaplain at Covenant Shores…

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Sons of Norway Lodge to help the Salvation Army’s Toys ‘n Joy Program

Scandinavian festivities, gingerbread houses and Toys ‘n Joy are coming to Mercer…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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Reporter announces fall poetry contest winners

The Mercer Island Reporter recently launched its first-ever fall poetry contest with…

  • Nov 11th, 2016
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Youth Theatre Northwest presents “Treasure Island” in November

“Treasure Island” performs Nov. 4-20 at the Parish Hall Theatre.

  • Nov 8th, 2016
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The band DoctorfunK will perform during a fundraising event for Mercer Island School District band programs Nov. 5.

A night of funk to support Mercer Island band programs Nov. 5

Don’t miss this unique evening to support Mercer Island School District band programs

  • Nov 1st, 2016
The band DoctorfunK will perform during a fundraising event for Mercer Island School District band programs Nov. 5.
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A night of funk to support Mercer Island band programs Nov. 5

Don’t miss this unique evening to support Mercer Island School District band…

  • Nov 1st, 2016
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Comedian Judy Gold will perform at the SJCC on Sept. 17. Contributed photo.

Catch comedy ‘gold’ at Mercer Island’s SJCC on Sept. 17

Emmy-winning comedy star Judy Gold brings her edgy wit and sharp observational commentary to Mercer Island for an exclusive, one-night-only stand-up appearance at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Stroum Jewish Community Center (SJCC). ​

  • Sep 6th, 2016
Comedian Judy Gold will perform at the SJCC on Sept. 17. Contributed photo.
Taste Washington is April 2-3.

An award-winning rose’ and Taste Washington | Uncorked

Before embarking on the Taste of Washington, Dee Hitch weighs in on the Barnard-Griffin 2015 rose’ of sangiovese.

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The crop of rose’ wines gets better each year

Many of our small Washington wineries make exceedingly fine roses’ but can be hard to find.

A good night’s sleep can be elusive as we age

Sleep changes can become problematic if they lead to persistent sleep disorders with potentially serious health effects.

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr” captivates YTN audiences

YTN production features dozens of Islanders - some with fins and tails

  • Feb 3rd, 2014

It’s simple, just keep moving to stay healthier

The healthier and more physically fit you are, the better your chances will be to live a long and active life.

About Twitter and ‘animal spirits’ | Finance

It seems like our little “correction” appears to be over. The stock market indexes are all at or near all-time highs. Investors continue to remain comfortable with the “goldilocks” environment (not too hot, not too cold) for stocks.

  • Sep 24th, 2013

Seattle’s ACT Theatre announces 2013-2014 season

A Contemporary Theatre has officially announced the 2014 main stage season, which will feature both classic and new productions.