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Former Mercer Island mayor Merkle receives France’s ‘Chevalier’ award

Alan Merkle, longtime Mercer Island resident and former mayor, has been named…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

 

Chabad Mercer Island offers free, 30-minute Rosh Hashanah service

Rabbi Nissan Kornfeld of Chabad Mercer Island knows that to engage members…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

 

Mercer Island police provide car seat safety tips

Father-to-be Trevor Wong had questions about installing and using a car seat…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

 

Cascade Lodge Sons of Norway to help wildfire, hurricane victims

Cascade Lodge will host a swap meet and Swedish pancake breakfast to…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

City of Mercer Island recognizes Flash Family award winner

At the Sept. 5 Mercer Island City Council meeting, Jack Sameshima was…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Mercer Island’s K-Kids donate money for leukemia research

Lakeridge’s 2016-17 K-Kids Club officers Oscar Hokanson, Piper Auld and Tyler Lowe…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Mercer Island Chamber gathers community with wine, art, music

The city and Chamber of Commerce shut down the streets in downtown…

Three deer explore Mercer Island | Eye on MI

Islander Nancy Woo, who works as a sales director at local retirement…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

Diving into fall | Eye on MI

Islander Middle School student Brooke Andrews, 12, dives into Lake Washington on…

  • Sep 7th, 2017

Volunteers needed for annual statewide bicycle and pedestrian count

Last year, volunteers tallied about 75,000 bicyclists and pedestrians across the state…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Mercer Island Schools Foundation presents $1.2 million check to district

The Mercer Island Schools Foundation (MISF) presented a $1.2 million check to…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Mercer Island’s annual Art Uncorked event returns Friday

Join fellow wine, art, music and food lovers at Mercer Island’s fourth…

See new collections at Mercer Island’s First Friday art walk

SZ Gallery and Clarke and Clarke Art and Artifacts will host their…

Mercer Island students head back to school

Mercer Island School District students said goodbye to summer break and went…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Mercer Island Farmers Market turns 10

Aug. 10, 2008 is an important date in the history of Mercer…

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Original Mercer Islander celebrates her 100th birthday

The oldest living original Islander celebrated her 100th birthday on Aug. 8.…

Long-haul trucker to share stories at Island Books

Island Books will host Finn Murphy, author of “The Long Haul: A…

  • Aug 14th, 2017

Doe and fawns traverse West Mercer Way | Eye on MI

Mercer Island resident Leigh Hardiman spotted this doe with her fawns on…

  • Aug 7th, 2017

Blue Angels fly over Mercer Island during smoky Seafair

The Seattle area was covered with a blanket of smoke, caused by…

Mercer Island’s Adventure Playground inspires creativity in construction

Nestled in the forest of Deane’s Children’s Park is a one-of-a-kind play…