Islander to feature whimsical art in home studio show

Islander Marsha Karr is having an art show and sale at her home studio, 6829 96th Ave. SE, this weekend. The show, titled “From the… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017


Mercer Island firefighters to collect food, coats for those in need

The Mercer Island firefighters are conducting their annual food drive from Nov. 20-22. They’ll be collecting donations at the North Fire Station, 3030 78th Ave.… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017


Islander, cancer survivor traverses state to educate about ACA enrollment

Julie Negrin, a Mercer Island resident and four-time cancer survivor, announced that she would embark on an RV road trip to create awareness for the… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017


Mercer Island’s Lisa Wellman to lead Senate education committee

State Sen. Lisa Wellman, D-Mercer Island, will serve as chair of the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee when the Senate convenes for the… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Mercer Island students raise funds for hurricane relief

Students in the West Mercer Elementary Highly Capable Program used their November Marketplace commerce event as a way to raise funds for the relief efforts… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

Blooming sunrise | Eye on MI

Mercer Islander Lauren Andrews, age 8, took this photo, and with the help of her mother, Torre Andrews, added the words. Submit your photos of… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Mercer Island’s military families reflect on service, sacrifice

While the courage and sacrifice of America’s veterans will be remembered and honored on Nov. 11, those have supported them every other day of the… Continue reading

Parents form Drama Booster organization on Mercer Island

A group of parents, led by Kathryn Lerner, has formed a new Drama Booster organization to support performing arts in Mercer Island schools. The booster’s… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Mercer Island shows off fall foliage | Eye on MI

The Reporter snapped this photo of a biker and changing and falling leaves near Mercer Island’s Aubrey Davis Park in late October. Submit your photos… Continue reading

Deer spotted on the Island | Eye on MI

Islander Kirsten Long recently spotted this young deer in her backyard. Submit your photos of amazing, people, places and things around the Island to… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Mercer Island’s annual Harvest Market returns in time for holiday shopping

If you’re looking for a Thanksgiving shopping experience the whole family can enjoy, look no further than the Mercer Island Harvest Market, which will be… Continue reading

Renowned Dance for PD program comes to Mercer Island

For people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), the effort to initiate movement can be difficult, even “superhuman,” said Islander Marsha Karr. But she has found some… Continue reading

Mercer Island galleries to feature Russian, Persian art at First Friday event | Arts briefs

Galleries to feature Russian, Persian art at First Friday event Clarke and Clarke Art and Artifacts and Suzanne Zahr’s SZ Gallery will feature unique exhibits… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Mercer Island celebrates Halloween

The Mercer Island community hosts many Halloween events, including the festive Pumpkin Walk, trick or treating at Mercer Island businesses and a food drive in… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Island Synagogue to host event on history, marriage

Island Synagogue will host a conversation with Islanders Michael and Dr. Diane Medved on “recognizing God’s hand in history, your marriage, and more” from 7-8… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Mercer Island High School drama to present ‘9 to 5: The Musical’

Three unlikely friends take control of their office and learn there is nothing they can’t do, even in a man’s world. “9 to 5: The… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Musicians take the field for All Island Band Night

All Island Band Night featured more than 800 musicians from bands at the elementary schools, Islander Middle School and Mercer Island High School on Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

Owl spotting | Eye on MI

Emily Kahan and her family recently spotted this stunning owl along 53rd Place on Mercer Island. Submit your photos of amazing people, places and things… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

YTN presents ‘The Halloween Detective’ on Mercer Island

Mercer Island’s Youth Theatre Northwest presents “The Halloween Detective” from Oct. 22-30 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Shows run Saturdays starting at 10 a.m. with last… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Mercer Island yoga workshop to benefit India’s Shanti Bhavan, educational nonprofit

Vinceya Edwin used to live in a thatched house with dry coconut leaves and logs that acted as a roof. When it rained, water would… Continue reading