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‘Playful pup’ sculpture returns to Mercer Island park

After being stolen in the fall, the “Playful Pup” bronze sculpture was…

Mercer Island’s First Thursday art walk is Feb. 2 | Community briefs

Celebrate at First Thursday event in Mercer Island At February’s First Thursday…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

Community gathers at Mercer Island Swing Dance

Hoping to bring neighbors together through music and swing moves, the Mercer…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Beloved ballet program in Mercer Island continues under new teacher

Deena Dunning taught classical ballet for more than 50 years before losing…

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

Covenant Shores honors MLK with weekend-long celebration

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

  • Jan 19th, 2017

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

Eye on MI | Bird bath

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

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

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

Eye on MI | Fire station lights

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

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

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…

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

Reporter announces fall poetry contest winners

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

  • Nov 11th, 2016

Youth Theatre Northwest presents “Treasure Island” in November

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

  • Nov 8th, 2016

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

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

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

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.

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.