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Music to my Mickey ears | Mercer Island orchestras host Disney-themed fundraiser

Islanders young and old gathered for the Disney and Dessert fundraiser on…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Eye on MI | Dog days of winter

Islander Michele Vignieri and her rescue dog, Ziggy, take a rainy walk…

Mercer Island Triathlon training kicks off next week

The Mercer Island Triathlon team is kicking off its 19th season of…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

MIHS Wind Ensemble hosts concert before music conference

The Mercer Island High School Wind Ensemble will give a preview concert…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

‘Disney and Dessert’ fundraiser for Mercer Island orchestra students is Feb. 26

Mercer Island orchestra students will perform at the annual Disney and Dessert…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Covenant Shores features artist J. Craig Thorpe in Lighthouse Gallery

Nationally recognized local artist J. Craig Thorpe recently unveiled an exhibit at…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

‘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