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Mercer Island celebrates Women’s Equality Day along with final summer concert

The event, which also features a food truck rodeo, will take place at 5 p.m. on Aug. 24.

  • Aug 23, 2018
There will be another chance to meet the winemakers at this year’s Art Uncorked, to be held Sept. 9 in Town Center. Katie Metzger/file photo

Art Uncorked returns to Mercer Island for fifth year

Annual festival will gathers community through art, wine and music Sept. 7.

There will be another chance to meet the winemakers at this year’s Art Uncorked, to be held Sept. 9 in Town Center. Katie Metzger/file photo

Mercer Island police, neighbors unite for National Night Out

The city of Mercer Island hosted the city’s 10th annual National Night Out on Aug. 7. This year marked the 35th year of National Night… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2018

Professional organizers write guide to ‘declutter and thrive’

Denise Allan and Vlasta Hillger of Simplify Experts collaborate to help others get organized.

Volunteers help Lakeridge’s community garden with summer harvest

Food grown in the garden will be donated to the MIYFS Food Pantry.

‘Hometown Hero’ fights cancer with community support

Firefighter, volunteer and “rad dad” Kirk Robinson is battling metastatic melanoma.

New artist to be featured in next First Friday Art Walk

“Wabi Sabi: Celebrating Uniqueness” features new works on Aug. 3.

  • Aug 2, 2018

Pixie Hill Preschool announces new director

New Pixie Hill Preschool director to continue teaching

  • Aug 1, 2018
Mercer Island High School celebrates 60-year reunion. Photos by David Matsui.

MIHS celebrates inaugural class after 60 years

The MIHS class of 1958 celebrate reunion in 50s-themed drive-in and museum in Kingston.

Mercer Island High School celebrates 60-year reunion. Photos by David Matsui.

Mercer Island Farmers Market to thank supporters, sponsors at garden party

The second annual event will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 at Aljoya.

  • Jul 30, 2018

Update: Let’s go fly a kite at Mercerdale Park event canceled

Studio 904 and Great Winds Kite Company were planning to help people build and fly kites on July 29.

Award-winning author group to visit Island Books

Mercer Island’s independent bookstore will host Seattle7Writers on July 29.

Measles, it’s never too late to get vaccinated

The summer is a great time to get outdoors and have fun; don’t let measles ruin your plans.

  • Jul 25, 2018

Mercer Island veterans take to the skies

Eight Covenant Shores residents experienced the flight of a lifetime.

Covenant Shores hosts speakers for ‘What I Love About Mercer Island’ series

Michael Medved spoke on the community’s beauty, values and school system.

  • Jul 20, 2018

MIVAL junior arts show features student art

120 art pieces were submitted in drawing, painting, crafts, sculpture, photography and digital art.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Local students graduate from Carleton College

The two Mercer Island graduates received bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and in sociology/anthropology.

  • Jul 18, 2018

King County Library System celebrates Summer Learning Day

KCLS joins thousands of education advocates across the country on July 12.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Concerns arise over Initiative 1639 petition format

The Secretary of State’s office will verify signatures submitted by sponsors of Initiative 1631.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Moana, mermaids and more flock to Mercer Island’s Summer Celebration parade

Community feels “Island Vibes” at this year’s annual festival.