Life

Three Islanders achieve Eagle Scout rank

All three boys have been in Boys Scouts and serving the Mercer Island community for many years.

  • Feb 21, 2018

Annual Mercer Island half marathon set for March 18

The 46th annual Rotary Run may cause temporary road closures and traffic delays.

  • Feb 21, 2018

Mercer Island students cultivate kindness

A Kindness Tree was created at Northwood Elementary to recognize compassionate acts.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Mercer Island retirees get into Olympic spirit

Covenant Shores residents and staff have been participating in their own Olympic Games this week.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Mercer Island legislators to host Town Hall

In other community news, there’s a dance on Friday and city offices will be closed Monday.

  • Feb 13, 2018

Mercer Island dog wins Sunrise Pet of the Year contest

Moose, who was adopted by the assisted living community last year, beat 61 other pets for the award.

  • Feb 8, 2018

A revived Mercer Island Historical Society opens up the past

The group plans to digitize past issues of the Reporter and more.

YTN brings international art project to Mercer Island

Japanese artists will teach the community about Kamishibai at Sunday workshops in February.

  • Feb 7, 2018

Mercer Island Center for the Arts forges a new path

MICA to embark on public engagement process, expresses openness to explore alternative sites.

  • Feb 7, 2018

New endowment at UW to continue legacy of Islanders Aubrey, Henrietta Davis

Former Mercer Island mayor’s children honor his commitment to “knowledge, excellence and altruism.”

Play at Mercer Island High School sets stage for sexual assault conversation

The student actors in ‘Good Kids,’ based on the 2012 Steubenville rape case, want to start a dialogue.

Basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to keynote KCLS gala

The six-time NBA champion has written 12 books.

  • Jan 26, 2018

Covenant Shores in Mercer Island to unveil new art exhibit

Opening Jan. 25, the show features the work of Japanese Christian print artist Sadao Watanabe.

  • Jan 25, 2018

MIYFS announces Orthodontic Associates of Mercer Island as philanthropy award winner

Owner Dr. Kara McCulloch will be honored at the MIYFS annual breakfast on Feb. 7.

Mercer Island celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

City proclaims Jan. 15 as MLK Day, with the help of community groups dedicated to inclusivity.

Mercer Island club encourages friendship among women | Season of Giving

The Reporter highlights nonprofit organizations serving the Mercer Island community.

  • Jan 8, 2018

Stanley Ann Dunham scholarship application period opens

Senior women at Mercer Island High School can apply for scholarship named after Barack Obama’s mom.

  • Jan 5, 2018

The Friendship Circle bridges gap between special needs, typical youth | Season of Giving

The Reporter highlights nonprofit organizations serving the Mercer Island community.

  • Jan 4, 2018

Mercer Island Girl Scouts help the homeless over the holidays

Troop 44297 put together 100 care packages with the help of local businesses.

  • Jan 4, 2018

White Christmas on Mercer Island | Eye on MI

Submit your photos to editor@mi-reporter.com for the Reporter’s “Eye on MI” feature.

  • Jan 2, 2018