Life

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.

Mercer Island groups seek to renovate facilities

The companies will hold community meetings to answer neighbor’s questions.

  • Jul 12, 2018

Mercer Island Car Show to feature 100-year-old Cadillac

The car show returns to Mercer Island for its 16th year during Summer Celebration.

Veterans appreciation event set for July 14

This will be the first event after the Summer Celebration Parade.

  • Jul 10, 2018

‘Fill-the-Van’ Food Drive to begin on Mercer Island

The food drive campaign will run during the weekend of summer celebration from July 14-15.

  • Jul 9, 2018

My Favorite Martins

Steve Martin and Martin Short discuss bringing their two-man comedy extravaganza back to Seattle.

State Supreme Court ruling highlights petition requirements

The deadline for initiative petitions to be submitted is 5 p.m. on July 6.

  • Jul 6, 2018

Mercer Island author tackles NFL, false arrests of black men

Rev. Wayne Perryman publishes new book, ‘Is Black Anger Justified? Inspired by NFL Protests.’

Mercer Island’s newest wine bar is also a local art gallery

The gallery will start out showing artwork from Debra Van Tuinen, an artist from Olympia.

  • Jul 5, 2018
File photo courtesy of Sound Transit

ORCA cards now free for seniors, disabled and low-income commuters

Changes increase access to transit services in the Puget Sound region

  • Jul 3, 2018
File photo courtesy of Sound Transit

Recent MIHS grads to intern at Overlake

Marina Borger and Riley Thompson will volunteer more than 100 hours this summer.

  • Jul 3, 2018

MIHS seniors receive community service awards

MIHS students submit over 20,000 hours of community service; two seniors awarded.

Crackdown on illegal contractors finds nearly 50 violators

The effort is part of a nationwide construction enforcement campaign.

  • Jul 2, 2018

King County Metro implements a new $2.75 fare on July 1

Riders will no longer pay additional surcharges for zones or travel during peak commute hours.

  • Jun 29, 2018