On Tuesdays, Thursdays and now, Wednesdays, a group of friends meet up at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center for chitchat over coffee, a bit of gaming and exercising and a lot of joking and laughing.
Join the Island community for a fun and festive, and non-scary, pumpkin walk from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 22 in Pioneer Park.
The Friendship Circle of Washington, a nonprofit based in Mercer Island, is hosting its fifth annual 1K/5K Walk With Friendship on Oct. 9 in Luther Burbank Park.
John Sager, an 87-year-old resident at Covenant Shores, has heard more "big brother is listening" jokes than he cares to recall.
Ten Mercer Island High School seniors have been named National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists.
Mercer Island residents Jaden Krauser, a freshman at Mercer Island High School, and his dad, Jary, summited Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in July. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa, and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world, at 19,341 feet.
Former Mercer Island resident Bernard Feldman was installed as president of Mercer Island Kiwanis on Sept. 13, replacing former Mercer Island attorney Rick Sessions. Feldman's term begins Oct. 1.
The Stroum Jewish Community Center (SJCC) will present the U.S. debut of the "Women of the Book" art exhibit from Sept. 22-30, in partnership with the University of Washington Stroum Center for Jewish Studies.
You can save lives. Your own, your family and your neighbors. Here's how: attend the emergency well operations class from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17 at Rotary Park, 4350 88th Ave. SE on Mercer Island.
The Mercer Island Arts Council invites the community to a gallery opening reception for José Orantes' "Birds in Flight" exhibition from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday in the Mercer Gallery at the Community and Event Center.
Some fathers and daughters bond through listening to music or watching sports. For others, it's through ultra-marathon cycling.
Zippia ranked the city of Mercer Island as No. 3 out of the 10 most successful cities in Washington.
Nicholas Keefe, age 6, and Evan Otte, age 11, jump off the diving boards at Mercerwood Shore Club last Thursday. Evan is a sixth grader at Islander Middle School and Nicholas is a kindergartener entering the new Northwood Elementary.
Art galleries in Mercer Island continue to host show openings and wine tastings on the first Thursday of every month, and invite the public to kick off Labor Day weekend with art, music and seasonal bites.
An intimate crowd of Islanders gathered at Mercerdale Park on Thursday to celebrate Mercer Island Women's Equality Day, continuing a tradition established last year.
Northwood Elementary, the first new school building constructed on Mercer Island in more than 50 years, will open for classes when the 2016-17 school year begins Aug. 31.
Park news in Mercer Island.
Longtime Island resident Margaret Engstrom Quarles died on Aug. 7 from a heart malfunction. She was 101 years old.
Mercer Island Police Department (MIPD) Marine Patrol Sergeant Brian Noel, Services Commander Leslie Burns and Training Sergeant Jeff Magnan jump into Lake Washington after Seafair Weekend.
Upcoming concerts in Mercer Island.