The Mercer Island Rotary Club named Mercer Island High School seniors Caroline Hamilton and Aidan Wang its students of the month for April.
Though she's been a music performer her whole life, Mercer Island High School junior Leah Raissis was initially afraid of going on the radio. She joined the high school's radio program this year, but she thought her work would be more behind the scenes.
The Mercer Island Library will be closed starting Monday, May 9 for a remodel.
The Mercer Island High School (MIHS) drama department will present its spring play, William Shakespeare's comedy "As You Like It."
The annual Mercer Island High School band food drive collected over six tons of food and $1,500 for Mercer Island Youth and Family Services and Northwest Harvest on April 2 and 3.
Mercer Island School Board members have signed a letter urging the City Council to move forward with the roadwork scheduled and funded for 2017, to the intersection of 86th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 40th Street, adjacent to the new Northwood Elementary School.
After living and working in Africa for four years, Alexis Chavez wanted to do more to combat the various challenges she saw facing the continent.
Former Mercer Island Mayor Jim Pearman was given the FEMA Administrator's Award for "exemplary use of alternative dispute resolution to enhance community recovery and build resilience" on March 29 in Washington D.C.
On the drop of a dime, Mercer Island High School senior Mia Rotunna is prepared to engage in political debate. She can throw various factoids regarding the stances and positions of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton on a number of issues. She knows because she carries such information on her phone.
Gymnastics fans anxious for the 2016 Summer Olympic games were treated to a taste of what's to come at the Pacific Rim Championships last weekend in Everett.
This month, the Mercer Island School District will accept open enrollment for its elementary students for the 2016-17 school year.
The Mercer Island School District is accepting kindergarten registrations for the 2016-17 school year. The district now offers full-day kindergarten at all schools tuition-free.
Steve Heitman, fire chief of the Mercer Island Fire Department (MIFD), completed a Master of Arts degree in security studies at the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) on March 25.
State Legislators to speak at Chamber lunch
This spring, Stroum Jewish Community Center's Cultural Arts program, together with the Tom Douglas cooking school Hot Stove Society, will present world-class chefs in a series of public events in Seattle and Mercer Island.
When Islander Deborah Rosen began her work as founding chair of the Seattle Jewish Film Festival in 1996, her goal was to help the small, second-year festival grow into a large-scale community event.
Roughly 100 people turned out last Wednesday to hear UCLA professor and education commentator Dr. Pedro Noguera speak on "excellence through equity" at Mercer Island High School.
School district working to install cameras on buses
Boys and Girls Club to host spring party Saturday
The seventh annual Mercer Island High School band food drive will take place April 2-3.