A national rocketry challenge, state math competition and world cultures fair are among some Mercer Island students’ recent ventures.
Letterboxing on Mercer Island will begin on Saturday, June 1, during the Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Trails Day celebration at Pioneer Park.
The blood drive held last month at Mercer Island High School yielded 47 units of blood, making 146 units the total amount donated at the high school in 2012-2013.
The Mercer Island School District Board of Directors will be holding several listening sessions for the public to get input on the proposed bond draft.
Mercer Island High School students earned six awards at the 6th annual Washington State High School Radio Awards, held at Nathan Hale High School on May 17.
Five Mercer Island students recently were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout during a ceremony on April 20.
The Mercer Island Historical Society is completing a new version of its history book, “Mercer Island History, from Haunted Wilderness to Coveted Community,” first published in 1977 and revised in 1989.
Lakeridge Elementary’s first world cultures night on Wednesday, May 15, featured booths of various nations and a performance by the Comerford School of Irish Dance.
Reverend Greg Asimakoupoulos, who served as lead pastor at Mercer Island Covenant Church for six years and was a president of the Mercer Island Clergy Association, has been appointed as the new chaplain at Covenant Shores Retirement Community.
Two Mercer Island students, R. Grady Short and Thomas Short, placed fourth at a state math competition among 89 total teams.
The Mercer Island Police Department has experienced a recent increase in calls regarding solicitors going door-to-door to residences on Mercer Island, especially commercial salespeople selling products and services.
S.R. Schill & Associates will be hosting a financial open house, “It’s Your Money, Make It Work,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 16.
The Wild Waves Theme Park is open. Families are invited to bask in the sun and enjoy all 30 of the park’s rides and rollercoasters for only $9.99 per person through May 19.
Bill and Renee Christenson, of Mercer Island, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Jeff, to Christine Culkin, daughter of Brad and Laura Culkin, of Danville, Calif.
A Mercer Island student and flutist has been named a finalist in the 2013 Young Artist Awards, hosted by Classical King FM 98.1 and Seattle Chamber Music Society.
Over 10,000 children under age 3 are living in poverty in King County. Many families must choose between buying diapers and paying bills, as diapers are not covered by any government aid program, including food stamps and Women, Infant and Children (WIC) programs.
On Thursday, May 16, a special ‘Aging on the Rock’ forum will be held for Mercer Island seniors from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center.
The Stroum Jewish Community Center will host a “Jewish Dueling Pianos Revue” on Sunday, May 19, beginning at 4 p.m. The event will feature music performed by Cantor David Serkin-Poole and Peter Pundy, the music director, on two pianos.
A distraught mother duck next to a storm drain caught the attention of Debbie Friend, Paul Conrad and other residents of the Lakes neighborhood around noon on Friday, May 10. All 13 of the duck's newly hatched ducklings had fallen down the storm drain and were trapped.
Three Mercer Island residents are among recent graduates of the University of Portland.