By Allison DeAngelis and Catherine Krummey
Mercer Island High School celebrated homecoming Friday with its annual parade through the Town Center.
Pagliacci Pizza is celebrating its new Mercer Island store by giving away free slices from 11 a.m to 9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26. (Limit of two slices per person.)
Last year, volunteers tallied over 70,000 bicyclists and pedestrians across the state during a three-day Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) bicycle and pedestrian count.
Stand up paddlers from around the world competed in an exciting and friendly sports competition while raising money for charity last weekend.
Port of Seattle CEO Ted Fick provided an overview of the various projects and initiatives happening through the port at the Sammamish Chamber luncheon Sept. 15 at Sahalee Country Club.
The Mercer Island City Council will have a few extra meetings between its regularly scheduled gatherings.
Mercer Island residents are weeks away from shopping "the friendliest store in town." New Seasons Market announced it will open at 2755 77th Ave. SE on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7 a.m.
The Mercer Island City Council and School Board decided to continue their agreement to fund mental health counselors in schools for at least one more year at their respective meetings on Sept. 6 and Sept. 8.
When the Communities That Care Coalition (CTC) recently evolved to become the Healthy Youth Initiative (HYI), it expanded its focus to include mental health and other youth wellness issues while never taking its eye off preventing underage drug and alcohol use.
The blotter consists of officers' accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
Mercer Island students work with local artists to beautify playground area.
The Association of Washington Cities (AWC), an Olympia-based organization advocating on behalf of Washington's 281 cities and towns, honored Rep. Tana Senn (D-Mercer Island) with a City Champion Award for the second year running.
Art, wine, music and food event fills streets of downtown Mercer Island for an evening of family fun.
The state of Washington anticipates 2.2 million new residents by 2040, and the Port of Seattle is planning for the opportunities and challenges that growth presents, Port Commissioner Stephanie Bowman told Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce members at their Sept. 8 luncheon.
Mayors from across the Eastside gathered Sept. 9 at Cascadia College in Bothell for Leadership Eastside's annual mayors' panel — including Mercer Island Mayor Bruce Bassett. Leadership Eastside CEO James Whitfield moderated the panel.
New Seasons is looking for more than 100 knowledgeable, friendly people to join the team at Mercer Island's new grocery store, opening this fall at 2755 77th Ave. SE.
Since Mayor Bruce Bassett's trip to Washington D.C. in mid-June, the city of Mercer Island and its City Council have remained deeply involved in ongoing discussions with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) over future access for Islanders to Interstate 90, according to a statement from the city sent Sept. 12.
Islanders Tom Acker and Dan Thompson have organized a public community meeting on "loss of mobility" and the impacts of Sound Transit from 7-9 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Community and Event Center.
Over 60 years ago, the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) began raising funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) nationwide. To date, that has generated $558 million for research, health care and specialized summer camps.