Wachs, a seven-year resident and volunteer for the Library Board, Open Space Conservancy Trust and Farmers Market, won a 3-2 vote to fill the Council vacancy.
The musical theater company announced Friday that its Rising Star Project will receive a $300,000 endowment from The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation. The grant will be paid over the next three years and fund "ambitious" growth plans for the program.
The parcels that are currently home to Terra Bella, Seven Star and Mud Bay have been acquired by Hines, an international real estate firm that is planning a mixed-use development on the site.
The public hearing will be held in the Islander Middle School library from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4.
K-12 is expensive focus of 2015 legislative debates.
Congregation Shevet Achim moves into former Christian church.
Islanders report residential burglaries, vandalism and car prowls.
Judy Clibborn, Tana Senn and Steve Litzow are returning to Olympia in influential positions.
Islander’s cloud storage company files for IPO; Islander named executive of the year; Mercer Island in ‘American Tunneling’ book.
The meeting to discuss Tacoma Narrows and State Route 520 and revise toll rates for 2015 is in Olympia, but will be available online at http://www.tvw.org.
Council planning session set for this weekend; City’s open space plan update ready for comments; County radio network upgrade on Council agenda.
The 115th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count was held on Mercer Island on Dec. 27.
King County Public Health reports toxic algae present in lake.
"Save our Suburbs" group provides forum for residents to air concerns about density; asks Council to consider moratorium on Town Center development.
Council says stopping the possibility of tolling I-90 is top concern for session.
MICA will be a multi-theater venue for plays, dance, concerts, recitals, lectures, films and all forms of performing art that includes a 350-seat main stage concert hall, 150-seat recital hall, 100-seat theater lab, art gallery, classrooms, studios, meeting rooms, offices and reception spaces.
A CNBC show about financial crimes will showcase the Ponzi scheme of former Islander Frederick Darren Berg.
IMS, Elementary #4 construction projects are sent out for bids.
Rebates are available on the purchase of more than 30 types of Level 2 electric vehicle chargers.
Islanders witness thefts and houses being egged, and report them to police.