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In the face of adversity, celebrate the hope of renewal

  • Today at 5:00PM

In the midst of the Lenten season, the massive mudslide in the community of Oso precipitated involuntary suffering that ground “life as it was” to a halt.

High school seeks more speakers for May 13 Career Day

  • Today at 3:00PM

Mercer Island High School is asking for another 20 community volunteers to discuss their jobs and industries at a May 13 Career Day for freshmen and juniors between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.

MIHS earns 2013 Washington Achievement Award for ‘Overall Excellence’

  • Today at 12:00PM

Mercer Island High School was named a recipient of the 2013 Washington Achievement Award for ‘Overall Excellence’ Wednesday, April 16 by Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn and the Washington State Board of Education.

Legal marijuana challenges drug abuse awareness

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 11:15AM

April is Alcohol Awareness Month—a key time for all Islanders to work towards reducing the stigma around seeking help for alcohol abuse. Alcohol addiction can affect both youth and adults and is a treatable disease.

Mercer Island girls tennis, lacrosse earn wins | Prep sports

  • Today at 10:50AM

Lacrosse beats Holy Names, tennis wins against Juanita.

‘Cares Oso Much’ fund reaches $21,000

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 3:32PM

Islander and businesswoman, Barb Hovsepian reports that the fund for the victims of the landslide in Oso, Wash., reached $21,410 last weekend.

Eye on MI | Signs of the times

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 3:09PM

Signs concerning everything from yard sales, to films, to fundraisers, to sporting events to political campaigns line the intersection of S.E. 40th Street and Island Crest Way.

Architect who shaped Island, Northwest, dies

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 3:10PM

Robert Hull was a founding partner of The Miller Hull Partnership firm that designed the Mercer Island Community and Events Center.

Senn will run for Legislature

  • Today at 10:00AM

A campaign website has been set up for 41st District seat race

Like other communities, City may charge fee for costly false alarms

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 3:00PM

City Council considers new policy for false alarms

City Boards and Commission need volunteers

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 4:00PM

Help improve the livability of Mercer Island by getting more involved in your community.

Island police to test new patrol schedule

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 2:46PM

The pilot program will be in effect through December of 2015 when the Police Guild revisits its bargaining agreement.

Developer says condos are not for everyone

  • Today at 8:00AM

Townhomes planned for hillside will be 1,900 to 2,200 square feet

Police Blotter | Mercedes stolen

  • Today at 2:00PM

A homeowner reported a stolen Toshiba laptop, two missing car keys, a missing house key and a stolen Mercedes.

No on Prop #1

  • Today at 10:00AM

The Bellevue Chamber, along with other chambers of commerce in Washington, has advocated persistently for a statewide transportation package.

Transit ‘yes’ vote will not affect progress on state transportation package

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 1:09PM

I could not disagree more strongly with the assertion in the letter by Tom Sulewski, (see next letter) that a Yes vote for Proposition 1 “would undercut momentum that exists in Olympia for a statewide transportation package.”

Rotary Run ‘graffiti’ on trails is unsightly

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 1:08PM

The Mercer Island Rotary Club’s Half Marathon doesn’t make for a good neighbor.

School briefs | NYHS students place at state science fair

  • Today at 12:00PM

Local Northwest Yeshiva High School juniors, Albert Hanan and Aryel Tucker, were among the more than 500 presenters at the 56th Washington State Science and Engineering Fair held in Bremerton, Wash., earlier this month.

The very best college may not be the right one

  • Today at 12:00PM

Yesterday, I received an email from a parent that really forced me to examine my own beliefs about college.

Yes on Prop#1 for transit and roads

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 11:16AM

Voting YES on the Transportation Benefit District ballot measure is critical to preserving bus service, maintaining and improving Mercer Island roads and trails and avoiding worse traffic congestion.

Do crows mourn their dead?

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 6:00PM

Researcher aims to find out if crows hold ‘funerals’ for their dead

Unclaimed cash, assets may be yours

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 12:00PM

Forgotten refunds, unused gift cards? A state agency offers an easy way to see if you have unclaimed assets.

Mercer Island soccer ties for KingCo first place | Prep sports

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 10:52AM

Fastpitch falls to Mount Si, Islander soccer ties for first place.

MIHS hosting blood drive Friday

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Mercer Island High School Senior Service Club will host a blood drive on Friday, April 18 in the West Gym.

School District protected from Heartbleed internet threat

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 5:56PM

The Mercer Island School District announced Monday that student data accessed through an application called Skyward is not vulnerable to the Heartbleed Bug.

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