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The art of remembrance

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 6:53AM

A Q&A with artist John Sisko about the 9/11 beams artwork.

City Council to consider position on I-594 at Sept. 2 meeting

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 12:16PM

The Mercer Island City Council will hold a public hearing to determine a position on I-594 concerning background checks for gun ownership at its regular meeting Sept. 2

Eye on MI | Goin' to the fair

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 1:00PM

A turn-of-the-century county fair was the theme for Covenant Shores' annual picnic.

State job growth improves

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 1:00PM

Private sector jobs up, while public sector jobs fall.

Pornography at library

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 6:00AM

The library is a place that is suppose to be for children to come and congregate to further their education and learn. It is not a smut theater.

Just say NO to a bus terminal and more parking

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

The City Council continues on the path of allowing the “uprooting” of the North-end of the Island in exchange for a parking facility. Not a good exchange and one that may not solve the Town Center parking problem.

Summer’s end

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 12:00PM

The new school term means that it is time to return to the issue of traffic and safety.

Police Blotter | State Patrol motorhome makes DUI traffic stop

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 5:00AM

A Washington State Patrol lieutenant who was driving a motorhome used as a mobile DUI processing center pulled over a driver for suspicion of DUI.

$55 million budget set for 2014-15 MISD school year

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 3:00AM

The $55 million annual budget provides for the very smallest items — such as filling a gas tank to hiring a technology specialist, to the very largest — the construction of a new elementary school

City ‘evicts’ artists to make way for Little Acorn at Community Center

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 5:00AM

Artists and others given notice in March and April.

Tons of trash hurt Thrift Store

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

YFS shop changes donation policy, cancels remodel plans.

On the front line of a stubborn wildfire

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 3:00AM

A newspaper reporter who is a medic with the Washington National Guard describes days in the ‘black zone’

WIAA, MaxPreps announce partnership

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 6:41PM

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) announced a three-year agreement with MaxPreps to be the Association’s “Official Digital Media Partner and Statistician.”

A DUI in Washington state will cost you plenty

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Aug 25, 2014 at 2:34PM

Website estimates cost of drunk driving in dollars and cents; a DUI on MI is 17th costliest in state.

Four Eastside authors recommend books for your summer reading list | The Scene

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 12:12PM

Scene caught up with four Eastside authors to find out what’s on their summer reading list — and what book is fresh out of their word processors.

UW's Lindquist to start against Hawaii

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Aug 25, 2014 at 12:22PM

The former Mercer Island standout earned the starting nod over redshirt freshman Troy Williams for the Huskies' Aug. 30 opener at Hawaii.

Homegrown Sandwich Shop moving in to Stopsky's

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 4:46PM

Owners Jeff and Lara Sanderson of Stopsky's Deli announced today that Homegrown Sandwich Shop will move into their old space.

Back-to-back tournament wins for Eastside FC White

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 11:48AM

One week after taking the Washington Rush Cup, girls U15 soccer team Eastside FC White won the gold division at the Mt. Hood Challenge, which took place Aug. 8-10 in Oregon.

Stopsky’s shuts after heartfelt farewell

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Aug 21, 2014 at 9:47AM

After nearly three-and-a-half years in business, and just as many on the Island, Jeff and Lara Sanderson announced they’d sold the space they’d called home since 2011.

School district announces transportation changes

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 5:00AM updated at 9:33AM

Mercer Island School District posted on its website changes to bus routes for the 2014-15 school year.

School District moves to fill three principal positions

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 2:05PM

MISD approves new interim elementary associate principal, new interim principal at West Mercer Elementary and new associate principal at MIHS.

UPDATE | Country Village Day School charges suspicious man with trespassing

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Aug 20, 2014 at 12:21PM

Man seen near school four times. Parents, neighbors encouraged to call police if they see any suspicious activity.

Ex-Sounder brings pro experience to Island

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 5:00AM updated at 11:02AM

Former MLS pro Sawatzky is technical director for Mercer Island FC.

City still paying to clean up old oil spill

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 10:05AM

Leak from old fuel tanks not discovered until 2004.

Mercer Island FC Thunder wins Mt. Hood Challenge | Sports brief

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 3:27PM

MIFC girls U13 soccer team went undefeated throughout the tournament, taking its first three games before beating Spokane's FC Black Brown 1-0 in the final.

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