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Public hearing for Transportation Benefit District cancelled until further notice

  • Today at 11:35AM

A public hearing regarding the creation of a Transportation Benefit District (TBD), which was scheduled for August 4, has been cancelled until staff receive further notice from Council.

Summer school at Fred Hutch

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:36PM

Mercer Island High School Science teacher Julia DeBroux is one of 20 high school educators who have spent part of her summer improving science education.

Great Moments in Washington State History | Cartoon of the Week

  • Today at 10:00AM

View this week's cartoon of the week, done by Frank Shiers.

City may consider taking over buses

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:00AM updated at 10:37AM

City considers contracting with Metro to save bus service on the Island.

Eye on MI | Bright harvest

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 1:00AM updated at 10:36AM

Bright colors spill from baskets of tomatoes, zucchini and summer squash at the Farmers Market last Sunday.

A son's death, a mother's anguish | Former Issaquah teen battled heroin | Clarification

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jul 30, 2014 at 9:37AM

Kevin Velasco was released from rehab Saturday evening, July 12. He'd been there almost a month battling heroin addiction. By Monday morning, he was dead.

Changes for Island bike, music shops

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00PM

Changes are ahead for Islanders who are looking to get their musical instruments fixed or a bicycle tuned up just in time for school.

Police Blotter | Three suspects caught with backseat full of stolen liquor

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 4:14PM

On Wednesday, just before midnight, Albertson’s employees reported that two people had stolen alcohol and fled in a dark-colored SUV. The vehicle seemed to have been occupied by three people, according to the reporting party.

‘Drastic’ library re-do is unneeded

  • Today at 12:00PM

I believe the Mercer Island library is fine the way it is and needs only to be updated and kept current. I’m sad that money is being spent beyond that instead of on something far more necessary.

Voter is ‘disappointed’ Clibborn is running again

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 5:00PM

Upon receipt of my ballot this week I was disappointed to see that Judy Clibborn is running for re-election.

Shopper alert

  • Today at 9:00AM

Two readers contacted the Reporter last week to say they had received a phone call from a market research company asking about grocery shopping on Mercer Island. Shoppers were overheard talking about the survey at Albertson’s, asking employees if the store was closing. What does it mean? they asked.

Arts Center raises $4 million so far

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

MI Center for the Arts also gets a piece of Mercerdale Park

Soccer2Unite brings Mercer Island soccer gear to Uganda

  • Today at 10:00AM

Non-profit geared toward enriching underprivileged children’s lives through soccer brings shorts, shoes and shin guards overseas.

Mercer Island’s Bottomley to play lacrosse at Dickinson College

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 9:00AM

Mercer Island lacrosse captain Brett Bottomley verbally committed to play Divison III lacrosse at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.

Islanders compete in 196-mile Ragnar Relay

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 4:00PM

A team of local runners participated in the overnight, 196-mile Ragnar Relay July 18-19.

MI 8U Select places second at All World Baseball Classic

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Mercer Island 8U Select baseball team finished second in the All World Baseball Classic in Issaquah the weekend of July 11-12.

Newport Hills tops Beach Club, Shore Club for Midlakes title | Sports briefs

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 2:41PM

One year after tying with Mercerwood Shore Club for championship, Newport Hills Swim & Tennis Club wins outright; GU13 Crossfire Premier wins NIKE Crossfire Challenge.

Drivers heeded warnings to avoid I-90 construction zone last week

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 10:00AM

Traffic volumes fell between 40 and 60 percent during lane closures.

Metro bus cuts will start in September

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Just 3 of the 16 Island routes will be left untouched, City to consider ‘buybacks’.

City may form Transportation Benefit District | City briefs

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Mercer Island City Council will hold a public hearing at its regular meeting in August to discuss creating a Transportation Benefit District; Parks and Rec to consider repairs to Groveland.

The Blue Angels return Thursday July 31

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 11:49AM

The Washington State Department of Transportation will close all lanes of Interstate-90 across Lake Washington in order to accommodate air show practices and performances of the six Navy jets during a four-day period.

Twenty-four firefighters respond to North-end house fire

  • Jul 27, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jul 29, 2014 at 12:29PM

Mercer Island, Bellevue, and Eastside Fire & Rescue Departments responded to a house fire at 3406 97th Ave S.E. around 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 25.

Missing cat in the Lakes neighborhood

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 12:07PM

Calvin, an all-white cat with green eyes and no collar, has been missing from his Lakes neighborhood home since July 24.

Signatures on petition to establish Library need validation quickly

  • Jul 27, 2014 at 2:25PM

Time is of the essence for library initiative to make August 5 deadline for November election

Eye on MI | High flying

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Jul 27, 2014 at 12:58PM

An Action Athletics cheer team member soars among the trees lining 78th Avenue Southeast, thrown aloft by her teammates in the Summer Celebration! Grand Parade on July 12.

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