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Island library project placed on hold

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Nov 21, 2014 at 9:27AM

The KCLS Board voted 3-2 to temporarily delay the Mercer Island library remodel project, after facing opposition from the Island community and City Council.

Mercer Island School District named to AP District Honor Roll

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 9:23AM

The Mercer Island School District was named by the College Board to its fifth annual AP District Honor Roll.

New app to track power outages

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 1:31PM

PSE offers electric customers a free new app to track power outages, maps and other data

Boundary Committee sets public preview of new elementary boundaries

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 12:28PM

Preview of preliminary recommendation set for Dec. 10 at Islander Middle School.

Islanders sign letters of intent | Prep sports brief

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 12:32PM

Several Mercer Island athletes signed letters of intent to play college sports at their respective schools next year.

Interlake teacher charged for alleged sexual misconduct with student

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Nov 19, 2014 at 11:02AM

Bellevue Police arrested a 33-year-old Bellevue teacher for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student on Nov. 7, following a complaint received the day before.

PSE customers to share $59.2 million from sale

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Nov 18, 2014 at 3:18PM

Customers will share half of proceeds of sale of PSE system in Jefferson County

Choosing the right cover

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

There’s a reason for the old adage, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” because people do.

Mercer Island band and orchestra students earn regional, state honors

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 2:00PM

Students earned recognition in the All-Northwest and All-State honor ensembles.

Schools Foundation, District give thanks for Phone-A-Thon support

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 1:00PM

Mercer Island Schools Foundation announced it is more than two-thirds of the way toward the fall fundraising goal of $445,300.

Police Blotter | Man reports missing shooting bag

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Police respond to calls for vehicle prowling, fraud, theft and property - lost and found.

City news briefs | TBD meets, Council increases utility rates

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

The City Council approved a $20 car tab fee and an 8 percent utility rate increase to fund water projects.

Another look at Island’s Town Center

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 5:00AM

City hires design consultant; focus will be on public spaces

$1 million for dock at Groveland

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

Wood substructures built in 1965 are deteriorating

Islanders finish fifth at state | Prep volleyball

  • Nov 16, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Nov 17, 2014 at 7:12PM

Mercer Island finished the 3A state volleyball tournament with a three-set sweep over Southridge for fifth place Saturday at St. Martin's University.

MI water polo takes third at state

  • Nov 16, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Nov 17, 2014 at 5:14PM

Mercer Island tops Roosevelt for third place at state water polo tournament.

Lakeside ends Islanders’ five-year title run | Prep girls swimming

  • Nov 16, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Nov 17, 2014 at 5:09PM

Islander girls celebrate two individual state champions.

Open House on new commuter parking options

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 3:50PM

Presentation on parking concepts and bus and light rail integration will begin at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at the Community and Event Center.

A warm place to sleep

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Nov 17, 2014 at 11:04AM

“Sleepless in Seattle” project provides sleeping bags to homeless in King County.

MI advances to trophy round | Prep volleyball

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 12:57PM

Mercer Island volleyball survived a five-set match against Kamiakin in Saturday's 3A state tournament consolation bracket, beating the Braves 3-2 at St. Martin's University.

School Board Special meeting is Nov. 18

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 4:11PM

Mercer Island School District Board of Directors is holding a special meeting on Nov. 18. The agenda has been revised.

Eastside space tech company remains upbeat after rocket explodes

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 2:45PM

Test satellite on rocket re-supplying International Space Station.

A show on wheels | Islander presides over ‘ride and drives’ for new car launches

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 2:44PM

Owen Blauman heads team of auto and event professionals, serves as road producer for the events.

Recovery of Mercer Island man's body brings closure to family

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Nov 13, 2014 at 1:01PM

The body of Richard Sweezey, who disappeared on Lake Washington two years ago, was found last week.

School District launches Learning Services Advisory Committee

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 7:00AM

Committee will disseminate information about learning service initiatives, gather and provide input on programs currently in place.

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