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Mercer Island celebrates Women’s Equality Day

  • Aug 26, 2016 at 10:38AM

An intimate crowd of Islanders gathered at Mercerdale Park on Thursday to celebrate Mercer Island Women's Equality Day, continuing a tradition established last year.

Voting against ST3 | Letter

  • Aug 26, 2016 at 9:00AM

I'm going to vote against Sound Transit 3. I would ask everyone to vote against it as well.

New Northwood Elementary to open doors next week on Mercer Island

  • Aug 25, 2016 at 11:00AM

Northwood Elementary, the first new school building constructed on Mercer Island in more than 50 years, will open for classes when the 2016-17 school year begins Aug. 31.

Everyone deserves a home | Letter

  • Aug 25, 2016 at 10:30AM

Last night there was over 5,000 people in the King County region that did their best to cover themselves in blankets, sheets, and sleeping bags in order to get a nights rest. Over 5,000 people fell asleep feeling unworthy or hopeless. Over 5,000 people felt belittled.

Welcome back to school, Mercer Island students | Superintendent Note

  • Aug 25, 2016 at 9:28AM

Welcome to the 2016-17 school year!

Bulldogs are focused on defending their title

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 8:58PM

Eastside Bulldogs football team is looking forward to the 2016 season

Lifeguard coverage ends Saturday in Mercer Island | Parks news

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 12:00PM

Park news in Mercer Island.

Swim Across America returns to Mercer Island Sept. 10

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 10:30AM

The 2016 Summer Olympic games may have wrapped up, but that doesn't necessarily mean the Olympians will be disappearing just yet.

Two vehicles flee from Mercer Island police pursuits | Police Blotter

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 8:30AM

The blotter consists of officers' accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Road diet results in fewer Island Crest Way crashes

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 6:30AM

Island Crest Way will remain four lanes from Merrimount Drive to Southeast 40th Street as the city of Mercer Island continues a 10-week project to repave and improve drainage on the road.

Mariners are clicking on all cylinders on the diamond

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 8:20PM

Sportswriter Shaun Scott discusses his affinity for the Seattle Mariners

King County launches Shockingly Simple campaign for AED registration

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 3:30PM

King County Public Health recently launched a "Shockingly Simple" campaign to spread the word about the importance of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and registering them so first responders can locate the nearest device in an emergency.

Mercer Island revises field use and reservation policy

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 3:00PM

Mercer Island recently revised its policy for field use and reservations, aiming to ensure that all user groups are given a chance to use parks and city athletic fields.

Eastside FC G99 wins U18 division at San Diego Surf Cup

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 2:00PM

Islanders Kendall Riley and Camryn Steiner helped the Eastside FC G99 Red team win its U18 division at the San Diego Surf Cup, which took place July 30 through Aug. 1.

Mercer Island seniors, veterans soar on Dream Flights

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 1:10PM

Nonprofit group Ageless Aviation 'gives back to those who have given.'

Mercer Island Rockers win division II final to wrap season

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:08AM

It may have taken a little bit longer than expected, but things finally came around for the Mercer Island Rockers.

Margaret Quarles, former Mercer Island Citizen of the Year, dies at 101

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 10:00AM

Longtime Island resident Margaret Engstrom Quarles died on Aug. 7 from a heart malfunction. She was 101 years old.

Mercer Island posts FAQ for future I-90 access | City briefs

  • Aug 22, 2016 at 5:45PM

City news in Mercer Island.

MIPD commander takes final plunge

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 11:37AM

Mercer Island Police Department (MIPD) Marine Patrol Sergeant Brian Noel, Services Commander Leslie Burns and Training Sergeant Jeff Magnan jump into Lake Washington after Seafair Weekend.

Governor’s cynical politics | Letter

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 8:01AM

Kill the fatted calf. Gov. Jay Inslee announced he is going to unstick Interstate 405.

Sen. Murray visits Eastside to talk about job training

  • Aug 18, 2016 at 1:00PM

Zoe Melendez showed up to her first day of school with no hair, no fingernails and no toenails. She had just been laid off from her job in a career she had been a part of for more than 25 years and was battling breast cancer.

Do students tell the truth on surveys? | YFS Advice

  • Aug 18, 2016 at 12:00PM

Dear Cindy,

Mercer Island ‘pay to park’ benefits | Letter

  • Aug 18, 2016 at 11:42AM

Mercer Islanders should be especially supportive of "pay to park" as the way to meet their commuting needs.

Federal legal question could disrupt I-90 access in Mercer Island

  • Aug 9, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Aug 18, 2016 at 11:38AM

A determination by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) that "allowing Mercer Island SOV access to the new outer roadway HOV lanes would violate federal law" could cause a setback in the city's efforts to maintain Interstate 90 access for its residents.

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign runs Aug. 19-Sept. 5

  • Aug 18, 2016 at 9:00AM

Washington law enforcement officers — including those from the Mercer Island Police Department — will join the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign aimed at encouraging everyone to get a safe ride, especially if alcohol, prescription or over-the-counter medicine, or other drug use might be causing any impairment.

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