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- Apr 26, 2016 at 3:00PM
The Mercer Island Library will be closed starting Monday, May 9 for a remodel.
- Apr 27, 2016 at 8:00AM
Catherine Shen, former vice president of Horvitz Newspapers and publisher of the Mercer Island Reporter, passed away on March 31 in Seattle. Shen, who suffered from pancreatic cancer, was 68.
- Apr 27, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 10:09AM
With a unanimous 5-0 vote on April 21, the Mercer Island School Board authorized Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano to sign a contract with American Traffic Solutions (ATS) to allow cameras to be installed on school bus stop arms.
- Apr 27, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:25AM
Though she's been a music performer her whole life, Mercer Island High School junior Leah Raissis was initially afraid of going on the radio. She joined the high school's radio program this year, but she thought her work would be more behind the scenes.
- Apr 27, 2016 at 11:27AM
Girls tennis sweeps Juanita
- Apr 27, 2016 at 12:00PM
The Mercer Island Schools Foundation raised $503,523 for Island public schools at its annual Breakfast of Champions spring fundraiser Tuesday morning at Mercer Island High School.
- Apr 27, 2016 at 12:22PM
The hearing will be on May 9.
- Apr 27, 2016 at 12:25PM
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.
- Apr 27, 2016 at 2:00PM
The Mercer Island Rotary Club named Mercer Island High School seniors Caroline Hamilton and Aidan Wang its students of the month for April.
- Apr 28, 2016 at 7:00AM
The "fighting" over Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA) seems to be getting more heated each week.
- Apr 28, 2016 at 9:00AM
As Mercer Island residents, we are dismayed by the "Protect our Parks" petition. We support our parks and the diverse activities our Island provides. Our vision of the Island is one of diversity. We love the Saturday soccer and the flag-ridden streets on July Fourth, the Rotary Run and our Mercer Island parade. The petition pursues a course to limit this community vision and to stifle the diverse activity our parks provide. It lacks the belief that we will defend our Island's rich natural parks.
- Apr 27, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Apr 28, 2016 at 9:07AM
Last month, the Sound Transit Board released a draft plan for Sound Transit 3 that responds to the support we've heard for fast, reliable mass transit that provides more options to more destinations. Now is the time for Mercer Island residents and people across the region to weigh in on that draft.
- Apr 28, 2016 at 11:14AM
Two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning propelled the Mercer Island baseball team past Bellevue 3-2 Wednesday night at Island Crest Park.
- Apr 28, 2016 at 11:19AM
Claiming an early lead and pulling away with five runs in the third inning, the Interlake Saints defeated Mercer Island 11-5 Wednesday at Interlake High School.
- Apr 28, 2016 at 1:00PM
For decades, Islanders have demonstrated via the ballot box and other means that parks are valuable assets to the overall well-being of the Island. The recently-completed Island-wide telephone survey the council sponsored once again confirms that belief. In one question asking Islanders about their top priorities for funding, "maintaining parks, trails and open space" was number three of nine listed possibilities.
- Today at 7:00AM
My wife has been working with scores of students and parents to improve Luther Burbank Park through art. It's wonderful that we also have folks willing to improve Mercerdale park through the arts.
- Today at 10:32AM
The Mercer Island middle and high school mountain biking teams had another impressive showing at the Pedaling the Peninsula race, held April 17 in Gig Harbor.
- Today at 10:58AM
The Mercer Island girls tennis team picked up its fifth-straight meet win Thursday, sweeping Lake Washington 7-0 at Mercer Island High School. The win also marked the Islanders' fifth-consecutive sweep of their opponents since falling to the first-place Interlake Saints 4-3 on March 31.
- Today at 1:39PM
The Mercer Island City Council will hear recommendations on changes to the Town Center development code and Comprehensive Plan from the Joint Planning-Design Commission before its regular meeting on Monday.
- Apr 23, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jun 18, 2008 at 1:15PM
Celebrate spring with fresh, healthy and locally grown produce and other agricultural products as King County farmers markets open for the season.
- Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 5:10PM
The Mercer Island Sister City Association is organizing a summer exchange to France for students this summer. Students will stay in the home of a French student in Thonon les Bains, France for three weeks, then host the student in their home on Mercer Island for three weeks. High school and college students are invited to apply. For information and applications, contact Sheila Billbe, 230-0866 or Jane Meyer Brahm, 232-0701.
- May 14, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jun 18, 2008 at 1:17PM
The Mercer Island Yoga Community is sponsoring a Yogathon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 17 at the CCMV to benefit Mercer Island Youth and Family Services. All levels of experience are welcome. There will also be a raffle and silent auction. A minimum donation of $20 is suggested. If you are interested in being a sponsor call 275-7751 or e-mail email@example.com.
- May 14, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jun 18, 2008 at 1:34PM
- May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 12:12PM
Mercer Island High School Associate Principal Michael Schiehser will take over as interim director of instruction and assessment following the retirement of Sharon Gillaspie on June 30.
- May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 12:11PM
The City Council did not make any decisions regarding the upcoming parks levy after a stakeholders group recommendation was presented last Monday. The Council will continue deliberating the scope and cost of the levy during its summer planning session, taking place on June 21 at the Community Center at Mercer View.