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- May 9, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 9:16AM
With temperatures reaching 80 degrees, King County and Mercer Island officials urge everyone to be careful when heading out for fun on the water.
- May 10, 2016 at 10:39AM
Public invited to share ideas with School Board May 12
- May 10, 2016 at 11:01AM
Another retail tenant for the new Hadley apartment building on Mercer Island has been announced: Freshy's Local Market. It is planning a Dec. 1 opening.
- May 10, 2016 at 11:52AM
Educator turned CEO Lisa Wellman announced her campaign today for state Senate in the 41st Legislative District. Wellman – a Democrat – is running to unseat incumbent Republican state Sen. Steve Litzow.
Islanders outlast Saints in PKs for KingCo championship, advance to state tournament | Prep boys soccer
- May 10, 2016 at 11:51AM
The Mercer Island boys soccer team was seeking redemption in the 3A KingCo championship game Monday night against Interlake.
- May 10, 2016 at 12:00PM
The Mercer Island girls water polo team earned back-to-back wins in dominant fashion last week. The Islanders defeated Shorewood 13-4 on Wednesday before beating Inglemoor 11-3 Friday afternoon at Mary Wayte Pool.
- May 10, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 12:13PM
The Mercer Island City Council has been searching since the beginning of the year for a new permanent city manager, after the departure of Noel Treat in December 2015.
- May 10, 2016 at 5:15PM
The Mercer Island girls golf team claimed the top spot at the 2A/3A KingCo medalist tournament Monday at Snohomish Golf Course.
- May 11, 2016 at 6:00AM
How long should Islanders have to wait at intersections? Is Mercer Island approaching "built out" status? Should its downtown area be a destination for visitors, or just for residents?
- May 11, 2016 at 8:00AM
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.
- May 11, 2016 at 10:38AM
A home run from Lake Washington's Jake Wikel was the difference-maker in Tuesday's 3A KingCo tournament championship game, with the Kangs edging Mercer Island 1-0 at Bannerwood Park.
- May 11, 2016 at 1:00PM
Trying to remember where I've left stuff on my digital devices — my desktop computer, tablet, phone, etc. — used to be an exercise in angst.
- May 11, 2016 at 1:46PM
James Beard Award-nominated chef Einat Admony, owner of Balaboosta, Bar Bolonat and the Taïm restaurants in New York City and author of "Balaboosta: Bold Mediterranean Recipes to Feed the People You Love," will appear at Mercer Island's Stroum Jewish Community Center (SJCC) on Sunday as part of the center's culinary arts series "Fable to Table."
- May 12, 2016 at 7:00AM
With the recent emergence of the sun after the wettest winter in Seattle history, Islanders can start looking forward to summer weather and activities.
- May 12, 2016 at 10:30AM
Do the citizens of Mercer Island know that the City Council is planning on renting an acre of parkland for $1 a year for the next 50 years to the Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA)?
- May 12, 2016 at 11:25AM
Mercer Island went in front early and pulled away with eight runs in the middle innings to beat Juanita 12-3 in the 3A KingCo loser-out contest Wednesday at Bannerwood Park.
- May 12, 2016 at 1:00PM
I was taught early on that when it comes to politics, you need to follow the money. This is surely the case with a political action committee (PAC) based out of Kent now dumping thousands of dollars in TV ads spreading misinformation in support of the parks petition. This is a troubling turn of events and unprecedented for Mercer Island.
- May 12, 2016 at 3:00PM
In the May 5 issue of the Reporter, the following is a quote by a Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA) supporter:
- May 13, 2016 at 8:00AM
I am writing as a Youth Theatre Northwest (YTN) parent and board member to advocate for the Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA). MICA will be the future home for YTN, but this future is threatened by the Protect Our Parks (POP) petition.
- May 13, 2016 at 11:13AM
After opening the postseason with a 16-4 win over Seattle Prep on Tuesday, the Mercer Island girls lacrosse team survived Snohomish in the state tournament quarterfinals, earning a 10-9 overtime victory Thursday night at Glacier Peak High School.
- May 14, 2016 at 2:08PM
Mercer Island drew first blood in the Islanders' rivalry match against Bellevue Friday at Islander Stadium. And then, it was all downhill from there.
- May 14, 2016 at 4:44PM
Add another first to the list of achievements for the Mercer Island baseball team.
- May 13, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 15, 2016 at 10:10AM
On May 16, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and Sound Transit will begin work to replace the existing floating bridge railing separating the Interstate 90 Trail from Lake Washington.
- May 17, 2016 at 10:28AM
The city of Mercer Island will conduct a Cascadia Rising exercise to test its earthquake response capabilities on June 7-10, according to a press release from FEMA and Mercer Island Emergency Management.
- May 17, 2016 at 12:02PM
The Mercer Island girls tennis team hosted the 3A KingCo championships last Tuesday and Wednesday at Mercer Island High School. Due to a possible scoring miscalculation, team results are not available and are still pending.