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- Aug 4, 2016 at 9:03AM
Community news in Mercer Island.
- Aug 4, 2016 at 10:00AM
Islander Jeff Haley, formerly one of Seattle's premier patent lawyers, recently founded a company that has revolutionized the way people treat dry mouth and other oral problems with a line of proven natural remedies.
- Aug 4, 2016 at 11:30AM
Hello Mercer Islanders,
- Aug 4, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 2:00PM
Meg Lippert's curious screed ("Thumbs down to editorial disrespect of democracy," July 28, 2016) castigates the Reporter for diminishing the rights of free speech and the right to vote. It does neither; and it does just the opposite.
- Aug 4, 2016 at 2:33PM
The Antique Kids, a line dance group comprised of dancers between the ages of 62-91, are celebrating 20 years of entertaining and 20 years of performing at the Evergreen State Fair.
- Jul 29, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Aug 4, 2016 at 2:43PM
The 67th annual Seafair festival kicked off June 15 at Westlake Park, and culminates this weekend with the return of the popular U.S. Navy Blue Angels.
- Aug 4, 2016 at 3:00PM
This fall, the city of Mercer Island will continue to work with University of Washington's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute to provide adults over 50 with a venue to come together, share intellectual interests and meet new people.
- Aug 5, 2016 at 8:00AM
As a passionate education advocate for students in our district and throughout the state, I want safe classrooms that will help children succeed in school.
- Aug 5, 2016 at 9:00AM
The sport of football hasn't been without its share of negative press the last few years, particularly regarding player safety.
- Aug 5, 2016 at 10:00AM
Islanders are invited to join together at 6 p.m. on Aug. 25 at Mercerdale Park to celebrate Women's Equality Day with local guest speakers, food trucks and music by Mercer Island's own local band, Exapsos.
- Aug 9, 2016 at 2:00PM
Islander Kayla Lee made it to the medal stand at the Junior Olympic national championships, which took place July 25 through July 31 in Sacramento.
- Aug 9, 2016 at 4:00PM
The Mercer Island Fire Department (MIFD) would like to remind residents that every second counts when your home is on fire — even more so if you or a family member are inside — and that firefighters need clear access to fire hydrants closest to any potential incident. Many hydrants on the Island are obscured by bushes, covered by dirt or too close to trees to be effective.
- Aug 10, 2016 at 7:00AM
City news in Mercer Island.
- Aug 10, 2016 at 9:00AM
Rainey Rosenwald, age 7, took some time away from summer fun to help those in need.
- Aug 10, 2016 at 10:00AM
Two Mercer Island Little League All-Star teams recently wrapped deep postseason runs in state tournament competition.
- Aug 10, 2016 at 11:00AM
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.
- Aug 10, 2016 at 1:26PM
Recent travels to Chicago, New York City, Phoenix and Portland find citizens in these cities, like Mercer Island, in a fight to preserve public parkland from private developers.
- Aug 11, 2016 at 7:00AM
Stroum Jewish Community Center (SJCC) CEO Judy Neuman announced her intention to retire after eight years of service, as she leaves "a lasting legacy" for the organization.
- Aug 11, 2016 at 8:00AM
Mercer Island High School science teacher Larry Bencivengo has always had an interest in neuroscience. His interest in ophthalmology has, in its own way, come about with age.
- Aug 11, 2016 at 12:00PM
In 2016 alone, there have been 989 terrorist attacks worldwide, resulting in approximately 8,366 deaths. In light of recent attacks in Normandy, Munich, Nice and Brussels by ISIS militants and sympathizers, I am tempted to ask myself: How did this get so bad? When will it stop? And could we — the United States — have prevented these attacks?
- Aug 12, 2016 at 9:00AM
As a gardener and Island resident, I noticed recently that the library grounds were looking dry. I thought perhaps the watering system got turned off during remodeling. I phoned the library on July 29 to report a number of mature plants in distress. Two more calls last week to the King County Library System also brought no action.
- Aug 12, 2016 at 9:00AM
I recently traveled to Greece to research my roots.
- Aug 12, 2016 at 10:00AM
The Obliteride fundraising bicycle event rolls through Mercer Island on Sunday.
- Aug 10, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Aug 15, 2016 at 11:14AM
Youth Theatre Northwest (YTN) concludes its Summerstock Season with "Cats," a legendary musical by award winning composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.
- Aug 15, 2016 at 2:33PM
Billionaire Islander Paul Allen recently announced the launch of Upstream, a catalyst for emerging music and culture in Seattle happening May 11-13, 2017.