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Wildflowers bloom in Island Crest Way medians | Community briefs

  • Aug 4, 2016 at 9:03AM

Community news in Mercer Island.

Islander invents remedies for cold sores, dry mouth

  • 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.

How should we talk to our kids about divorce? | YFS Advice

  • Aug 4, 2016 at 11:30AM

Hello Mercer Islanders,

Purpose of new initiative is to limit park use | Letter

  • 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.

Covenant Shores seniors to kick up their heels Tuesday

  • 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.

Seafair Weekend is Aug. 5-7 | Plan ahead for I-90 closures during Blue Angels shows

  • 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.

Lifelong learning classes for Mercer Island seniors to return in September

  • 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.

Litzow has made education top priority | Letter

  • 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.

Mercer Island football program taking steps to address player safety

  • 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.

Mercer Island proclaims Aug. 25 as ‘Women’s Equality Day’

  • 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.

Mercer Islander reaches podium at Junior Olympic nationals

  • 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.

Keep fire hydrants clear and visible, Mercer Island fire department says

  • 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. 15 Mercer Island City Council meeting is canceled | City briefs

  • Aug 10, 2016 at 7:00AM

City news in Mercer Island.

7-year-old Mercer Islander organizes lemonade stand to help the homeless

  • Aug 10, 2016 at 9:00AM

Rainey Rosenwald, age 7, took some time away from summer fun to help those in need.

Mercer Island Little League teams wrap state tournament competition

  • Aug 10, 2016 at 10:00AM

Two Mercer Island Little League All-Star teams recently wrapped deep postseason runs in state tournament competition.

MIPD called for multiple reports of teenage runaways | Police Blotter

  • 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.

Mercer Island is not alone | Letter

  • 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.

SJCC leader announces intent to retire within next year

  • 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.

Mercer Island science teacher conducts summer ophthalmology research at UW

  • 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.

Foreign aid for peace | Letter

  • 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?

Library lacks attention to detail regarding plants | Letter

  • 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.

The slippery slope of common ground | On Faith

  • Aug 12, 2016 at 9:00AM

I recently traveled to Greece to research my roots.

Obliteride to cross Mercer Island Sunday

  • Aug 12, 2016 at 10:00AM

The Obliteride fundraising bicycle event rolls through Mercer Island on Sunday.

Youth Theatre’s ‘Cats’ runs through Aug. 27 on Mercer Island

  • 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.

Upstream music festival to launch in Seattle next spring

  • 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.

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