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Erwin opposes tolls, seeks alternative

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 1:58PM

As a member of the Mercer Island School Board, I know how fortunate we are to have high quality teachers, administrators, and staff who love what they do. We need to make sure they retain free access to the Island so they can keep doing it. I urge you to vote for Rich Erwin and support the City Council in defeating I-90 tolling.

Firefighters invite community to fill the boot next week

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 1:49PM

Firefighters will be asking Mercer Islanders to fill the boot on Tuesday, Oct. 15. The annual Fill the Boot Campaign put on by the Mercer Island Firefighters Local 1762 will take place between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Freshmen on the high seas

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 1:55PM

Our crew helped respond to a ‘man overboard’ from a nearby ferry.

KingCo 3A boys tennis is 6-0

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 2:57PM

League: MI, 5-0. Team Record: KingCo, 6-0 Overall.

Mercer Island Voters Forum tonight at Islander Middle School

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 2:08PM

The Mercer Island League of Women Voters and the Mercer Island Reporter are holding their annual Voters Forum tonight in the library at Islander Middle School. The doors will open at 7 p.m.

Cross country: Powering through the rain

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 2:39PM

Nathan Gallatin (1154) rounds the curve at the Boys High School Open 5,000-meter Bellevue Invitational meet on Sept. 28.

By the numbers | Police

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 3:03PM

During the month of September, Mercer Island police made 12 total arrests and responded to 967 calls for service.

Rotary announces October students of the month

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Oct 14, 2013 at 5:43PM

Mercer Island High School seniors Sara Lindquist and Kevin Bernstein have been named the Rotary Islanders of October at the Rotary Club luncheon.

Islanders bowl over Interlake

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 9:42AM

The final score was Mercer Island 44, Interlake 7.

Wong willing to confront difficult issues

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 9:48AM

We are pleased to write in support of Benson Wong and encourage our Mercer Island neighbors to vote to make him a member of the Mercer Island City Council.

Orange is the new green

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 9:35AM

The huge colorful dahlias in the community pea patch garden on the north end of the Island, above Luther Burbank Park, serve as a sign of the coming season.

Playground ribbon cutting | This Week

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 9:50AM

The community is welcome to join Parks and Recreation in celebrating the completion of the new playground at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 10.

2013 Legislature delivers for Washington students

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 11:03AM

The recent legislative session made education funding a priority for the first time in years.

Sister City group sets off for France

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 3:12PM

On Friday, a group of Mercer Island Sister City Association members will travel to the Island’s sister city, Thonon-les-Bains.

Sales of YFS glass pumpkins make a difference for Mercer Islanders in need

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 3:12PM

Now that autumn has begun, the glass pumpkin fundraiser has also started. The annual Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser supports the Mercer Island Youth and Family Services (MIYFS) Foundation.

Mercer Island real estate in flux

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:29PM

The only federal agency processing mortgages is the USDA.

Rich Erwin best for City Council, Pos. #6

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:27PM

I am a longtime Mercer Islander and had the privilege of working with Rich Erwin on the King County Chapter Board of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, a charitable organization, for two-plus years.

Wong has regional experience

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:06PM

I urge all Islanders to support Benson Wong for City Council. I have known Benson for more than 20 years, and he has always exemplified the very best in public service.

Islanders should remove campaign signs within two days after election

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 2:00PM

Political campaign signs must comply with the size limitations specified in the temporary signs section of the city code (MICC 19.06.020). The maximum size, according to the sign code, is six square feet.

Erwin knows issues

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 3:05PM

As seasoned 43-year residents of Mercer Island, we are supporting Rich Erwin in his bid for Mercer Island City Council Position #6 based on his consistently sound analysis of complex issues facing our community, his proposal of creative and well-conceived solutions for the dilemmas involved in these issues, and his extensive past experience in confronting and solving similar dilemmas in other venues.

Outrage | Editorial

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 4:00PM

Aren’t we supposed to be better than this? Our nation is being hijacked by the childish notion that being right is all that matters.

Volunteer drivers needed

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 4:00PM

The Mercer Island Senior Services volunteer transportation program offers rides for Mercer Island seniors who are unable to get to their medical appointments.

Semi-truck rollover backs up westbound I-90 traffic across Mercer Island

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 4:09PM

The Washington State Department of Transportation has warned that drivers should expect long delays on westbound I-90. Traffic is backed up across Mercer Island due to a rollover at mile post 3.

City Council candidates support school bond

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 4:51PM

Mercer Island is a special place. It’s why we all chose to live here and raise our families here. It’s also why we are all seeking to serve on the City Council — to make sure it stays special. But what really makes our city unique is our excellent schools.

Erwin has vision

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 9:41AM

I enthusiastically endorse Rich Erwin for Mercer Island City Council, Position #6. We have discussed several of his proposals, from how he could support the City Council plan for defeating I-90 tolling to his vision for a thriving Town Center better integrated with the community.

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