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Regional Animal Services of King County offers discount kitten adoption fee

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 11:50AM

With kitten season in full swing, Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) during the month of August is offering half price off a second kitten with the adoption of one kitten at the normal fee of $100. Regular pet licensing fees apply.

King County Executive proclaims Aug. 4-10 Farmers Market Week

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 8:23AM

The middle of summer is a fantastic time to visit any of the more than three dozen farmers markets in communities across King County, where some of the best fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy and other products await.

Mercer Island residents warned of new telephone scam

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Aug 6, 2013 at 11:21AM

A new telephone scam is sweeping Mercer Island. Scam artists are calling up residents pretending to be representing law enforcement agencies, even the Mercer Island Police Department, asking for donations.

Mercer Island Youth Soccer explains coaching system | Island Forum

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 10:00AM

Over the past two years, I have been asked by many parents, “Why does the Mercer Island Youth Soccer Club (“MIYSC”) use parent/volunteer coaches;” or the flip-side of the same question, “Why doesn’t MIYSC use professional coaches?” As the Vice President of Recreational Soccer with MIYSC, I’d like to offer a response to those questions.

Patriots Jet team takes to the skies over Mercer Island | Seafair 2013 photos

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 4:22PM

Though it was a quieter Seafair Friday than in years past, thanks to the wet and cloudy weather, that didn't stop curious onlookers from checking out this year's Boeing Air Show practice on Friday, Aug. 2 on Mercer Island.

State agencies call for caution as fire risk increases

  • Aug 3, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Aug 14, 2013 at 1:12PM

With fire danger continuing to increase across Washington, officials from four state agencies on Friday urged residents to recognize that even seemingly low-risk activities, such as parking on a grassy field or using motorized yard tools, can spark a wildfire.

I-405 northbound in Bellevue to close again Aug. 9-10

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 10:32AM

All northbound lanes on I-405 through Bellevue will close for another weekend on Aug. 9-10 as crews replace concrete panels in the roadway.

King County seeking volunteers for Civil Rights Commission

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 11:16AM

King County residents interested in public service and raising community awareness and involvement in civil rights issues are invited to apply for one of three positions on the King County Civil Rights Commission.

Washington's average gas price sits at $3.91

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 11:23AM

According to the AAA auto club, the average gas price in Washington is $3.91 per gallon.

Thirty-four arrested for BUIs during Seafair weekend

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 12:12PM

This year, though attendance was down, marine patrol on Lake Washington was still busy for Seafair.

Washington to lose 9 weeks of long-term jobless aid

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 1:00PM updated Aug 6, 2013 at 9:06AM

Washington’s improving economy will force the state to give up nine weeks of long-term unemployment benefits, according to officials with the Employment Security Department.

Driver speeds 105 mph on I-90, cheats on blood test | Mercer Island Police Blotter

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 1:28PM

A Seattle man was arrested for DUI after speeding 105 mph in the 6600 block of westbound I-90 on Friday night. He tried to cheat the blood alcohol content test and had to be tackled while physically resisting a blood draw and obstructing an officer.

Letter | Response to good Samaritan story

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 2:02PM

This is a response to the article in the Reporter, “Man threatens good Samaritan with sledgehammer.” I had a little trouble grasping all the elements of this article.

Are you in favor of paying to park at the park-and-ride? | Online poll

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Aug 9, 2013 at 8:07AM

Starting in 2014, Sound Transit will implement a pilot program that will charge riders to use several area park-and-rides.

State police out looking for texters behind the wheel this week

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 2:17PM

The Washington State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies will have extra patrols from August 5-23, 2013 targeting distracted drivers, connected to the use of cellular phones or texting while driving in King County.

Food trucks have arrived on Mercer Island

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 8, 2013 at 1:42PM

Though it just opened last month, new store Terra Bella on Mercer Island is already adding features.

Mercer Island triathlon team competes in Lake Stevens Ironman

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 5:28PM

Twenty-seven members of the Club Emerald Triathlon team competed in the Lake Stevens Half Ironman triathlon on July 21.

Mercer Island boys soccer team hosts summer camp | Sports brief

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 2:21PM

The Mercer Island High School boys soccer team just wrapped up hosting it's second soccer camp of the summer for Mercer Island players.

Olympic Physical Therapy moves into new Mercer Island office

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 9:09AM

Olympic Physical Therapy has moved its office to a new location on Mercer Island. The business is now located in The Mercer building at 7560 S.E. 27th Street.

Putting a new twist on a favorite summer dish

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 10:04AM

Summer is a great time of year to enjoy the wonderful world of seafood. Salmon is especially easy to find in the Pacific Northwest this time of year. While there are a wide variety of types, Alaskan salmon is a favorite.

Camp Burbank community campout is Saturday, Aug. 10 | Community calendar

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 11:03AM

On Saturday, Aug. 10, Islanders are encouraged to get away, while staying close to home, with the annual Community Campout in Luther Burbank Park.

Letter | Thanks to JayMarc Homes for parks program sponsorship

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 10:57AM

Nestled in the woods at Deane’s Children’s Park, you can find the only Adventure Playground in Washington state, one of four similar playgrounds in the United States. In the middle of its fourth season, this summer activity continues to grow in popularity.

Mercer Island School District board meeting on Thursday, Aug. 8

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Aug 7, 2013 at 8:13AM

The Mercer Island School District Board of Directors will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, in City Council chambers.

Stroum Jewish Community Center project underway for new auditorium

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 11:05AM

$5 million for construction of new state-of-the-art facility on Mercer Island.

Marines on charity run to pass through Mercer Island Saturday, Aug. 10

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 8:09AM

Mercer Islanders are encouraged to come out and cheer on a group of Marines as they run 100 miles through the greater Seattle area on Aug. 10 and 11.

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