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- Aug 14, 2013 at 9:51AM
Mixed-media artist and Mercer Island native Mark Berry is on a mission to share his creative talent with the world. Born in Seattle and raised on the Island, this veteran of the artistic world brings lessons learned in his youth to realization in his work now.
- Aug 14, 2013 at 10:46AM
Eight bottles of alcohol were stolen from QFC in the 7800 block of S.E. 28th Street on Wednesday evening. The suspect, a 57-year-old Seattle woman who was a known shoplifter, was seen going through the self check-out and neglecting to pay for the alcohol.
- Aug 14, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 4:47PM
Step inside the North end Rite Aid, and you will see that it has been transformed with a complete makeover. A grand opening celebration will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, with free health screenings.
- Aug 14, 2013 at 1:11PM
Washington state has many attributes that attract new employers to our beautiful state. The challenge may be convincing them to stay here.
- Aug 14, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Aug 15, 2013 at 8:05AM
The Mercer Island School District had to wait to get final figures from the state in order to prepare their budget for the coming school term, which is now just weeks away.
- Aug 14, 2013 at 4:44PM
Children play in the sand and water at Groveland Beach in late July as a lifeguard watches from the dock in Lake Washington.
- Aug 14, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Aug 15, 2013 at 8:11AM
From the age of 3, best friends Alli Drinkard and Jessica Dixon were on a mission. Since meeting at a Mercer Island home nursery school, the two tykes have been confident that they would grow up to be ‘Daycare Ladies’ together.
- Aug 15, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 10:04AM
The Proctor & Gamble Company has recalled Iams and Eukanuba dry pet food because of possible Salmonella contamination.
- Aug 15, 2013 at 8:39AM
It wasn’t long after Mercer Island High School boys soccer head coach Steve Newman died that his family and Mercer Island friends wanted to do something in his name.
- Aug 14, 2013 at 3:33PM
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was an estimated 6.9 percent in July, a slight increase over the 6.8 percent rates of May and June, according to the latest report from the state’s Employment Security Department.
- Aug 15, 2013 at 11:55AM
PSE Green Power customers can win a solar power system. Puget Sound Energy’s Green Power Program is offering a solar photovoltaic system to one lucky winner in PSE’s electric service area.
- Aug 15, 2013 at 12:09PM
The Mercer Island School District will host two more listening sessions for the community to learn about ongoing plans to build and expand the schools on the Island.
- Aug 15, 2013 at 12:05PM
This Sunday’s Mercer Island Farmers Market will feature funk rock, jazz band Strange Nails, and more hands-on kids activities and the master gardeners.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 8:25AM
Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark announced today that he is lifting the ban on recreational fires in approved fire pits on forest lands under Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fire protection within state, county, municipal or other campgrounds west of the Cascade Mountains crest.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 8:42AM
Local residents will have a prime opportunity to learn about the internal workings of the 911 emergency dispatch center when the King County Sheriff's Office hosts its next 911 Citizen’s Academy on Sept. 28.
- Aug 15, 2013 at 9:11AM
Four new restaurants are being added to the eclectic lineup of locally-owned and authentic international eateries at Crossroads Shopping Center in Bellevue.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 10:15AM
If you plan to head into Seattle this weekend or use SR 99, there are some important traffic alerts to be aware of.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 1:57PM
Fans of Ultimate Frisbee can catch some of the west coast's best players in Renton this weekend as teams converge on Renton Memorial Stadium for the West Coast Cup
- Aug 16, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Aug 19, 2013 at 8:16AM
The Mercer Island Community & Event Center’s parking lot will be undergoing repair and maintenance work from Aug. 26 through Aug. 30.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 2:17PM
Firefighters from around the region are participating in rescue drills at the East Channel Bridge and the Mercer Island boat launch this week. Mercer Island fire personnel joined a host of fire departments in the East Metro Training Group — including Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond and Northshore — for the training, focusing on confined space and rope rescue scenarios.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 12:30PM
Brown Bear Car Wash is offering free car washes to customers on Thursday, Aug. 22 in honor of the company's 56th anniversary.
- Aug 19, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 3:45PM
Kemper Development has submitted design plans for the expansion of Bellevue Square's southeast corner.
- Aug 19, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 2:08PM
Pauline Reed, who resided on Mercer Island for 46 years, died on Sunday, Aug. 4.
- Aug 19, 2013 at 10:22AM
Gov. Jay Inslee is enjoying a two-week vacation hiking in Alaska, probably thinking little about a second term.
- Aug 19, 2013 at 11:30AM
Mercer Island officials are making a mistake if they think an EIS will prevent the Legislature from imposing I-90 tolls to help fund 520 bridge construction.