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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 11:23AM
According to the AAA auto club, the average gas price in Washington is $3.91 per gallon.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 12:12PM
This year, though attendance was down, marine patrol on Lake Washington was still busy for Seafair.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Aug 7, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 11:05AM
$5 million for construction of new state-of-the-art facility on Mercer Island.
- 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.