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Solar panels bring more green to City of Mercer Island

  • Jul 22, 2013 at 2:46PM

A PSE grant and Islanders paid for the device that will lower energy use and generate revenue for city.

Mercerwood Shore Club repeats as Midlakes champion

  • Jul 22, 2013 at 3:39PM

Once again, the Mercerwood Shore Club has claimed the Midlakes league title, this time tying for first place to win the 2013 championship on Saturday, July 20.

Girl drives 120 mph over Mercer Island at night | Mercer Island Police Blotter

  • Jul 22, 2013 at 3:46PM

After being paced going 120 mph in the 60 mph zone at 1:41 a.m., the driver, a 17-year-old Bellevue female, was cited for violating her intermediate license.

Eye on MI | Sleepover

  • Jul 22, 2013 at 3:55PM

A sleepover at Greg James' residence on Mercer Island grew from a couple of friends to four, and then nine boys altogether including James' son, Jonathan.

Seahawks sell out 13 of 14 practices so far; announce fan activities for training camp

  • Jul 22, 2013 at 3:13PM

The Seattle Seahawks announced a list of fan activities that will be available to fans during the 14 training camp practices that will be open at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center (VMAC) from July 25 to Aug. 14.

Do you think a study of what teachers do each day is worthwhile? | Online poll

  • Jul 22, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Jul 26, 2013 at 8:12AM

A new study funded by the state Legislature will look at how teachers in Washington spend their time and what percentage of their day is spent doing state-required, non-teaching activities.

Dip in with Oh Chocolate’s new class on Mercer Island

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 8:47AM

Chocolate lovers unite. Islanders can now dip into their favorite chocolate, thanks to the new class offered at Oh Chocolate!

High-tech or low, what works for you is best | Page on Age column

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 8:22AM

“What? You are writing a check?” I said to my dad at Home Depot.

Laughs by Chaos Theory this weekend at YTN

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 8:49AM

The Chaos Theory Youth Improvisational Comedy Troupe will perform this weekend at Youth Theatre Northwest.

Community calendar | Mostly Music in the Park begins Thursday, July 25

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 2:23PM

The first Mostly Music in the Park show of the summer will take place on Thursday, July 25, at Mercerdale Park. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and features the Portage Bay Band playing swing hits.

Letter | The question should be ‘What do lawmakers do?’

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 9:34AM

Perhaps the “lawmakers” need to go back to school instead of showing that they are clueless.

Eye on MI | Sky view

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 11:17AM

The crane above the Mercer II project towers over the building as work continues on the new apartment complex in the Town Center.

Sound Transit light rail hits record | News brief

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 11:25AM

Sound Transit’s Link light rail celebrated its fourth birthday on July 18 amid continued strong ridership growth and record-setting trends this summer. The 15-mile line has carried more than 30 million riders since it opened to the public in 2009.

Food safety reminders as warm weather continues

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Jul 24, 2013 at 9:51AM

As this summer's unbelievably good weather continues on this week, and barbecues are aplenty, the Washington Department of Health has some food safety reminders.

Puget Sound Energy raises gas and electricity rates

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 2:25PM

Electricity rates will increase by 3.34 percent this year for Puget Sound Energy customers, and natural gas rates will also go up 1.55 percent.

Q&A with Toronto Blue Jays signee, Mercer Island native Matt Boyd

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 8:26AM

Long before Matt Boyd tossed one of the most dominant performances in College World Series history for the Oregon State Beavers in June, he was a Little Leaguer in Thunderbird Little League and State Player of the Year at Eastside Catholic High School.

The value of marking time | On Religion column

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 8:23AM

I played alto sax in the Wenatchee High School marching band. Parades and halftime shows demanded much preparation.

City of Mercer Island invites Islanders to National Night Out

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 5, 2013 at 11:17AM

Hello! I am Alex Seidel and I’m going to be a senior at Mercer Island High School this fall. I’m super excited to be hosting my second National Night Out for my neighborhood, East Seattle, and am organizing the first ever Mercer Island Central Business District National Night Out.

Boeing beats earnings forecast estimates

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 8:37AM

The Boeing Co. has upped it's full-year earnings forecast after a strong second-quarter profit, thanks to higher aircraft delivers and lower 787 Dreamliner production costs.

Mercer Island residents complete annual BRI Seafair triathlon

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 11:36AM

Part of the annual Seafair traditions includes the BRI triathlon, which this year took place on July 21 and started at Seward Park.

Not the same | Editorial

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 9:34AM

Despite its age, the Travelodge was always full. Rooms started at $79 a night.

Free electronic recycling this Saturday, July 27 | This Week

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 9:53AM

The Congregational Church on Mercer Island will host a free electronics recycling event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Eye on MI | Summer stroll

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 11:00AM

A family takes advantage of the summer sunshine in July with a walk through Mercerdale Park.

Mercer Island police chief speaks about increase in burglaries

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Jul 26, 2013 at 9:22AM

Chief Ed Homes speaks to the number of recent burglaries and what Island police are doing to slow the trend.

Covenant kids are ‘off the bench’ this week

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 12:34PM

Seventy-eight children are attending Vacation Bible School at the Mercer Island Covenant Church this week. Each day begins with songs and stories, then soccer, basketball, drama and crafts with a snack break.

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