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- Aug 19, 2013 at 1:47PM
There will be a TEDx talk at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Mercer Island library.
- Aug 19, 2013 at 1:00PM updated Aug 20, 2013 at 10:14AM
The South end Rite Aid is temporarily closed after a vehicle crashed into the front doors on Monday, Aug. 19. The store is expected to reopen on Tuesday.
- Aug 19, 2013 at 3:36PM
Of late, I have come to learn that many of our children’s products contain toxic flame retardants. Those very products could very well be making them sick.
- Aug 19, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Aug 21, 2013 at 9:47AM
Two male deer stopped by the Spragues' mid-Island backyard in early August while grazing around the Island.
- Aug 20, 2013 at 8:25AM
Two years ago, the King County Council took steps to regulate solicitors in unincorporated areas with a new regulation.
- Aug 20, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 12:19PM
In response to requests from the City Council — and a drumbeat of worry from Island citizens, about a growing presence of solicitors and a possible connection to an increase in crime on the Island, the city attorney and police chief have taken another look at how to regulate people who go door-to-door to sell goods or to ask for money.
- Aug 20, 2013 at 8:28AM
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 20, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 22, 2013 at 8:16AM
The Mercer Island City Council is considering new rules about solicitors on the Island.
- Aug 20, 2013 at 10:03AM
Kids on Keiko Stafford’s Lil’ Kickers team jostle for the ball at Homestead Field.
- Aug 20, 2013 at 10:14AM
I was both interested and concerned when I read Officer Burns’ comments on police procedures and traffic enforcement.
- Aug 20, 2013 at 10:29AM
The community is invited to bring a picnic lunch to the Russian Chamber Music Piano Quartet in Residence Family Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Luther Burbank Park Amphitheater.
- Aug 20, 2013 at 10:19AM
The 10th annual Senior Foundation book night will be held on Thursday, Aug. 22, at Island Books.
- Aug 20, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Aug 21, 2013 at 8:27AM
King County Council will choose from three nominated by 41st District Democrats to fill open state rep seat.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 8:26AM
By the first home football game in mid-September, there will be a new concession stand and press box at Mercer Island High School.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 8:17AM
Twelve students from Mercer Island earned their bachelor’s degrees from Western Washington University this spring, graduating in June in Bellingham, Wash.
- Aug 20, 2013 at 2:55PM
The Metropolitan King County Council voted unanimously today on legislation updating King County Metro Transit’s Strategic Plan for Public Transportation 2011-2021 and Metro’s service guidelines.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 8:16AM
The U.S. Department of Education extended Washington state’s waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) — also known as ‘No Child Left Behind’ in recent years — for the upcoming school year.
- Aug 20, 2013 at 11:55AM
The Mercer Island Youth Soccer Club is hosting it's first ever equipment drive on Sunday, Aug. 25.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 8:38AM
King County Elections certified the results of 2013 primary election today. Voters returned 347,020 ballots for a final turnout of 29 percent.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 8:36AM
For the second time this summer, a rabid bat was found at Madison Park in Seattle (located at E Madison St and E Howe St). The bat was discovered by a park visitor as it clung to the bottom of a tree on the playground on Saturday, Aug. 17.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 9:29AM
Police say that solicitors are not related to crime activity.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 10:03AM
The vehicle belonging to a 54-year-old Mercer Island woman living in the 7000 block of S.E. Maker Street was vandalized. The victim suspects her neighbors to be responsible since the two parties have been engaged in a persistent property dispute for many years.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 9:50AM
City road crews are nearly finished with two significant summer street projects: chip sealing and asphalt overlays for various arterial and residential roadways.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 9:43AM
My name is Madeline Dalton. I’m 14 years old, and I’m a student at Youth Theatre Northwest (YTN). I played the part of Princess Fiona in our production of “Shrek: the Musical,” and I wanted to share some things with you about my experience in the show.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 9:52AM
The Mercer Island Thrift Shop will host an open house this month about the proposed expansion of the store. The meeting will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 28 at the Thrift Shop and will include a brief presentation.