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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.

Lake Washington School District board votes on bond that excludes Juanita pool

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 8:15AM

The Lake Washington School District School board unanimously passed all recommended levies and one controversial bond measure at an emotionally charged board meeting on Monday, which even led to one man’s outburst.

SR-520 tolling delay cost state $40 million

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 14, 2013 at 10:03AM

The state lost $40 million from tolling the SR-520 bridge because the all-electronic system was nine months behind schedule, according to a state auditor's August report.

New Mercer Island dermatology clinic brings doctors closer to home

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

When it was time to be closer to home, the Gartons started looking for a place to establish their own dermatology clinic on Mercer Island.

Ebb and flow | Editorial

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 4:22PM

All of these projects are signs of an improving economy and the release of pent-up demand for services.

Funtastic Friday this week, Aug. 9 | This Week

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 11:03AM

The Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department will host Funtastic Friday this week at 1 p.m. on Aug. 9 at Homestead Park.

Next City Council meeting is Monday, Aug. 12 | Community brief

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 11:07AM

The City of Mercer Island's next Council meeting will be Monday, Aug. 12.

Horsing around | Country Village Day School students visit Mercer Island Saddle Club

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 1:00PM updated Aug 12, 2013 at 2:27PM

For 11 kids, Wednesday, Aug. 7 will be remembered as the first time they rode a horse.

Ultimate Frisbee Youth Camp Aug. 19-23 on Mercer Island | Sports brief

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 8:22AM

The Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club will host it's second annual Ultimate Frisbee camp Aug. 19-23.

Constantine, parks levy earn wins in primary election

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 10:48AM

King County Executive and the King County Parks levy both recorded wins on Tuesday, Aug. 6 in the primary election.

Mercer Island students compete at Junior US Open Judo Championships | Sports brief

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 9, 2013 at 8:05AM

Two student athletes from Mercer Island recently traveled to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. for the Junior U.S. Open Judo Championships at the end of July.

Mercer Island installs new LED streetlights in Town Center

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 8:13AM

The City of Mercer Island is currently working to replace all of the streetlights in the Town Center area, putting in new energy efficient LED lamps.

Mercer Island Thrift Shop remodel open houses set for Aug. 13, Aug. 28

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 9, 2013 at 9:09AM

The Mercer Island Thrift Shop will host two open houses in August about the expansion of the store.

Closures coming this weekend to SR 167 ramp to I-405, northbound I-405 through Bellevue

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

Replacing a corroded drainage pipe and several hundred cracked concrete panels in just more than 50 hours isn’t easy, but that’s the mission contractor crews will undertake during weekend-long shutdowns of both northbound Interstate 405 through Bellevue and the northbound State Route 167 ramp to northbound I-405 in Renton.

Fare increases coming for Washington state ferries

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 9:19AM

Fares on Washington state ferries will increase this fall, after Washington State Transportation Commission adopted rate increases to ensure the state meets the ferry-fare revenue target set by the Legislature in the recently enacted 2013-2015 transportation budget.

Home business freedom | Cartoon of the week

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 9:39AM

Each week, see the cartoon of the week by local artist Jeff Johnson.

True Value hardware opens doors in new location on Mercer Island

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 11:07AM

Mercer Island’s only hardware store is now fully operational in its new location next to Walgreens.

Mercer Island soccer team finishes in finals of Crossfire Select Cup | Sports brief

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 15, 2013 at 8:29AM

The Mercer Island Youth Soccer Club select U11 boys team recently played in the gold division at the Crossfire Select Cup tournament at the end of July. The team made it to the finals of the tournament in their division.

Plan for another noisy weekend around the Renton airport

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 12:22PM

It’s going to be another weekend filled with construction noise for those living around the Renton airport, as work continues in the north end.

Sound Publishing to end rack distribution of Little Nickel

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 2:01PM

Beginning in September, Sound Publishing, Inc., the parent company of the Mercer Island Reporter, will combine the strength of its community newspaper readership and home delivery with the respected classified content and brand recognition of its Little Nickel products.

Glimmer of hope for a transportation funding proposal

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 12:28PM

Democrats in the state House of Representatives triggered quite a political storm this year with their plan to raise billions of dollars for transportation by, among other means, hiking the gas tax by a dime a gallon.

State offers new incentive for layoff avoidance

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 9:00AM

Washington State’s Employment Security Department is offering employers a new special incentive to participate in a layoff-avoidance program.

Childhood obesity rates decrease slightly in some parts of the country

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 12:25PM

For the first time in many years we are seeing some progress in the fight against childhood obesity in this country, according to a study. Although the changes are not yet very significant, there is hope that the epidemic is beginning to taper off.

National Weather Service issues red flag warning for Puget Sound area

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 10:41AM

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the greater Puget Sound area.

Celebrate National Farmers Market week this Sunday on Mercer Island

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 10:42AM

This Sunday, Aug. 11 celebrate National Farmers Market Week during the weekly Mercer Island Farmers Market.

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