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- Jul 25, 2013 at 1:15PM
With the 60th Anniversary of the end of the Korean War this week, the King County Council recognized the local veterans who fought in what is now commonly known as the "Forgotten War."
- Jul 26, 2013 at 9:54AM
King County Metro Transit was recently recognized as a gold-standard for sustainability by the American Public Transportation Association.
- Jul 25, 2013 at 9:09AM
Mercer Island launched a timebank last May and this summer will host two follow-up meetings for interested residents to learn more about the program.
- Jul 26, 2013 at 9:20AM
The Portage Bay Band swung into Mercerdale Park on Thursday, July 25 for the first Mostly Music in the Park of the summer.
- Jul 26, 2013 at 10:13AM
Puget Sound Energy's Green Power Program is continuing this summer, and one lucky winner will win a one kilowatt solar energy system.
- Jul 26, 2013 at 10:56AM
Thousands of art enthusiasts will flock to downtown Bellevue today through Sunday, lured by three separate art fairs.
- Jul 26, 2013 at 10:21AM
Riders should plan ahead and prepare for rerouted bus service and potential delays on Saturday, July 27, from about 3 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., as Metro Transit shifts 35 bus routes in the Seattle Center, downtown Seattle and Alaskan Way Viaduct areas for the Seafair Torchlight fun runs and parade.
- Jul 26, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Jul 30, 2013 at 9:42AM
I-594 would require criminal background checks for everyone buying a gun
- Jul 29, 2013 at 11:16AM
Due to continued dry weather conditions, King County issued a fire safety burn ban for its unincorporated areas.
- Jul 29, 2013 at 12:30PM
Sixty-one Islanders graduated from the University of Washington in June
- Jul 29, 2013 at 1:53PM
The state's Tobacco Quitline will significantly cut services starting this week, and will no longer offer full, free support for those who want to quit smoking or using tobacco.
- Jul 30, 2013 at 8:32AM
The City’s two major road construction projects this summer are the 2013 Arterial and Residential Street Asphalt Overlays and the 2013 Arterial and Residential Chip Seal.
- Jul 30, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 2, 2013 at 4:32PM
In an effort to better manage parking at its regional Park & Ride lots, Sound Transit will begin a pilot program to test charging for parking at its lots next year. The agency currently manages more than 13,000 parking spaces throughout the region.
- Jul 30, 2013 at 8:34AM
For 30 years, Youth Theatre Northwest (YTN) has nurtured the artistic talents of youth from across the Puget Sound region.
- Jul 30, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 2, 2013 at 8:12AM
The Seahawks are once again at their training facility across Lake Washington in Renton.
- Jul 30, 2013 at 9:07AM
When Rebecca Laws Nemetz moved to Mercer Island from North Carolina, she brought her Pilates studio with her.
- Jul 30, 2013 at 9:25AM
A letter to Larry Warren, City Attorney, Renton, Wash.
- Jul 30, 2013 at 9:31AM
A 28-year-old Mercer Island man was the victim of a car egging that is believed to have taken place between 9 p.m., Sunday, and 7:40 a.m., Monday, in the 3200 block of 80th Avenue S.E. The incident resulted in damaged paint to one of the rear car doors, with the repair cost estimated at approximately $700.
- Jul 30, 2013 at 12:00PM
The Washington State Patrol and cooperating agencies are preparing for the annual Impaired Boating Emphasis, Aug. 2-4, as part of the Seafair activities on Lake Washington.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 10:41AM
Banner Bank Mercer Island Branch Annual Community Appreciation Day: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 6, Mercer Island Branch, 2918 78th Ave. S.E. Free hotdogs, chips and pop. (206) 232-2804.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 10:43AM
Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) is celebrating a major milestone. 500 pets have been placed in new homes since the start of the ASPCA/Rachael Ray $100K Challenge on June 1
- Jul 31, 2013 at 10:18AM
Little Britches Bakery started with a wave of babies. Many of Megan Coppersmith Szerwo’s friends were having kids, and when she saw a two-tiered diaper cake in a Seattle boutique, she had all the inspiration that she needed.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 1:44PM
Most high school kids aren't preoccupied with the state of education resources in a foreign country. But that doesn't go for 16-year-old Jason McRuer.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 1:43PM
An antique Remington .41 caliber Derringer pistol, stolen during a South end burglary in the late 1960s has resurfaced more than 2,500 miles away in Cleveland, Tennessee, 45 years after it was taken.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Aug 2, 2013 at 10:33AM
For three years, the Mercer Island Lion’s club has stored the trailer and equipment they use to sell Christmas trees every year at the old Boys and Girls Club on East Mercer Way.