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TEDx talk on education Aug. 27 at Mercer Island library

  • 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.

Vehicle crashes into South end Rite Aid, store is temporarily closed

  • 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.

What is our 'toxic' legacy? | Island Forum

  • 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.

Eye on MI | Grazing the Island

  • 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.

King County law on solicitors

  • 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.

Solicitors on Mercer Island not tied to burglaries

  • 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.

King County Civil Rights Commission seeks three new members

  • 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.

Would you post a ‘No Solicitors’ sign on your property? | Online poll

  • 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.

Small but mighty

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 10:03AM

Kids on Keiko Stafford’s Lil’ Kickers team jostle for the ball at Homestead Field.

Letter | Best way to avoid ticket is to obey traffic laws

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 10:14AM

I was both interested and concerned when I read Officer Burns’ comments on police procedures and traffic enforcement.

Community calendar | Piano quartet brings classical Russian music to Mercer Island

  • 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.

Preview of new MI history book is Aug. 22 at Island Books | This Week

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 10:19AM

The 10th annual Senior Foundation book night will be held on Thursday, Aug. 22, at Island Books.

Democrats nominate 3 Mercer Islanders for Maxwell’s seat

  • 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.

Concession stand, press box underway at Mercer Island High School

  • 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.

Mercer Island students graduate from Western Washington University

  • 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.

King County Council adopts updates to Metro’s Strategic Plan

  • 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.

Feds give state another year to meet ‘No Child Left Behind’

  • 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.

Mercer Island Youth Soccer Club equipment drive Sunday, Aug. 25 | Sports brief

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 11:55AM

The Mercer Island Youth Soccer Club is hosting it's first ever equipment drive on Sunday, Aug. 25.

King County certifies Aug. 6 primary election

  • 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.

Rabid bat found at Seattle playground | King County Public Health

  • 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.

A sign or a law? | Editorial

  • Aug 21, 2013 at 9:29AM

Police say that solicitors are not related to crime activity.

Neighbors involved in property dispute blamed for vehicle vandalism | Mercer Island Police Blotter

  • 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.

City roadwork to continue through September

  • 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.

Letter | Youth Theatre Northwest produces plays as well as role models

  • 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.

Thrift Shop open house is Aug. 28

  • 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.

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