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Senate Majority Coalition's $12.3 billion transportation package nixes I-90 tolls

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 1:00PM updated Nov 20, 2013 at 12:55PM

A $12.3 billion transportation proposal introduced by the Washington State Senate Coalition this weekend would effectively eliminate the need to toll I-90.

State Natural Resources Board acts to preserve forestland in I-90 corridor

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:00PM

At its regular monthly public meeting Tuesday, the Board of Natural Resources authorized funds for the purchase of a 105.7-acre parcel in eastern King County that will preclude its commercial development.

21 Mercer Island musicians tapped for ‘All State Band”

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Nov 15, 2013 at 4:36PM

Twenty-one Mercer Island High School band students were selected from a pool of applicants from around the state to perform with one of the Washington All-State Honor groups.

Erwin thanks supporters, opponent

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 5:00PM

I want to thank the Mercer Island community for your active participation in the recent City Council election.

MI Sister City Association hosts film and wine and cheese tasting

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 11:11AM

The Mercer Island Sister City Association, the Mercer Island Arts Council and Aljoya will host the hilarious spoof of James Bond films OSS 117: Le Caire, Nid d'Espions (OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies) – a French film with English subtitles - as part of this fall’s spy thriller series at Aljoya.

Metro to hold meetings on bus routes cuts

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 3:12PM

All of the 200-numbered routes on Mercer Island will either change or be eliminated

Five days of late night closures of I-90 Express Lanes begin Sunday Nov. 17

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 4:35PM

Contractors begin preparations for light rail construction in Express Lanes

Mercer Island volleyball wins state championship | Prep volleyball

  • Nov 16, 2013 at 11:00PM updated Nov 19, 2013 at 2:19PM

The Mercer Island High School volleyball team won their first state championship Saturday, Nov. 16, beating Holy Names Academy 3-2.

Island Forum | Use city surplus, new revenues to reduce taxes

  • Nov 17, 2013 at 12:04PM

Use city surplus and new building fee revenues, that will reflect actual permit and planning costs, to reduce taxes. An alternative view | The City of Mercer Island Finance Director responds

Island Forum | Use city surplus, new revenues to reduce taxes

  • Nov 17, 2013 at 12:05PM

Use city surplus and new building fee revenues, that will reflect actual permit and planning costs, to reduce taxes. An alternative view | The City of Mercer Island Finance Director responds

Five straight titles for Mercer Island | Girls prep swimming

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Nov 19, 2013 at 1:51PM

The Mercer Island High School girls swim and dive team won their fifth consecutive state title Saturday, Nov. 16 at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

Fiery crash causes $10,000 damage to building

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 11:09AM

Mercer Island Dentistry building has damage to the exterior wall, windows, interior finishes and minor structural damage after crash.

Power in numbers

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 11:42AM

We have been trying to tell Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), the Federal Highways Commission and anyone that would listen, that tolling I-90 would be grossly unfair to Islanders

Water polo takes second | Boys prep water polo

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 11:35AM

Islanders fall to defending champs Bellevue in state championship game.

Council readies retail plastic bag ban for city

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 11:20AM

Proposed ordinance prohibits retail establishments from distributing plastic bags, includes pass-through charge for recyclable paper bags.

Possible change to Nov. 20 special School Board meeting

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 12:23PM

The special Mercer Island School Board meeting may be repurposed to complete an executive session.

School district hosting session on proposed overcrowding solutions

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 12:47PM

The community listening session will be at Islander Middle School Dec. 9.

Cooking fires increase as the holidays begin

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 12:07PM

Number of cooking fires peak at Thanksgiving with roughly three times the average number of cooking fires.

Reflections on the year 1963, a memorable time

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 12:58PM

A memorable year from King to Kenneday, pop music from England and a special Club forming in Mercer Island.

Theater supporters go to work

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 12:20PM

MIPAC wants to raise profile of Island as a ‘Center for the arts’

Artist Kenton Pies breathes life into dragon

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 2:06PM

Community, council members and a new generation of kids plays on new dragon statue.

Eye on MI | Chefs return from Thonon

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 1:10PM

Members of the Mercer Island Sister City Association pose in their chef’s whites during their trip to sister city Thonon-les-Bains in the Haute Savoie region of France.

Car prowl spree includes at least six incidents in one day

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 3:00PM

Pete Erickson, a spokesperson with the MIPD said a suspect had been identified in connection with Tuesday's vehicle prowls. "We do have some leads and some physical evidence," said Erickson. Police have a picture but don't believe the suspect is local. Occasional sprees like this one are not uncommon for the Island. Erickson reminded residents to lock their cars, keep all valuables out of sight and to activate car alarms. At least one of the crimes had a witness. He noted that it was also important to report suspicious activity by calling 9-1-1.

Paracle wins for foster kids

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Nov 21, 2013 at 12:26PM

Highly successful local investment firm wins recognition and $15,000 for Treehouse

Schools Foundation hits the phones again for Mercer Island students

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 8:00AM

Roughly $300,000 already raised toward $440,800 goal for Mercer Island schools.

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