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- Aug 21, 2013 at 1:26PM
Those wanting to open a charter school in Washington will get a clear idea Thursday of what it will take to be among the first operators of publicly funded, privately run campuses in the state.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 8:27AM
For the fifth year, Mercer Island will be the host of the Seattle area’s Swim Across America event on Saturday, Sept. 7.
- Aug 22, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 28, 2013 at 9:46AM
The recently completed apartment complex, Aviara, celebrated its opening last week. The building, which opened earlier in March, is almost 90 percent leased.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 1:04PM
AAA projects 34.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming Labor Day holiday, a 4.2 percent increase from the 32.7 million people who traveled last year.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 8:25AM
Mercer Island resident Isabel Jamerson, a senior at The Bush School, recently received the Congressional Award Silver Medal from Congressman Dave Reichert, R-WA, 8th District.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 11:29AM
Five closures of the SR 520 floating bridge and highway will occur, one direction at a time, during August and September.
- Aug 21, 2013 at 10:36AM
Each week, view the cartoon of the week by local artist Jeff Johnson.
- Aug 22, 2013 at 12:03PM
Habitat for Humanity hosting 40-plus teams at volleyball tourney at courts on the lid park this Saturday
- Aug 23, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 12:52PM
Mercer Island Fire Chief Chris Tubbs was recently accepted into the Executive Leadership Program at the Naval Post Graduate School's Center for Homeland Defense and Security.
- Aug 23, 2013 at 9:00AM
ARCH, A Regional Coalition for Housing, is looking for people to join the Citizen Advisory Board.
- Aug 23, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Aug 26, 2013 at 11:21AM
Senn will likely be chosen by King County Council as she wins majority of 41st Democratic Committee votes
- Aug 26, 2013 at 11:20AM
Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a child who was in one public location in King County during the contagious period.
- Aug 26, 2013 at 11:22AM
Problems on the new 520 bridge not only could wipe out the state's reserve fund for the project, but also send it into the red.
- Aug 26, 2013 at 1:52PM
More than two dozen high school students learned how to fly right as technology entrepreneurs during a four-week summer camp at The University of Texas at Dallas.
- Aug 26, 2013 at 2:32PM
The Kroger Co. is recalling the Kroger brand Break'n Bake 16 oz. chocolate chip cookie dough packages with a use by date of Nov. 24, 2013.
- Aug 26, 2013 at 2:05PM
Work is in process on a new restaurant to take over the former Alpenland location at 2707 78th Ave. S.E. The inside has been gutted.
- Aug 26, 2013 at 2:20PM
Everyone from Washington who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free live oak trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program.
- Aug 26, 2013 at 2:03PM
Miller reached Malcolm Gladwell’s ‘10,000-hour rule’ of mastery in his 20s.
- Aug 26, 2013 at 3:57PM
Priscilla Drebin’s family joined her outside of Terra Bella for a birthday lunch in honor of her 90th birthday.
- Aug 26, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Aug 27, 2013 at 11:15AM
97th Avenue property was outpost of Firland sanatorium.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 30, 2013 at 8:29AM
For the last several years, fighting in Syria between rebels and the government has escalated.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 8:00AM
Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is fining four insurance companies a total of $100,000 after they overcharged thousands of consumers across the state.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 9:56AM
Health care is more important than politics. Health care is essential. It is personal.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 9:21AM
The five banks covered under the National Mortgage Settlement have reported providing over $1.2 billion in consumer relief to Washington homeowners.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Aug 30, 2013 at 2:08PM
Mercer Island Police Chief Ed Holmes will be the guest speaker at the Mercer Island Women's Club fall general luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 10.