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Charter school criteria to be decided Thursday, Aug. 22

  • 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.

Swim Across America returns to Mercer Island for fifth year on Sept. 7

  • 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.

Aviara hosts celebration on Mercer Island

  • 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.

34.1 million traveling for Labor Day, says AAA

  • 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.

Mercer Island student Isabel Jamerson receives Congressional award

  • 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.

Closures coming to SR 520 bridge in August, September

  • 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.

Rights vs Responsibilities | Cartoon of the Week

  • Aug 21, 2013 at 10:36AM

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

Big volleyball tournament this weekend at Aubrey Davis park

  • Aug 22, 2013 at 12:03PM

Habitat for Humanity hosting 40-plus teams at volleyball tourney at courts on the lid park this Saturday

Mercer Island fire chief accepted into national training program

  • 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.

ARCH looking for members to join Citizen Advisory Board

  • Aug 23, 2013 at 9:00AM

ARCH, A Regional Coalition for Housing, is looking for people to join the Citizen Advisory Board.

Senn is top nominee for 41st state representative appointment

  • 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

Health officials issue warning over measles case

  • 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.


SR-520 bridge project may sink into the red

  • 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.

Engineering meets business at UTexas college summer camp

  • 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.

Kroger recalls Break'n Bake chocolate chip cookie dough packages

  • 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.

New restaurant to move into Alpenland space in October

  • 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.

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in September, receive 10 free live Oak trees

  • 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.

Islander bowler Hugh Miller strikes gold for his country

  • Aug 26, 2013 at 2:03PM

Miller reached Malcolm Gladwell’s ‘10,000-hour rule’ of mastery in his 20s.

Mercer Islander has 90th birthday party at food truck

  • 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.

Historic Mercer Island estate is former home of Roosevelt’s daughter

  • Aug 26, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Aug 27, 2013 at 11:15AM

97th Avenue property was outpost of Firland sanatorium.

Do you think the U.S. should get involved in the Syrian conflict? | Online poll

  • 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.

Auto insurers fined for overcharging Washington customers

  • 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.

Why should Americans support Obamacare? | Island Forum

  • Aug 27, 2013 at 9:56AM

Health care is more important than politics. Health care is essential. It is personal.

State homeowners received $1.2 billion in mortgage relief

  • 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.

Community calendar | Police Chief Holmes to speak at Women's Club luncheon

  • 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.

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