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- 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.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 11:23AM
Several Rain City Water Polo teams, including several Mercer Island players, traveled to the Nike Open Water Tournament in late July.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 11:33AM
A family prepares for an afternoon at Groveland Park beach in late July, enjoying the long stretch of summer temperatures.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 11:15AM
Though it is a much needed opportunity to catch-up on relaxation that is so hard to come by during the school year, summer is also the perfect time for seniors and families alike to create a game-plan as the college application season looms.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Aug 6, 2013 at 9:12AM
Several students from Northwest Yeshiva High School won awards during the 39th annual Juried Junior Art Show sponsored by the Mercer Island Visual Arts League and Wells Fargo Bank.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Aug 5, 2013 at 2:00PM
We have read your letter regarding your concern with VFW Post 5760 naming our new flagpole area 'Patriots Plaza.' I am responding with our thoughts.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 12:00PM
Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark has banned all outdoor fires on lands protected by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
- Jul 31, 2013 at 1:00PM
Lets imagine how it will be to get to work or school or the doctor from the south end of Mercer Island in let’s say, three years time. The operative word might be, ‘challenging.’
- Jul 31, 2013 at 1:00PM
Initiative 594, the Criminal Background Checks Initiative is simple. It makes sure everyone in Washington State passes the same background check, no matter where they buy the gun and no matter whom they buy it from.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 2:00PM
The federal agency, the Bonneville Power Administration, announced its intention to raise wholesale power rates to its utility customers in two ways.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 2:00PM
Unleash your inner pirate! Get a taste of life on the high seas as two historic ships dock in Kirkland, including one used in the 2003 film, “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.”
- Jul 31, 2013 at 3:00PM
Longtime Mercer Island triathlon coach and Club Emerald owner Ginny Pietila just happened to be in the right place at the right time earlier this year. When Barb Wodzin, the Team Challenge manager in Seattle, stopped by the club looking for a triathlon coach, Pietila was there.
- Aug 1, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 5, 2013 at 12:15PM
A new portable classroom will be delivered to Island Park Elementary on Wednesday, Aug. 7.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 11:50AM
On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 2 to 4, Seafair Hydroplane and Air Show events will affect traffic and bus service in South Seattle and the I-90 corridor.
- Aug 1, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 7, 2013 at 8:41AM
The Mudville Pinnacle baseball team, which will be celebrating it's 15th year in 2014, will be holding tryouts for next season in August.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 2:02PM
Ten students from Mercer Island earned degrees from Washington State University this spring.
- Aug 1, 2013 at 8:46AM
The City of Mercer Island will be conducting a field survey of road conditions through August, as part of the city's long-term planning efforts.
- Aug 1, 2013 at 9:04AM
King County is holding several public meetings to discuss the proposed standards on zoning for marijuana-related businesses.
- Aug 1, 2013 at 10:00AM
The Washington State Department of Transportation and its contractors have reached agreements on the cost of repairing four pontoons from the first construction cycle and modifying another four pontoons from the second cycle for the new State Route 520 floating bridge.
- Aug 1, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Aug 2, 2013 at 8:13AM
In August, the Mercer Island Police Department, along with other Law Enforcement Agencies, will be participating in the annual SEAFAIR event.
- Aug 2, 2013 at 8:45AM
Three teams from the Rain City Water Polo club traveled to Southern California at the end of July and early August to take part in the U.S. Junior Olympics.
- Aug 2, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 6, 2013 at 11:32AM
Washington lawmakers feel they did a better job at funding public schools this year.
- Aug 1, 2013 at 2:25PM
A committee of experts convened to review child deaths in King County is calling for action to prevent suicides among teenagers, after a high number of youth suicides in 2012.
- Aug 1, 2013 at 11:04AM
Each week view the cartoon of the week by local artist Jeff Johnson.
- Aug 1, 2013 at 11:50AM
With kitten season in full swing, Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) during the month of August is offering half price off a second kitten with the adoption of one kitten at the normal fee of $100. Regular pet licensing fees apply.