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- 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.
- Aug 2, 2013 at 8:23AM
The middle of summer is a fantastic time to visit any of the more than three dozen farmers markets in communities across King County, where some of the best fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy and other products await.
- Aug 2, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Aug 6, 2013 at 11:21AM
A new telephone scam is sweeping Mercer Island. Scam artists are calling up residents pretending to be representing law enforcement agencies, even the Mercer Island Police Department, asking for donations.
- Aug 2, 2013 at 10:00AM
Over the past two years, I have been asked by many parents, “Why does the Mercer Island Youth Soccer Club (“MIYSC”) use parent/volunteer coaches;” or the flip-side of the same question, “Why doesn’t MIYSC use professional coaches?” As the Vice President of Recreational Soccer with MIYSC, I’d like to offer a response to those questions.
- Aug 2, 2013 at 4:22PM
Though it was a quieter Seafair Friday than in years past, thanks to the wet and cloudy weather, that didn't stop curious onlookers from checking out this year's Boeing Air Show practice on Friday, Aug. 2 on Mercer Island.
- Aug 3, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Aug 14, 2013 at 1:12PM
With fire danger continuing to increase across Washington, officials from four state agencies on Friday urged residents to recognize that even seemingly low-risk activities, such as parking on a grassy field or using motorized yard tools, can spark a wildfire.
- Aug 2, 2013 at 10:32AM
All northbound lanes on I-405 through Bellevue will close for another weekend on Aug. 9-10 as crews replace concrete panels in the roadway.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 11:16AM
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.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 11:23AM
According to the AAA auto club, the average gas price in Washington is $3.91 per gallon.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 12:12PM
This year, though attendance was down, marine patrol on Lake Washington was still busy for Seafair.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 1:00PM updated Aug 6, 2013 at 9:06AM
Washington’s improving economy will force the state to give up nine weeks of long-term unemployment benefits, according to officials with the Employment Security Department.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 1:28PM
A Seattle man was arrested for DUI after speeding 105 mph in the 6600 block of westbound I-90 on Friday night. He tried to cheat the blood alcohol content test and had to be tackled while physically resisting a blood draw and obstructing an officer.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 2:02PM
This is a response to the article in the Reporter, “Man threatens good Samaritan with sledgehammer.” I had a little trouble grasping all the elements of this article.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Aug 9, 2013 at 8:07AM
Starting in 2014, Sound Transit will implement a pilot program that will charge riders to use several area park-and-rides.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 2:17PM
The Washington State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies will have extra patrols from August 5-23, 2013 targeting distracted drivers, connected to the use of cellular phones or texting while driving in King County.