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- 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.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 9:58AM
Those looking for a more transparent government are increasingly relying on public records to make it happen.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 9:22AM
Patrick Dempsey, the TV actor who starred in the Seattle-based television show “Grey’s Anatomy,” and who agreed to buy the Island-owned Tully’s, has now quit the deal due to problems with his business partner.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 9:23AM
It has been more than three years since Washington’s cell phone law came into effect. If police see you holding a phone to your ear or texting while driving, they can pull you over. The fine is $124 and can be more if you cause a crash.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 10:33AM
The Mercer Island Department of Youth and Family Services is holding the second of two public meetings to solicit input on the proposed remodel of the Thrift Shop.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 10:04AM
Mercer Island resident, Jerry Lee, the chairman of MulvannyG2, was awarded the Spirit of America award by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance, one of the nation’s oldest civil rights organizations.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 10:11AM
Four teenage boys broke into the former Boys & Girls Club building in the 2800 block of West Mercer Way. The youth vandalized the building by spraying a fire extinguisher inside. An estimated $2,000 worth of damage was done to the gym.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 11:00AM
Car crashes are the leading cause of serious and fatal injuries to children. The proper use of a child safety seat can dramatically reduce the likelihood of these injuries; yet, most car seats are not used properly.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 1:55PM
Welcome to the new Mercer Island Reporter website.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 4:24PM
Anthony Flacco’s newly published book, “Impossible Odds,” has made the New York Times bestseller list. The book recounts the events of Jessica Buchanan’s kidnapping, captivity and rescue.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 8:40AM
Exposure to different cultures ranks as one of the most powerful ways to promote international understanding and peace.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 29, 2013 at 12:07PM
In the next few years, Youth Theater Northwest (YTN) expects to lose its present space that it leases from the Mercer Island School District near the high school stadium, on S.E. 40th Street.
- Aug 27, 2013 at 12:06PM
The 17th annual Seattle Escape the Rock triathlon will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8, on Mercer Island.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 29, 2013 at 11:53AM
Elizabeth Vanderwall, a senior at Mercer Island High School, is one of 12 high school students selected to participate in this year’s 2013 Ocean Exploration Trust Honors Research Program this summer.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 9:36AM
A 17-inch, color capacitive touch screen is a ‘focal point’ of the car.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 9:43AM
The Mercer Island Schools Foundation is looking for conscientious and dedicated volunteer board members to help lead and strengthen its fundraising programs.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 9:22AM
The Mercer Island School District Board of Directors will hold it's second regular meeting of August on Thursday, Aug. 29 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in City Council chambers.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 9:48AM
Upcoming Mercer Island High School events are likely to require parking beyond the capacity of school district parking lots.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 9:06AM
Nearly 60,000 bicyclists and pedestrians were counted by volunteers across Washington during a three-day survey in 2012. About 400 volunteers will be needed again this fall to count the number of people who ride bike or walk to their destinations.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 10:41AM
Our hope is that the Mercer Island Arts Council will respond to the community's positive and appreciative response, Sunday, and work with Natalya to schedule her chamber music next summer as a part of Mostly Music In The Park at our Luther Burbank treasure, the amphitheater.