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Council would benefit from Wong's character, attributes

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 5:12PM

Benson Wong will be a great City Councilmember. He cares deeply about improving our community and has dedicated thousands of hours to public service.

Council needs a new voice

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 5:07PM

Like many other residents of Mercer Island, we have felt recently that we have not been well represented by some of the long-term members of the City Council. It was not too long ago that we were being told by these people that tolling I-90 was a “done deal.”

Man is dead after pickup goes into Mercer Slough

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Oct 18, 2013 at 10:28AM

Mercer Island Marine Patrol finds body under 7 feet of water .

Special needs ministry to host party at St. Monica

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 9:00AM

Several Mercer Island families involved in the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle special needs ministry are planning a ‘Fun Beyond Limits’ party on Oct. 26 at St. Monica Parish.

City fall recycling event and rain barrel sale is Oct. 26 at boat launch

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 9:15AM

Safely dispose of the old equipment, electronics, appliances and other household items that are cluttering your basement or garage at the Mercer Island Fall Recycling Event on Saturday, Oct. 26.

Pizza, music and football on tap for All Island Band night

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 12:36PM

All Island Band Night and the annual Pizza Pig Out fundraiser are tonight, Oct. 18, at MIHS and Islander Stadium.

City manager to speak at Mercer Island Historical Society meeting

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 1:00PM

The Mercer Island Historical Society will meet at 1 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

Monster Mash Dash, family fun run/walk is Oct. 26

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 9:00AM

Dress up in your costume and join your friends and neighbors for a one-mile family fun run through Luther Burbank Park, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. Dogs are welcome, too.

Have your say on I-90 tolling

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 10:08AM

When the toll was placed upon SR-520, traffic diminished by 30 percent and it has stayed down. The nonprofits on Mercer Island can expect a similar loss of volunteers from off the Island and a similar loss in contributions from off-Island people. Can your congregation or charity afford such a loss in either volunteerism or budget?

Mercer Island Learning Lab plants, harvests pumpkins at community pea patch

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 11:22AM

It started when a parent rented a garden plot in the pea patch at the Mercer Island community center. Harvesting pumpkins is now a 15-year tradition for Mercer Island Learning Lab preschoolers and their parents.

WSDOT I-90 tolling meeting is tonight at Mercer Island High School

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 11:37AM

A public meeting with WSDOT officials regarding tolling I-90 is between 4 and 7 p.m. at the Mercer Island High School Performing Arts Center

Covenant church has a new name

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 12:25PM

Islanders, by now, have noticed the new banner covering the church’s sign at the corner of the intersection across from the post office. The Mercer Island Covenant Church has changed its name to Evergreen Covenant Church.

Canadian sex offender registers with King County Sheriff

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 12:06PM

Sex offender who came through the U.S. border late last week has registered as a Level 2 sex offender with the county sheriff.

Gas station owner Marty Ulrich Sr. dies

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 1:12PM

Fixed cars, tended flowers at gas station on Sunset Highway.

Eye on MI | 'Twelve Bar Blues'

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 4:57PM

‘Twelve Bar Blues,’ by Susan Melrath, has a price tag of $1,700 at the Mercer Gallery in the community center.

Farewell, Mercer Island, after 6 years

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 5:45PM

From my first byline to my last interview, I have had the privilege of meeting people from all walks of life as they have shared their stories and perspectives with me.

'No Toll' rally planned for Saturday in Mercer Island

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 12:40PM

A rally to protest tolling on I-90 planned for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Park on the Lid (Aubrey Davis Park) on Mercer Island

Mercer Island superintendent reflects on Nevada school violence

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 12:01PM

Superintendent Dr. Plano releases statement after Nevada tragedy.

State hears from Islanders on I-90 tolling proposal

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 1:04PM

Hundreds turned out for a meeting on the potential tolling of I-90 at Mercer Island High School last night. Attendees were resoundingly opposed to the tolling of I-90, most questioning the legality of tolling the Interstate to fund another project.

Mercer Island resident featured in KUOW news story

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 3:00PM

KUOW asks Mercer Island man about strange dome in Seattle.

More electric vehicle charging stations planned

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 4:52PM

Almost two years ago, the city installed three electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, placed at City Hall, the Community and Event Center, and the Boys and Girls Club.

Voting ‘Yes’ on I-522

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 5:20PM

I plan to vote YES on Initiative-522 this week, the ballot measure to label genetically engineered foods here in Washington State.

Islanders suffer first KingCo loss

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 11:35AM

Liberty takes charge, scoring twice in fourth quarter

Lightning strikes down boy at camp

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

There were just a few random clouds in the Indiana sky on June 29, when 12-year-old Ethan Kadish and two other children were struck by a single, apparently random bolt of lightning in a playfield at a summer camp. The electrical shock has left Ethan with a severe brain injury after first responders could not restart his heart for several minutes.

No room for marijuana store on Island

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 1:17PM

Existing land use does not allow for marijuana to be sold on Mercer Island.

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