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- 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.
- 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.”
- Oct 17, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Oct 18, 2013 at 10:28AM
Mercer Island Marine Patrol finds body under 7 feet of water .
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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?
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 21, 2013 at 1:12PM
Fixed cars, tended flowers at gas station on Sunset Highway.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- Oct 22, 2013 at 12:01PM
Superintendent Dr. Plano releases statement after Nevada tragedy.
- 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.
- Oct 22, 2013 at 3:00PM
KUOW asks Mercer Island man about strange dome in Seattle.
- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 23, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 11:35AM
Liberty takes charge, scoring twice in fourth quarter
- 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.
- Oct 23, 2013 at 1:17PM
Existing land use does not allow for marijuana to be sold on Mercer Island.