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Playground ribbon cutting | This Week

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 9:50AM

The community is welcome to join Parks and Recreation in celebrating the completion of the new playground at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 10.

2013 Legislature delivers for Washington students

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 11:03AM

The recent legislative session made education funding a priority for the first time in years.

Sister City group sets off for France

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 3:12PM

On Friday, a group of Mercer Island Sister City Association members will travel to the Island’s sister city, Thonon-les-Bains.

Sales of YFS glass pumpkins make a difference for Mercer Islanders in need

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 3:12PM

Now that autumn has begun, the glass pumpkin fundraiser has also started. The annual Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser supports the Mercer Island Youth and Family Services (MIYFS) Foundation.

Mercer Island real estate in flux

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:29PM

The only federal agency processing mortgages is the USDA.

Rich Erwin best for City Council, Pos. #6

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:27PM

I am a longtime Mercer Islander and had the privilege of working with Rich Erwin on the King County Chapter Board of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, a charitable organization, for two-plus years.

Wong has regional experience

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:06PM

I urge all Islanders to support Benson Wong for City Council. I have known Benson for more than 20 years, and he has always exemplified the very best in public service.

Islanders should remove campaign signs within two days after election

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 2:00PM

Political campaign signs must comply with the size limitations specified in the temporary signs section of the city code (MICC 19.06.020). The maximum size, according to the sign code, is six square feet.

Erwin knows issues

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 3:05PM

As seasoned 43-year residents of Mercer Island, we are supporting Rich Erwin in his bid for Mercer Island City Council Position #6 based on his consistently sound analysis of complex issues facing our community, his proposal of creative and well-conceived solutions for the dilemmas involved in these issues, and his extensive past experience in confronting and solving similar dilemmas in other venues.

Outrage | Editorial

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 4:00PM

Aren’t we supposed to be better than this? Our nation is being hijacked by the childish notion that being right is all that matters.

Volunteer drivers needed

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 4:00PM

The Mercer Island Senior Services volunteer transportation program offers rides for Mercer Island seniors who are unable to get to their medical appointments.

Semi-truck rollover backs up westbound I-90 traffic across Mercer Island

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 4:09PM

The Washington State Department of Transportation has warned that drivers should expect long delays on westbound I-90. Traffic is backed up across Mercer Island due to a rollover at mile post 3.

City Council candidates support school bond

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 4:51PM

Mercer Island is a special place. It’s why we all chose to live here and raise our families here. It’s also why we are all seeking to serve on the City Council — to make sure it stays special. But what really makes our city unique is our excellent schools.

Erwin has vision

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 9:41AM

I enthusiastically endorse Rich Erwin for Mercer Island City Council, Position #6. We have discussed several of his proposals, from how he could support the City Council plan for defeating I-90 tolling to his vision for a thriving Town Center better integrated with the community.

I-522 GMOs | Cartoon

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 9:00AM

View the cartoon of the week, created by Jeff Johnson.

UW marching band will perform at MIHS football game Friday night

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 4:08PM

Islander football game also nominated for King 5 TV 'Game of the Week.'

Eye on MI | Pumpkin patch

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 1:33PM

Giant orbs stand guard in the pea patch at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

Mercer Island School District says that tolling will cost $500,000

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 11:41AM

The public is invited to a meeting with WSDOT and Federal Highway officials on Oct. 21, at Mercer Island High School.

Friendship Circle Walk is Oct. 13 at Luther Burbank Park

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 12:00PM

On Oct. 13, The Friendship Circle will host its annual ‘Walk With Friendship’ event, a walk-a-thon to show support and raise awareness for children and teens with special needs.

'The shutdown is a disaster' | Q&A with Michael Medved

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Oct 14, 2013 at 9:35AM

A nationally syndicated radio talk show host, Michael Medved reaches an audience of 4.7 million with his daily broadcast on politics and pop culture.

Where will the money come from?

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 9:51AM

It is easy for candidates to state positions that please the electorate but are unrealistic. Many candidates will tell us what we want to hear while candidates who tell us the truth risk our ire. We then complain that politicians don’t keep their election promises. My hope for this election is that the more sensible, realistic electorate will prevail.

A taste of the islands arrives in town today for lunch

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 9:34AM

Sam Choy food truck arrives on the Island today for lunch.

Medic One levy renewal on the Nov. 5 general election ballot

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:29AM

In June, the King County Council passed an ordinance placing a six-year, 33.5 cent Medic One/EMS levy before the voters on this November’s ballot.

Attention artists | This Week

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Arts Council is accepting “Applications to Exhibit” for the 2014 Gallery year. The application deadline is Oct. 25.

Let's hear it for our clergy | On Faith

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Oct 17, 2013 at 11:47AM

The eleventh chapter of The Epistle to the Hebrews is often referred to as the “Hall of Faith.” The names of spiritual heroes embraced by Jews and Christians are listed.

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