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Few attend WSDOT meeting on tolls

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 3:41PM

At a sparsely attended forum to gather input from Eastside residents about a legislative proposal to toll the Interstate 90 bridge at the cross-lake Washington corridor, many were upset that they may end up footing the bill to complete the State Route 520 bridge replacement program.

Wong is experienced manager of major public facilities

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 4:11PM

As chair of the Washington State Public Stadium Authority, I had the privilege of serving with board member Benson Wong. The Public Stadium Authority is a seven-member board appointed by the governor to represent the public’s ownership of Century Link Field and Event Center.

Islander polo reaches Lakes Tournament championship game

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 4:49PM

After great run to finals, boys fall to rival Bellevue.

View of ‘vibrant community’ is not mine

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 10:49AM

I am compelled to voice my opinion publicly after attending the voters forum on Tuesday. I listened to current City Council members, Tana Senn and Dan Grausz, espouse their vision of transforming our town center into a nightlife destination and business hub. They epiphanized it as a “vibrant city.” I question if they listen to Mercer Island residents.

Running with resolve

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Oct 17, 2013 at 11:11AM

The Islanders finished 14th in the seventh annual Twilight XC Invitational held in Marysville on Oct. 5.

Plastic bag ban is on the menu

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Oct 16, 2013 at 10:48AM

Council agrees regulating plastic bags is both symbolic and necessary.

Mercer Island Emmanuel Episcopal Church donates $2,000 to Youth & Family Services

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 11:47AM

The vestry of the Mercer Island Emmanuel Episcopal Church recently approved the Social Action Commission’s recommendation that a donation of $2,000 be made to the Mercer Island Youth & Family Services Foundation.

Eye on MI | Wagon ride

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Oct 17, 2013 at 12:46PM

Autumn leaves light the sky as a man and his son head to the children’s playground at Mercerdale Park.

Community calendar | All-Island Band Night is Oct. 18

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 1:27PM

Young Islander band musicians will join the Mercer Island High School marching band at halftime on the field at Islander stadium during the football game against Liberty High School.

Mercer Island man wins at Lotto

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 2:12PM

A Mercer Island man takes home winnings of $1.6 million from a ticket purchased at Jacksons on 78th Avenue S.E.

City's deer topiaries succumb to root rot

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Oct 17, 2013 at 5:16PM

The deer topiaries in the Park on the Lid, at the base of First Hill, will be permanently removed by the city after turning brown from poor soil conditions. Vandalism was also a problem. The city originally paid $4,500 for the three topiaries.

Under the glare of the lights

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 9:47AM

Under the bright lights of television cameras, the Mercer Island High School Islander football team took to the field under high expectations for a thrilling win against the Juanita Rebels.

Wong for Council | Editorial

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 10:39AM

Wong’s public service and training as an attorney will help navigate the years ahead.

Eye on MI | Candle-flamed color

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 10:36AM

A candle-flamed maple next to the bus stop in front of the Mercer Island post office catches rays of sunlight one afternoon in early October.

I-594 signatures delivered early

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 10:13AM

Last Wednesday, Mercer Islanders Mina Larsen from Grandmothers Against Gun Violence and Cornelia Swenson from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, were among the dozens who helped present over 250,000 signatures for Washington State Initiative 594 (background checks for all gun purchases) to the Washington Secretary of State’s office in Olympia.

Voters hear from 7 vying for city office

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Oct 18, 2013 at 12:29PM

The annual voters forum, held at Islander Middle School last Tuesday, brought together candidates for the Mercer Island School District Board of Directors and the City Council. Held in the Islander Middle School library, 150 attended.

Erwin to keep ‘what is working’

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 10:25AM

I am supporting Rich Erwin for City Council. Rich Erwin shares my values and those of many other seniors as well. He wants to keep in place on Mercer Island what is working.

Robinswood team wins National Championship

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 11:36AM

After dozens of matches, months of competition and trips around the country, the Robinswood Tennis Center in Bellevue is home to a national champion.

Miller is CAC conference soccer player of the week

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 3:05PM

The Centennial Athletic Conference recognized Haverford College goalie, Sam Miller, for impressive back-to-back performances in the net as the freshman was named the men’s soccer defensive player of the week by the league office.

Erwin has Design Commission experience

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 9:52AM

Rich Erwin currently chairs the Mercer Island Design Commission, where he has proven to be an effective and thoughtful urban planner.

Recession and recovery | Cartoon

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 10:01AM

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

Man arrested for DUI, tells police he drinks 'all day, every day' | Police

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 11:35AM

A 50-year-old man who told police that he was “way over a .08” and he is an alcoholic was arrested at 1:29 a.m.

Keep Dan Grausz

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 11:26AM

Grausz has long-term, big picture approach to protect our interests.

Mercer Islanders who use YFS food bank have doubled

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 11:18AM

Donations of nonperishable food are not covering the current needs of clients at the Mercer Island Food Pantry, says Cheryl Manriquez, Family Assistance and Employment Coordinator for the City of Mercer Island Department of Youth and Family Services.

Girls soccer plays solid defense, offense against Sammamish

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 11:13AM

The girls won against Sammamish on Oct. 10, Mercer Island, 4, and Sammamish, 0. The Islanders were solid on defense and kept up a constant attack on offense during their match play against Sammamish.

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