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- Jan 22, 2014 at 3:00PM
The high quality of our public education is a core, defining value of our Island community. Consequently, the Mercer Island City Council is united in recommending a “yes” vote for the Prop #1 school bond and Prop #2 levy renewal on the ballot in February, 2014.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 11:14AM
On Rep. Tana Senn’s first day in the Legislature the House swiftly passed the Dream Act. It would later stall in the Senate, but the feeling was exhilarating for the 42-year-old mom, consultant and Mercer Island City Councilmember.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 9:00AM
The healthier and more physically fit you are, the better your chances will be to live a long and active life.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 10:20AM
Coming off its loss to Juanita, the Mercer Island girls basketball team responded with a convincing 71-24 win over the Mount Si Wildcats Wednesday, Jan. 22 at Mercer Island High School.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 12:00PM
Writing down what we think and feel helps us cope with the world around us.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 12:48PM
The Network for Excellence in Washington Schools has released an update regarding progress toward fully funding basic education in Washington.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 5:07PM
Mercer Island High School’s DECA program announced that 38 students have qualified for the DECA state competition from March 6-8 in Bellevue, Wash.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 4:00PM
This is a sincere not a provocative question. Why do we need Wi Fi at Mercerdale Park and the Thrift Shop?
- Jan 24, 2014 at 8:00AM
It was standing room only at the Planning Commission session as Islanders voiced their concerns for a proposed 18-house development on a 5-acre parcel of land during a public hearing last Wednesday, Jan. 15.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 2:18PM
The Mercer Island wrestling team beat KingCo rivals Mount Si 36-30 Thursday, Jan. 23 at Mount Si High School, improving to 6-0 in the KingCo standings.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 2:00PM
An elderly Island woman reported an attempted theft at her mailbox in the 8800 block SE 72nd Pl. Three other mailboxes were opened and the contents tossed around.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 3:18PM
The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team celebrated Senior Night with a win over Kentridge 105.5-80.5 Thursday, Jan. 23 at Mary Wayte Pool.
- Jan 25, 2014 at 9:00AM
After reading Cy Baumgartner’s recent letter to the editor regarding Initiative 594, I wanted to take the opportunity to express my commitment to common-sense gun safety laws in Washington. During the 2013 legislative session I co-sponsored a similar piece of legislation that would have added universal background checks for firearm sales and transfers.
- Jan 25, 2014 at 10:00AM
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would send public officials and employees to what amounts to open-records school.
- Jan 26, 2014 at 4:55PM
38 Mercer Island High School students ready to show their business skills at Bellevue event in March
- Jan 28, 2014 at 9:47AM
Kent company Polar Graphics produced the T-shirts the Seahawks wore on the field after the NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 10:54AM
It was good night for Mercer Island basketball Friday, Jan. 24 at Interlake High School, as the Islanders' girls and boys basketball teams each saw wins against the Saints.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Jan 30, 2014 at 11:20AM
Seeing as this is just the second Seahawks team to reach the Super Bowl, the comparisons are inevitable. Which team is better?
- Jan 28, 2014 at 1:30PM
A couple Mercer Island eighth-grade basketball teams had strong showings last week during the annual Martin Luther King holiday tournament competition.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 1:44PM
Since 2003, Bellevue has put $800 million toward rebuilding its schools
- Jan 28, 2014 at 1:54PM
Thank you for your coverage of the efforts of local citizens who support Initiative 594, which calls for expanding criminal background checks for all gun sales.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 2:08PM
Luca, age 8, and his dad, Matt Galvin had a memorable evening at Century Link Field at the NFC playoff game cheering on Seattle Seahawks in their winning game against the San Francisco 49ers.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 3:44PM
The new school bond issue is a common sense proposal that makes targeted and critical improvements to our schools.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 3:00PM
It was 4:30 a.m. Thursday January 23rd, when I heard my driveway alarm ring. Our residence is fairly well secluded.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 4:00PM
Universal background checks will not stop all gun violence, but they will help.