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City Council endorses School Bond and Levy

  • 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.

Senn, Legislature go to work

  • 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.

It’s simple, just keep moving to stay healthier

  • 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.

Mercer Island thumps Mount Si | Prep girls basketball

  • 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.

Health tip, writing is good for you

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

Writing down what we think and feel helps us cope with the world around us.

State Supreme Court wants faster progress on basic education funding

  • 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.

Mercer Island DECA students earn trip to state competition

  • 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.

Does community need WiFi at park?

  • 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?

Standing-room only crowd at hearing

  • 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.

Islanders take down Cats | Prep wrestling

  • 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.

Police Blotter | More mail theft and vehicle prowls

  • 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.

Mercer Island swims past Kentridge | Prep boys swimming

  • 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.

Litzow ‘committed to gun safety’

  • 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.

Bill before Legislature proposes an ‘open-records school’ for government officials

  • 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.

Islander DECA students head to State competition

  • Jan 26, 2014 at 4:55PM

38 Mercer Island High School students ready to show their business skills at Bellevue event in March

Kent company's T-shirts once again in Seahawks locker room

  • 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.

Mercer Island girls, boys go 2-0 against Saints | Prep basketball

  • 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.

Comparisons to ‘05 team hard to resist

  • 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?

Mercer Island ETL, Cascade teams win MLK tournaments | Community sports

  • 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.

Island lags behind in updating schools

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 1:44PM

Since 2003, Bellevue has put $800 million toward rebuilding its schools

I-594 represents progress

  • 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.

A night to remember

  • 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.

Senior votes are key to pass school bond, levy

  • 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.

911 caller still on the line when Island police stop car thieves

  • 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.

I-594 represents progress

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 4:00PM

Universal background checks will not stop all gun violence, but they will help.

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