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Islander wrestlers edge Hazen at Seamount

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Mercer Island wrestling team finished first at the KingCo/Seamount Sub-Regional tournament, edging Hazen 212.5-209.

Islanders' Lindquist named volleyball All American

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

PrepVolleyball.com recognized Mercer Island senior Sara Lindquist as a High School All American.

Governor Inslee will not impose death penalty

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Feb 13, 2014 at 10:20AM

State Attorney General agrees, but has said he would uphold the sentence in the past

Student looking for the 25 most 'Interesting Islanders'

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 1:22PM

Mercer Island High School Student asks community for input on senior project

All that Seahawk gear — what do we really need?

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:02AM

What does the 12th man get from the Super Bowl win?

Bill would allow more ads on government websites

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 9:00AM

Sites would join the state’s Department of Transportation and a growing crowd of public entities across the country monetizing their websites through ads.

BOOM!! | Cartoon of the Week

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 10:39AM

Each week, view the cartoon of the week by local artist Jeff Johnson.

Police Blotter | Burglar steals seven computers and a host of other electronics

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 14, 2014 at 4:07PM

Sometime between 8:50 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, a suspect used a rock to break a glass window in a house in the 4500 block of 89th Ave SE.

Many players will make library renovations better

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 10:00AM

Many thanks to the KCLS Board for approving the additional input from Island residents.

Doctor is director of ‘digital health’ at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 11:00AM

Known by online followers as SeattleMamaDoc, Swanson will release her book, "Mama Doc Medicine," in March.

Girls’ golf team recognized for six-year winning streak

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 12:39PM

The National Federation of High School Associations has recognized the Mercer Island High School girls golf team for a six-year, 64-match winning streak.

Business briefs | Low real estate inventory; Mercer Island Nutrition to close

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 2:00PM

According to real estate brokers with the King County Multiple Listing Service, prices remain in the “recovery zone,” while inventories remain tight. Inventory across King County remains lower than normal with just 2.5 months worth rather than the 4 to six month range that is optimal.

Boomers and rising health care needs

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

For the next 18 years, approximately 8,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day. By 2030, one in five Washingtonians will be considered elderly – and many will need long-term care. Reliance on government support for long-term care needs will continue to grow as baby boomers age.

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  • Feb 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

FDA plans to update food Labels, but will it help consumers?

Bill introduced by Rep. Senn, passes House

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 10:52AM

Rep. Tana Senn's (D-Mercer Island) first bill passed the House floor yesterday by a strong bi-partisan vote of 90-8 and now heads to the Senate for consideration. The goal of this bill, HB 2519, is to help children in our child welfare system access quality early learning services.

Island Metro buses are not ‘underutilized’

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

We would like to make a point contrary to Metro’s philosophy that Mercer Island buses are underutilized and therefore should be canceled.

Island's Joel McHale to host White House Correspondents Dinner

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 12:53PM

Television star and Islander native Joel McHale has been tapped to host the White House Press Associations annual event to roast the President and Congress

County Council to hold hearing on Metro Transit fare increases

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 4:05PM

King County Council will take public testimony on a proposal to raise transit fares by 25 cents to help pay to maintain transit service

Islanders fall to Bellevue in 3A KingCo title game | Prep boys basketball

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 6:21PM

The Islanders lost to conference rivals Bellevue 55-49 in the KingCo 3A tournament championship Thursday, Feb. 13 at Bellevue College.

Mercer Island girls lose 3A KingCo title to Bellevue | Prep girls basketball

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 6:19PM

After hanging around for three quarters in a game that saw shooting struggles from both teams, the Mercer Island girls basketball team lost to Bellevue 49-37 in the 3A KingCo tournament title game Thursday, Feb. 18 at Bellevue College.

City to allow some additional comment on COVAL project on Feb. 24

  • Feb 16, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Feb 18, 2014 at 10:37AM

The City of Mercer Island has set aside additional time for the existing 'parties of record' to comment on the Coval development

41st District Legislators to hold two Town Hall meetings on Feb. 22

  • Feb 17, 2014 at 2:55PM

Senator Steve Litzow and Representatives Judy Clibborn and Tana Senn, all of Mercer Island, will meet with constituents in Newcaste and Sammamish

Mercer Island girls soccer players compete in Las Vegas tournament

  • Feb 17, 2014 at 4:11PM

Four Islander Middle School 7th graders traveled with the Eastside FC Girls U13 Red soccer team to Las Vegas, Nev. on Jan. 24th to compete in the Western College Development Association (WCDA) Silver State tournament.

Mercer Island gymnastics send five to state

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 1:15PM

Five Mercer Island gymnasts advanced to the gymnastics state championships.

New ‘Solicitor Ordinance’ now in effect

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 12:38PM

The Mercer Island City Council adopted an ordinance regulating the activities of door-to-door sales people and solicitors. The new ordinance took effect Friday, Feb. 14.

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