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- Jan 7, 2014 at 4:00PM
We talked with Noel Treat, who on Monday, Jan. 6 was formally sworn in as city manager, to discuss the biggest issues facing the Island in 2014.
- Jan 7, 2014 at 4:15PM
MISD will make up the Dec. 20 snow day on March 17.
- Jan 8, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:30AM
A Planning Commission meeting set for Jan. 15 will include an analysis of a proposal to build 18 homes on a five-acre piece of land at 3051 84th Avenue S.E.
- Jan 7, 2014 at 1:05PM
Two years ago, David Schiller never shot more than 100 free throws in one setting. This year, he’s going to go for 1000 to raise money and awareness for MS.
- Jan 8, 2014 at 10:39AM
The Mercer Island boys basketball team suffered its first KingCo loss of the season Tuesday, losing to Lake Washington 60-46 at Lake Washington High School.
- Jan 7, 2014 at 11:56AM
Promises to keep Mercer Island’s former Stevenson Farm an equestrian site are progressing. The approximately five-acre parcel, at 6053 Island Crest Way, was sold in August 2012, after property owner Lewis Stevenson died in 2011.
- Jan 8, 2014 at 11:40AM
The Mercer Island boys swim and dive beat Garfield High School 146-39 Tuesday, Jan. 7 at Mary Wayte Pool.
- Jan 8, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Jan 9, 2014 at 11:22AM
Concerned neighbors and community members will reconvene after a library remodel meeting Tuesday, Jan. 7
- Jan 9, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 4:31PM
I-594 and opposing initiative I-591 both appear to have plenty of signatures.
- Jan 9, 2014 at 9:00AM
On January 11, eleven young men of Troop 457 from Mercer Island will celebrate achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
- Jan 9, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 4:28PM
Voters have until Monday to register by mail or online in order to be eligible to vote in Feb. 11 Special Election that includes school bond and levy measures
- Jan 9, 2014 at 5:33PM
Mercer Island senior Kaleb Warner was among the Washington state nominees for the 2014 McDonald's All American game.
- Jan 9, 2014 at 5:52PM
The Mercer Island girls basketball team beat Lake Washington 58-49 Wednesday, Jan. 8 at Lake Washington High School.
- Jan 9, 2014 at 6:13PM
The Mercer Island wrestling team beat Lake Washington 54-27 Wednesday, Jan. 8 at Mercer Island High School.
- Jan 10, 2014 at 9:07AM
Drivers stopped in King County during holidays fell from 795 to 656
- Jan 10, 2014 at 11:06AM
The freshman trio of Teague Frazier, Cole Nielson and Kevin Pedersen combined to score 18 points as the Mercer Island beat Juanita 36-30 Thursday at Mercer Island High School.
- Jan 10, 2014 at 1:00PM
During the annual Audubon Society bird count, Island volunteers tallied 3,047 individual birds and 67 different species, a number consistent with the last several years. Included in that count were two great blue herons, seven bald eagles, one red-tailed hawk and two barred owls.
- Jan 12, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Jan 13, 2014 at 5:17PM
The Mercer Island girls basketball team stole a road victory from conference rivals Bellevue 50-49 Friday Jan. 10 at Bellevue High School.
- Jan 12, 2014 at 6:25PM
The Mercer Island boys basketball team suffered its second consecutive KingCo loss Friday, losing to Bellevue 60-44 at Bellevue High School.
- Jan 13, 2014 at 4:59PM
The Mercer Island wrestling team traveled to the Bainbridge Island Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 11, taking fifth overall as a team against 11 other high schools.
- Jan 14, 2014 at 11:24AM
The Mercer Island girls basketball team won its third-straight game Monday, beating Interlake 48-33 at Mercer Island High School.
- Jan 14, 2014 at 12:05PM
The Mercer Island boys basketball team ended a two-game losing streak Monday, beating Interlake 60-46 at Mercer Island High School.
- Jan 14, 2014 at 12:14PM
At a meeting Tuesday, Jan. 12, Islanders got a preview of narrowed design plans for a major remodel of the Mercer Island Library. The response was mixed. Many Islanders felt they were losing the most beloved elements of the existing structure, others questioned if the remodel was needed in the first place.
- Jan 14, 2014 at 12:42PM
We are parents of Islander Middle School students and write to share with readers the overcrowding situation that already exists at IMS; provide some specifics on how our 6th, 7th and 8th grade students are impacted, and explain why we urge residents to vote Yes on the schools bond and levy.
- Jan 14, 2014 at 1:43PM
Bryan James Early, 51, a resident of Bellingham, Wash., and a 1980 graduate of Mercer Island High School died Jan. 4, 2014 in Kirkland.