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MI Firefighters honored

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 4:50PM

The Mercer Island Firefighters held their annual awards banquet for 2013. Honors were given to Firefighter Scott Logsdon for Firefighter of the Year.

Plastic bag ban is now in effect

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 4:31PM

As of Earth Day, April 22, a new ordinance that bans single-use, plastic carryout bags at retail stores is now in effect.

Islander receives Honorary Mention on Water Polo All American Team | Community sports briefs

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 4:23PM

Mercer Island grad recognized for water polo, 5th/6th grade team wins Boys & Girls Club league title.

Get ready to Leap for Green

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 5:00PM

Island residents are invited to join in between noon and 4 p.m. this Saturday, April 26, at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center for the seventh annual Leap for Green community sustainability fair.

Girls tennis tops Liberty, boys soccer beats Interlake | Prep sports

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 10:57AM

Islander tennis stays undefeated, soccer earns home conference win.

Proposition 1 behind in votes

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 11:38AM

Proposition 1, a ballot measure to ensure additional funds for pending metro cuts, was behind in votes Tuesday night.

Mercer Island Preschool Association’s 48th annual Circus is Saturday

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

On April 26, the Mercer Island Preschool Assocation will hold their largest fundraising event of the year — the 48th Annual “Circus!”

Phobulous snags Seattle chef

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

Tho Tran can remember cooking even as a teenager in a Thai refugee camp. Born in Vietnam, Tran would watch his mother, memorizing the careful cadence of her movements as she weighed out ingredients.

'Eternal life' talk planned for May 5

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 4:08PM

Aging, and all the things associated with it, is certainly a leading topic today. International speaker Mark Swinney asks, “Could it be that God didn’t intend us to age?”

Orchestra’s ‘Disney & Dessert’ event is Sunday

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 1:00PM

The third time is the charm for the school district orchestras’ Disney & Dessert fundraiser now set for Sunday, April 27.

School District announces changes to open enrollment status

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

MISD announced enrollment is closed to new non-resident student applicants due to inadequate space, facilities and staff.

City to revisit Coval application

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

Staff recommends Planning Commission reopen public hearing process

Neighborhood forums being held on middle school expansion

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 4:50PM

The Mercer Island School District will host three neighborhood forums in the coming months regarding the Islander Middle School (IMS) expansion.

A new home for Country Village Preschool

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 9:00AM

After the bittersweet news that they and other daycare facilities would have to move after the school district seized back property at its North Mercer Campus, Country Village Day School may have a home in sight.

Honored for play

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department was honored earlier this month by the Washington Recreation and Parks Association (WRPA) at its annual 2014 Awards Banquet at Seattle’s Magnuson Park.

Is a bilingual education right for your child?

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 10:00AM

With 30-plus bilingual schools now in the Seattle metro area, many non-native and native English speaking parents are considering dual language education for their children.

National Drug ‘take back’ day is April 26

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 10:00AM

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the City of Mercer Island are coordinating a nationwide drug "take-back" day on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mercer Island City Hall

Wetland Bird Watching Tour April 26 | Leap for Green

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 11:36AM

Audubon Master-birder Judy Roan will give a free guided-wetland bird-watching tour of the north wetland of Luther Burbank Park on Saturday, April 26 at 2:30 p.m.

Fastpitch hammers Interlake, baseball falls to Sammamish | Prep sports

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 11:08AM

Mercer Island fastpitch snaps losing streak, baseball blanked by Totems.

Island Rotary responds to ‘graffiti ‘ complaint

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 12:00PM

This letter is in response to Ted A. Ritter’s recent letter to the editor pertaining to the Rotary Run.

Support of Schools Foundation is critical for students | Island Forum

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 1:00PM

On Tuesday, April 29, more than 500 community members and staff who are committed to the continued success of our students will gather at the annual Mercer Island Schools Foundation Breakfast of Champions.

More speakers needed for MIHS Career Day May 13

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 2:00PM

Mercer Island High School is asking for another 20 community volunteers to discuss their jobs and industries at a May 13 Career Day for freshmen and juniors between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.

All invited to important library meeting April 30

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 4:00PM

As members of the Concerned Citizens Committee, we have talked with hundreds of patrons outside the library about the upcoming remodel and closure.

Islanders invited to listen, learn with Mercer Island’s Probus Club

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 4:44PM

Club brings experts and varied topics of interest to Island each month

Income Tax Inequity | Cartoon of the Week

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 9:00AM

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

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