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Eye on MI | Chefs return from Thonon

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 1:10PM

Members of the Mercer Island Sister City Association pose in their chef’s whites during their trip to sister city Thonon-les-Bains in the Haute Savoie region of France.

Car prowl spree includes at least six incidents in one day

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 3:00PM

Pete Erickson, a spokesperson with the MIPD said a suspect had been identified in connection with Tuesday's vehicle prowls. "We do have some leads and some physical evidence," said Erickson. Police have a picture but don't believe the suspect is local. Occasional sprees like this one are not uncommon for the Island. Erickson reminded residents to lock their cars, keep all valuables out of sight and to activate car alarms. At least one of the crimes had a witness. He noted that it was also important to report suspicious activity by calling 9-1-1.

Paracle wins for foster kids

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Nov 21, 2013 at 12:26PM

Highly successful local investment firm wins recognition and $15,000 for Treehouse

Schools Foundation hits the phones again for Mercer Island students

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 8:00AM

Roughly $300,000 already raised toward $440,800 goal for Mercer Island schools.

York to play lacrosse for 2012 NCAA Div. I champ

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 8:00AM

York is third Islander tapped to play NCAA lacrosse next year.

Island businesses give back

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 9:00AM

Local businesses raise money for cancer programs, collect food items for youth.

Open House at the King County Assessors Office

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 10:00AM

Open house will hold sessions and workshops topics like property assessment and records data.

‘Wreaths Across America’ coming to Bellevue in December

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 11:00AM

Wreathes Across America puts wreaths on the graves of veterans.

Councilmember Grausz says thank you

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 12:00PM

I am humbled by the results of the election – and I’m honored to be asked to continue representing the interests of all Islanders on the City Council for another four years.

Images capture dignity in aging dogs

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Nov 25, 2013 at 11:50AM

Photographer finds beauty in the faces of old friends

A few questions for attorney Bill Chapman

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 3:00PM

A Q&A with Bill Chapman of K&L Gates on the process to stop I-90 tolling

Mercer Island chef to appear on Food Network

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 1:27PM

Jill Sharpe will appear on Guy's Grocery Games this Sunday, Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. on the Food Network

Revered Island teacher dies

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Nov 26, 2013 at 3:06PM

Service for Bernie Averill, 88, to be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mercerwood Shoreclub

Another $125K approved for I-90 Tolling fight

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 12:19PM

City Council on Monday, Nov. 18 approved an additional $125,000 for Mercer Island’s I-90 Work Plan. The extra money will come from the city’s Contingency Fund, like the $275,000 approved in the first stage.

WSDOT resends 30 I-90 driving surveys to Islanders

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 12:10PM

According to the Washington State Department of Transportation there have been just a tiny percentage of people on the Island who did not receive a survey last week designed to track use of I-90.

Real Change

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 1:30PM

Hang on to your hats folks - here come the holidays with its frantic hordes of shoppers and UPS trucks careening around the neighborhood.

Annual Senior Thanksgiving lunch draws double the crowd

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 12:22PM

“I'm staying away from the carbs,” laughed Lolly Hibbs, pointing to her plate of Thanksgiving favorites: mashed potatoes, yam, rolls, cranberry sauce and turkey.

Island weightlifter breaks record in Reno

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Nov 26, 2013 at 11:56AM

It doesn't happen every day when a 16-year-old can steal the spotlight from his 91-year-old record-breaking uncle.

Island Forum | Schools bursting at the seams

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 2:00PM

Myths vs. reality about overcrowding at Island schools

Islanders celebrate the grand re-opening of True Value Hardware

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 3:41PM

True Value Hardware owner De Calvert introduces the new store mascot, Pepper, an Australian Shepherd puppy, to customers on a sunny Saturday, Nov. 23.

Another big project for Town Center

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 3:00PM

A five-story mixed use project is in the works between S.E. 78th and S.E. 77 Ave S.E.

Winter Sports Previews

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Dec 3, 2013 at 9:51AM

Winter is here, and that means winter sports are getting into gear.

Phelps is regional editor for north Reporter papers

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 5:00PM

Former MIR sports writer/editor is now editor for Kirkland, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter papers

Police Blotter: Thief steals packages from front porch

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 1:00PM

A Mercer Island resident reported an overnight hit-and-run in the 2900 block of 76 Ave S.E.

Band Boosters bring in $40,000

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 1:00PM

Almost 300 people turned out for the first ever “Band Together” Event Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center. It was hosted by the Mercer Island Schools Band Boosters.

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