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- 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.
- Jan 14, 2014 at 1:20PM
Sen. Steve Litzow invites residents of the 41st District to join him for a telephone town-hall meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 16.
- Jan 14, 2014 at 1:31PM
A Planning Commission meeting this Wednesday at City Hall will include an analysis of a proposal to build 18 homes on a five-acre piece of land at 3051 84th Ave. S.E.
- Jan 15, 2014 at 8:00AM
Lawmakers return for legislative session but transportation package uncertain, tolling looms
- Jan 15, 2014 at 10:05AM
The Mercer Island boys basketball team won its second game in two nights, beating the Sammamish Totems 55-42 Tuesday at Sammamish High School.
- Jan 15, 2014 at 10:00AM
Construction began last week on the long-awaited replacement of the south-end fire station, Station 92 by demolishing the existing 50-year-old structure.
- Jan 15, 2014 at 12:00PM
'I see you've developed the highly effective Boeing Corporate negotiating'
- Jan 15, 2014 at 12:29PM
Representative Tana Senn who dually serves as a Mercer Island councilmember, has been appointed to positions on the Early Learning and Human Services Committee, the Environment Committee and the Capital Budget Committee, with the start of the 2014 legislative session yesterday.
- Jan 15, 2014 at 12:00PM
An unidentified burglar forced entry into a residence in the 2200 block of 66th Ave S.E. The rear door to the master bedroom was kicked in.
- Jan 15, 2014 at 12:45PM
The Rev. Greg Asimakoupoulos, chaplain at Covenant Shores Retirement Community on Mercer Island, gave the opening prayer at the new legislative session in Olympia on Monday.
- Jan 16, 2014 at 9:00AM
The French American School of Puget Sound, (FASPS) announced it purchased a 2.12-acre plot of land near their current campus at the north end of Mercer Island last October for $2.8 million.
- Jan 16, 2014 at 10:00AM
In just over a week, more than half of King County voters will receive their ballots for the Feb. 11 special election.
- Jan 16, 2014 at 11:00AM
The Mercer Island Kiwanis club will hear presentations from MISD, King County Assessor's office.
- Jan 16, 2014 at 12:00PM
Once the tolls on I-90 are in place, it is doubtful that parking spaces at the Mercer Island Park and Ride will be a problem.
- Jan 16, 2014 at 1:00PM
Mercer Island's Erin Crandall offering a football signed by members of the Seattle Seahawks.
- Jan 16, 2014 at 2:48PM
The print edition of the Mercer Island School District News will arrive in residential mailboxes on Mercer Island soon, but can be read online now.
- Jan 17, 2014 at 9:44AM
The Mercer Island School District will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.