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Annual bird count yields 3,000 birds, 67 species

  • 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.

Mercer Island girls steal one from Bellevue | Prep girls basketball

  • 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.

Mercer Island boys lose to Bellevue | Prep boys basketball

  • 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.

Islanders place fifth at Island Invitational | Prep wrestling

  • 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.

Three straight for Mercer Island | Prep girls basketball

  • 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.

Boys bounce back against Saints | Prep boys basketball

  • 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.

Not all support plans to remodel Island's library

  • 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.

Yes on school bond, levy —investments in the future

  • 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.

Service Announcement Bryan Early

  • 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.

Sen. Litzow’s ‘Telephone Town Hall’ is Jan. 16

  • 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.

Planning Commission to discuss Coval development

  • 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.

Clibborn holding out hope

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Lawmakers return for legislative session but transportation package uncertain, tolling looms

Islander boys win second in two nights | Prep boys basketball

  • 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.

Construction underway on new south-end fire station

  • 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.

Boeing negotiations | Cartoon of the week

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 12:00PM

'I see you've developed the highly effective Boeing Corporate negotiating'

Island's own appointed to three committees: 'They are a great fit for our region'

  • 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.

Police Blotter | Residential burglary, stolen electronics and vandalism around Island parks

  • 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.

Mercer Island chaplain gives Legislature invocation, references Hawks

  • 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.

French-American School buys land to expand

  • 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.

Feb. 11 special election ballots in the mail Jan. 22 | Community briefs

  • 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.

Kiwanis meetings on school bond, taxes open to the community | Community briefs

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Mercer Island Kiwanis club will hear presentations from MISD, King County Assessor's office.

Tolls and the Park and Ride

  • 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.

Islander raising money for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 1:00PM

Mercer Island's Erin Crandall offering a football signed by members of the Seattle Seahawks.

Mercer Island School District News highlights 2014 bond and levy

  • 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.

MISD closed Monday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  • 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.

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