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- Jan 21, 2014 at 10:27AM
With Sunday's 23-17 win over the San Francisco 49ers, the Seahawks earned a trip to New York for a Super Bowl matchup with the Denver Broncos.
- Jan 21, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jan 22, 2014 at 1:54PM
Deliberate planning process involved consultants, community
- Jan 21, 2014 at 3:44PM
As your readers know well, Mercer Island Preschool Association (MIPA) is a long-standing supporter of our Island’s children. For more than 75 years, MIPA has advocated for the youngest members of our community.
- Jan 21, 2014 at 4:00PM
“When the First Lady of Washington comes to your event, asks you to speak and then thanks you for your work, you know it’s going to be a great day,” said Islander Cornelia Swenson.
- Jan 21, 2014 at 4:00PM
Thanks to the lady in the Mini Cooper next to the big north-end Starbucks, who on Jan. 13, stopped her car to let me know that I had dropped my credit card on the sidewalk.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 10:00AM
Windermere Real Estate released its ‘2013 Year in Review on Mercer Island Real Estate,’ on Jan. 17.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 11:45AM
The Mercer Island boys basketball team beat the Mount Si Wildcats 53-40 Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Mercer Island High School.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 11:00AM
It goes without saying that as citizens, it’s our duty to vote. And while the ballots mailed to Mercer Island voters this week contain just two items — voting and returning those ballots is crucial in determining what the future for our children will be and this place we call home.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 12:00PM
In response to a request from the Washington State Liquor Control Board, the Attorney General’s Office last week released a formal opinion regarding local ordinances affecting new marijuana businesses in Washington.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 12:00PM
The Rotary Club named Mercer Island High School students Sam Peterson and Rachel Gallagher the Rotary students of the month for January.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jan 28, 2014 at 1:49PM
The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team eked out a 93-92 win against conference rivals Bellevue Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Mary Wayte Pool.
- Jan 22, 2014 at 3:00PM
The high quality of our public education is a core, defining value of our Island community. Consequently, the Mercer Island City Council is united in recommending a “yes” vote for the Prop #1 school bond and Prop #2 levy renewal on the ballot in February, 2014.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 11:14AM
On Rep. Tana Senn’s first day in the Legislature the House swiftly passed the Dream Act. It would later stall in the Senate, but the feeling was exhilarating for the 42-year-old mom, consultant and Mercer Island City Councilmember.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 9:00AM
The healthier and more physically fit you are, the better your chances will be to live a long and active life.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 10:20AM
Coming off its loss to Juanita, the Mercer Island girls basketball team responded with a convincing 71-24 win over the Mount Si Wildcats Wednesday, Jan. 22 at Mercer Island High School.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 12:00PM
Writing down what we think and feel helps us cope with the world around us.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 12:48PM
The Network for Excellence in Washington Schools has released an update regarding progress toward fully funding basic education in Washington.
- Jan 23, 2014 at 4:00PM
This is a sincere not a provocative question. Why do we need Wi Fi at Mercerdale Park and the Thrift Shop?
- Jan 23, 2014 at 5:07PM
Mercer Island High School’s DECA program announced that 38 students have qualified for the DECA state competition from March 6-8 in Bellevue, Wash.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 8:00AM
It was standing room only at the Planning Commission session as Islanders voiced their concerns for a proposed 18-house development on a 5-acre parcel of land during a public hearing last Wednesday, Jan. 15.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 2:18PM
The Mercer Island wrestling team beat KingCo rivals Mount Si 36-30 Thursday, Jan. 23 at Mount Si High School, improving to 6-0 in the KingCo standings.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 2:00PM
An elderly Island woman reported an attempted theft at her mailbox in the 8800 block SE 72nd Pl. Three other mailboxes were opened and the contents tossed around.
- Jan 24, 2014 at 3:18PM
The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team celebrated Senior Night with a win over Kentridge 105.5-80.5 Thursday, Jan. 23 at Mary Wayte Pool.
- Jan 25, 2014 at 9:00AM
After reading Cy Baumgartner’s recent letter to the editor regarding Initiative 594, I wanted to take the opportunity to express my commitment to common-sense gun safety laws in Washington. During the 2013 legislative session I co-sponsored a similar piece of legislation that would have added universal background checks for firearm sales and transfers.
- Jan 25, 2014 at 10:00AM
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would send public officials and employees to what amounts to open-records school.