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Colorful mural planned for Luther Burbank Park

  • Jun 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

When artist Natalie Oswald first saw Luther Burbank Park she was struck by the scenery. Oswald, who was commissioned to paint a mural above the tennis courts on the North-end of the park, couldn’t help but notice the stunning backdrop aligned with her style, what she describes as “a lot of nature and birds and sky and water.”

Adventure right here at Deane’s Children’s Park

  • Jun 12, 2014 at 1:00PM

Nestled in the woods at Deane’s Children’s Park you can find the only Adventure Playground in Washington State, one of four similar playgrounds in the United States.

Farewell Club Emerald

  • Jun 12, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Jun 13, 2014 at 10:06AM

Twenty-one years seems like a long time, but it rushed by in the blink of an eye. My business partner Ginny Pietila and I are both pursuing new health club ventures this fall, and are excited to take on new challenges.

A letter to lawmakers on terrible traffic

  • Jun 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

This is an open letter to Governor Inslee and State Representative Judy Clibborn prompted to some degree by The Seattle Times Pacific NW Magazine piece, “Carless in Seattle.”

Guns at Chipotle banished

  • Jun 14, 2014 at 2:00PM

Last week, Chipotle restaurants were forced into the controversial gun debate when open-carry extremists entered a Dallas, Texas location brandishing assault weapons.

Hoopcamps kicks off 47th summer

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 5:48PM

Over 220 kids will participate across the 6 sessions this year, led by Islander head coach, Gavin Cree.

Soccer gear gathered by ‘Project Replay’ for Africa had long journey

  • Jun 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

When the Wandell family, Marcus, Grace, and parents Linda and Mike and friend Sean Sweeney traveled to South Africa for the 2010 soccer World Cup, we saw kids playing with soccer balls made from plastic sacks.

Geologists return for seismic survey

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 11:07AM

USGS scientists did study on Island in 2008, will test new technology

The ‘Bobs’ are Flash winners

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 5:00PM

The 2014 Flash Family Inspirational award honors two Islanders, Rabbi Bob Maslan and Bob Zimmerman, affectionately known as ‘the Bobs.’ Mr. Zimmerman died last month.

Muni League ranks 41st District candidates running for House

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Municipal League conducted its annual review of the candidates running for local elected office.

More solar energy workshops set

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

The City’s Solarize Mercer Island campaign held another successful workshop Tuesday evening, after the first free learning session drew crowds of 65 people. Thirty were registered as of the Reporter deadline on Monday. Forty five registered for free site assessments.

'Spocking' in the sun

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 12:00PM

Members of the Aljoya senior living community take part in their weekly bocce ball game

Island care facility is closed

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 1:00PM

After a month-long ordeal and an emotional move for many residents, the state closed Mercer Island Care and Rehab on schedule, Thursday, July 3. The private nursing home, operated by the national company Videll Healthcare, had its license revoked in June after an investigation revealed financial troubles that on more than one occasion led to food shortages and disrupted the delivery of medical supplies.

Neighbors say changes to Coval property still not adequate

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 5:00PM

On Monday, City Council set July 21 as a public meeting to review – for the second time – the Coval long plat.

M's draftee Lindquist moving forward with 'love of the game'

  • Jun 17, 2014 at 11:07AM

Islander Sam Lindquist was busy with his Stanford Cardinal baseball team when he was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the MLB draft.

How will Seattle’s minimum wage law affect the Eastside?

  • Jun 17, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 4:20PM

While the minimum wage has changed often and even recently, the changes made in Seattle are different.

State launches new boating information app

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jul 10, 2014 at 10:04AM

Boaters who want to find out where to launch their boats or tie up for a weekend on the water can do so now through Washington Water Cruiser, a new app launched by the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO).

State, Fed agencies offer free, mobile boat-sewage pumpouts to safeguard water quality

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 11:41AM

State, Fed agencies offer free, mobile boat-sewage pumpouts to safeguard water quality

Thomas the Tank Engine to visit Snoqualmie

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 11:45AM

Preschoolers will get the thrill of their lives when Thomas the Tank Engine steams across the country this year. Thomas arrives in Snoqualmie for the Day Out with Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014, for two back-to-back weekends this month, July 12-13 and July 19-20.

Care facility could not pay bills, buy food, ensure safety

  • Jun 17, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Jun 18, 2014 at 11:27AM

Mercer Island Care and Rehab facility shut down by state.

Eye on MI | Pastels at the Farmers Market

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Jul 10, 2014 at 12:48PM

A reminder: The Farmers Market will be closed on July 13 for Summer Celebration.

Design library for us

  • Jun 17, 2014 at 1:00PM

What is the safety issue with a library book drop?

NW Lady Sharks 10U fastpitch advances to nationals

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 3:00PM

Local 10U fastpitch softball team, the Northwest Lady Sharks, earned a berth to the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) girls Class A national tournament after taking second place in its bracket at the ASA Northwest National Qualifier, June 27-29 in Salem, Ore.

Terra Bella opens gourmet cooking shop

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 4:05PM

Shop celebrates 1st anniversary on Mercer Island; food trucks, product demonstrations and more are set for Summer Celebration! this weekend.

Emmanuel Day School to offer Spanish immersion program

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 7:00AM

Spanish teacher Maria Kearney has seen firsthand the benefits of being bilingual.

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