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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.

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.

Want more from your workout?

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 9:00AM

Follow these three rules to sharpen and shred toward total muscle dominance.

Seahawks defense: This is who we are, try to beat us

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Seahawks aren’t just the NFL’s best defense, they are also in a lot of ways one of the more predictable.


  • Jan 17, 2014 at 10:49AM

Community members are needed to donate blood today at Mercer Island High School until 1:30 p.m., only 15 donors so far at annual blood drive.

YFS ‘Heart Breakfast is Feb. 12 | Community briefs

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 10:00AM

Preparations are underway for the 12th annual, “Giving from the Heart Breakfast” to benefit Mercer Island Youth and Family Services.

Islanders beat Pats on Senior Night | Prep wrestling

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 10:50AM

The Mercer Island wrestling team celebrated Senior Night with a 48-24 win over the Liberty Patriots Thursday at Mercer Island High School.

Vote Yes for school bond, levy

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 12:00PM

As someone who actively campaigned against the last bond issue, I would like to express my support for the current proposal. Without reciting the flaws that a majority of voters found with the former proposal, I can say that the District has remedied many of those prior shortcomings.

Islanders third at Reynolds tourney | Prep wrestling

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 10:59AM

The Mercer Island wrestling team took third place at the sixth annual Jack Reynolds Tournament of Excellence Saturday, Jan. 18 at Mercer Island High School.

Girls’ streak ends against Rebels

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 10:56AM

The Mercer Island girls basketball team lost to the Juanita Rebels 56-40 Friday at Mercer Island High School.

Mercer Island boys crush Juanita | Prep boys basketball

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 12:53PM

The Mercer Island boys basketball team ended a strong week with its third-straight win Friday, Jan. 17, beating the Juanita Rebels 54-25 at Mercer Island High School.

King County proposes April ballot measure for Metro funding

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 2:31PM

King County officials are considering a proposal to put a local funding measure for King County Metro on the April ballot. The proposal also includes a scheduled fare increase and a first-ever reduced fare for riders of limited means.

Seahawks soar

  • 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.

Plans to upgrade schools took years

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jan 22, 2014 at 1:54PM

Deliberate planning process involved consultants, community

Preschool Assoc. says yes on School Bond and levy

  • 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.

A rave for a good neighbor

  • 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.

'Moms' talk gun sense to legislators

  • 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.

Windermere report shows Island homes sold well in 2013

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

Windermere Real Estate released its ‘2013 Year in Review on Mercer Island Real Estate,’ on Jan. 17.

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