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Police Blotter | More mail theft and vehicle prowls

  • 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.

Mercer Island swims past Kentridge | Prep boys swimming

  • 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.

Litzow ‘committed to gun safety’

  • 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.

Bill before Legislature proposes an ‘open-records school’ for government officials

  • 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.

Islander DECA students head to State competition

  • Jan 26, 2014 at 4:55PM

38 Mercer Island High School students ready to show their business skills at Bellevue event in March

Kent company's T-shirts once again in Seahawks locker room

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 9:47AM

Kent company Polar Graphics produced the T-shirts the Seahawks wore on the field after the NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Mercer Island girls, boys go 2-0 against Saints | Prep basketball

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 10:54AM

It was good night for Mercer Island basketball Friday, Jan. 24 at Interlake High School, as the Islanders' girls and boys basketball teams each saw wins against the Saints.

Comparisons to ‘05 team hard to resist

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Jan 30, 2014 at 11:20AM

Seeing as this is just the second Seahawks team to reach the Super Bowl, the comparisons are inevitable. Which team is better?

Mercer Island ETL, Cascade teams win MLK tournaments | Community sports

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 1:30PM

A couple Mercer Island eighth-grade basketball teams had strong showings last week during the annual Martin Luther King holiday tournament competition.

Island lags behind in updating schools

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 1:44PM

Since 2003, Bellevue has put $800 million toward rebuilding its schools

I-594 represents progress

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 1:54PM

Thank you for your coverage of the efforts of local citizens who support Initiative 594, which calls for expanding criminal background checks for all gun sales.

A night to remember

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 2:08PM

Luca, age 8, and his dad, Matt Galvin had a memorable evening at Century Link Field at the NFC playoff game cheering on Seattle Seahawks in their winning game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Senior votes are key to pass school bond, levy

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 3:44PM

The new school bond issue is a common sense proposal that makes targeted and critical improvements to our schools.

911 caller still on the line when Island police stop car thieves

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 3:00PM

It was 4:30 a.m. Thursday January 23rd, when I heard my driveway alarm ring. Our residence is fairly well secluded.

I-594 represents progress

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 4:00PM

Universal background checks will not stop all gun violence, but they will help.

Mercer Island students soaring in aerospace scholars program

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 4:23PM

Five Mercer Island High School juniors have been selected to compete with 308 other students from across Washington state for one of 160, six-day summer residencies at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.

Council deserves applause for acting on resident concerns about library remodel

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 5:00PM

This is a letter to publically thank the Mercer Island City council for stepping up to the plate and being a role model of community governance on the issue of the proposed remodel by the King County Library System (KCLS).

Information for parents of new Kindergarten students now available

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 5:00PM

The Mercer Island School District hosted an information session Jan. 27 for parents of incoming 2014-15 kindergarten students. Parents who missed that session can still get the information packet.

Council moving beyond I-90 issues

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

Library, theater and Town Center are also focus of 2014 Council agenda

Seahawks selfies | SLIDESHOW

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 9:58AM

The Reporter asked for Seahawks selfies, and you responded. Thank you for sending in your pictures as you represented the 12th Man.

More amazing than you thought

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00AM

Mercer Island girls take the mat against both boys and girls.

Hundreds dial in to Litzow’s ‘telephone Town Hall’ meeting

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

Nearly 2,400 people participated in a telephone town hall held by State Senator Steve Litzow on the evening of Jan. 16.

Islanders thrash Patriots | Prep boys basketball

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 11:08AM

The Mercer Island boys basketball team beat the Liberty Patriots 63-32 Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Liberty High School. Mercer Island improved to 10-2 in the KingCo conference, good for second place behind undefeated Bellevue.

School briefs: Free SAT tests, Disney and Dessert event to benefit orchestras

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 12:00PM

Mercer Island’s College Tutors invites college-bound 10th and 11th graders to take a practice SAT or ACT test to gauge their current achievement level and readiness for college entrance exams. All colleges require either an ACT or SAT score to accompany applications.

Revised school bond deserves approval

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:00PM

I am the member of the Mercer Island School Board who opposed the 2012 Bond issue. I strongly support the current 2014 Bond issue, and urge every citizen of MI to vote yes.

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