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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, 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

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).

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.

SR 520 will be closed this weekend, July 12-13

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 3:42PM

SR 520 from Montlake Interchange to I 405 will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, July 14

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

  • Today at 7:00AM

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

Eye on MI | Smiling graduates

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

Mercer Island grads were all smiles at Mercer Island’s 57th Commencement Exercises Thursday, June 12 at Key Arena.

Police Blotter | $15K embezzled from McDonalds

  • Today at 8:00AM

Over a period of six months, between December 15 of 2013 and June 26 of this year, an employee of the Mercer Island McDonalds embezzled $14,667, through payroll fraud.

Islanders send off the Class of 2014 | Graduation

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:24AM

All eyes were on the graduating class of 2014 as Mercer Island High School celebrated its 57th Commencement Exercises Thursday, June 12 at Key Arena.

Light rail access for disabled to or from SeaTac is sorely lacking | Island Forum

  • Today at 9:00AM

Services for disabled persons who need wheelchair or other assistance to get to or from the airport and downtown Seattle via light rail is ragged.

Class of 2014 honored with awards, scholarships at Senior Breakfast

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 9:00AM

The morning of graduation, Mercer Island High School celebrated its class of 2014 at the annual Senior Class Breakfast at MIHS.

Island oral history project brings generations together

  • Today at 10:00AM

It began as an idea of Islanders taking down their favorite spots on Mercer Island, with three groups of adults coming into Mercer Island Library in 2013 and giving interview clips of Calkins Landing, Luther Burbank Park and the East Society School.

Rider alert

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

Even before a single piece of steel has been laid on I-90 for light rail, Sound Transit is looking ahead to what is next.

MIHS drama program recognized by 5th Avenue for ‘Tarzan’

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:43PM

Mercer Island High School’s production of “Tarzan” received recognition at the 2014 5th Avenue Awards.

Ballet Bellevue sets photo contest; company’s dancers to serve as models

  • Sep 16, 2008 at 10:36AM

Tutus may start appearing in Bellevue any time of day or night, rain or shine, as photographers both amateur and professional choose their favorite Ballet Bellevue dancer for a chance to win the $500 First Prize in Ballet Bellevue’s “This is YOUR Ballet Bellevue” Photo Contest. Prizes of $200 and $100 also will be awarded for second and third places.

Jessica Simpson, Wynonna Judd, Sergio Mendes top Snoqualmie Casino entertainment

  • Sep 23, 2008 at 2:14PM

Jessica Simpson, Wynonna Judd and Sergio Mendes will headline the entertainment lineup at the Snoqualmie Casino.

Out & About in Bellevue | Sept. 27

  • Sep 26, 2008 at 12:11AM

Foolscap: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 27; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 28. Science-fiction convention features books, art and panel discussions. Cost: $45-$50. Marriott Hotel, 17401 164th Ave. N.E., Redmond. 206-938-2452 or

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