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Sound Transit to hold open house on MI East Link station | Community briefs

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

Solarize Mercer Island workshop July 8 at Community and Events Center; Thrift Shop adds more hours.

‘Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense’ march across the nation

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 1:00PM

On June 16, exactly 18 months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, I found myself marching over the mighty Brooklyn Bridge with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

Week-long closures of westbound I-90 continue

  • Jul 5, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Jul 21, 2014 at 9:45AM

Traffic light so far as 7-day 3-lane closure allows crews to replace massive bridge expansion joints on East Channel Bridge

Mercer Island’s Bottomley to play lacrosse at Dickinson College

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 9:00AM

Mercer Island lacrosse captain Brett Bottomley verbally committed to play Divison III lacrosse at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.

Drivers heeded warnings to avoid I-90 construction zone last week

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 10:00AM

Traffic volumes fell between 40 and 60 percent during lane closures.

Summer school at Fred Hutch

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:36PM

Mercer Island High School Science teacher Julia DeBroux is one of 20 high school educators who have spent part of her summer improving science education.

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.

Changes for Island bike, music shops

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00PM

Changes are ahead for Islanders who are looking to get their musical instruments fixed or a bicycle tuned up just in time for school.

Shopper alert

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 9:00AM

Two readers contacted the Reporter last week to say they had received a phone call from a market research company asking about grocery shopping on Mercer Island. Shoppers were overheard talking about the survey at Albertson’s, asking employees if the store was closing. What does it mean? they asked.

Great Moments in Washington State History | Cartoon of the Week

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

View this week's cartoon of the week, done by Frank Shiers.

Soccer2Unite brings Mercer Island soccer gear to Uganda

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

Non-profit geared toward enriching underprivileged children’s lives through soccer brings shorts, shoes and shin guards overseas.

Geologists return for seismic survey

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 11:07AM

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

Public hearing for Transportation Benefit District cancelled until further notice

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 11:35AM

A public hearing regarding the creation of a Transportation Benefit District (TBD), which was scheduled for August 4, has been cancelled until staff receive further notice from Council.

‘Drastic’ library re-do is unneeded

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 12:00PM

I believe the Mercer Island library is fine the way it is and needs only to be updated and kept current. I’m sad that money is being spent beyond that instead of on something far more necessary.

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.

Drivers cannot be casual just because it is summer

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 8:00AM

Summertime. It’s crowded out there on the roads: walkers enjoying the long evenings; bikers circling the Island; drivers hurrying home to family activities.

Picnic Favorites | How to turn an average picnic into a healthy gourmet affair

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 9:00AM

Nothing completes a Pacific Northwest picnic outing like delicious food.

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.

Revised Coval plan approved

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

After a long and drawn out review of the Coval property, City Council on Monday, July 21, voted to approve a revised preliminary long plat for 16 lots on five acres at 3051 84th Avenue S.E. Much like the city Planning Commission did in June, the council outlined a set of conditions for developer MI 84th Limited Partnership.

Proctor Landing to be staging area for Seafair BUI patrols

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Washington State Patrol and cooperating agencies are preparing for the annual Impaired Boating Emphasis, August 1-3, 2014, as part of the Seafair activities on Lake Washington.

'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

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.

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.

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).

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