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Police Blotter | 'Deputy Stephens' phone scam

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

Police are investigating the theft of several pieces of mail from six victims who live on East Mercer Way and West Mercer Way.

Bellevue buzzer-beater sinks Islanders | Prep boys basketball

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 5:53PM

Bellevue's Zach Moore hit a deep 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat the Islanders 56-53 Tuesday, Feb. 4 at Mercer Island High School.

Eye on MI | Seahawk Spirit

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 3:36PM

Students at St. Monica School show their 12th Man spirit.

State Insurance Commissioner finds a million uninsured in 2012

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 3:00PM

In a report released last Thursday, State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said that nearly 14.5 percent of Washingtonians or some 990,000 people were uninsured at the end of 2012, the latest date that complete data was available.

Mercer Island beats Interlake for 3A KingCo title | Prep boys swimming

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 4:09PM

The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team beat Interlake High School 122.5-57.5 Tuesday, Feb. 4, winning the 3A KingCo title at the Crest/Crown Dual Meet Championship.

Thanks to City Manager for action on crosswalk

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 5:00PM

I would like to give a big shout out to Noel Treat, the Mercer Island City Manager.

Light rail to bring more commuters and idle buses to Island

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

At an extended study session Tuesday, Jan. 21, King County Metro and Sound Transit convened conversations about how East Link could create a transit hub at the north end of the Island, and how the city can prepare.

YFS ‘It’s all about community’

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 10:00AM

If you live on Mercer Island, then you know that life here really is all about community.

Islanders' streak ends against Wolverines | Prep girls basketball

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 10:27AM

The Mercer Island girls basketball team saw its four-game winning streak come to an end Wednesday, as the Islanders lost to Bellevue 59-43 at Mercer Island High School.

School briefs: Governor proposes tax changes to raise for schools

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 10:00AM

Gov. Jay Inslee’s call to raise money for schools by closing tax breaks put the education funding debate back to lawmakers last week.

Vote for schools

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 11:00AM

Lets take nothing for granted. There are likely many people who have yet to mark their ballot and send it in.

Support for School District Bond and Levy

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 10:13AM

Family says district prepared student well for college

Seahawks parade | SLIDESHOW

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 12:01PM

An estimated 700,000 people turned out in downtown Seattle Wednesday, Feb. 5, to celebrate the Super Bowl champion Seahawks.

Eye on MI | Waving signs for the school bond

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 11:39AM

With ballots for the Feb. 11 special election due Tuesday, supporters of the school bond and levy are leaving nothing to chance.

School Support | Cartoon of the Week

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 11:23AM

Each week, view the cartoon of the week by local artist Jeff Johnson.

Music, dance and drama to open SJCC new auditorium Feb. 8

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 2:31PM

Stroum Jewish Community Centers offers a first look at its newly renovated theater and auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 8

Boys swim wins KingCo tourney

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 12:18PM

The Islanders won the KingCo swim and dive championships Saturday, Feb. 8 at the University of Washington.

Girls open KingCo tourney with win over Mount Si | Prep girls basketball

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Mercer Island girls basketball team kicked off the first round of the KingCo tournament beating Mount Si 68-47, Saturday, Feb. 8 at Mercer Island High School.

Islander gymnastics take fifth at KingCo

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 11:56AM

The Mercer Island gymnastics team finished fifth at the KingCo gymnastics meet Saturday, Feb. 8 at Mercer Island High School.

More state students taking Advanced Placement exams

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 12:48PM

More than 21,000 Washington state high school students took test last year

City briefs: City endorses effort to fund transit and roads, plans for former Stevenson Farm move ahead

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 12:41PM

Funding for transit funding in King County has shrunk dramatically. Metro is faced with significant cuts to bus service as the only way to cover the shortfall. If the cuts take effect, it's likely that Islanders will lose several bus routes including the 202, 203, 205, and the 213, and see modifications to route 204.

Perfect Attendance

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 12:28PM

A member of the Balinbin family has been a student at St. Monica School for the last 29 years

Gifts of love

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 1:33PM

Valentine’s Day is largely considered a day for sweethearts and those ‘in love.’ Only in elementary school does it seem to be OK to offer a casual friend a Valentine. Yet, this Hallmark holiday does present alternative ways to express love.

Student artists inspire

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 2:33PM

The Mercer Island PTA Council held the 2013-2014 Reflections Art Program awards ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 11. There were 169 entries and 19 first place finishers; who will move onto the state competition.

Mercer Island girls, boys advance | Prep basketball

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 7:30PM

Both the Mercer Island girls and boys basketball teams advanced to the championship round of the KingCo tournament, as both prevailed in their second-round games against Liberty High School Tuesday, Feb. 11.

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