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Mercer Island Rotary distributes $130,000 in grants

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 5:00AM

From Pixie Hill to Kenya — Rotary empowers others.

Leaving KC Library System is ‘not in our best interests’

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 11:00AM

Should there be a ballot issue to withdraw from KCLS and create our own library, as suggested by a forum article in the July 23 issue of the Mercer Island Reporter, I strongly urge all Mercer Island residents to vote NO.

Eye on MI | High flying

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Jul 27, 2014 at 12:58PM

An Action Athletics cheer team member soars among the trees lining 78th Avenue Southeast, thrown aloft by her teammates in the Summer Celebration! Grand Parade on July 12.

Island brothers finish strong at USJF Judo Junior Nationals

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 12:00PM

Mercer Island’s Taylan and Tegan Yuasa had strong showings at the United States Judo Federation (USJF) Junior National Championships Tournament July 4-6 in Honolulu.

Stormwater runoff permits to change

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 1:00PM

State Dept. of Ecology wants input on new process.

Fastpitch players field scholarship offers

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 2:00PM

Makenna Pellerin and Morgan Peyou, last season’s Mercer Island fastpitch captains, both received scholarship offers to play softball at the collegiate level.

City’s solarize campaign celebrates first installations

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 2:00PM

Local business Auto Spa among city's first solar panel installers.

I-90 East Channel Bridge work

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 2:18PM

As of Sunday morning, contractor crews had replaced half of two of the huge expansion joints on I-90 at the East Channel Bridge.

Disappointment and disrespect from KCLS

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 3:00PM

KCLS management clearly dictates to the board, only gives lip service to public “listening” processes and had no intention of truly engaging with the community’s desires or needs.

Access to light rail remains unsolved

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 7:00AM

Linking buses to trains requires land; extra parking not yet included

High marks on city report card

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 8:00AM

Annual city ‘Dashboard Report’ reflects well on city operations, staff.

Market committed to local farmers and the environment

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Vendors must have local sources for produce, foods, plus compostable items.

Islanders host ‘Rumble on the Rock’

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 9:00AM

Mercer Island football hosted its first “Rumble on the Rock” 7-on-7 passing tournament Saturday, July 19 at Islander Stadium.

Plan ahead for ‘Art UnCorked’ event

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 9:00AM

New wine and art event to debut on Island Sept. 12.

Police Blotter | Car purchased in Mexico with Island man's stolen credit cards

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 10:00AM

Theft, car prowls reported out of Mercer Apartments; Islander loses over $4,000 to mail scam.

Response to Mayors’ letter on library vote

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

A rebuttal to the statements of Mayors Bassett and Grausz in the August 6 Mercer Island Reporter, criticizing the Concerned Citizens Committee’s (CCC) initiative.

Median price for homes sold in July remains flat

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 15, 2014 at 10:44AM

On Mercer Island, 48 single family homes and condos were added to the market in July bringing the total of housing units offered for sale on the Island to 105; 15 percent less than were added a year ago.

Earthcorps looking for green teens | Community briefs

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 11:00AM

National Night Out coming up; ballots mailed for August 5 primary election.

Wildfires cause need

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

The fires tearing through our state tripled in size last weekend. Many affected are individuals and families already in need.

Jewish sports heroes are topic of new book

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 8:00AM

The book, released last month and entitled, “Distant Replay!” is a 359-page history of Jewish Washingtonians involved in sports.

Mercer Island U12 soccer team off to China

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 12:12PM

Coach hopes to build goodwill and promote soccer with trip overseas.

Islanders must take back library | Island Forum

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 10:00AM

An update from the Concerned Citizens Committee regarding the library remodel.

State Water Torture | Cartoon of the Week

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 11:00AM

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

Sound Transit says accessible buses, trains are a top priority

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 12:00PM

Sound Transit is responding to the July 9 ‘Island Forum’ piece by Islander Lisa Belden about services for disabled riders and those with special needs.

MIVAL Jr. Art show marks 40th year at Summer Celebration!

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:03AM

MIVAL, Wells Fargo Bank sponsored the annual Junior Art Show to showcase and promote young artists from grades Kindergarten through twelve interested in drawing, painting, sculpture and photography.

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