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Oso tragedy: Questions can wait

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 1:00PM

As unanswered questions pile up, some of those chronicling the disaster are losing patience. So are some of those entrusted with trying to sort things out.

Islander badminton still going strong into third season

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 2:00PM

Now in its third year at Mercer Island High School, the Mercer Island badminton team is showing its power in numbers while having fun in the process.

New laws on graduation requirements will offer flexibility to students, educators

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 9:00AM

Culminating project requirement eliminated after 2015.

Island taxable retail sales return to 2008 level

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 10:00AM

An increase in business and consumer spending boosted the state’s taxable retail sales by 7.6 percent for the third quarter of 2013.

Mercer Island's Warner to play Northwest Shootout | Prep basketball

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 10:36AM

Mercer Island's Kaleb Warner has been selected to play in the 20th annual Northwest Shootout basketball All Star games April 26 at Liberty High School in Hillsboro, Ore.

Tennis win third match in three days | Prep sports

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 11:43AM

Three in a row for girls tennis, fastpitch survives Sammamish.

Community service provides quality of life | Letters

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 1:00PM

Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life.

Police Blotter | Islanders report more fraudulent tax returns filed

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 2:00PM

False tax returns filed likely related to the Archdiocese of Seattle data breach.

Luxury Porsche driver charged with vehicular assault in ICW crash

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 9:00AM

Bellevue man involved in crash last November might face more charges.

City Council endorses effort to fund transit and roads through new tax | Community briefs

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 10:00AM

The City Council and other county agencies say that funding for transit funding in King County has shrunk dramatically.

I Hate Hate | Cartoon of the Week

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 3:20PM

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

Eye on MI | Rainbow light

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 1:00PM

A double rainbow appeared over the Mercer Island Community and Events Center last weekend, brightening an otherwise steely-gray sky.

Islanders can't overcome early deficit in KingCo opener | Prep baseball

  • Apr 5, 2014 at 9:14AM

After giving up six runs in the first two innings of its KingCo opener, the Islanders fell to Lake Washington 7-4 at Lee Johnson Field.

Mercer Island tennis goes 3-0 during busy week

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Mercer Island girls tennis team capped a busy week Wednesday, April 2, beating Garfield 5-2 in a nonconference matchup at Mercer Island High School.

Fastpitch beats Saints, Soccer ties Liberty with PK, Boys LAX remains undefeated | Prep sports

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 10:38AM

Mercer Island softball, boys lacrosse earn wins over the weekend while boys soccer goes down to the wire.

Islander girls track tops Interlake, Saints edge boys

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 10:08AM

Mercer Island track squared off for a conference meet against Interlake Thursday, April 3 at Interlake High School. The Islander girls topped the Saints 103-36, while the boys were edged 74-62.

Neighbors worry schools will be too close, too tall

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46AM

Community members worry schools remodel will overwhelm neighborhood.

Boys soccer suffers first league loss, baseball beats Totems | Prep sports

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 11:10AM

Mercer Island soccer loses 1-0, baseball bounces back at home.

Signatures still needed to ensure our Island library services continue

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 12:29PM

Hundreds of signatures are impressive, but it might take thousands of signatures to convince KCLS to change their current plan.

West Mercer students hold food drive for hungry

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 3:16PM

West Mercer Elementary students in 4th and 5th grades, celebrated last week after collecting and organizing 6,700 items of food.

Islanders eager to help people of Oso

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 10:33AM

Organizer meets two with connections to landslide communities.

MI 7th grade basketball team wins league championship | Community sports

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 2:00AM

Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club 7th grade basketball team, the Cavaliers, won its league championship Monday, March 17.

Eye on MI | Baskets of love

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

Seventh and third graders from St. Monica School are working on the school’s annual “Project Easter Basket” where students put together baskets for every student at a Seattle K - 8 school in need.

City maps outline landslide risk

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 9:00AM

The city of Mercer Island has several resources for Island residents to utilize in order to assess their own risk for landslides on their properties.

City disposes of 88k pounds of recycled material | Community briefs

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

The city reports that 864 vehicles arrived at the Boat Launch, where the event took place, carrying a total of 88,212 pounds of discarded material, which averages to 102 pounds per vehicle.

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