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Final words

  • May 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

Our environment, health, safety and communities are at risk from decisions being made now to transport and export trainloads of coal and oil through western Washington.

School briefs | NCLB waiver, Islander wins NASP scholarship

  • May 14, 2014 at 10:00AM updated May 15, 2014 at 10:38AM

The Mercer Island Schools Foundation (MISF) announced Friday, May 9 that the organization is halfway to the spring “Bridge the Gap” fundraising goal of $1.2 million to fund teachers at all five Mercer Island schools.

For now, raptors find new home at Islander stadium

  • May 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

Going on for about a decade, Mercer Island Stadium has served as a nesting home for osprey, large urban raptor birds with a five-foot wingspan. The birds spend summers in Mercer Island before migrating to South America for the winter. Like clockwork every year, they always come back.

Kemper Freeman planning for even more development

  • May 14, 2014 at 1:00PM

Kemper Freeman unveiled on Friday his company's new multimillion dollar leasing center for the $1.2 billion Bellevue Collection expansion, anticipated to break ground in July with tenants to be filled by the time construction is complete.

Porsche driver that hit Island building dies

  • May 14, 2014 at 3:48PM

Peter E. Kern charged with vehicular assault dies in Bellevue

Library users still unhappy with plans

  • May 14, 2014 at 3:00PM

Neighbors worry KCLS is unresponsive to suggestions

Islanders bounce back against Roosevelt | Prep boys lacrosse

  • May 14, 2014 at 4:20PM

Mercer Island boys lacrosse bounced back from Friday's loss to Bellevue with a 19-3 thumping of Roosevelt Tuesday, May 13 at Lower Woodland Park.

Mercer Island tops Liberty to win KingCo tournament | Prep boys soccer

  • May 14, 2014 at 5:37PM

Behind three goals from Ryan Hill, Mercer Island boys soccer topped Liberty 4-2 in the 3A KingCo tournament title game at Liberty High School Tuesday, May 13.

Eye on MI | Let's roll

  • May 14, 2014 at 5:16PM

A new $415,000 rescue truck replaced the fire department’s 18 year-old truck.

PSE faces pushback, lawsuit on new transmission line plans

  • May 15, 2014 at 7:00AM

The utility is evaluating two possible routes for new power lines.

Survey: Islanders feel good about city

  • May 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

City headed in right direction, but few will buy solar panels anytime soon.

In 2014, it’s a new world for self-publishing

  • May 15, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:01AM

In 2008 when I got serious about publishing a novel, there was a time-honored method of meeting that challenge.

Finding the right diet is key to losing and keeping off weight

  • May 13, 2014 at 11:14AM

When people hear the word “diet,” most think of calorie restriction, deprivation, making up for past indulgences, and as so forth.

Season ends at KingCo for Islander baseball

  • May 15, 2014 at 11:00AM updated May 20, 2014 at 1:03PM

Bellevue ended Mercer Island’s season in the KingCo tournament, beating the Islanders 2-0 in a lose-out game Wednesday, May 14 at Bannerwood Park.

Look in the Mirror | Cartoon of the Week

  • May 15, 2014 at 12:00PM

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

Boys soccer, track and field teams named academic state champions

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:17PM

The Mercer Island High School boys soccer and boys track and field teams were named 3A academic state champions by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, Dairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires.

Police Blotter | Man Tasered by police after kicking officer in the head

  • May 16, 2014 at 7:00AM

Rental vessel sinks in Lake Washington, more Islanders report fraudulent tax returns.

Providence Hospital tests vaccine against recurrence of breast cancer

  • May 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Hospital hopes to recruit about 50 women to participate in vaccine study.

Volunteers, walkers still welcome at NAMI event

  • May 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Volunteers are still being accepted to fill a variety of responsibilities at the annual NAMI Walk to raise funds to battle mental illness on Saturday, May 17 in Kirkland.

Shoe shine, leather-care pro at Hedmans

  • May 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

Professional shoe shine man has more than 15 years as a leather care specialist.

Mercer Island's season ends at KingCo | Prep fastpitch

  • May 16, 2014 at 5:27PM

Bellevue's Kristie Bennett slammed a three-run home run to give the Wolverines a 7-6 win Thursday, May 15 at Hartmann Park.

Zoning approved for schools projects

  • May 20, 2014 at 10:41AM

Members of the Lakes community gathered once again with representatives of the Mercer Island School District Wednesday, May 14 at City Hall to further review the proposed p-zone.

News briefs | Thieves hit gym lockers

  • May 20, 2014 at 10:59AM

During the past few weeks there has been a spike in locker thefts from gyms across the Eastside. Recently, Bellevue, Issaquah, Kirkland and Redmond have all seen similar incidents.

Schools sell first set of bonds to get ready for construction

  • May 20, 2014 at 11:10AM

District sells $42 million, retains Moody’s Aaa rating.

It's Truck Day

  • May 20, 2014 at 11:12AM

Everyone from tiny tots to cement truck drivers were on hand at the Stroum Jewish Community Center for the annual truck day held for young children in SJCC programs.

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