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Breaking through barriers | Prep football preview

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 5:00AM

Challenged by coaches in the offseason, Mercer Island football looks to respond on the field.

Defending their court | Prep volleyball preview

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 1:00PM

Mercer Island girls volleyball set to begin its title defense.

I-90 ramp to Bellevue Way to close Sept. 8-21 | News briefs

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 2:00PM

City is updating Comprehensive Plan; Emergency Response Team training start Sept. 16.

215 local police officers now trained to identify drug use

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 3:00AM

Law enforcement officers in Washington are no longer just asking drivers if they've been drinking when they're pulled over, as legalized marijuana in the state adds the question, “Have you smoked anything today?”

Police Blotter | Islanders report multiple cases of fraud

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 4:00AM

Five separate incidents reported to MIPD over a week's course.

Not losing focus | Prep boys tennis preview

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 5:00AM

Defending state tennis champs aim to keep eye on the prize.

Mercer Island teachers, school board ink new three-year contract

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 11:13AM

On Thursday, Aug. 28, the Mercer Island School Board approved a new three-year contract with teachers that will last through August of 2017.

Never satisfied | Prep boys water polo preview

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 12:00PM

Boys water polo looks to play its best at the right time.

Art Uncorked today Sept. 12

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 10:47AM

Enjoy wine, food, art and more from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mercer Island's outdoor Sculpture Gallery and park along the old Sunset Highway at 78th Avenue S.E.

It’s a sailor’s life for me

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Sep 5, 2014 at 2:47PM

More than 100 youths on waiting list for city’s sailing and kayaking lessons.

Role of food trucks at the Farmers Market

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

Many customers wonder whether or not the food trucks truly fit in with the Mercer Island Farmers Market’s mission of creating a sustainable community that connects growers and consumers.

Blanchet runs away in high-scoring fourth to edge Islanders

  • Sep 7, 2014 at 2:00AM

With three of Blanchet’s four second-half touchdowns coming in the game’s final quarter, the Braves managed to outlast the Islanders in a wild finish at Islander Stadium.

School district authorizes Boundary Committee, consultant for elementary schools

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:12PM

The Mercer Island School Board has authorized Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano to establish an 18-20 member Boundary Committee that will be facilitated by boundary review process expert Richard Withycombe.

Islander ACT test scores soar

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 11:55AM

School district reports the graduating class of 2014 earned the best composite ACT score for the Mercer Island School District in at least five year.

Eye on MI | Island crush

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 12:29PM

Mercer Island's team of defenders work together against the run Friday at MIHS.

City awaits Sound Transit study on parking

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 1:00PM

The City has been working with Sound Transit for several years to identify options for new commuter parking in the vicinity of the future East Link Light Rail station slated for Mercer Island.

ArtUnCorked is Friday, Sept. 12 | Island arts news

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 2:00PM

An evening of wine-tasting, art, music and food is set for Friday evening, Sept. 12, at Mercer Island Outdoor Sculpture Gallery, located at Sunset Highway and 78th Ave S.E.

Powerlines needed to meet demand

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

PSE says transmission system to reach peak capacity by 2017.

MISD launches online school construction update tool | School news

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Mercer Island School District has set up an online tool to keep Islanders informed about school district construction projects now underway at three Island schools.

In the mix for six | Prep girls swim and dive preview

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 5:00AM

Five-time repeating state champs return for another campaign.

And they’re off

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Mercer Island School District is off to a good start. It is too early to count up how many students have enrolled at Island schools, but early numbers suggest that enrollment is ahead of what was forecast for the year. The district however, seems more than prepared.

Island Fire Chief Chris Tubbs resigns to take position in California

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Sep 11, 2014 at 3:49PM

Longtime Mercer Island Fire Chief Chris Tubbs announced his decision to assume the position of deputy chief/fire chief of the Southern Marin Fire Protection District in Sausalito, Calif., effective Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Council to be commended on endorsing I-594 | Letters to the editor

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 1:00PM

The Mercer Island City Council is to be commended for their response to people who advocated Tuesday evening for support for Initiative I-594.

Running with the pack | Prep cross-country preview

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

Cross-country boys, girls chasing state goals this season.

Seahawks announce Islander as prep athlete of the week

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 1:39PM

Mercer Island's David Emanuels was selected as the CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week, the Seattle Seahawks announced on its website Sept. 9.

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