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- Jul 31, 2014 at 11:35AM
A public hearing regarding the creation of a Transportation Benefit District (TBD), which was scheduled for August 4, has been cancelled until staff receive further notice from Council.
- Jul 31, 2014 at 12:00PM
I believe the Mercer Island library is fine the way it is and needs only to be updated and kept current. I’m sad that money is being spent beyond that instead of on something far more necessary.
- Aug 1, 2014 at 8:00AM
Summertime. It’s crowded out there on the roads: walkers enjoying the long evenings; bikers circling the Island; drivers hurrying home to family activities.
- Aug 1, 2014 at 9:00AM
Nothing completes a Pacific Northwest picnic outing like delicious food.
- Aug 1, 2014 at 11:00AM
After a long and drawn out review of the Coval property, City Council on Monday, July 21, voted to approve a revised preliminary long plat for 16 lots on five acres at 3051 84th Avenue S.E. Much like the city Planning Commission did in June, the council outlined a set of conditions for developer MI 84th Limited Partnership.
- Aug 1, 2014 at 12:00PM
The Washington State Patrol and cooperating agencies are preparing for the annual Impaired Boating Emphasis, August 1-3, 2014, as part of the Seafair activities on Lake Washington.
- Aug 2, 2014 at 2:00AM
In case any of you reading here might be wondering, the Kiwanis club of Mercer Island so far this year (besides putting out flags on Holidays for many Mercer Island businesses, helping out at M.I. Preschool Association’s spring “Cirkus” by handling their cotton candy sales, then collecting donations for Eastside Baby Corner and helping two other Mercer Island non-profit service clubs sell the only fireworks legal in any local municipal jurisdiction plus most recently selling shaved ice/cones at our Mercer Island “Summer Celebration” like it has been doing for more years that can be counted) is still alive within our community.
- Aug 3, 2014 at 12:57PM
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels returned to take flight over Lake Washington during the Seafair Air Show this past weekend.
- Aug 5, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Aug 6, 2014 at 12:49PM
Temperatures hit 88 degrees over last weekend just in time for the arrival of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and Unlimited hydro racing on Lake Washington.
- Aug 5, 2014 at 12:15PM
A new Wine and Art event will debut on the Island next month. Art Uncorked is sponsored by the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce and the Mercer Island Visual Arts League.
- Aug 5, 2014 at 1:00PM
Rob Graham is owner of winning hydroplane boat that bears his name
- Aug 5, 2014 at 3:00PM
Two St. Monica School students competed at the USA Track and Field Junior Olympic championships July 6 at Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley.
- Aug 5, 2014 at 4:00PM
Islanders took two of three from Cascade to clinch the championship; Eastside FC GU10 wins Sounders Cup.
- Aug 6, 2014 at 7:00AM
Ordinance could net $350K for street, pedestrian projects
- Aug 6, 2014 at 8:00AM
Sound Transit hires consultant to look at where to add parking
- Aug 6, 2014 at 9:00AM
Last Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of Mary Wayte Bradburne winning the gold medal in the 200-meter freestyle at the 1984 summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
- Aug 6, 2014 at 11:00AM
Our City Attorney is working to ensure that we do not race to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a vote before we know if the vote would be meaningful or meaningless.
- Aug 6, 2014 at 12:00PM
Got a pencil? Maybe open up a spreadsheet. Let’s see if we can name some of the construction projects underway — or poised to begin — on our Island.
- Aug 7, 2014 at 9:00AM
Mercer Island artist Gertrude Hollis, who turns 100 this week, has had a life filled with both art and movement..
- Aug 7, 2014 at 10:00AM
An Islander believes his car was damaged by fire trucks responding to a house fire at 3406 97th Ave. S.E.
- Aug 7, 2014 at 11:00AM
Further reporting needed on why the option to route bus traffic through downtown wasn’t under consideration.
- Aug 7, 2014 at 2:22PM
Maroon took top spot after beating Timber Barons in title game Aug. 3.
- Aug 7, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Aug 12, 2014 at 5:21PM
Primary results are in and Rep. Tana Senn holds a steady 20 percent lead over her Republican opponent, Bill Stinson. Full results below
- Aug 7, 2014 at 3:24PM
Mercer Island select BU16 soccer team, the Whitecaps, won the Tumwater Soccer Club's 35th annual Kick in the Grass tournament, which took place the weekend of July 19-20.
- Aug 8, 2014 at 8:00AM
The following Island residents have completed degrees from Washington State University.