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State launches new boating information app

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jul 10, 2014 at 10:04AM

Boaters who want to find out where to launch their boats or tie up for a weekend on the water can do so now through Washington Water Cruiser, a new app launched by the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO).

Police Blotter | $15K embezzled from McDonalds

  • Jul 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

Over a period of six months, between December 15 of 2013 and June 26 of this year, an employee of the Mercer Island McDonalds embezzled $14,667, through payroll fraud.

Neighbors say changes to Coval property still not adequate

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 5:00PM

On Monday, City Council set July 21 as a public meeting to review – for the second time – the Coval long plat.

More solar energy workshops set

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

The City’s Solarize Mercer Island campaign held another successful workshop Tuesday evening, after the first free learning session drew crowds of 65 people. Thirty were registered as of the Reporter deadline on Monday. Forty five registered for free site assessments.

'Spocking' in the sun

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 12:00PM

Members of the Aljoya senior living community take part in their weekly bocce ball game

Island care facility is closed

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 1:00PM

After a month-long ordeal and an emotional move for many residents, the state closed Mercer Island Care and Rehab on schedule, Thursday, July 3. The private nursing home, operated by the national company Videll Healthcare, had its license revoked in June after an investigation revealed financial troubles that on more than one occasion led to food shortages and disrupted the delivery of medical supplies.

Muni League ranks 41st District candidates running for House

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Municipal League conducted its annual review of the candidates running for local elected office.

The ‘Bobs’ are Flash winners

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 5:00PM

The 2014 Flash Family Inspirational award honors two Islanders, Rabbi Bob Maslan and Bob Zimmerman, affectionately known as ‘the Bobs.’ Mr. Zimmerman died last month.

Geologists return for seismic survey

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 11:07AM

USGS scientists did study on Island in 2008, will test new technology

Hoopcamps kicks off 47th summer

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 5:48PM

Over 220 kids will participate across the 6 sessions this year, led by Islander head coach, Gavin Cree.

On July 18, East Channel Bridge will shrink to one lane for a week

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jul 3, 2014 at 11:00AM

Beginning July 18, WSDOT will replace two 92-foot long expansion joints on the I-90 East Channel Bridge - only one westbound lane will remain open

Builder to be ‘ambassador’ for iconic house

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:59AM

Neighbors of 'Castle House' on West Mercer Way worrying that the house might be torn down to make way for several homes.

Island receives 9/11 pieces of history

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Jul 3, 2014 at 10:37AM

Sept. 11 artifacts to be part of art installation at new fire station.

Pain, sorrow after care facility closes

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 7:00PM updated at 9:26PM

Family grieves loss of loved one, but lauds nursing home staff

‘Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense’ march across the nation

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 1:00PM

On June 16, exactly 18 months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, I found myself marching over the mighty Brooklyn Bridge with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

Sound Transit to hold open house on MI East Link station | Community briefs

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

Solarize Mercer Island workshop July 8 at Community and Events Center; Thrift Shop adds more hours.

SR 520 toll rates increased | Community briefs

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 2:00PM

Thonon-les-Bains exhibit at Chamber through July 11; Mercer Island Farmers Market thriving.

Boy’s cancer diagnosis spurs activism

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 10:00AM

Facing adversity, family’s instinct is to help others.

Next solar workshop is July 8

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 1:22PM

The City's solar installation campaign is well underway, and almost 70 residents attended the first workshop in early June, with 45 signing up for free site assessments.

Finding inspiration in the company of fellow writers

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 9:00AM

Meet agents and editors - and fellow writers, face-to-face.

Police Blotter | Reported credit card fraud tops $9,000

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 1:00PM

Island woman's stolen personal information used to open checking account; $900 bike stolen from Mercer Apartments' open parking garage.

Heat in the Kitchen | Cartoon of the Week

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 12:00PM

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

New PSE transmission lines will ruin Island’s eastern views

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:00AM

Everyone with an eastern view, or who has property on the eastern shore of the Island, stands to lose significant property value.

Does our input matter for light rail?

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 11:00AM

When it comes to the Mercer Island light rail station, does it matter what we say?

Islanders at East/West All-Star football game | Prep sports brief

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 10:00AM

Mercer Island’s Brad Kimball and Kalen Hopkins were selected to compete in the 2014 Washington State Coaches Association East/West All-Star football game, which took place June 27.

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