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Land values drive tax assessment

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 3:00AM

Property owners who believe assessed value exceeds market value may challenge online.

‘Paddle the Channel’ raises $10,000 for cancer research

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 12:03PM

Over 100 participants took to the waters of Lake Washington in various watercraft to paddle across the East Channel and back to raise money and awareness of childhood cancers.

After spirited run, Rockers fall in final to Maple Valley

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 11:01AM

Rockers fall in coed senior softball title game to reigning champs Maple Valley, 16-11.

Median price for homes sold in July remains flat

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Aug 15, 2014 at 10:44AM

On Mercer Island, 48 single family homes and condos were added to the market in July bringing the total of housing units offered for sale on the Island to 105; 15 percent less than were added a year ago.

Communities That Care respond to marijuana trends with PSAs

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 1:47PM

The Mercer Island Communities That Care Coalition (CTC) is continuing its efforts to educate Islanders about the new marijuana laws and health risks to youth.

Island property assessments up an average of 11 percent

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 10:06AM

2014 property valuation notices arrive in the mail.

Community Briefs | Islanders collect diplomas

  • Aug 12, 2014 at 5:53PM

Local graduates receive diplomas from schools near and far.

City’s solarize campaign celebrates first installations

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 2:00PM

Local business Auto Spa among city's first solar panel installers.

Rep. Tana Senn and Judy Clibborn lead August primaries

  • 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

Stormwater runoff permits to change

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 1:00PM

State Dept. of Ecology wants input on new process.

Mercer Island Rotary distributes $130,000 in grants

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 5:00AM

From Pixie Hill to Kenya — Rotary empowers others.

Police Blotter | 30 BUI arrests over Seafair weekend

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 4:00AM

Number of arrests down significantly from past years, and were less than half of the number of last year’s BUI arrests.

Response to Mayors’ letter on library vote

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

A rebuttal to the statements of Mayors Bassett and Grausz in the August 6 Mercer Island Reporter, criticizing the Concerned Citizens Committee’s (CCC) initiative.

Leaving KC Library System is ‘not in our best interests’

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 11:00AM

Should there be a ballot issue to withdraw from KCLS and create our own library, as suggested by a forum article in the July 23 issue of the Mercer Island Reporter, I strongly urge all Mercer Island residents to vote NO.

Online subscription

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 2:00PM

Please consider free online access or at least a reduced rate for seniors.

Cartoon of the Week | That's All, Folks

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Reporter must stop and reflect on the departure of a mainstay, Jeff Johnson - our cartoonist.

Huskies’ Lindquist staying positive during fall football camp

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 5:00AM

Sophomore quarterback remains upbeat as Aug. 30 opener approaches.

GU10 Eastside FC Red wins Rimland Pacific Cup | Sports briefs

  • Aug 12, 2014 at 3:44PM

Eastside FC Red defeated the Issaquah Gunners to take the title; Seattle/Lake Washington Open Water Swim Sept. 6.

J Robinson Wrestling Camps come to the Eastside

  • Aug 12, 2014 at 3:32PM

J Robinson Intensive Wrestling Camps brought its traveling roadshow to the Eastside, bringing two-time NCAA Champion Tony Nelson, and a host of top-level coaches from around the country to tutor area youth.

Market committed to local farmers and the environment

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Vendors must have local sources for produce, foods, plus compostable items.

My big fat Greek name

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 1:00PM

Pastor Greg reflects on the anniversary of reclaiming his Greek name.

Plan ahead for ‘Art UnCorked’ event

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 9:00AM

New wine and art event to debut on Island Sept. 12.

Council weighs in on Library

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 3:00AM

Staff and council members talk about intricacies of library issues.

Islander grad is now Israeli soldier

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 4:00AM

Young woman has passion for Israel and hopes for diplomacy.

Stopsky's Deli to close on Sunday

  • Aug 12, 2014 at 1:10PM

A beloved Island deli will shut its doors this week after "three fantastic, roller-coaster years"

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