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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"

School district announces elementary associate principal

  • Aug 12, 2014 at 1:12PM

The Mercer Island School District announced the appointment of Kathy Morrison as interim elementary associate principal serving the elementary schools.

16 firefighters respond North-end home fire

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 12:38PM

Spontaneous combustion from flammable liquids starts fire on deck

Eastside FC GU15 White take top honors at Rush Cup

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 11:10AM

Mercer Island residents Jennifer Bernardez, Kendall Riley and Paige Robertson helped their girls U15 soccer team Eastside FC White win the gold division at the fourth annual Washington Rush Cup, which took place Aug. 1-3 at Skagit Park in Burlington.

A son's death, a mother's anguish | Former Issaquah teen battled heroin | Clarification

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Aug 11, 2014 at 11:02AM

Kevin Velasco was released from rehab Saturday evening, July 12. He'd been there almost a month battling heroin addiction. By Monday morning, he was dead.

MISD names Carlisle associate principal at Mercer Island High School

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 10:49AM

Mercer Island School District Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano will present Henterson Carlisle to the MISD board of directors at its Aug. 13 meeting for confirmation as associate principal.

Islanders compete at USA Triathlon Junior National Championships

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 10:00AM

Two Mercer Island girls competed in the USA Triathlon Junior National Championships, which were held Aug. 2-3 in West Chester, Ohio.

Revisit vision for Town Center, I-90 lane closures bring freedom | Island Forums

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 9:00AM

Parking is an issue in the Mercer Island Town Center. We all recognize that parking is a problem.

BU16 Whitecaps win at Tumwater

  • 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.

City pays PSE $35,874 for back bill on faulty meter

  • Sep 18, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Aug 7, 2014 at 3:45PM

First bill sent to city was for $216,000 for unbilled electricity usage.

Mercer Island GU14 Maroon wins Federal Way soccer tournament

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 2:22PM

Maroon took top spot after beating Timber Barons in title game Aug. 3.

Perfect weekend for Seafair brings crowds | Photos

  • 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.

Re: background checks for guns buyers — Vote I-591 not I-594

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 11:00AM

A reader’s letter in the July 30 issue of the Reporter claimed I-594 gun show backgound checks reduce domestic abuse, shooting accidents and suicides.

More to consider in mitigating bus-transit interface

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 11:00AM

Further reporting needed on why the option to route bus traffic through downtown wasn’t under consideration.

City attorney prudent on library vote issue

  • 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.

A life of art

  • 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..

The list, part 1

  • 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.

City considers a Transportation Benefit District, $20 car tab fee

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 7:00AM

Ordinance could net $350K for street, pedestrian projects

Mercer Island Little League All-Star team wins state title | Sports briefs

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 4:00PM

Islanders took two of three from Cascade to clinch the championship; Eastside FC GU10 wins Sounders Cup.

St. Monica students are USATF Junior Olympic qualifiers

  • 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.

Solarize program sees early success

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 1:56PM

The City's solar installation campaign has drawn over 100 attendees at its first two workshops

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