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Senior votes are key to pass school bond, levy

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 3:44PM

The new school bond issue is a common sense proposal that makes targeted and critical improvements to our schools.

Time to invest again in schools

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 8:00AM

Education is not what it used to be and is not what it is going to be in the coming decades. We need to get ready for what is ahead. This is our duty.

Free Press | Cartoon of the Week

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 2:00PM

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

Flu hits peak in Washington state

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

State health officers reported last week that the flu has reached its peak. Yet 19 lab-confirmed flu deaths have been reported across the state since December.

State Attorney General warns about new scam

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 9:00AM

Keep an eye out for post-holiday email scams carrying malicious malware disguised as a link to a helpful “change of address” form

Police Blotter | Don’t end up with a DUI after the Super Bowl

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Washington State Patrol wants to remind both die-hard Hawks fans, as well as fair-weather football fans, to enjoy the game and have a blast doing so — but also to plan ahead for travel before and after the game.

Council deserves applause for acting on resident concerns about library remodel

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 5:00PM

This is a letter to publically thank the Mercer Island City council for stepping up to the plate and being a role model of community governance on the issue of the proposed remodel by the King County Library System (KCLS).

Gabby Giffords testifies on I-594 measure for gun background checks

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 11:00AM

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords was to testify in Olympia Tuesday in support of an initiative to expand the state law governing background checks for gun purchases.

Pioneer Park set for maintenance | Community briefs

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

Planned tree maintenance work by the city will begin this week in Pioneer Park to remove unsafe trees and to ensure public safety for all park users.

A night to remember

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 2:08PM

Luca, age 8, and his dad, Matt Galvin had a memorable evening at Century Link Field at the NFC playoff game cheering on Seattle Seahawks in their winning game against the San Francisco 49ers.

911 caller still on the line when Island police stop car thieves

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 3:00PM

It was 4:30 a.m. Thursday January 23rd, when I heard my driveway alarm ring. Our residence is fairly well secluded.

Hundreds dial in to Litzow’s ‘telephone Town Hall’ meeting

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

Nearly 2,400 people participated in a telephone town hall held by State Senator Steve Litzow on the evening of Jan. 16.

I-594 represents progress

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 1:54PM

Thank you for your coverage of the efforts of local citizens who support Initiative 594, which calls for expanding criminal background checks for all gun sales.

Boys swim edges Bellevue | Prep swimming

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jan 28, 2013 at 1:49PM

The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team eked out a 93-92 win against conference rivals Bellevue Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Mary Wayte Pool.

City briefs: I-90 tolling update and 'Buy a Key' fundraiser

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Mercer Island Parks and recreation Department are holding a “Buy a Key’ fundraiser concert to help purchase a Yamaha Clavinova digital piano for use at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center to be used for lessons, entertainment and more.

School briefs: Free SAT tests, Disney and Dessert event to benefit orchestras

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 12:00PM

Mercer Island’s College Tutors invites college-bound 10th and 11th graders to take a practice SAT or ACT test to gauge their current achievement level and readiness for college entrance exams. All colleges require either an ACT or SAT score to accompany applications.

More amazing than you thought

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00AM

Mercer Island girls take the mat against both boys and girls.

Island lags behind in updating schools

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 1:44PM

Since 2003, Bellevue has put $800 million toward rebuilding its schools

Mercer Island ETL, Cascade teams win MLK tournaments | Community sports

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 1:30PM

A couple Mercer Island eighth-grade basketball teams had strong showings last week during the annual Martin Luther King holiday tournament competition.

On College: What to do if you are deferred from school of choice

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

Students can advocate for themselves if they are deferred from their top-choice school.

Is it pizza or wings?

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

As football fans gear up for a Seahawks Super Bowl, local food establish prepare to deliver food to the hungry masses.

Council moving beyond I-90 issues

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

Library, theater and Town Center are also focus of 2014 Council agenda

Mercer Island girls, boys go 2-0 against Saints | Prep basketball

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 10:54AM

It was good night for Mercer Island basketball Friday, Jan. 24 at Interlake High School, as the Islanders' girls and boys basketball teams each saw wins against the Saints.

Kent company's T-shirts once again in Seahawks locker room

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 9:47AM

Kent company Polar Graphics produced the T-shirts the Seahawks wore on the field after the NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Islander DECA students head to State competition

  • Jan 26, 2014 at 4:55PM

38 Mercer Island High School students ready to show their business skills at Bellevue event in March

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