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Island Fire Chief Chris Tubbs resigns to take position in California

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Sep 11, 2014 at 3:49PM

Longtime Mercer Island Fire Chief Chris Tubbs announced his decision to assume the position of deputy chief/fire chief of the Southern Marin Fire Protection District in Sausalito, Calif., effective Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Succeeding as one | Prep girls soccer preview

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 5:00AM

Mercer Island girls soccer aims to meet expectations with emphasis on unity.

Building the experience | Prep boys golf preview

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 2:00PM

Mercer Island boys golf hopes to find perfect balance between youth and experience.

Running with the pack | Prep cross-country preview

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

Cross-country boys, girls chasing state goals this season.

In the mix for six | Prep girls swim and dive preview

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 5:00AM

Five-time repeating state champs return for another campaign.

ArtUnCorked is Friday, Sept. 12 | Island arts news

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 2:00PM

An evening of wine-tasting, art, music and food is set for Friday evening, Sept. 12, at Mercer Island Outdoor Sculpture Gallery, located at Sunset Highway and 78th Ave S.E.

Island’s Children’s Hospital Guild brings in $120k for care, research

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 1:00PM

Mercer Island Directory nets $120,000 for Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Yet another Bicentennial

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 12:00PM

There's something about the standard of our freedom that reminds me of our God-blessed history and the fact that I share a common identity with a nation of some 300 million people.

Luxury nail polish by Islander graduate lands in NYC Fashion Week gift bags

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 3:00AM

From New York Fashion Week swag bags to kid’s bath time play, former Islander Carleigh Pearce’s Ellison’s Organics products are making a splash.

Police Blotter | 79-year-old Island woman defrauded $3,000 by 'granddaughter'

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 4:00AM

Suspicious credit card activity reveals home burglary; Islanders report four cases of vehicle prowls last week.

Council to be commended on endorsing I-594 | Letters to the editor

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 1:00PM

The Mercer Island City Council is to be commended for their response to people who advocated Tuesday evening for support for Initiative I-594.

And they’re off

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Mercer Island School District is off to a good start. It is too early to count up how many students have enrolled at Island schools, but early numbers suggest that enrollment is ahead of what was forecast for the year. The district however, seems more than prepared.

Eye on MI | Island crush

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 12:29PM

Mercer Island's team of defenders work together against the run Friday at MIHS.

MISD launches online school construction update tool | School news

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Mercer Island School District has set up an online tool to keep Islanders informed about school district construction projects now underway at three Island schools.

City awaits Sound Transit study on parking

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 1:00PM

The City has been working with Sound Transit for several years to identify options for new commuter parking in the vicinity of the future East Link Light Rail station slated for Mercer Island.

Powerlines needed to meet demand

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00AM

PSE says transmission system to reach peak capacity by 2017.

Islander ACT test scores soar

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 11:55AM

School district reports the graduating class of 2014 earned the best composite ACT score for the Mercer Island School District in at least five year.

School district authorizes Boundary Committee, consultant for elementary schools

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:12PM

The Mercer Island School Board has authorized Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano to establish an 18-20 member Boundary Committee that will be facilitated by boundary review process expert Richard Withycombe.

Blanchet runs away in high-scoring fourth to edge Islanders

  • Sep 7, 2014 at 2:00AM

With three of Blanchet’s four second-half touchdowns coming in the game’s final quarter, the Braves managed to outlast the Islanders in a wild finish at Islander Stadium.

It’s a sailor’s life for me

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Sep 5, 2014 at 2:47PM

More than 100 youths on waiting list for city’s sailing and kayaking lessons.

The show isn't over until Ballet Bellevue sings | The Eastside Scene

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Sep 5, 2014 at 11:03AM

Between the imminent demolition of the Ballet Arts Center and the difficult search for new dance space, Ballet Bellevue faces a tough year ahead. But the performance company and school is taking on new challenges — not just by putting on an opera, but by putting on one of the most challenging operas around: Charles Gounod’s 'Romeo and Juliet.'

Tiny house is not ‘right fit’ for Island

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 12:18PM

Couple requests variances to allow construction of a 1,500 square-foot home on a 2,300 square-foot lot

Mercer Island teachers, school board ink new three-year contract

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 11:13AM

On Thursday, Aug. 28, the Mercer Island School Board approved a new three-year contract with teachers that will last through August of 2017.

Former Independent associate publisher dies

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 10:42AM

Former associate publisher Lorraine May passed away on Aug. 31 in her home in Bremerton.

St. Monica School receives $20,000 grant for STEM work

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 12:51PM

Garneau-Nicon Family Foundation grant offered twice a year.

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