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Recovery of Mercer Island man's body brings closure to family

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Nov 13, 2014 at 1:01PM

The body of Richard Sweezey, who disappeared on Lake Washington two years ago, was found last week.

School District launches Learning Services Advisory Committee

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 7:00AM

Committee will disseminate information about learning service initiatives, gather and provide input on programs currently in place.

City Council takes a swing at delaying KCLS plans to remodel Island library

  • Nov 4, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Nov 12, 2014 at 10:03AM

KCLS threatens to sue city if sprinklers are added to remodel plans

‘Vulnerable’ water system needs repair

  • Nov 4, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Nov 11, 2014 at 4:42PM

Consultant praises staff, but aging system needs work

Ready for the snow | 2014 Ski Swap

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 2:35PM

Islanders of all ages perused the selection of new and used ski gear at the 30th annual Islander Middle School Ski Swap.

Local builder sponsors holiday ‘Toys for Tots’ drive

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 1:00PM

Mercer Island’s JayMarc Homes has set up its model homes as Toys for Tots Donation Centers.

Concerns about PSE, recent power outages | Letters

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 12:00PM

Usually a power loss was local and restored in a few hours. Two power cuts on Saturday Oct. 25 and Monday Oct. 27 were quite different to prior experience.

Veterans Day poppies | Letter

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 1:12PM

The red field poppy came to be known as an internationally recognized symbol of Veterans remembrance.

Island real estate sale prices jump

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 5:00AM

New listings include a mansion on Butterworth Road listed for $26.8 million.

Wind and very cold temperatures are forecast

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 11:57AM

Weather forecasts indicate that cold temperatures combined with high winds will create high energy demand and potential power outages

UPDATE General Election Results

  • Nov 4, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Nov 11, 2014 at 12:01PM

I-1351 vote flips to favor passage; I-594 passes, I-591 fails

Christian Church sells to neighboring Jewish congregation

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 5:00AM

First Church of Christ, Scientist is pleased to sell to Shevet Achim

Veterans Day concert at Mercer Island VFW

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 10:16AM

Celebrate Veterans Day with live music and camaraderie with Veterans.

Little Dribblers Kicks off its 48th Season

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 11:00AM

Mercer Island Boys Basketball Booster Club has opened registration for its Little Dribblers program, which begins on Dec. 6.

City Recreation Superintendent wins award

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 1:00PM

Diane Mortenson received the Most Dedicated City Staff Award from the National League of Cities.

Rotary Islanders of the Month for November

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

Trevor Gullstand and Madison Nimmo announced as Rotary Islanders of the Month.

Island teen has an eye on space

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

Ryan Ressmeyer leads a team for the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC).

Eye on MI | Deer family visit

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 11:00AM

Islanders noticed a family of deer in their backyard by Gallagher Hill.

Police Blotter | $15,000 worth of jewelry stolen from home

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

Police respond to calls for prowling, theft, domestic dispute

Boys water polo takes second at districts, advances to state

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 9:45AM

Mercer Island boys water polo secured a spot at state tournament after plowing through the competitive region II of the district tournament.

City news briefs | City’s Solarize campaign hits installation goal

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

Three seats open on Arts Council; First meeting of Transportation Benefit District is Nov. 17; Grant for Island Crest Park is denied; City seeks space for emergency center

MI boys sixth, girls eighth at state meet | Prep cross country

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 3:00AM updated Nov 11, 2014 at 9:41AM

Mercer Island's boys and girls cross country teams wrapped their 2014 seasons at the 3A state championships Saturday at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco, Wash.

General Election wrap up

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

Incumbents and Islanders Judy Clibborn and Tana Senn are returning to Olympia.

Council considers difficult cuts to balance city budget

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 7:00AM

City may cut $50,000 per year from open space management

Islanders fall to Lakeside in district finals | Prep volleyball

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 6:33PM

Mercer Island will take the district's second seed into the state volleyball tournament.

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