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Fifty years of fun at MIPA Circus

  • Apr 25, 2016 at 4:32PM

With live music, games, food trucks, pony rides and more, the beloved Mercer Island community event celebrated its 50th anniversary.

Zesty Tempranillo enjoying its place in Pacific Northwest | Great Northwest Wine

  • Apr 25, 2016 at 10:27AM

Though relatively little Tempranillo is planted in the Pacific Northwest, the red Spanish variety is finding a lot of love with winemakers, grape growers and wine lovers alike.

Mercer Island community stands against racism

  • Apr 22, 2016 at 11:25AM

"Reject the Rags of Racism and Live into the Riches of Diversity" exhibit is at City Hall for one week.

Community should have chance to vote on MICA | Letter

  • Apr 22, 2016 at 9:00AM

I've been watching and reading the debate on the MICA proposal. I still have a couple of questions and concerns, such as how did MICA/YTN get the go-ahead versus other deserving nonprofits? We could have an excellent disability center that would serve a deserving multi-generational community who historically is underserved. Were other nonprofits allowed to make a proposal or was this just the City Council's pocket decision?

Now that I’m 64 | On Faith

  • Apr 22, 2016 at 9:00AM

"When I get older losing my hair, many years from now …" I first heard the lyrics to that Beatles song "When I'm Sixty-Four," when I was 15.

Is ‘The Internet of Things’ in your future? | Technology for ‘us’

  • Apr 21, 2016 at 2:00PM

If you believe the hype, "The Internet of Things (IoT)" or "home automation" is the next Magical Mystery Tour that we all can't wait to board.

Not too late to rescind parks petition signature | Letter

  • Apr 21, 2016 at 1:00PM

Last month while I attended the Island Park Elementary School PTA fundraiser, I was surprised to see a few Protect our Parks supporters asking parents if they "wanted to save our parks" and sign their initiative. Fortunately, I understood how this misguided proposal would stop the Mercer Island Center for the Arts and drive Youth Theatre Northwest off the Island, and I declined to sign.

Anti-choice MICA activists on Mercer Island | Letter

  • Apr 21, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 12:15PM

At Mercer Island's Leap For Green over the weekend I witnessed what I can only describe as interference and intimidation by MICA supporters toward Protect our Parks petition signature gatherers.

Mercer Island High School drama department presents ‘As You Like It’

  • Apr 21, 2016 at 7:00AM

The Mercer Island High School (MIHS) drama department will present its spring play, William Shakespeare's comedy "As You Like It."

Don't Miss: Kirkland Arts Center's annual Artists' Exhibition

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 5:28PM

The Kirkland Arts Center prepares for its annual Artists’ Exhibition, which showcases the work of local Eastside artists.

Mercer Island band collects over six tons of food during annual drive

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 4:00PM

The annual Mercer Island High School band food drive collected over six tons of food and $1,500 for Mercer Island Youth and Family Services and Northwest Harvest on April 2 and 3.

Mercer Island School Board urges city to move forward with left-turn lane along SE 40th

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 3:00PM

Mercer Island School Board members have signed a letter urging the City Council to move forward with the roadwork scheduled and funded for 2017, to the intersection of 86th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 40th Street, adjacent to the new Northwood Elementary School.

Parks initiative designed to block MICA | Letter

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 1:00PM

As a parent of Youth Theatre Northwest (YTN) kids and someone who has been following the development of the Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA) since the theater first learned it had to vacate its home, I can say that the YTN team has aggressively vetted every possible scenario for relocation to keep them on Mercer Island. The only viable option that has surfaced, with support from the city, has been the current proposal for MICA at the recycling center adjacent to Mercerdale Park.

April 20 proclaimed as ‘talk with your kids about not using marijuana day’ in Mercer Island | City briefs

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:05AM

April 20 proclaimed as 'talk with your kids about not using marijuana day'

Mercer Islander’s nonprofit aims to build business, goodwill in Africa

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 11:00AM

After living and working in Africa for four years, Alexis Chavez wanted to do more to combat the various challenges she saw facing the continent.

Woman steals several bottles of liquor from Rite Aid | Mercer Island Police Blotter

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 11:00AM

The blotter consists of officers' accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Mercer Island’s Youth Theatre Northwest seeks young actors for summer season

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 10:00AM

Youth Theatre Northwest (YTN) is seeking youth actors, grades two-12, for its anticipated 2016 Summerstock Season. Every year during the summer months, YTN produces three shows on Mercer Island with approximately 50 youth actors.

New gym, Orangetheory Fitness, will open on Mercer Island

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 6:00AM

Orangetheory Fitness, a national franchise, will continue its expansion in the greater Seattle area this fall, opening its third location on the Eastside in Mercer Island's new Hadley building.

Mercer Island suffers season’s first losses on East Coast trip | Prep boys lacrosse

  • Apr 19, 2016 at 11:36AM

The Mercer Island boys lacrosse team experienced its first three losses of the season during the annual East Coast trip last week in Sudbury, Massachusetts.

New art exhibit opened Monday at Mercer Island Community Center

  • Apr 19, 2016 at 11:30AM

The Mercer Island Arts Council presents the Northwest Watercolor Society 76th Annual International Open Exhibition from April 18 to June 3 at the Mercer Gallery, located in the Mercer Island Community and Event Center.

Former Mercer Island mayor earns top FEMA award

  • Apr 19, 2016 at 11:00AM

Former Mercer Island Mayor Jim Pearman was given the FEMA Administrator's Award for "exemplary use of alternative dispute resolution to enhance community recovery and build resilience" on March 29 in Washington D.C.

Morris scores first goal with Sounders | Sports brief

  • Apr 19, 2016 at 9:54AM

Seattle Sounders FC rookie forward Jordan Morris scored his first MLS goal during the team's matchup with Philadelphia Union last Saturday at CenturyLink Field.

Islanders Leap for Green at sustainability fair

  • Apr 18, 2016 at 5:18PM

Annual event teaches lessons in sustainability, nature appreciation.

King Felix to throw first pitch at Mercer Island Little League 2016 Opening Day

  • Apr 18, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 1:41PM

Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez will throw out the first pitch at the Mercer Island Little League 2016 Opening Day ceremonies Saturday, April 30 at South Mercer Playfields.

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