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18 receive degrees from Washington State University

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following Island residents have completed degrees from Washington State University.

Police Blotter | Bellevue fire trucks damage Islander's car

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

An Islander believes his car was damaged by fire trucks responding to a house fire at 3406 97th Ave. S.E.

2nd Seafair Cup for Islander

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 1:00PM

Rob Graham is owner of winning hydroplane boat that bears his name

Parking possible north of Community Center?

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 8:00AM

Sound Transit hires consultant to look at where to add parking

Mary Wayte reflects on anniversary of ‘84 Olympics

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

Last Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of Mary Wayte Bradburne winning the gold medal in the 200-meter freestyle at the 1984 summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

Blue Angels Soar

  • Aug 3, 2014 at 12:57PM

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels returned to take flight over Lake Washington during the Seafair Air Show this past weekend.

Proctor Landing to be staging area for Seafair BUI patrols

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Washington State Patrol and cooperating agencies are preparing for the annual Impaired Boating Emphasis, August 1-3, 2014, as part of the Seafair activities on Lake Washington.

Eye on MI | Bright harvest

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 1:00AM updated Jul 31, 2014 at 3:50PM

Bright colors spill from baskets of tomatoes, zucchini and summer squash at the Farmers Market last Sunday.

Public hearing for Transportation Benefit District cancelled until further notice

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 11:35AM

A public hearing regarding the creation of a Transportation Benefit District (TBD), which was scheduled for August 4, has been cancelled until staff receive further notice from Council.

Summer school at Fred Hutch

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:36PM

Mercer Island High School Science teacher Julia DeBroux is one of 20 high school educators who have spent part of her summer improving science education.

Great Moments in Washington State History | Cartoon of the Week

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

View this week's cartoon of the week, done by Frank Shiers.

Revised Coval plan approved

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

After a long and drawn out review of the Coval property, City Council on Monday, July 21, voted to approve a revised preliminary long plat for 16 lots on five acres at 3051 84th Avenue S.E. Much like the city Planning Commission did in June, the council outlined a set of conditions for developer MI 84th Limited Partnership.

City may consider taking over buses

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:00AM updated at 10:37AM

City considers contracting with Metro to save bus service on the Island.

Changes for Island bike, music shops

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00PM

Changes are ahead for Islanders who are looking to get their musical instruments fixed or a bicycle tuned up just in time for school.

Police Blotter | Three suspects caught with backseat full of stolen liquor

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 4:14PM

On Wednesday, just before midnight, Albertson’s employees reported that two people had stolen alcohol and fled in a dark-colored SUV. The vehicle seemed to have been occupied by three people, according to the reporting party.

‘Drastic’ library re-do is unneeded

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 12:00PM

I believe the Mercer Island library is fine the way it is and needs only to be updated and kept current. I’m sad that money is being spent beyond that instead of on something far more necessary.

Kiwanis stay busy helping in community

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 2:00AM

In case any of you reading here might be wondering, the Kiwanis club of Mercer Island so far this year (besides putting out flags on Holidays for many Mercer Island businesses, helping out at M.I. Preschool Association’s spring “Cirkus” by handling their cotton candy sales, then collecting donations for Eastside Baby Corner and helping two other Mercer Island non-profit service clubs sell the only fireworks legal in any local municipal jurisdiction plus most recently selling shaved ice/cones at our Mercer Island “Summer Celebration” like it has been doing for more years that can be counted) is still alive within our community.

Voter is ‘disappointed’ Clibborn is running again

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 5:00PM

Upon receipt of my ballot this week I was disappointed to see that Judy Clibborn is running for re-election.

Drivers cannot be casual just because it is summer

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 8:00AM

Summertime. It’s crowded out there on the roads: walkers enjoying the long evenings; bikers circling the Island; drivers hurrying home to family activities.

Shopper alert

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 9:00AM

Two readers contacted the Reporter last week to say they had received a phone call from a market research company asking about grocery shopping on Mercer Island. Shoppers were overheard talking about the survey at Albertson’s, asking employees if the store was closing. What does it mean? they asked.

Arts Center raises $4 million so far

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

MI Center for the Arts also gets a piece of Mercerdale Park

Picnic Favorites | How to turn an average picnic into a healthy gourmet affair

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 9:00AM

Nothing completes a Pacific Northwest picnic outing like delicious food.

Soccer2Unite brings Mercer Island soccer gear to Uganda

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

Non-profit geared toward enriching underprivileged children’s lives through soccer brings shorts, shoes and shin guards overseas.

Mercer Island’s Bottomley to play lacrosse at Dickinson College

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 9:00AM

Mercer Island lacrosse captain Brett Bottomley verbally committed to play Divison III lacrosse at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.

Islanders compete in 196-mile Ragnar Relay

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 4:00PM

A team of local runners participated in the overnight, 196-mile Ragnar Relay July 18-19.

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