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Schools Foundation seeks board members | School briefs

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

MISF wants members for 2015-16 school year; PTSA names Scholarship Award Recipients for 2015.

A pilgrimage to taste

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 9:00AM

Wine columnist Dee Hitch visited Lake Chelan to see one of the younger appellations of the Washington wine industry.

Five retire from Island schools

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 5:00AM

The 2014-15 Mercer Island School District (MISD) retirees are: Michael Flaherty, hired in 1992; Carol Wiseley, hired in 1997; Sue Jobe, hired in 1998; Jean Field, hired in 1998; and Jan LaFountaine, hired in 2009.

Low interest rates benefit taxpayers

  • Jun 9, 2015 at 2:00PM

School bond sales yield $9 million in savings for taxpayers.

Schools name Teachers of the Year

  • Jun 9, 2015 at 12:00PM

The honorees are Mercer Island High School (MIHS) science teacher Larry Bencivengo, Islander Middle School (IMS) music teacher David Bentley, and West Mercer Elementary second grade teacher Trina Sherman. Craig Vanderhorn was named support staff of the year for his work as a MIHS special education paraprofessional.

Success on baseball diamond traces back years for Islanders

  • Jun 9, 2015 at 9:49AM

Islanders’ 2015 state champion feats mirror those of 2009 Little League World Series team.

Investors invited to hear about 'modernized investing'

  • Jun 9, 2015 at 9:36AM

Island event to focus on how to invest in startups

Mercer Island dethrones Bellevue for state title | Prep boys lacrosse

  • Jun 1, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Jun 7, 2015 at 1:14PM

Mercer Island exploded for seven fourth-quarter goals to overtake Bellevue 11-8 and win the state crown Sunday night at Starfire Sports Stadium, ending the Wolverines’ three-year reign as boys lacrosse state champions.

WIAA names Mercer Island Scholastic Cup winner

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 2:24PM

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) named Mercer Island among its 2014-15 Scholastic Cup champions, the WIAA announced in a press release Friday afternoon.

Terry Pottmeyer appointed to City Council

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 6:00PM

Pottmeyer will serve as "caretaker" until November election.

Jen Headrick is ‘Exceptional Educator’ for 2015

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 1:18PM

The Mercer Island Preschool Association (MIPA) has awarded the honor of Exceptional Educator for 2015 to Jen Headrick, the director and lead teacher at Pixie Hill Preschool.

Council needs to ensure actions to fill open seat are legal, consistent | Letter

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 1:09PM

Mayor's actions to find replacement for Council seat are questionable.

Assisted living project planned for old MI Care and Rehab site

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 3:07PM

Old building to be demolished, Aegis plans 89 units.

Community shuttle to make its debut

  • May 28, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Jun 3, 2015 at 3:06PM

The city and Metro will launch Route 630 on June 8.

Hines, previously exempt, now included in moratorium

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 12:50PM

Developer follows through on promise to give advance warning of building permit application, but Council changes moratorium to include Hines project.

Islander Arthur Jacobson celebrates 100th birthday

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 12:47PM

The retired U.S. Navy Commander of 35 years was born in Tacoma in 1915.

Police Blotter | Islanders report credit card fraud

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 5:00AM

Islanders also turn bolt cutters and an old rifle in to the Police Department.

Islander girls golf wins 3A state title

  • May 29, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jun 2, 2015 at 11:18AM

Fujitani finishes second overall in individual competition; MI boys place third as team at state.

Donate blood Saturday, June 6 at the SJCC

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 11:16AM

SJCC has 33 appointments available to donate blood this weekend

Nostalgia won’t help us plan for the future | Letter to the Editor

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 8:00AM

Increasing multifamily homes will not undermine community attributes, writes Island business owner.

Chaperone praises school orchestra visits with community | Letter to the Editor

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 10:00AM

Students share music with community during orchestra field trip on May 22.

Riders in control | Editorial

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 10:00AM

New bus service is a good start to solving the Island's transit problems.

City to monitor ‘cross connections’ for water safety

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 2:00PM

Mercer Island's updated ordinance imposes penalties for failure to inspect backflow prevention devices.

MercyVet celebrates 15 years on the Island

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 12:00PM

The holistic veterinary hospital has grown over the years, from a few hundred to 5,000 clients.

Sunnybeam teacher receives lifetime achievement award

  • May 27, 2015 at 5:00AM updated Jun 1, 2015 at 6:36PM

Mary Ann Haney was awarded the Mercer Island Preschool Association’s (MIPA) first-ever “Exceptional Educator Lifetime Achievement Award.

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