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Bill before Legislature proposes an ‘open-records school’ for government officials

  • Jan 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would send public officials and employees to what amounts to open-records school.

'Moms' talk gun sense to legislators

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

“When the First Lady of Washington comes to your event, asks you to speak and then thanks you for your work, you know it’s going to be a great day,” said Islander Cornelia Swenson.

Rotary names ‘Islanders of the Month’

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Rotary Club named Mercer Island High School students Sam Peterson and Rachel Gallagher the Rotary students of the month for January.

Windermere report shows Island homes sold well in 2013

  • Jan 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

Windermere Real Estate released its ‘2013 Year in Review on Mercer Island Real Estate,’ on Jan. 17.

King County proposes April ballot measure for Metro funding

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 2:31PM

King County officials are considering a proposal to put a local funding measure for King County Metro on the April ballot. The proposal also includes a scheduled fare increase and a first-ever reduced fare for riders of limited means.

Seahawks soar

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 10:27AM

With Sunday's 23-17 win over the San Francisco 49ers, the Seahawks earned a trip to New York for a Super Bowl matchup with the Denver Broncos.

Mercer Island boys crush Juanita | Prep boys basketball

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 12:53PM

The Mercer Island boys basketball team ended a strong week with its third-straight win Friday, Jan. 17, beating the Juanita Rebels 54-25 at Mercer Island High School.

Islanders third at Reynolds tourney | Prep wrestling

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 10:59AM

The Mercer Island wrestling team took third place at the sixth annual Jack Reynolds Tournament of Excellence Saturday, Jan. 18 at Mercer Island High School.

Girls’ streak ends against Rebels

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 10:56AM

The Mercer Island girls basketball team lost to the Juanita Rebels 56-40 Friday at Mercer Island High School.

Islanders beat Pats on Senior Night | Prep wrestling

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 10:50AM

The Mercer Island wrestling team celebrated Senior Night with a 48-24 win over the Liberty Patriots Thursday at Mercer Island High School.


  • Jan 17, 2014 at 10:49AM

Community members are needed to donate blood today at Mercer Island High School until 1:30 p.m., only 15 donors so far at annual blood drive.

MISD closed Monday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 9:44AM

The Mercer Island School District will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Mercer Island School District News highlights 2014 bond and levy

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 2:48PM

The print edition of the Mercer Island School District News will arrive in residential mailboxes on Mercer Island soon, but can be read online now.

Seahawks defense: This is who we are, try to beat us

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Seahawks aren’t just the NFL’s best defense, they are also in a lot of ways one of the more predictable.

Mercer Island chaplain gives Legislature invocation, references Hawks

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 12:45PM

The Rev. Greg Asimakoupoulos, chaplain at Covenant Shores Retirement Community on Mercer Island, gave the opening prayer at the new legislative session in Olympia on Monday.

Island's own appointed to three committees: 'They are a great fit for our region'

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 12:29PM

Representative Tana Senn who dually serves as a Mercer Island councilmember, has been appointed to positions on the Early Learning and Human Services Committee, the Environment Committee and the Capital Budget Committee, with the start of the 2014 legislative session yesterday.

Islander boys win second in two nights | Prep boys basketball

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 10:05AM

The Mercer Island boys basketball team won its second game in two nights, beating the Sammamish Totems 55-42 Tuesday at Sammamish High School.

Islander raising money for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 1:00PM

Mercer Island's Erin Crandall offering a football signed by members of the Seattle Seahawks.

Service Announcement Bryan Early

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 1:43PM

Bryan James Early, 51, a resident of Bellingham, Wash., and a 1980 graduate of Mercer Island High School died Jan. 4, 2014 in Kirkland.

YFS ‘Heart Breakfast is Feb. 12 | Community briefs

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 10:00AM

Preparations are underway for the 12th annual, “Giving from the Heart Breakfast” to benefit Mercer Island Youth and Family Services.

Feb. 11 special election ballots in the mail Jan. 22 | Community briefs

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

In just over a week, more than half of King County voters will receive their ballots for the Feb. 11 special election.

Kiwanis meetings on school bond, taxes open to the community | Community briefs

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Mercer Island Kiwanis club will hear presentations from MISD, King County Assessor's office.

Planning Commission to discuss Coval development

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 1:31PM

A Planning Commission meeting this Wednesday at City Hall will include an analysis of a proposal to build 18 homes on a five-acre piece of land at 3051 84th Ave. S.E.

French-American School buys land to expand

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 9:00AM

The French American School of Puget Sound, (FASPS) announced it purchased a 2.12-acre plot of land near their current campus at the north end of Mercer Island last October for $2.8 million.

Sen. Litzow’s ‘Telephone Town Hall’ is Jan. 16

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 1:20PM

Sen. Steve Litzow invites residents of the 41st District to join him for a telephone town-hall meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 16.

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