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On College | Individualized approach crucial to effective college essay

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Oct 15, 2014 at 9:31AM

Admissions want to know that there is a high likelihood that you will attend if they accept you.

I-594 signs stolen or blocked | Letters to the Editor

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

Signs put up by volunteers only lasted two days before disappearing.

Letters to the Editor | Will I-594 make us safer?

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 5:00AM

This is an initiative with good intentions, but it just does not address the tough issues.

Yes for Clibborn | Editorial

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 3:00AM

We are lucky in the 41st District to have State Rep. Judy Clibborn — a thoughtful, smart and committed public servant— working for us.

Schools, City to meet Oct. 16 on YFS funding issues

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 2:18PM

The Mercer Island School District Board of Directors and City Council will discuss the Youth & Family Services (YFS) Healthy Youth Initiative and funding at a joint meeting on Thursday, Oct. 16.

MIHS Eagle Scout to be recognized for breast cancer fundraising efforts

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 4:00AM

Taylan Yuasa will be recognized at the Chief Seattle Council Office in Seattle during the council’s executive committee luncheon.

Home sweet home | Islanders throttle Saints for homecoming win

  • Oct 11, 2014 at 7:00AM updated Oct 14, 2014 at 1:49PM

Mercer Island rang in its homecoming weekend with a 46-13 blowout victory over Interlake Friday at Islander Stadium.

MI’s Coles commits to play LAX at Cornell

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 4:00PM

A two-sport athlete at Mercer Island playing football and lacrosse, Coles said he had also been looking at St. Joseph’s, Yale, Albany and Delaware.

Mercer Island boys tennis prepares for KingCo showdown

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:00PM

On Thursday, the Islanders are scheduled to take on Bellevue with the KingCo title at stake.

School district, Boundary Committee begin elementary boundary work

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 2:00PM

The 16-member committee, appointed by the superintendent, includes the three elementary school principals and consists of parents and community members from the three elementary school neighborhoods.

At long last, Holocaust survivor receives high school diploma

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

Islander Henry Friedman, 86, receives diploma nearly 70 years late

The blessing of the boiling point

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 11:00AM

Boil water alert, coinciding with Yom Kippur, is a teachable moment

New fitness gear for Mercerdale Park

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 12:00PM

$28,000 project to promote health honors late Island resident

Citizen group continues to fight for more say on library

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 7:00AM

Islanders want KCLS to hold off on library remodel plans

Police Blotter | Vehicle prowling at dog park

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Islanders report car prowling, theft, fraud and catfishing

Water mystery continues

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 4:00AM

City still looking for source of E. coli, with help from outside consultant

Islanders fall to to Roosevelt | Prep water polo

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 1:00PM

Mercer Island boys water polo suffered its first league loss of the season, falling 16-10 to Roosevelt.

More delays for Fire Station 92

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 5:00AM

Problems with roof installation add to frustration

Mercer Island Homecoming Parade | Slideshow

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 11:56AM

With a theme of Space Olympics, Mercer Island High School celebrated its 2014 Homecoming Parade Friday, Oct. 11 along the Island's Town Center.

Oct. 13 Update | City launches 'Dine Local' campaign

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 10:07AM

Update on 'boil water' recovery: Dine Local campaign to help Island restaurants

Mercer Island falls to Liberty, finishes third in KingCo | Prep boys golf

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 5:37PM

The Liberty Patriots bested the Islanders 186-191 in their KingCo finale Thursday at Maplewood Golf Course.

Islanders top Interlake for fifth-straight win | Prep volleyball

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Oct 10, 2014 at 10:06AM

Mercer Island earned its fifth-consecutive win Wednesday, beating Interlake in three sets 25-8, 25-18 and 25-22.

Rotary announces October's Islanders of the Month

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 11:51AM

The Mercer Island Rotary Club named MIHS seniors Stephanie Lee and Ben Shanafelt its Islanders of the Month for October.

Bellevue, Mercer Island school districts to explore delayed high school start time

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:27AM

Members of the Bellevue and Mercer Island school districts are exploring the possibility of delaying the start times for its high schools.

An eye for beauty, a keen sense for value

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 5:00AM updated at 9:15AM

Islander Karen Levin keeps an eye out for treasures that come through the shop, hoping to restore and resell them.

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