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Realtors back higher property taxes to help fund education

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 8:00AM

Washington Realtors are backing a proposal to boost statewide funding of basic education through a levy swap that would aim to reduce the dependency of school districts on voter-approved levies.

Better state economy brings in revenue

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

State predicts more revenue, but it might not be enough for schools.

Nominate a ‘Hometown Hero’

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 1:00PM

The city folk behind Summer Celebration! is seeking nominations for Mercer Island ‘Home Town Heroes.’

News briefs | False alarm ordinance is law

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 12:00PM

City Council updated and passed a new false alarm ordinance, in effect June 13; Island real estate market numbers for May barely reached pre-recession numbers.

Eye on MI | A day out with Duffy

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 7:00AM

Islander takes her best friend for a paddle board ride on the lake.

Girls Mount Baker Crew takes sixth in nation | Community sports

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 9:00AM

Four Islander young women helped the Mount Baker Women’s Varsity 8 boat finish in sixth place at the USRowing Youth National Championships.

Eastside FC G99 White second at President’s Cup | Community sports

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 10:49AM

Islanders Kendall Riley and Paige Robertson helped their girls U-14 soccer team, Eastside FC G99 White, take second place at the 2014 President’s Cup Regional tournament.

Mercer Island golf coach earns ALL-USA Coach of the Year honors | Prep girls golf

  • Jun 22, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Jun 23, 2014 at 6:18PM

Mercer Island girls golf coach Don Papasedero earned Coach of the Year honors from USA Today in its 2013-14 ALL-USA girls golf team selections.

Where is the Mercer Island High School Class of 2014 headed next?

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 3:00PM

In the coming weeks and months, the graduates of the Class of 2014 will be headed to points both near and very far.

Reflecting on the site of tragedy

  • Jun 20, 2014 at 8:00AM

After journaling about the tragic shooting at Virginia Tech seven years ago, Pastor Greg never thought it would apply to his own alma mater.

What to do when an aging parent can no longer care for adult child

  • Jun 20, 2014 at 9:00AM

As a parent, it is your job to help nurture and help your child as they are growing up. But when does that end?

Police Blotter | Man finds strange car in driveway, realizes own car missing

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 1:58PM

Woman reverses car into Sound Transit bus; stolen bike turns up on Craigslist.

Capacity issues at Park-and-Ride lot

  • Jun 17, 2014 at 1:02PM

Park-and-Ride is a disaster and there is no parking for Island residents.

News briefs | Country Village granted one-month extension

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:17AM

Also in briefs, Parks & Rec’s Marilyn Anderson retires; Coval developers file land use petition.

MIHS drama program recognized by 5th Avenue for ‘Tarzan’

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:43PM

Mercer Island High School’s production of “Tarzan” received recognition at the 2014 5th Avenue Awards.

Elementary students compete at All-Island Track meet | Slideshow

  • Jun 17, 2014 at 3:47PM

Fourth and fifth graders from all over Mercer Island raced, threw, leapt and cheered their hearts out at the 44th annual All-Island Track meet Friday, June 13 at Mercer Island High School.

Care facility could not pay bills, buy food, ensure safety

  • Jun 17, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Jun 18, 2014 at 11:27AM

Mercer Island Care and Rehab facility shut down by state.

Islanders send off the Class of 2014 | Graduation

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:24AM

All eyes were on the graduating class of 2014 as Mercer Island High School celebrated its 57th Commencement Exercises Thursday, June 12 at Key Arena.

How will Seattle’s minimum wage law affect the Eastside?

  • Jun 17, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 4:20PM

While the minimum wage has changed often and even recently, the changes made in Seattle are different.

Free child car seat check-up events coming up

  • Jun 20, 2014 at 9:00AM

Child passenger safety experts will check your child in a car seat, booster seat or seat belt and answer any questions you may have.

Land of the Spree | Cartoon of the Week

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 11:00AM

Each week, view the cartoon of the week by local artist Jeff Johnson.

City Council revisits transit hub study

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 2:00PM

Constantine calls for more integrated bus and rail lines.

Eye on MI | Smiling graduates

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

Mercer Island grads were all smiles at Mercer Island’s 57th Commencement Exercises Thursday, June 12 at Key Arena.

Rider alert

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

Even before a single piece of steel has been laid on I-90 for light rail, Sound Transit is looking ahead to what is next.

Erroneous info in letter about Islander, library user

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 12:00PM

Letter to the Editor last week targeting Islander incorrect.

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