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Police apprehend suspects thought to be responsible for series of mail thefts

  • May 22, 2014 at 11:23AM

Mercer Island police and Washington State Patrol troopers apprehended two suspects believed to be responsible for a series of mail thefts on the Island. One of the suspects fled police on foot and later jumped off the I-90 bridge into Lake Washington to escape WSP

Municipal League looking for volunteers to review candidates for public office

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 3:00PM updated May 21, 2014 at 3:13PM

Volunteers needed to evaluate candidates for coming elections

Police department needs volunteers for safety drill

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:08PM

The Mercer Island Police Department needs 10 volunteers to role play parents for an emergency safety drill.

Mercer Island cruises past Seattle Prep | Prep boys lacrosse

  • May 21, 2014 at 11:00AM

Mercer Island boys lacrosse opened state tournament competition beating Seattle Prep 18-2 Tuesday at Islander Stadium.

Police Blotter | Boulder thrown through St. Monica’s stained-glass front door

  • May 21, 2014 at 12:00PM

Neighbors wondered if it may have been a hate crime, though police classified it only as “malicious mischief.”

Eye on MI | Truckloads of books

  • May 21, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:07AM

The annual ‘Truck Day’ at the Stroum Jewish Community Center last Thursday had something for everyone.

Mercer Island's Fujitani takes top spot at districts | Prep girls golf

  • May 20, 2014 at 3:07PM

Fujitani places first as Mercer Island advances four to state tournament.

Girls golf gets back to winning ways in KingCo tournament

  • May 20, 2014 at 2:47PM

Girls rebound from loss that snapped winning streak.

Island teacher voted to kiss pig raises $12,000 | Community briefs

  • May 23, 2014 at 9:00AM

R.W. Thorpe & Associates celebrate 40th year; Godefroys celebrated.

Retired minister Sewall honored by seminary

  • May 22, 2014 at 11:00AM

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary has named the Rev. Delmar (Dale) Sewall the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus in Pastoral Ministry.

Islander track and field competes at KingCo championships

  • May 20, 2014 at 1:06PM

Mercer Island track and field competed in the 3A KingCo championships, with events wrapping up Friday, May 16 at Redmond High School.

Season ends at KingCo for Islander baseball

  • May 15, 2014 at 11:00AM updated May 20, 2014 at 1:03PM

Bellevue ended Mercer Island’s season in the KingCo tournament, beating the Islanders 2-0 in a lose-out game Wednesday, May 14 at Bannerwood Park.

Mercer Island boys soccer ready to make final push to state

  • May 20, 2014 at 12:16PM

Islanders open state tournament hosting Mountain View tonight at Mercer Island High School.

Mindfulness exercises gain momentum in Island schools

  • May 22, 2014 at 9:00AM

Lessons on 'open attention on the present' showing up at West Mercer, Island Park and Crest.

News briefs | Thieves hit gym lockers

  • May 20, 2014 at 10:59AM

During the past few weeks there has been a spike in locker thefts from gyms across the Eastside. Recently, Bellevue, Issaquah, Kirkland and Redmond have all seen similar incidents.

Islander student performs in theater competition in NYC

  • May 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

At event, actor Denzel Washington introduces himself to Josiah Townsend.

It's Truck Day

  • May 20, 2014 at 11:12AM

Everyone from tiny tots to cement truck drivers were on hand at the Stroum Jewish Community Center for the annual truck day held for young children in SJCC programs.

Schools sell first set of bonds to get ready for construction

  • May 20, 2014 at 11:10AM

District sells $42 million, retains Moody’s Aaa rating.

WSDOT to set new goals for accountability

  • May 21, 2014 at 8:00AM

With an emphasis on greater community involvement and partnerships, agency efficiency and innovation, and a multimodal approach to transportation system capacity, Secretary of Transportation Lynn Peterson introduced Results WSDOT – Setting WSDOT’s Direction, a strategic plan for 2014 to 2017.

Stinson would be youngest lawmaker ever if elected

  • May 21, 2014 at 10:00AM

King County Elections indicate that 20-year-old Bill Stinson will run against first-term lawmaker, Tana Senn.

Two to challenge Island lawmakers

  • May 21, 2014 at 9:00AM

Both 41st District State representatives, Judy Clibborn and Tana Senn, who are Islanders and Democrats, are facing opponents in the November General election.

Zoning approved for schools projects

  • May 20, 2014 at 10:41AM

Members of the Lakes community gathered once again with representatives of the Mercer Island School District Wednesday, May 14 at City Hall to further review the proposed p-zone.

Mercer Island's season ends at KingCo | Prep fastpitch

  • May 16, 2014 at 5:27PM

Bellevue's Kristie Bennett slammed a three-run home run to give the Wolverines a 7-6 win Thursday, May 15 at Hartmann Park.

Boys soccer, track and field teams named academic state champions

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:17PM

The Mercer Island High School boys soccer and boys track and field teams were named 3A academic state champions by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, Dairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires.

School briefs | NCLB waiver, Islander wins NASP scholarship

  • May 14, 2014 at 10:00AM updated May 15, 2014 at 10:38AM

The Mercer Island Schools Foundation (MISF) announced Friday, May 9 that the organization is halfway to the spring “Bridge the Gap” fundraising goal of $1.2 million to fund teachers at all five Mercer Island schools.

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