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Mercer Island’s SJCC presents chef Einat Admony Sunday

  • May 11, 2016 at 1:46PM

James Beard Award-nominated chef Einat Admony, owner of Balaboosta, Bar Bolonat and the Taïm restaurants in New York City and author of "Balaboosta: Bold Mediterranean Recipes to Feed the People You Love," will appear at Mercer Island's Stroum Jewish Community Center (SJCC) on Sunday as part of the center's culinary arts series "Fable to Table."

Organize! Organize! Organize! | Technology for Us

  • May 11, 2016 at 1:00PM

Trying to remember where I've left stuff on my digital devices — my desktop computer, tablet, phone, etc. — used to be an exercise in angst.

Lake Washington edges Mercer Island in 3A KingCo title game | Prep baseball

  • May 11, 2016 at 10:38AM

A home run from Lake Washington's Jake Wikel was the difference-maker in Tuesday's 3A KingCo tournament championship game, with the Kangs edging Mercer Island 1-0 at Bannerwood Park.

Dishwasher stolen from empty home | Mercer Island Police Blotter

  • May 11, 2016 at 8:00AM

The blotter consists of officers' accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Questions remain in Mercer Island’s already overdue Comp Plan update

  • May 11, 2016 at 6:00AM

How long should Islanders have to wait at intersections? Is Mercer Island approaching "built out" status? Should its downtown area be a destination for visitors, or just for residents?

Mercer Island wins KingCo medalist tournament | Prep girls golf

  • May 10, 2016 at 5:15PM

The Mercer Island girls golf team claimed the top spot at the 2A/3A KingCo medalist tournament Monday at Snohomish Golf Course.

Public meets four finalists for Mercer Island city manager

  • May 10, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 12:13PM

The Mercer Island City Council has been searching since the beginning of the year for a new permanent city manager, after the departure of Noel Treat in December 2015.

Mercer Island girls water polo gears for postseason

  • May 10, 2016 at 12:00PM

The Mercer Island girls water polo team earned back-to-back wins in dominant fashion last week. The Islanders defeated Shorewood 13-4 on Wednesday before beating Inglemoor 11-3 Friday afternoon at Mary Wayte Pool.

Islander Lisa Wellman to run against Steve Litzow for state Senate seat

  • May 10, 2016 at 11:52AM

Educator turned CEO Lisa Wellman announced her campaign today for state Senate in the 41st Legislative District. Wellman – a Democrat – is running to unseat incumbent Republican state Sen. Steve Litzow.

Islanders outlast Saints in PKs for KingCo championship, advance to state tournament | Prep boys soccer

  • May 10, 2016 at 11:51AM

The Mercer Island boys soccer team was seeking redemption in the 3A KingCo championship game Monday night against Interlake.

Freshy’s Local Market to open in Mercer Island’s Hadley building

  • May 10, 2016 at 11:01AM

Another retail tenant for the new Hadley apartment building on Mercer Island has been announced: Freshy's Local Market. It is planning a Dec. 1 opening.

Public invited to share ideas with school board on May 12 | School briefs

  • May 10, 2016 at 10:39AM

Public invited to share ideas with School Board May 12

MIPD shares boating safety tips

  • May 9, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 9:16AM

With temperatures reaching 80 degrees, King County and Mercer Island officials urge everyone to be careful when heading out for fun on the water.

Fire damages Island residence at 97th Avenue SE

  • May 9, 2016 at 9:03AM

Mercer Island Fire Department responded to an unconfirmed structure fire in the 4100 block of 97th Ave. SE on Saturday.

Mercer Island routs Juanita in 3A KingCo tourney opener | Prep baseball

  • May 7, 2016 at 8:02PM

Mercer Island opened the 3A KingCo tournament with authority on Saturday, hammering the Juanita Rebels 10-0 in five innings (10-run rule) at Bannerwood Park.

Mercer Island finishes undefeated in KingCo for second straight season | Prep boys soccer

  • May 6, 2016 at 2:04PM

The Mercer Island boys soccer players found themselves in familiar territory Thursday night, which was favorable and very much welcomed.

Run Like A Girl 5K this weekend | Community briefs

  • May 6, 2016 at 10:58AM

Mercer Island Parks and Recreation is calling all girls, ladies and women to join the all female Run Like A Girl 5K this weekend.

Thankful to community for supporting YTN | Letter

  • May 6, 2016 at 10:00AM

We are a group of high school students who have spent many years performing at Youth Theatre Northwest (YTN), and we want to express our thanks to YTN and the amazing staff and parents who support it.

Hold on to your wallet | Letter

  • May 6, 2016 at 8:00AM

Mercer Island taxpayers soon will be facing multiple demands for their tax dollars in addition to the recent raises in fees we have experienced. The council has been discussing a raise in the levy lid.

Grateful for a mother’s legacy | On Faith

  • May 6, 2016 at 7:00AM

This Mother's Day, I'll be mindful of four life lessons my mom modeled for me.

Eye on MI | Happy birthday bags

  • May 5, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 2:28PM

The Girl Scouts at St. Monica Middle School recently made "happy birthday bags" for the Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Food Pantry — because no child should have to skip celebrating with cake on their birthday.

First case of Zika virus found in King County man

  • May 5, 2016 at 12:55PM

The first case of Zika virus infection — which has been linked to prominent birth defects in newborns — has been diagnosed in King County, health officials said Wednesday.

Islanders must engage in uncomfortable conversations | My Turn

  • May 5, 2016 at 12:00PM

As I grow older, I begin to recognize my fortune and discover that the place where I've grown up does not necessarily encompass the character of the rest of the world. Despite the isolation the safe haven of Mercer Island has provided, I am starting to see that greater problems exist off the Island.

Mercer Island closes regular season with win over Holy Names | Prep girls lacrosse

  • May 5, 2016 at 11:19AM

The Mercer Island girls lacrosse team secured a second-place finish in the Alki division standings with a 17-4 win over Holy Names in the league finale Wednesday night at Mercer Island High School.

Parklands initiative not about MICA | Letter

  • May 5, 2016 at 11:00AM

The parklands initiative is not about Mercer Island Center for the Arts ( MICA ) or Youth Theatre Northwest (YTN). MICA and YTN have other Island locations to occupy that are not parklands. Perhaps they don't offer a dollar-a-year lease, as MICA/YTN would receive at Mercerdale Park, but those areas are cheap and they are not on parklands.

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