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Stanley Ann Dunham Scholarship application period open in honor of Mercer Island alumna

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 10:00AM updated at 4:02PM

Apply by Feb. 29 for scholarship named after President Barack Obama's mother.

Bellevue hands Mercer Island its first loss | Prep girls basketball

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 9:37AM

The Bellevue Wolverines ended Mercer Island’s undefeated season Wednesday night, beating the Islanders 78-56 at Bellevue High School.

TAIKO Festival coming to Bellevue

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 4:00AM

The sonorous thunder of Japanese drums will boom out of the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue as the World Taiko Festival returns to town from Jan. 15 to Jan 17.

Don't Miss: Erik Rivera

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 1:09PM

When Comedian Erik Rivera steps onto the Kirkland stage expect to be entertained with his honest and hilarious riffs on relationships.

Wolverines deal Islanders second-straight loss | Prep boys basketball

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 10:29AM

Getting 20 points from Mikey Henn and 16 from Andrew Kenny, KingCo’s 2A/3A first-place Bellevue Wolverines beat Mercer Island 60-56 Tuesday night at Bellevue High School.

City to partner with New Seasons on parking

  • Jan 12, 2016 at 11:00AM updated Jan 13, 2016 at 9:00AM

Grocer will provide 26 stalls to commuters and shoppers.

Rotary Islanders of the Month for January

  • Jan 12, 2016 at 4:00PM updated at 6:07PM

The Mercer Island Rotary Club named Mercer Island High School seniors Mia Rotunna and Blake Nelson its Islanders of the Month for January.

Why I’m supporting MICA at Mercerdale | Letters to the Editor

  • Jan 12, 2016 at 1:00PM updated at 6:00PM

There have been many passionate arguments both for and against building a Center for the Arts at Mercerdale Park, and I hope to provide a different perspective because of my unique experience as an artist and longtime member of the community.

City should hold off on signing MICA lease | Letters to the Editor

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 1:00PM

The city should require MICA to meet the criteria it set out before taking action on the lease.

City needs independent audit of MICA’s finances | Letters to the Editor

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 9:00AM

No one disputes MICA is a new organization and currently lacks the funding to build or operate the building. My concern is if MICA cannot pay its bills that the city will be forced to cover the loss, as MICA will sit squarely on a city park.

MICA president’s statement misleads council | Letters to the Editor

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 7:00AM

If the MICA president can misstate obvious fact, what other less obvious and less easily verifiable “facts” has he misrepresented?

Cartoon of the Week | Legislature back in session

  • Jan 12, 2016 at 2:00PM updated at 5:39PM

Frank Shiers Jr.'s editorial comic, week of Jan. 13, 2016.

Taking the Hand of Faith | On Faith

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 7:00AM

As the dawn of this New Year broke, my heart broke a little. One of my favorite residents at Covenant Shores Retirement Community passed away.

Register for Giving from the Heart

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 1:00PM

Registration for annual fundraising breakfast, to be held Feb. 10, is now open.

Island students visit county courthouse

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 11:00AM

Business law students meet sheriff and King County councilmember.

The business of baseball

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 7:00AM

Mariners president speaks to MI Chamber on roster changes, future of Safeco and Ken Griffey Jr.

Community Calendar | Local kindergarten registration begins

  • Jan 12, 2016 at 12:00PM

A look at the events happening around the Island in the coming week and beyond.

MIPA Preschool Fair set for Jan. 23 | School briefs

  • Jan 12, 2016 at 10:56AM

Representatives from various Island programs on hand at fair; Kindergarten registration begins Jan. 20.

Morris announces he’ll go pro

  • Jan 5, 2016 at 2:00PM updated Jan 11, 2016 at 3:52PM

Former Mercer Island soccer standout Jordan Morris announced Tuesday afternoon via Twitter he’ll forego his senior season at Stanford to pursue a professional soccer career.

Council passes transportation impact fees

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 2:12PM

New restaurants and retail will not have to pay, though city will 'backfill' from other public funds.

MI wrestling tops Bellevue in double dual

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 3:07PM

Islanders also host Chief Sealth, Franklin and Rainier Beach.

Islanders collapse late, fall to Kangs | Prep boys basketball

  • Jan 9, 2016 at 2:00PM updated Jan 10, 2016 at 2:11PM

Two free throws from Sam Linsky lift Lake Washington over Mercer Island

Mercer Island improves to 11-0, beats Lake Washington | Prep girls basketball

  • Jan 9, 2016 at 2:25PM

Luce, Krause each score 14 in Islanders’ win over Kangs.

New Bright Horizons on Mercer Island to host grand opening

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 6:00AM

Early education and preschool center had soft opening in November.

Don't Miss: Celtic Nights

  • Jan 9, 2016 at 4:00AM

A musical production that captures the essence of Ireland's history and folklore.

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