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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.

Design library for us

  • Jun 17, 2014 at 1:00PM

What is the safety issue with a library book drop?

Class of 2014 honored with awards, scholarships at Senior Breakfast

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 9:00AM

The morning of graduation, Mercer Island High School celebrated its class of 2014 at the annual Senior Class Breakfast at MIHS.

M's draftee Lindquist moving forward with 'love of the game'

  • Jun 17, 2014 at 11:07AM

Islander Sam Lindquist was busy with his Stanford Cardinal baseball team when he was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the MLB draft.

Soccer gear gathered by ‘Project Replay’ for Africa had long journey

  • Jun 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

When the Wandell family, Marcus, Grace, and parents Linda and Mike and friend Sean Sweeney traveled to South Africa for the 2010 soccer World Cup, we saw kids playing with soccer balls made from plastic sacks.

Farewell Club Emerald

  • Jun 12, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Jun 13, 2014 at 10:06AM

Twenty-one years seems like a long time, but it rushed by in the blink of an eye. My business partner Ginny Pietila and I are both pursuing new health club ventures this fall, and are excited to take on new challenges.

Adventure right here at Deane’s Children’s Park

  • Jun 12, 2014 at 1:00PM

Nestled in the woods at Deane’s Children’s Park you can find the only Adventure Playground in Washington State, one of four similar playgrounds in the United States.

Eye on MI | Scouts hold reunion

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Jun 12, 2014 at 10:02AM

Scouts past and present from Troop 624 got together for a ‘Hullabaloo’ on Sunday, June 8.

City Design Commission meets on school designs

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:28AM

The City of Mercer Island Design commission will meet at 7 p.m., tonight, June 11, at the City Council Chambers at City Hall.

State revokes license for Mercer Island Care and Rehabilitation Center

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Jun 10, 2014 at 5:04PM

Temporary manager takes over facility, all residents to be relocated within 30 days

Mariners select Mercer Island native in MLB draft | Sports news

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 4:42PM

Sam Lindquist was chosen by the Mariners in the MLB draft.

Orioles, A's win MILL titles | Community sports

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 4:34PM

Orioles win Coast Division; A's top Majors; IMS 6th grader named to state U-12 team.

Student Survivor | Cartoon of the Week

  • Jun 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

View local artist Jeff Johnson's cartoon of the week.

IMS math teacher Mr. ‘Seg’ to retire

  • Jun 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

Dave Segadelli says best 15 years of working life have been as a teacher on Mercer Island.

Mercer Island senior graduates with 14 varsity letters

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

Emily Lightfoot competed in three sports and cheer during each of her four years at MIHS.

City challenges state on Island marijuana lottery winner

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 1:17PM

On Thursday, June 5, the City of Mercer Island sent notice to the Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) informing it that Tom's Stuff, the single lottery winner awarded a bid for a recreational marijuana storefront on the Island, didn't comply with state law.

Sundays market opens to crowd and sunshine

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

Sunday, June 8, marked the start of the 2014 Farmers Market season

Modernize, don’t standardize our library

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 1:00PM

Library patrons should know that a struggle is currently taking place over the future of library services on Mercer Island.

Guns at Chipotle banished

  • Jun 14, 2014 at 2:00PM

Last week, Chipotle restaurants were forced into the controversial gun debate when open-carry extremists entered a Dallas, Texas location brandishing assault weapons.

Old Mercer Island Bowl photos needed

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 6:00PM

I am researching bowling alleys, both past and present, in the Greater Seattle area.

A letter to lawmakers on terrible traffic

  • Jun 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

This is an open letter to Governor Inslee and State Representative Judy Clibborn prompted to some degree by The Seattle Times Pacific NW Magazine piece, “Carless in Seattle.”

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