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Revised Coval plan approved

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

After a long and drawn out review of the Coval property, City Council on Monday, July 21, voted to approve a revised preliminary long plat for 16 lots on five acres at 3051 84th Avenue S.E. Much like the city Planning Commission did in June, the council outlined a set of conditions for developer MI 84th Limited Partnership.

City may consider taking over buses

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:00AM updated at 10:37AM

City considers contracting with Metro to save bus service on the Island.

Changes for Island bike, music shops

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00PM

Changes are ahead for Islanders who are looking to get their musical instruments fixed or a bicycle tuned up just in time for school.

Police Blotter | Three suspects caught with backseat full of stolen liquor

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 4:14PM

On Wednesday, just before midnight, Albertson’s employees reported that two people had stolen alcohol and fled in a dark-colored SUV. The vehicle seemed to have been occupied by three people, according to the reporting party.

‘Drastic’ library re-do is unneeded

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 12:00PM

I believe the Mercer Island library is fine the way it is and needs only to be updated and kept current. I’m sad that money is being spent beyond that instead of on something far more necessary.

Kiwanis stay busy helping in community

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 2:00AM

In case any of you reading here might be wondering, the Kiwanis club of Mercer Island so far this year (besides putting out flags on Holidays for many Mercer Island businesses, helping out at M.I. Preschool Association’s spring “Cirkus” by handling their cotton candy sales, then collecting donations for Eastside Baby Corner and helping two other Mercer Island non-profit service clubs sell the only fireworks legal in any local municipal jurisdiction plus most recently selling shaved ice/cones at our Mercer Island “Summer Celebration” like it has been doing for more years that can be counted) is still alive within our community.

Voter is ‘disappointed’ Clibborn is running again

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 5:00PM

Upon receipt of my ballot this week I was disappointed to see that Judy Clibborn is running for re-election.

Drivers cannot be casual just because it is summer

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 8:00AM

Summertime. It’s crowded out there on the roads: walkers enjoying the long evenings; bikers circling the Island; drivers hurrying home to family activities.

Shopper alert

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 9:00AM

Two readers contacted the Reporter last week to say they had received a phone call from a market research company asking about grocery shopping on Mercer Island. Shoppers were overheard talking about the survey at Albertson’s, asking employees if the store was closing. What does it mean? they asked.

Arts Center raises $4 million so far

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

MI Center for the Arts also gets a piece of Mercerdale Park

Picnic Favorites | How to turn an average picnic into a healthy gourmet affair

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 9:00AM

Nothing completes a Pacific Northwest picnic outing like delicious food.

Soccer2Unite brings Mercer Island soccer gear to Uganda

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

Non-profit geared toward enriching underprivileged children’s lives through soccer brings shorts, shoes and shin guards overseas.

Mercer Island’s Bottomley to play lacrosse at Dickinson College

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 9:00AM

Mercer Island lacrosse captain Brett Bottomley verbally committed to play Divison III lacrosse at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.

Islanders compete in 196-mile Ragnar Relay

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 4:00PM

A team of local runners participated in the overnight, 196-mile Ragnar Relay July 18-19.

MI 8U Select places second at All World Baseball Classic

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Mercer Island 8U Select baseball team finished second in the All World Baseball Classic in Issaquah the weekend of July 11-12.

Newport Hills tops Beach Club, Shore Club for Midlakes title | Sports briefs

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 2:41PM

One year after tying with Mercerwood Shore Club for championship, Newport Hills Swim & Tennis Club wins outright; GU13 Crossfire Premier wins NIKE Crossfire Challenge.

Drivers heeded warnings to avoid I-90 construction zone last week

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 10:00AM

Traffic volumes fell between 40 and 60 percent during lane closures.

Metro bus cuts will start in September

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00AM

Just 3 of the 16 Island routes will be left untouched, City to consider ‘buybacks’.

City may form Transportation Benefit District | City briefs

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Mercer Island City Council will hold a public hearing at its regular meeting in August to discuss creating a Transportation Benefit District; Parks and Rec to consider repairs to Groveland.

The Blue Angels return Thursday July 31

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 11:49AM

The Washington State Department of Transportation will close all lanes of Interstate-90 across Lake Washington in order to accommodate air show practices and performances of the six Navy jets during a four-day period.

Twenty-four firefighters respond to North-end house fire

  • Jul 27, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jul 29, 2014 at 12:29PM

Mercer Island, Bellevue, and Eastside Fire & Rescue Departments responded to a house fire at 3406 97th Ave S.E. around 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 25.

Missing cat in the Lakes neighborhood

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 12:07PM

Calvin, an all-white cat with green eyes and no collar, has been missing from his Lakes neighborhood home since July 24.

Signatures on petition to establish Library need validation quickly

  • Jul 27, 2014 at 2:25PM

Time is of the essence for library initiative to make August 5 deadline for November election

Eye on MI | High flying

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Jul 27, 2014 at 12:58PM

An Action Athletics cheer team member soars among the trees lining 78th Avenue Southeast, thrown aloft by her teammates in the Summer Celebration! Grand Parade on July 12.

Council creates library board, sends message to KCLS

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Jul 25, 2014 at 1:40PM

Reacting to an unsatisfying resolution with the King County Library System (KCLS), City Council on Monday, July 7, created a Library Advisory Board to force continued dialogue about the library remodel.

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