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City: Comprehensive Plan needs more time

  • May 27, 2015 at 6:00AM

City can't complete major planning document until work on Town Center development code is done, Council says.

Traci Granbois to run for Council seat this fall

  • May 26, 2015 at 10:47AM

Long-time Islander says she wants to preserve and enhance quality of life.

Bellevue College moves closer to partnership with WSU

  • May 22, 2015 at 4:00PM updated May 26, 2015 at 10:39AM

After months of conversation, officials from Bellevue College and Washington State University are on the brink of signing a partnership agreement, bringing the former community college under the state university's wing.

Salim Nice files for Council election in Position No. 3

  • May 26, 2015 at 10:37AM

Second generation Islander and Town Center stakeholder will run in contested race for open seat.

Islander baseball reaches 3A final four

  • May 24, 2015 at 9:20PM

Mercer Island survives regional doubleheader to earn semifinal berth.

MI track and field sends 15 to state meet

  • May 25, 2015 at 5:00AM

Mercer Island track and field advanced 15 athletes to the state tournament from the 3A Sea-King district championships, which took place May 20-22 at Southwest Athletic Complex in West Seattle.

Lawmakers talk education funding

  • May 25, 2015 at 4:00AM

Legislators, community members discuss issues facing state and local school district.

Bad roof on new fire station

  • May 20, 2015 at 6:00AM updated May 22, 2015 at 1:00PM

Delayed South-end fire station hits another snag, likely resulting in litigation for city.

Islanders advance to state semifinals | Prep boys lacrosse

  • May 22, 2015 at 12:45PM

Mercer Island boys lacrosse surged out of the state tournament quarterfinal round, scoring five-second half goals to beat Woodinville 9-6 Thursday night at Islander Stadium.

Islanders advance all six district qualifiers to state | Prep girls golf

  • May 22, 2015 at 4:00AM

Mercer Island girls golf saw all six of its district qualifiers advance to the state tournament from the 3A Sea-King district meet, which took place Monday, May 18 at West Seattle Golf Course.

John L Scott is holding a Blood Drive, Saturday May 23

  • May 20, 2015 at 12:28PM

Blood supplies are low. Need expected to increase over Memorial Day holiday

In informal vote, Council decides how to fill vacancy

  • May 19, 2015 at 4:00PM updated May 20, 2015 at 12:16PM

Seat left by Joel Wachs needs a "caretaker" until the November election.

Islanders survive Seattle Prep in OT | Prep boys lacrosse

  • May 20, 2015 at 11:17AM

Mercer Island boys lacrosse needed overtime to dispatch Seattle Prep 9-8 in their first-round state tournament matchup Tuesday night at Islander Stadium.

Islanders compete at 45th Brentwood Regatta | Community sports briefs

  • May 19, 2015 at 11:25AM

Yuasa wins at USA Judo tournament; 12 Thunder wins Yakima Tournament.

MISD releases survey to name Elementary No. 4

  • May 19, 2015 at 3:58PM

On May 15, an online survey was launched to solicit names for the new Mercer Island School District (MISD) Elementary No. 4, which is scheduled to open for the 2016-17 school year. The survey will remain open until May 31.

Who will really decide on Town Center design | Letters to the Editor

  • May 20, 2015 at 11:00AM

Islanders write in about Town Center visioning, school funding and the bus intercept.

MIHS boys soccer hosting Memorial Day fundraiser | Prep sports briefs

  • May 19, 2015 at 2:00PM

Members of the MI varsity boys soccer team will serve breakfast and lunch at the Islander Restaurant to fundraise for a trip to Portugal

High School Late Start survey closes Friday | School briefs

  • May 19, 2015 at 12:00PM

Survey for parents to provide feedback on the possibility of later high school start times; MIHS students opting out of SBAC testing.

Teachers: walkout to send message to Legislature | Slideshow

  • May 18, 2015 at 12:00PM updated May 19, 2015 at 10:36AM

Demonstrators will wear 'Red for ED' on Mercer Island and wave signs at 8:30 a.m. before heading to Seattle Center, where they will join teachers from the Seattle and Issaquah School Districts for a march through downtown Seattle. The march will culminate with a rally at Westlake Center.

Frohnmayer says goodbye as Jorgenson joins School Board

  • May 19, 2015 at 5:00AM updated at 10:13AM

The Mercer Island School District board of directors bid farewell to Frohnmayer before swearing in new board member Ralph Jorgenson Thursday, May 14 at the board's regular meeting in City Council chambers.

Cat TV: Canopy Cat Rescue gets 
reality show on Animal Planet

  • May 14, 2015 at 1:00PM updated May 18, 2015 at 4:47PM

Animal Planet is now warning its viewers about “Monster Week” coming soon to TV screens, but nothing will prepare viewers for the appeal of another of its shows, debuting Saturday, May 30 with a double-feature.

Garfield ends season for Islanders | Prep boys soccer

  • May 16, 2015 at 8:00PM updated May 18, 2015 at 2:45PM

Behind a goal from senior Holton Halfaker in the 13th minute, Garfield punched its ticket to the 3A state tournament with a 1-0 victory over the Islanders Saturday afternoon at Islander Stadium.

Islander baseball earns state berth with win over Garfield

  • May 16, 2015 at 10:00PM updated May 18, 2015 at 2:22PM

With another impressive outing on the mound from starting pitcher Peter Lopes, the Mercer Island baseball team earned a trip to the 3A state tournament, beating Garfield 6-1 Saturday afternoon at Bannerwood Park.

Kids explore and learn at SJCC Truck Day

  • May 15, 2015 at 10:00AM updated May 18, 2015 at 11:36AM

Preschoolers climb and play on cement mixers, fire trucks, school buses and more at 22nd annual parent/teacher organized event.

Coval demolition continues

  • May 18, 2015 at 11:22AM

Pool house roof of demolished Coval house will find a new home in MICA.

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