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Writers are self-made and other myths

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 3:00AM

The idea novels of genius are created in complete isolation is stretching the real writing world beyond recognition.

County Council approves ordinance and rules for ‘for-hire’ transportation

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 3:00AM

Taxis, Lyft and Uber get clarification on ground rules for the operation of the emerging Transportation Network Companies within unincorporated King County

Planning Commission to discuss traffic ‘level of service’ on the Island

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 5:00AM

The Mercer Island Planning Commission continues its process to review and update the City of Mercer Island's Comprehensive Plan Update.

World languages at grade school considered

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 4:00AM

School Board hears from Bainbridge Island about adding world languages at elementary schools.

Eye on MI | Shore Club construction underway

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

With the demolition of its old building, the Mercerwood Shore Club is ready to begin construction of its new club facility.

MI boys water polo begin season strong

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

Mercer Island boys water polo started the season with back-to-back wins facing off against non-league opponents Curtis and Auburn-Riverside.

MIHS volleyball, boys water polo off to 3-0 starts | Prep sports briefs

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 10:59AM

Mercer Island volleyball bests Interlake; boys water polo wins over Newport.

Miller named Centennial Conference Player of the Week | Sports brief

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 10:05AM

Haverford College sophomore goalkeeper and Mercer Island grad Sam Miller was named the Centennial Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week Monday, Sept. 15.

Phil Flash to be honored Monday at Historical Society

  • Sep 14, 2014 at 2:20PM

The Mercer Island Historical Society will hear from former Renton Airport control tower manager, Robert Earl at 1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 15 at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center.

Islanders win turnover battle to cruise past Chargers

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 8:47AM

Capitalizing on two early fumble recoveries, Mercer Island jumped out to an early 21-0 lead over Kentridge Friday night and never looked back.

State justices find lawmakers in contempt over school funding

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 3:08PM

The Washington State Supreme Court finds fault but agrees to wait

Seahawks announce Islander as prep athlete of the week

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 1:39PM

Mercer Island's David Emanuels was selected as the CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week, the Seattle Seahawks announced on its website Sept. 9.

Art Uncorked today Sept. 12

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 10:47AM

Enjoy wine, food, art and more from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mercer Island's outdoor Sculpture Gallery and park along the old Sunset Highway at 78th Avenue S.E.

King County Public Health posts Information about enterovirus D68 online

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 10:35AM

King County Public Health has information about enteroviruses on their website athttp://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/communicable/diseases/EnterovirusD68.aspx

MIHS jumps in annual Newsweek rankings of best high schools

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

Newsweek announced its rankings for the best high schools in America this week, with Mercer Island High School named the 159th best high school in the country.

Four Mercer Island High School students named National Merit semifinalists

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 4:26PM

Mercer Island's 2014 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists are Lauren Hsue, David Emanuels, Louis Lam and Carlin Chuck.

Island Fire Chief Chris Tubbs resigns to take position in California

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Sep 11, 2014 at 3:49PM

Longtime Mercer Island Fire Chief Chris Tubbs announced his decision to assume the position of deputy chief/fire chief of the Southern Marin Fire Protection District in Sausalito, Calif., effective Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Succeeding as one | Prep girls soccer preview

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 5:00AM

Mercer Island girls soccer aims to meet expectations with emphasis on unity.

Building the experience | Prep boys golf preview

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 2:00PM

Mercer Island boys golf hopes to find perfect balance between youth and experience.

Running with the pack | Prep cross-country preview

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

Cross-country boys, girls chasing state goals this season.

In the mix for six | Prep girls swim and dive preview

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 5:00AM

Five-time repeating state champs return for another campaign.

ArtUnCorked is Friday, Sept. 12 | Island arts news

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 2:00PM

An evening of wine-tasting, art, music and food is set for Friday evening, Sept. 12, at Mercer Island Outdoor Sculpture Gallery, located at Sunset Highway and 78th Ave S.E.

Island’s Children’s Hospital Guild brings in $120k for care, research

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 1:00PM

Mercer Island Directory nets $120,000 for Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Yet another Bicentennial

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 12:00PM

There's something about the standard of our freedom that reminds me of our God-blessed history and the fact that I share a common identity with a nation of some 300 million people.

Luxury nail polish by Islander graduate lands in NYC Fashion Week gift bags

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 3:00AM

From New York Fashion Week swag bags to kid’s bath time play, former Islander Carleigh Pearce’s Ellison’s Organics products are making a splash.

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