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Islanders compete at USA Triathlon Junior National Championships

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 10:00AM

Two Mercer Island girls competed in the USA Triathlon Junior National Championships, which were held Aug. 2-3 in West Chester, Ohio.

Revisit vision for Town Center, I-90 lane closures bring freedom | Island Forums

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 9:00AM

Parking is an issue in the Mercer Island Town Center. We all recognize that parking is a problem.

BU16 Whitecaps win at Tumwater

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 3:24PM

Mercer Island select BU16 soccer team, the Whitecaps, won the Tumwater Soccer Club's 35th annual Kick in the Grass tournament, which took place the weekend of July 19-20.

City pays PSE $35,874 for back bill on faulty meter

  • Sep 18, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Aug 7, 2014 at 3:45PM

First bill sent to city was for $216,000 for unbilled electricity usage.

Mercer Island GU14 Maroon wins Federal Way soccer tournament

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 2:22PM

Maroon took top spot after beating Timber Barons in title game Aug. 3.

Perfect weekend for Seafair brings crowds | Photos

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Aug 6, 2014 at 12:49PM

Temperatures hit 88 degrees over last weekend just in time for the arrival of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and Unlimited hydro racing on Lake Washington.

Re: background checks for guns buyers — Vote I-591 not I-594

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 11:00AM

A reader’s letter in the July 30 issue of the Reporter claimed I-594 gun show backgound checks reduce domestic abuse, shooting accidents and suicides.

More to consider in mitigating bus-transit interface

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 11:00AM

Further reporting needed on why the option to route bus traffic through downtown wasn’t under consideration.

City attorney prudent on library vote issue

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 11:00AM

Our City Attorney is working to ensure that we do not race to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a vote before we know if the vote would be meaningful or meaningless.

A life of art

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 9:00AM

Mercer Island artist Gertrude Hollis, who turns 100 this week, has had a life filled with both art and movement..

The list, part 1

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 12:00PM

Got a pencil? Maybe open up a spreadsheet. Let’s see if we can name some of the construction projects underway — or poised to begin — on our Island.

City considers a Transportation Benefit District, $20 car tab fee

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 7:00AM

Ordinance could net $350K for street, pedestrian projects

Mercer Island Little League All-Star team wins state title | Sports briefs

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 4:00PM

Islanders took two of three from Cascade to clinch the championship; Eastside FC GU10 wins Sounders Cup.

St. Monica students are USATF Junior Olympic qualifiers

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 3:00PM

Two St. Monica School students competed at the USA Track and Field Junior Olympic championships July 6 at Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley.

Solarize program sees early success

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 1:56PM

The City's solar installation campaign has drawn over 100 attendees at its first two workshops

Community Briefs | Art Uncorked coming to Town Center

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 12:15PM

A new Wine and Art event will debut on the Island next month. Art Uncorked is sponsored by the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce and the Mercer Island Visual Arts League.

18 receive degrees from Washington State University

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following Island residents have completed degrees from Washington State University.

Police Blotter | Bellevue fire trucks damage Islander's car

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

An Islander believes his car was damaged by fire trucks responding to a house fire at 3406 97th Ave. S.E.

2nd Seafair Cup for Islander

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 1:00PM

Rob Graham is owner of winning hydroplane boat that bears his name

Parking possible north of Community Center?

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 8:00AM

Sound Transit hires consultant to look at where to add parking

Mary Wayte reflects on anniversary of ‘84 Olympics

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

Last Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of Mary Wayte Bradburne winning the gold medal in the 200-meter freestyle at the 1984 summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

Blue Angels Soar

  • Aug 3, 2014 at 12:57PM

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels returned to take flight over Lake Washington during the Seafair Air Show this past weekend.

Proctor Landing to be staging area for Seafair BUI patrols

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Washington State Patrol and cooperating agencies are preparing for the annual Impaired Boating Emphasis, August 1-3, 2014, as part of the Seafair activities on Lake Washington.

Eye on MI | Bright harvest

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 1:00AM updated Jul 31, 2014 at 3:50PM

Bright colors spill from baskets of tomatoes, zucchini and summer squash at the Farmers Market last Sunday.

Public hearing for Transportation Benefit District cancelled until further notice

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 11:35AM

A public hearing regarding the creation of a Transportation Benefit District (TBD), which was scheduled for August 4, has been cancelled until staff receive further notice from Council.

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