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Police Blotter | Spanish pilots license reported missing

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 2:00PM

Sometime between May 23 and May 26, a 51-year-old Mercer Island man lost his Spanish pilot license. He needed to file a police report in order to get a new one.

Alcohol survey

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Mercer Island Communities That Care Coalition (CTC) has found that stores on Mercer Island are doing their part to prevent minors from making illegal purchases of alcoholic beverages.

Hundreds flock to band sale

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 12:23PM

It was a good thing that rummage sale organizers posted security at the doors into the Islander Middle School multipurpose room last Saturday.

Community Fund helps Youth Ballet

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 12:00PM

From the modest ballet studio located on Mercer Island’s South-end in the big red school house, preparations are underway for Island Youth Ballet’s “Excerpts from Cinderella” now in its third season.

Glant twins ‘graduate’ from French American School, head to MIHS

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 11:33AM

Brothers started preschool in 2002 when FASPS in portables at SJCC.

Solar devices making headway

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Jun 5, 2014 at 1:40PM

South-end Rite Aid solar panel may be largest installation on Island

Farmers Market opens season this Sunday

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 11:38AM

This Sunday, June 8, marks the first of the 2014 Farmers Market season. Opening day begins at 10 a.m. and will run till 3 p.m., with vendors and activities throughout the afternoon.

City salaries ‘above premium’ need review

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 2:10PM

The city should do cost comparisons before increasing city employees’ salaries.

Mercer Island graduation news and honors

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 11:19AM

A round-up of what Island grads are up to and where they're taking their studies.

A humble hero and Omaha Beach

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 8:00AM

This Friday marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day when nearly 5,000 allied troops perished in an historic invasion that soaked the beaches of Normandy in human blood. One of the fortunate who survived was Huston Riley from Mercer Island.

NW Sherpa Association to hold Everest benefit on Mercer Island

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jun 5, 2014 at 10:25AM

Fundraiser dinner will benefit families of lost Sherpa climbers from April 18 avalanche.

Three named teachers of the year

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 2:02PM

The 2013-14 Mercer Island School District Teachers of the Year are Mercer Island High School special education teacher, Sue Jobe; Islander Middle School world language and global studies teacher, Jan Brousseau and Island Park Elementary kindergarten teacher, Jeanne Berkshire.

Initiative Elixir | Cartoon of the Week

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 2:00PM

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

Engagement

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 11:00AM

Amara Fanucci and Ziv Feinberg announced their plan to wed in the summer of 2016.

Five healthy and tasty ways to satisfy a sweet tooth

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 8:00AM

There are many sugar alternatives that are much better for the body than highly-refined sugars that are being used in the processed food industry these days.

Islander competes in Miss Washington’s Outstanding Teen pageant

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 10:00AM

Competitors are young women are judged for community service, talent, and academics.

New State Farm agent settled in at S.E. 29th St. office | Business briefs

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 11:00AM

New agent takes over for longtime owner Pauline Reed; Kusak Cut Glass Works to celebrate 100th anniversary.

Island address awarded bid for marijuana sales

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

While City zoning does not allow pot sales, five applicants submitted plans for approval.

Eye on MI | 'Deadliest Catch' crew returns for filming

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jun 4, 2014 at 9:38AM

Members of the Discovery Channel television show, “Deadliest Catch” once again gathered to do some filming at the VFW Hall / Keewaydin Clubhouse on the Island last week.

$20 car tab fee to fund city transportation improvements is bad idea | Island Forum

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Mercer Island City Council reviews the city’s Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) annually.

Generous donors

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 11:00AM

On behalf of the Mercer Island Merchant Association, we would like to thank every business and individual who supported our efforts to raise money for the Oso Landslide relief.

Library committee not just ‘old’ people

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 2:08PM

This is in response to Sandra Lindstrom’s letter to the editor last week where she indicated that the Library remodel opinions are one-sided and primarily supported by older residents.

Eye on MI | Force for good

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 8:00AM

Twenty young Island women were honored at the Evergreen Chapter of the National Charity League’s Annual Senior Celebration and Recognition on May 4.

Police Blotter | Marine Patrol pulls over vessel

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 1:45PM

Marine patrol performed a boat stop Wednesday, just after 6 p.m. under the I-90 bridge in the east channel of Lake Washington. The boat operator performed a voluntary field sobriety test which indicated a significant level of impairment. The Renton man was arrested and transported to the Mercer Island Police Department where he refused a breathalizer test.

Library remodel set to go this fall

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 1:57PM

At a King County Library System (KCLS) Board of Trustees meeting last Wednesday, May 28 interim director Julie Brand said it will move ahead with remodel construction plans after allowing for four months of public input.

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