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Washington state statistics follow social trends

  • Dec 31, 2013 at 10:00AM

Statistics show that in the first nine months after Washington state’s same sex marriage act became law, same sex couples made up 17 percent of all marriages in Washington.

Mercer Island beats Palisades | Prep boys basketball

  • Dec 27, 2013 at 5:20PM

The Mercer Island boys basketball team beat Los Angeles' Palisades 54-45 Thursday, Dec. 26 at Redondo Union in California.

3D revolution

  • Dec 25, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 2:38PM

MIHS graduate is pioneer in burgeoning industry of 3D printing

Blood drive at SJCC Thursday Dec. 26

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 5:31PM

Regional blood supplies are at dangerously low levels

Mercer Island takes 7th at Hammerhead | Prep wrestling

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 4:25PM

The Mercer Island High School wrestling team finished seventh at the Hammerhead Invitational Dec. 20 and 21 at the Kitsap Sun Pavilion.

Rider arrested at gun point for playing with knife on crowded bus

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 2:32PM

The evening commute was abruptly disrupted Friday, Dec. 13 by a rider wielding a knife at the North Mercer Park-and-Ride.

Landslides bring added risks

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 1:04PM

City hosts preparedness seminar on risks of earthquakes, landslides

'Betty' found

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Dec 23, 2013 at 12:31PM

Betty, a Boston Terrier who suffers from seizures is now home.

Pastor Greg’s Christmas Prayer

  • Dec 25, 2013 at 9:00AM

May we honor this day with more than carol-singing, over-eating or gift-giving.

Library remodel update meeting is Jan. 7

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 12:04PM

King County library officials will review Mercer Island library remodeling plans

2013: A community poised on the cusp of change

  • Dec 26, 2013 at 9:00AM

In 2013, Islanders confront a sea change ahead for Island life.

It’s a dog’s life — no leash law here

  • Dec 24, 2013 at 9:00AM

Reading about the City Councilman and his dog, (Councilman’s dog bites city worker, reminded me of an incident last summer.

Tell Senator Litzow to vote yes on I-594

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 2:00PM

A fundraising plea just arrived from the Washington Alliance for Gun Control asking for help in getting the message to our legislators to pass I-594 requiring criminal background checks on all guns sales in Washington.

From new license plates to rules on pot, Legislature faces busy session ahead

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 2:00PM

A preview of coming attractions and distractions for lawmakers next year can be found in the pile of legislation awaiting them when they return to Olympia in January.

News briefs

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 4:00PM

King County Library Director Ptacek to leave; Eastside Catholic fires educator for marrying partner

Police Blotter | Man detained for knife on bus

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 11:03AM

The general manager of Mercerwood Shore Club reported several checks stolen. The owner of a Lexus, reported that his car had been keyed overnight .

Mercer Island falls to Liberty | Prep girls basketball

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Dec 23, 2013 at 10:27AM

The Mercer Island girls basketball team lost to the Liberty Patriots 46-29 Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Mercer Island High School.

Mercer Island beats Issaquah | Boys prep swimming

  • Dec 18, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Dec 23, 2013 at 10:14AM

The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team beat Issaquah 117-69 Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Mary Wayte Pool.

Lawler catches fire as Islanders beat Liberty | Boys prep basketball

  • Dec 18, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Dec 23, 2013 at 10:14AM

Senior captain leads Mercer Island boys basketball team past the Liberty Patriots Tuesday at MIHS.

Eastside Catholic vice principal ousted for marrying same-sex partner

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Dec 23, 2013 at 10:06AM

Friday demonstration at the Archdiocese of Seattle calls for the church to change.

School Board Directors, past and present, support school bond issues

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 4:40PM

Current and former Mercer Island school board directors are united in endorsement of the Prop #1 school bond and Prop #2 local levy renewal on the ballot in February, 2014.

Republic Services schedule changes for the holidays

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 3:19PM

Republic Services' collection schedule will change during the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays.

Islanders pin Saints | Prep wrestling

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 10:39AM

The Mercer Island High School wrestling team defeated the Interlake Saints 54-21 Thursday, Dec. 20 at Interlake High School.

Hope is the key | Dan O'Neill guides Mercy Corps, bringing help around the globe

  • Dec 18, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Dec 20, 2013 at 10:15AM

Sammamish resident and long-time humanitarian Dan O'Neill discusses the Mercy Corps organization and what makes them different.

Police Report 2013 | Mercer Island Police Blotter

  • Dec 17, 2013 at 2:43PM

The year in crime and other misdeeds from the Mercer Island Police Blotter.

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