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Input to Sound Transit will help city negotiations | Letter

  • Oct 2, 2015 at 9:59AM

The Council has been urged to "negotiate fiercely for Mercer Island while recognizing the importance of win/win solutions."

Sam Morril and Mitch Fatel | Comedy Roundup, Oct. 1-3

  • Oct 1, 2015 at 3:16PM

It's Thursday again, which means it's the beginning of another three days of headlining standup performances at the Eastside's comedy clubs. This week we've got Mitch Fatel at Parlor Live in Bellevue and Sam Morril at Kirkland's Laughs Comedy Spot.

Islander cross country hosts Interlake, Lake Washington

  • Oct 1, 2015 at 12:30PM

The Mercer Island girls took the top spot in their portion of the meet, while the Saints won over the Islander boys.

Salmon Days returns for 46th festival this weekend

  • Oct 1, 2015 at 10:39AM

The festival's inaugural carnival "was a huge success" in 2014, organizer Brian Twiggs said. "For the 'tweeners ... the 10- to 14-year-old crowd, there isn't a whole lot to do for them at Salmon Days. The carnival gave them a place to go."

Update: Toddler in stroller killed in crash on 140th Ave, Bel-Red Road | Likely cause driver's failure to yield while making left turn

  • Sep 29, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Sep 30, 2015 at 3:28PM

A toddler in a stroller was struck and killed in a crash involving three or four vehicles on 140th Ave N.E. and Bel-Red Road, police reported on Sept. 29.

MI volleyball, girls soccer teams remain undefeated | Sports briefs

  • Sep 30, 2015 at 2:44PM

Curtis bests boys water polo, boys golf beats Bellevue, boys tennis falls to Newport.

Eat Like It Matters

  • Sep 29, 2015 at 4:12PM

Marilyn McKenna writes about her life-changing weight loss in the new book "Eat Like it Matters: How I Lost 120 Pounds and Found My Inner Badass (And How You Can Too!)"

World languages require tradeoffs | MISD weighs what it’s willing to give up for elementary Spanish program

  • Sep 29, 2015 at 10:27AM

Superintendent presents School Board with possible scenarios district could adopt with world language program.

Sound Transit's 'Listen to Mercer' tour kicks off

  • Sep 25, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Sep 29, 2015 at 11:54AM

Islanders say that mobility is key to quality of life.

Elementary schools draw community backlash for 'hands off' at recess | UPDATE

  • Sep 24, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Sep 29, 2015 at 11:46AM

MISD "reinstates" tag after new approach to recess creates uproar on social media.

MIHS Homecoming parade this Friday | Calendar

  • Sep 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

Mercer Island High School will celebrate Homecoming this Friday, Oct. 2.

Cartoon of the Week | Don't cross the twin white lines

  • Oct 1, 2015 at 10:00AM

Frank Shiers Jr.'s editorial comic, week of Sept. 30, 2015.

A shared joy is double joy

  • Oct 1, 2015 at 8:00AM

Pastor Greg guides friends at Covenant Shores Retirement Community to The Owl Soda Fountain in downtown Wenatchee to witness their mountaintop joy.

Washington working to prevent cuts to prostate cancer treatments

  • Oct 1, 2015 at 6:00AM

Seniors may be hit hard by cuts to Medicare Part B.

Eye on MI | Giving from the Art

  • Sep 29, 2015 at 3:00PM

Newport High School senior Andrew Wang held an artist exhibition and reception at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center, raising money for school robotics groups.

Unfairly 'tagged' | Editorial

  • Sep 30, 2015 at 5:00AM

MISD's tag ban "prompted a social media campaign to overturn the move and got national attention" before being overturned.

MICA facility will provide benefits | Letter

  • Sep 30, 2015 at 10:00AM

Board member writes that MICA "will not infringe upon any current use of Mercerdale Park."

Islander cross country competes at Bellevue Invite | Sports briefs

  • Sep 29, 2015 at 12:00PM

Mercer Island was among the clubs from over 50 schools competing at the Bellevue Invitational Saturday, Sept. 26.

Support for Granbois, Bertlin | Letters

  • Sep 30, 2015 at 1:00PM

MIHS alumni support Traci Grabois, former mayor endorses Debbie Bertlin for City Council Position No. 7.

Praise for Bassett, Balducci | Letters

  • Sep 29, 2015 at 1:00PM

Islanders write in support of Bruce Bassett for City Council and Claudia Balducci for County Council.

Turnovers costly in football's second straight loss

  • Sep 25, 2015 at 11:00PM updated Sep 29, 2015 at 10:48AM

Mercer Island football is now 0-2 in league play after suffering another blowout, this time to Juanita.

MI water polo overcomes Sammamish for first win

  • Sep 29, 2015 at 12:00PM

Islanders explode for 20 goals after losing first three games of the season.

YFS to host open house on Oct. 4 | City briefs

  • Sep 30, 2015 at 10:00AM

New Island Crest Park trail bridge completed; Lee awarded for work on"Lock It or Lose It; JayMarc applies to short plat for three new homes; Volunteers needed for pedestrian and bicycle count.

MI schools welcome 300 new families | School briefs

  • Sep 29, 2015 at 1:00PM

School Board approves levy measures, interlocal agreements at Sept. 24 meeting; MISD supports action on McCleary.

Nine running for Council to appear at Chamber forum | Campaign news

  • Sep 29, 2015 at 10:21AM

RSVP today for Thursday's Chamber luncheon/voter's forum.

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