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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.


  • 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.

Time to get outdoors

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 10:00AM

Mercer Island Boy Scout Troop 624 is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a traditional Scouting “Hullabaloo” at Luther Burbank Park.”

Case of measles at Sea-Tac Airport May 26

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 8:00AM

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a King County child who was at Sea-Tac Airport while contagious. The person was likely exposed to the measles while overseas. The child was at the airport on May 26, between 6:20 and 10 p.m. in Concourse A and at Baggage Claim.

Rivers, lakes still cold, dangerous

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 3:00PM

With sunny skies and warmer days ahead, King County officials urge everyone to be careful when heading out for fun on the water.

Mercer Island's title run ends at state | Prep boys soccer

  • May 31, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Jun 2, 2014 at 7:06PM

Mercer Island's quest for its first boys soccer state championship came to an end Saturday, as the Islanders fell to Lakeside 1-0 in the 3A state title game at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup.

Mercer Island tennis dominates at 3A state championships

  • Jun 2, 2014 at 6:49PM

For the fourth consecutive year, both Mercer Island girls and boys tennis took home the 3A state tennis titles after wrapping up tournament competition Saturday, May 31 in Kennewick.

Mercer Island track and field wraps season at state finals

  • Jun 2, 2014 at 6:57PM

Mercer Island track and field wrapped up its season at the 3A state championships Saturday, May 31 at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Fujitani first-ever Mercer Island singles state champion | Prep girls golf

  • May 30, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 5:22PM

Freshman takes top spot as Islander girls golf finishes fifth as a team.

Low-Car Diet | Cartoon of the Week

  • May 30, 2014 at 10:34AM

Each week, view the cartoon of the week by local artist Jeff Johnson.

Child 'Safety Day' at Factoria mall, Saturday May 31

  • May 30, 2014 at 10:32AM

Child Safety Day and Law enforcement appreciation day is tomorrow Sat May 31 at Factoria Mall in Bellevue

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