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Mercer Island parks debate heats up as petition deadline nears

  • May 31, 2016 at 8:22AM

For two opposing citizens' groups — Concerned Citizens for Mercer Island Parks (CCMIP) and Support MI Parks and Arts (SMIPA) — the contentious debate about parks and arts on the Island is not a matter of pitting one against the other, but allowing citizens to decide which is more important.

Mercer Island New Seasons Market calls for local vendors

  • May 31, 2016 at 10:00AM

New Seasons Market is looking for local makers just getting started and established as producers to register for one-on-one meetings with New Seasons Market buyers as part of its "local finds" program.

KMIH student broadcasters win statewide awards for excellence

  • May 31, 2016 at 2:00PM

The annual Washington State High School Radio Awards and Conference was held on Thursday at Nathan Hale High School and Mercer Island's KMIH-FM earned a second-place award for Overall Excellence, being edged by Peninsula High's KGHP in Gig Harbor.

Vandalism reported in upper lid park | Mercer Island Police Blotter

  • Jun 1, 2016 at 6:00AM

The blotter consists of officers' accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Northwood Elementary dedication and open house set for June 18

  • Jun 1, 2016 at 7:00AM

The Mercer Island School District is inviting the community to the dedication and open house for the new Northwood Elementary from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 18 at the school, located at 4030 86th Ave. SE.

Mercer Island earns national recognition for supporting play | City briefs

  • Jun 1, 2016 at 8:00AM

City news in Mercer Island.

Field survey work begins for North Mercer Island/Enatai sewer project

  • Jun 1, 2016 at 9:10AM

King County Wastewater Treatment Division is designing a project to upgrade the county's sewer pipelines on North Mercer Island and Southwest Bellevue. Installed during the 1970s, these pipelines are aging and reaching capacity.

Mercer Island, Interlake recognized as KingCo 3A tourney co-winners | Prep girls tennis

  • Jun 1, 2016 at 11:47AM

Upon first glance, it appeared the Mercer Island girls tennis team's seven-year streak of winning the KingCo 3A championships was snapped.

Mercer Island Farmers Market opens June 5

  • Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00PM

The Mercer Island Farmers Market returns June 5 for its ninth season, connecting Island residents, friends and families with Washington state producers of healthy, sustainable food and other goods.

Mercer Island Farmers Market exceeds fundraising goal, honors volunteer at kickoff dinner

  • Jun 1, 2016 at 12:30PM

About 80 supporters of the Mercer Island Farmers Market gathered at Aljoya on May 15 to celebrate the opening of the 2016 market season.

Happy to support MICA, but not at park | Letter

  • Jun 1, 2016 at 1:00PM

As supporters of the arts, we are happy to support Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA), but not in Mercerdale Park, the proposed site. Our objections to this site are based on two considerations.

Olympic Cascade Aquatics, city of Mercer Island honored for community service

  • Jun 1, 2016 at 2:00PM

Olympic Cascade Aquatics (OCA) and the city of Mercer Island, partners with the Mercer Island School District in operating the Mary Wayte Pool, were honored for community service on May 20.

County meetings set for June 8 on Mercer Island

  • Jun 2, 2016 at 6:00AM

King County has scheduled two meetings June 8 on Mercer Island, where people can learn more about how large wood is used in a variety of ways within river environments.

New owner at Mercer Island Florist

  • Jun 2, 2016 at 8:00AM

One of the oldest retail businesses on Mercer Island has a new owner.

Islanders earn all-league, all-state recognition | Prep sports briefs

  • Jun 2, 2016 at 9:00AM

Islanders earn all-league, all-state recognition

Mercer Island tennis coaches shine at USTA tournament

  • Jun 2, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 10:18AM

Two Mercer Island tennis coaches recently took home hardware at a national 40-and-over tennis tournament in Atlanta.

Mercer Island to host free knotweed workshop Thursday

  • Jun 2, 2016 at 11:16AM

Mercer Island crews are working to eradicate knotweed, a noxious, invasive weed that chokes out native vegetation, increases erosion, degrades water quality and damages habitat for fish and wildlife.

The dangers of distracted driving | Letter

  • Jun 2, 2016 at 1:00PM

Distracted driving kills over eight people and injures over 1,000 people every day.

Westbound I-90 to close this weekend

  • Jun 2, 2016 at 2:35PM

The ongoing I-90 detours return again this weekend with a westbound closure. These detours allow the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to undertake light rail preparations inside the Mount Baker and Mercer Island tunnels.

Mercer Island’s parks petition will not be on November ballot

  • Jun 6, 2016 at 10:07AM

The "Protect Our Parks" petition filed by the Concerned Citizens for Mercer Island Parks (CCMIP) did not have the required number of signatures to send the issue to an Island-wide vote by the deadline of 5 p.m. Thursday.

Mercer Island students place fourth in national entrepreneurship competition

  • Jun 7, 2016 at 10:04AM

The team from Mercer Island High School recently placed fourth in the national Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) competition in Sacramento, California.

Alzheimer’s Cafe meetings to begin tomorrow on Mercer Island

  • Jun 7, 2016 at 12:00PM

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, and there is a new opportunity for people with memory loss, their care partners, family and friends to socialize in an environment that is accepting, supportive and nonjudgmental on Mercer Island.

School Board to hold hearings on proposed mitigation plan

  • Jun 7, 2016 at 12:00PM

The Mercer Island School Board will hold two public hearings this month concerning the district's proposed hazard mitigation plan. The hearings will be held during the two regular board meetings this month — at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 9 and 8:15 a.m. Thursday, June 23, both at City Hall.

Mercer Island students receive PTA Community Scholarship awards

  • Jun 7, 2016 at 2:00PM

The Mercer Island PTA Council held its 40th annual Community Scholarship Awards event on June 1. The Community Scholarship program demonstrates the community's appreciation of and support for its youth. Each scholarship awarded recognizes outstanding attitude, effort and achievement by each student in a particular area.

Sound Transit CEO talks East Link, ST3 with Mercer Island Chamber

  • Jun 8, 2016 at 6:00AM

Though Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff is new to the Puget Sound region, he is not foreign to its transportation issues, he told community members at the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce lunch June 1.

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