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Gabby Giffords testifies on I-594 measure for gun background checks

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 11:00AM

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords was to testify in Olympia Tuesday in support of an initiative to expand the state law governing background checks for gun purchases.

Eye on MI | Signing to the Seahawks

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 11:52AM

Mercer Island High School students and staff sign Pemco Insurance banner that will fly over MetLife Stadium during the Super Bowl.

Dispatches from Olympia: Rep. Senn speaks in favor of sick leave

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 7:56PM

Rep. Tana Senn, who dually serves as a councilmember for the city of Mercer Island, spoke Wednesday in support of ESHB 1313, Washington's Paid Sick and Safe Leave bill. The legislation would provide paid leave for workers who are ill or caring for an ill family member.

Pioneer Park set for maintenance | Community briefs

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

Planned tree maintenance work by the city will begin this week in Pioneer Park to remove unsafe trees and to ensure public safety for all park users.

On College: What to do if you are deferred from school of choice

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

Students can advocate for themselves if they are deferred from their top-choice school.

Police Blotter | Don’t end up with a DUI after the Super Bowl

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Washington State Patrol wants to remind both die-hard Hawks fans, as well as fair-weather football fans, to enjoy the game and have a blast doing so — but also to plan ahead for travel before and after the game.

Free Press | Cartoon of the Week

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 2:00PM

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

Metro may place funding measure on April ballot

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 2:33PM

King County Metro facing serious budget deficit, needs more money to preserve bus service

80 Mercer Island School District graduates support School bond and levy

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 2:44PM

80 MIHS grads who live on the Island with children who attend Island schools support the bond and levy issue on the Feb. 11 ballot

Time to invest again in schools

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 8:00AM

Education is not what it used to be and is not what it is going to be in the coming decades. We need to get ready for what is ahead. This is our duty.

State Attorney General warns about new scam

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 9:00AM

Keep an eye out for post-holiday email scams carrying malicious malware disguised as a link to a helpful “change of address” form

Is it pizza or wings?

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

As football fans gear up for a Seahawks Super Bowl, local food establish prepare to deliver food to the hungry masses.

Flu hits peak in Washington state

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

State health officers reported last week that the flu has reached its peak. Yet 19 lab-confirmed flu deaths have been reported across the state since December.

Actor and celebrity Joel McHale to headline Youth Theatre Northwest 30th Anniversary Gala

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 5:14PM

Islander native and Youth Theatre Northwest alum McHale will host the Red Carpet Gala to benefit YTN event on March 1 at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center

Proud MIHS alums support bond vote and levy

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 1:00PM

We are proud products of the Mercer Island public school system and wish to see MISD remain strong.

Eye on MI | 12th Man Shave

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 2:41PM

Islander Middle School student shaved his head with the number "12" and went to school with the blue-and-green dye to show fan loyalty.

'12th Man' wine available at North Mercer QFC now

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 5:09PM

'12th Man' wine , by local vinter Northwest Cellars in Kirkland, arrives just in time for the big game.

Seattle, Denver retirement communities wager on Super Bowl

  • Feb 2, 2014 at 1:52PM

Covenant Shores takes on Covenant Village of Colorado on who will take the Lombardi trophy today in New Jersey

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr” captivates YTN audiences

  • Feb 2, 2014 at 3:57PM

YTN production features dozens of Islanders - some with fins and tails

Citizens have chance to weigh in

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 3:05PM

Citizens have a chance to weigh in on whether the largest single family residential development in 28 years is a well planned development.

MIHS student petitions to attend Seahawks parade

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 11:08AM

A Mercer Island High School student is petitioning the Mercer Island School District to allow students to attend the Seahawks' Super Bowl parade in downtown Seattle Wednesday, Feb. 5.

Super Seahawks

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 3:59PM

Fireworks were heard on Mercer Island as the area celebrated the Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl win over the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2.

I-90 survey responders report heavy use

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 2:35PM

Just 3,595 Island households returned surveys on use of I-90

Streaking Islanders outlast Kangs | Prep boys basketball

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 2:39PM

With a 13-1 run to close out the game, the Mercer Island boys basketball team beat the Lake Washington Kangs 51-40 Friday, Jan. 31

Four in a row for Mercer Island girls basketball

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 2:31PM

The Mercer Island girls basketball team won its fourth consecutive game, beating the Lake Washington Kangs 56-45 Friday, Jan. 31.

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