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WSDOT to set new goals for accountability

  • May 21, 2014 at 8:00AM

With an emphasis on greater community involvement and partnerships, agency efficiency and innovation, and a multimodal approach to transportation system capacity, Secretary of Transportation Lynn Peterson introduced Results WSDOT – Setting WSDOT’s Direction, a strategic plan for 2014 to 2017.

Two to challenge Island lawmakers

  • May 21, 2014 at 9:00AM

Both 41st District State representatives, Judy Clibborn and Tana Senn, who are Islanders and Democrats, are facing opponents in the November General election.

Stinson would be youngest lawmaker ever if elected

  • May 21, 2014 at 10:00AM

King County Elections indicate that 20-year-old Bill Stinson will run against first-term lawmaker, Tana Senn.

Mercer Island cruises past Seattle Prep | Prep boys lacrosse

  • May 21, 2014 at 11:00AM

Mercer Island boys lacrosse opened state tournament competition beating Seattle Prep 18-2 Tuesday at Islander Stadium.

MI Preschool Association names 2014 Exceptional Educator | Community briefs

  • May 21, 2014 at 11:00AM updated May 22, 2014 at 3:17PM

Island Firefighter Alec Munro in Oso; home prices on Island inch up.

Hat tricks from Hill, Bender advance Islanders | Prep boys soccer

  • May 21, 2014 at 11:00AM updated May 27, 2014 at 12:11PM

Ryan Hill and Sean Bender each scored three goals as Mercer Island won its first round state tournament game against Mountain View, 6-0 Tuesday, May 20 at Islander Stadium.

Police Blotter | Boulder thrown through St. Monica’s stained-glass front door

  • May 21, 2014 at 12:00PM

Neighbors wondered if it may have been a hate crime, though police classified it only as “malicious mischief.”

Police department needs volunteers for safety drill

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:08PM

The Mercer Island Police Department needs 10 volunteers to role play parents for an emergency safety drill.

Farmer’s Market readies for 2014 season

  • May 22, 2014 at 8:00AM updated May 27, 2014 at 3:49PM

MI Farmer’s Market begins on June 8 in the Town Center.

Mindfulness exercises gain momentum in Island schools

  • May 22, 2014 at 9:00AM

Lessons on 'open attention on the present' showing up at West Mercer, Island Park and Crest.

Islander student performs in theater competition in NYC

  • May 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

At event, actor Denzel Washington introduces himself to Josiah Townsend.

Police apprehend suspects thought to be responsible for series of mail thefts

  • May 22, 2014 at 11:23AM

Mercer Island police and Washington State Patrol troopers apprehended two suspects believed to be responsible for a series of mail thefts on the Island. One of the suspects fled police on foot and later jumped off the I-90 bridge into Lake Washington to escape WSP

Retired minister Sewall honored by seminary

  • May 22, 2014 at 11:00AM

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary has named the Rev. Delmar (Dale) Sewall the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus in Pastoral Ministry.

Island teacher voted to kiss pig raises $12,000 | Community briefs

  • May 23, 2014 at 9:00AM

R.W. Thorpe & Associates celebrate 40th year; Godefroys celebrated.

Islanders shut out Shorecrest, advance to final four | Prep boys soccer

  • May 25, 2014 at 9:47AM

Mercer Island boys soccer continued its quest for a state title Saturday night, beating Shorecrest 4-0 in the 3A boys soccer state quarterfinals at Islander Stadium.

Tweaks for the Farmers Market

  • May 27, 2014 at 11:55AM

I am a big supporter, believing the Farmers Market is an important Island asset. I would like to see a few improvements though.

Police Blotter | Graffiti vandalism reported across Island

  • May 27, 2014 at 11:49AM

A 58-year-old Mercer Island man reported that his fence had been sprayed with graffiti, leading to damages of $75. The graffiti spanned the entire five feet of the fence.

Season ends for Mercer Island lacrosse

  • May 27, 2014 at 12:00PM updated May 29, 2014 at 11:11AM

Mercer Island boys lacrosse saw its season come to an end in the quarterfinal round of the state tournament, falling to Eastside Catholic 19-11 Thursday, May 22, at Eastside Catholic High School.

Tennis champ wins, remembers lost match

  • May 27, 2014 at 12:07PM

Earlier this month, Islander Alan Woog and his partner, Yutaka Kobayashi from Wellesley, Massachusetts, beat the defending USTA 90-and-over champions in the national finals held in Vancouver, WA.

MI Girls tennis captures sixth-straight district title

  • May 27, 2014 at 12:15PM

Mercer Island girls tennis captured its sixth-straight district title at the Sea-King district tennis tournament May 20-21 at Lower Woodland Park in Seattle.

Eye on MI | In the garden

  • May 27, 2014 at 12:15PM

A little girl watches the people walk by from the garden patio outside Mo’s Pizza.

Real estate website ranks Mercer Island as one of the safest in the state

  • May 27, 2014 at 12:36PM

Movoto Real Estate Blog ranked communities within Washington state for safety by using crime statistics, Eastside communities were best

Patchwork house to make way for new town homes

  • May 27, 2014 at 12:01PM

Demolition has begun at two adjoining properties at 2960 and 2970 76th Avenue N.E. The two properties will be developed into 16 townhomes on the slope behind Farmers Insurance. The two lots together sold for $2.3 million last year.

Library trustees to vote on 'final' Mercer Island remodel plan on May 28

  • May 27, 2014 at 12:20PM

Carpools to the meeting at KCLS HQ in Issaquah will leave from the Mercer Island Library at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28

Girls water polo open state competition

  • May 27, 2014 at 12:22PM

The Islanders opened competition with a 9-7 win over Auburn Riverside before falling in the second round to Curtis High School.

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