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Arraignment for man charged in death of Islander is Jan. 2

  • Dec 31, 2013 at 3:05PM

Marijuana a factor in vehicular homicide of 23-year-old Blake Gaston

Sherman: one of the best at talking and defending

  • Dec 31, 2013 at 3:58PM

Depending on your perspective, Richard Sherman is either best known as one of the NFL’s top cornerbacks, or as one of the NFL’s biggest talkers.

12th Man Pounces On Seahawks Playoff Tickets

  • Dec 31, 2013 at 3:41PM

Less than 27 minutes after Seahawks playoff tickets went on sale, the ball club’s Twitter account announced they were gone.

Sound Transit to help Island with parking

  • Jan 1, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Jan 2, 2014 at 10:49AM

Sound Transit will commit up to $6 million to find more parking for Island commuters

Police Blotter | Inflatable Mickey and Minnie Mouse stolen from front lawn

  • Jan 1, 2014 at 12:00PM

Large inflatable Christmas decorations stolen overnight.

Hostile Takeover | Cartoon of the Week

  • Jan 1, 2014 at 2:00PM

View the cartoon of the week by local artist Jeff Johnson.

News briefs: Statistics show speed still kills, Bellevue's Redbox cuts back

  • Jan 2, 2014 at 8:00AM

For decades, the Washington State Patrol has said, “speed kills.” Now, there is a new report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) surveying speeding attitudes and behaviors that shows the old adage remains true.

I-594 and ‘militia’

  • Jan 2, 2014 at 1:00PM

Persons with criminal records should not be counted as militia, no matter how you define the concept.

GRAMMY tabs MIHS a Signature School semifinalist

  • Jan 3, 2014 at 10:39AM

The GRAMMY Foundation recently named Mercer Island High School as one of 123 nationwide GRAMMY Signature Schools semifinalists for 2014.

Angry? Step away from the keypad

  • Jan 3, 2014 at 10:00AM

Trying to take back what is written down is next to impossible.

Mercer Island School District Annual Report available online

  • Jan 3, 2014 at 4:55PM

The state-mandated print edition of the report has already started arriving for Mercer Island residents.

IMS students advance to state robotics competition

  • Jan 3, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Jan 6, 2014 at 11:28AM

Students from Islander Middle School won awards in the FIRST LEGO League robotics competition and advanced to the state tournament.

Not too late to get a flu shot, health officials say

  • Jan 6, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 5:24PM

With flu season to last through spring, everyone is encouraged to get a flu shot. Young adults are at a higher risk this year as are those with underlying health issues.

Community briefs

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 12:06PM

Travel writing comes naturally to Islander; TED Talk set for Jan. 13; Mercerdale Park may get Wi-Fi

The always evolving sport of snow skiing

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 1:20PM

Things have changed since first putting skis in the snow over 40 years ago.

Send your Seahawks selfies

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 1:50PM

Mercer Island residents show off their Seahawk blue and green.

Police blotter | Two unlocked vehicles stolen, many more cars prowled

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 1:46PM

An unlocked Volkswagen in the 6800 block of S.E. 30th Street with its keys left inside the car, was stolen overnight

Citizens needed to serve on City Boards and Commissions

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 2:23PM

Several positions will be open June 1 on city boards and commissions.

New City Manager sets 2014 agenda

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 4:00PM

We talked with Noel Treat, who on Monday, Jan. 6 was formally sworn in as city manager, to discuss the biggest issues facing the Island in 2014.

Mercer Island School District using March 17 as snow makeup day

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 4:15PM

MISD will make up the Dec. 20 snow day on March 17.

Shooting for dollars and cents toward a cure for MS

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 1:05PM

Two years ago, David Schiller never shot more than 100 free throws in one setting. This year, he’s going to go for 1000 to raise money and awareness for MS.

18 homes planned for five acres on 84th Ave S.E.

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:30AM

A Planning Commission meeting set for Jan. 15 will include an analysis of a proposal to build 18 homes on a five-acre piece of land at 3051 84th Avenue S.E.

Islanders suffer first KingCo loss to Lake Washington | Prep boys basketball

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 10:39AM

The Mercer Island boys basketball team suffered its first KingCo loss of the season Tuesday, losing to Lake Washington 60-46 at Lake Washington High School.

Horses to return to Stevenson Farm

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 11:56AM

Promises to keep Mercer Island’s former Stevenson Farm an equestrian site are progressing. The approximately five-acre parcel, at 6053 Island Crest Way, was sold in August 2012, after property owner Lewis Stevenson died in 2011.

Islanders cruise past Garfield | Prep boys swimming

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 11:40AM

The Mercer Island boys swim and dive beat Garfield High School 146-39 Tuesday, Jan. 7 at Mary Wayte Pool.

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