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Kent company's T-shirts once again in Seahawks locker room

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 9:47AM

Kent company Polar Graphics produced the T-shirts the Seahawks wore on the field after the NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Mercer Island girls, boys go 2-0 against Saints | Prep basketball

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 10:54AM

It was good night for Mercer Island basketball Friday, Jan. 24 at Interlake High School, as the Islanders' girls and boys basketball teams each saw wins against the Saints.

Comparisons to ‘05 team hard to resist

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Jan 30, 2014 at 11:20AM

Seeing as this is just the second Seahawks team to reach the Super Bowl, the comparisons are inevitable. Which team is better?

Mercer Island ETL, Cascade teams win MLK tournaments | Community sports

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 1:30PM

A couple Mercer Island eighth-grade basketball teams had strong showings last week during the annual Martin Luther King holiday tournament competition.

Island lags behind in updating schools

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 1:44PM

Since 2003, Bellevue has put $800 million toward rebuilding its schools

I-594 represents progress

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 1:54PM

Thank you for your coverage of the efforts of local citizens who support Initiative 594, which calls for expanding criminal background checks for all gun sales.

A night to remember

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 2:08PM

Luca, age 8, and his dad, Matt Galvin had a memorable evening at Century Link Field at the NFC playoff game cheering on Seattle Seahawks in their winning game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Senior votes are key to pass school bond, levy

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 3:44PM

The new school bond issue is a common sense proposal that makes targeted and critical improvements to our schools.

911 caller still on the line when Island police stop car thieves

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 3:00PM

It was 4:30 a.m. Thursday January 23rd, when I heard my driveway alarm ring. Our residence is fairly well secluded.

I-594 represents progress

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 4:00PM

Universal background checks will not stop all gun violence, but they will help.

Mercer Island students soaring in aerospace scholars program

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 4:23PM

Five Mercer Island High School juniors have been selected to compete with 308 other students from across Washington state for one of 160, six-day summer residencies at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.

Council deserves applause for acting on resident concerns about library remodel

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 5:00PM

This is a letter to publically thank the Mercer Island City council for stepping up to the plate and being a role model of community governance on the issue of the proposed remodel by the King County Library System (KCLS).

Information for parents of new Kindergarten students now available

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 5:00PM

The Mercer Island School District hosted an information session Jan. 27 for parents of incoming 2014-15 kindergarten students. Parents who missed that session can still get the information packet.

Council moving beyond I-90 issues

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

Library, theater and Town Center are also focus of 2014 Council agenda

Seahawks selfies | SLIDESHOW

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 9:58AM

The Reporter asked for Seahawks selfies, and you responded. Thank you for sending in your pictures as you represented the 12th Man.

More amazing than you thought

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00AM

Mercer Island girls take the mat against both boys and girls.

Hundreds dial in to Litzow’s ‘telephone Town Hall’ meeting

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

Nearly 2,400 people participated in a telephone town hall held by State Senator Steve Litzow on the evening of Jan. 16.

Islanders thrash Patriots | Prep boys basketball

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 11:08AM

The Mercer Island boys basketball team beat the Liberty Patriots 63-32 Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Liberty High School. Mercer Island improved to 10-2 in the KingCo conference, good for second place behind undefeated Bellevue.

School briefs: Free SAT tests, Disney and Dessert event to benefit orchestras

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 12:00PM

Mercer Island’s College Tutors invites college-bound 10th and 11th graders to take a practice SAT or ACT test to gauge their current achievement level and readiness for college entrance exams. All colleges require either an ACT or SAT score to accompany applications.

Revised school bond deserves approval

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:00PM

I am the member of the Mercer Island School Board who opposed the 2012 Bond issue. I strongly support the current 2014 Bond issue, and urge every citizen of MI to vote yes.

City briefs: I-90 tolling update and 'Buy a Key' fundraiser

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Mercer Island Parks and recreation Department are holding a “Buy a Key’ fundraiser concert to help purchase a Yamaha Clavinova digital piano for use at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center to be used for lessons, entertainment and more.

Mercer Island beats second-place Liberty | Prep girls basketball

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 9:50AM

The Mercer Island girls basketball team got a big road win Wednesday, Jan. 29, beating Liberty 53-48 at Liberty High School.

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.

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