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Speakers help students visualize careers

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 9:00AM

Scientist tells students to pay attention in English class.

Police Blotter | Car stolen overnight

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 12:00PM

A Honda Civic was reported stolen overnight sometime between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.

Writers conference offers insights, inspiration and good books

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 2:00PM

Over 10,000 writers are descending on the Washington State Convention Center this week, February 26-March 1 for the largest literary conference in North America.

Letters | City must enforce code to protect Island’s character

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 3:00PM

Change is inevitable. Change, however, as the city council knows, must be regulated to ensure that it is consistent and compatible with the existing character of this island and its park-like neighborhoods.

IRS has tax saving tips for parents

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

Your children may help you qualify for valuable tax benefits. Here are eight tax benefits parents should look out for when filing their federal tax returns this year.

News briefs | Plastic bag ban to go into effect on Earth Day, Legacy project won't break ground till spring

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

Mercer Island’s plastic bag ban will go into effect in roughly 60 days.

Plans for light rail station move ahead

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 9:00AM

Sound Transit plans for a light rail station at Mercer Island are steadily advancing.

WIBCA responds to WIAA | Prep basketball

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 11:11AM

The Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association (WIBCA) released a statement Friday, Feb. 28 in response to the WIAA's decision to allow one high school to play in the tournament.

No Eyman Foes | Cartoon of the Week

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

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

Island Forum | Reviving the Town Center

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

Developing a vision for Mercer Island's downtown.

St. Monica fifth grader wins Brahm scholarship, call for artists for minature arts show | Community briefs

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

Fifth grader awarded $1000, MIVAL to present small-format art show.

Letters | Preschools, daycares are vanishing from Island

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 2:00PM

In the last few years nearly all of childcare for children under two years has vanished from the Island, leaving mostly Country Village and Stroum Jewish Community Center to fill that need.

Mercer Island's upset bid comes up short | Prep boys basketball

  • Mar 1, 2014 at 1:00AM updated Mar 5, 2014 at 10:25AM

Despite rallying from a 16-point deficit, Mercer Island's upset bid comes up short against Rainier Beach, as the Islanders lost to the Vikings, 61-55.

Islander girls upset Glacier Peak in OT, advance to the Dome | Prep girls basketball

  • Mar 1, 2014 at 11:00PM updated Mar 5, 2014 at 10:39AM

After trailing throughout most of Saturday's regional round game, the Mercer Island girls basketball team hung around to prevail in overtime, beating the Glacier Peak Grizzlies 59-55 at Everett Community College.

School Board tells tenants, time to go

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 2:22PM

The Mercer Island School District issued tenants of its North Mercer campus on Friday, Feb. 28 a 180-day notice that its lease agreement will terminate Aug. 31.

McHale comes home

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Mar 5, 2014 at 12:55PM

Actor, comic stops in to help Youth Theatre Northwest transition to its next stage.

Eastside FC wins U-17 soccer tournament finals | Community sports briefs

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 9:00AM

In the U-17 finals Sunday, Feb. 23, Eastside FC 96 Red beat PacNW 96 Maroon, 3-2. The game was played at Starfire Sports in Tukwila.

Daycares given notice to vacate

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 9:00AM

Little Acorn and Country Village get 180-day notice last Friday to leave North Mercer campus.

Three win State PTA Reflections awards | Community briefs

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 10:00AM

Three students from the Mercer Island School District were honored last week at an award ceremony for the Washington State PTA Reflections Program at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bellevue.

Feb. 11 election is official, I-90 closures over Snoqualmie Pass | News briefs

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 10:00AM

Special election results certified, Snoqualmie Pass closed to traffic much of last weekend.

Comments cut off at Coval hearing

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 10:46AM

Next in line to speak at the City Council meeting, time for public comment from ‘citizens of record’ had run out.

Vote to fund County transit, roads set for April 22

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 11:00AM

Vote to make up shortfall for buses, roads is this month.

Letter from non-Island resident ‘misleading’

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

The letter written Feb. 26 to support the approval of the Coval plat is misleading in many ways.

Superintendent details 180-day notice in letter to Country Village parents

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 2:30PM

Mercer Island School District Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano sent a letter to Country Village Day School parents detailing the Mercer Island School Board's vote to give 180 days notice to tenants of its North Mercer campus.

Four Mercer Island Destination Imagination teams head to state tournament

  • Mar 6, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Mar 7, 2014 at 10:37AM

Four Mercer Island teams that participated in the Destination Imagination (DI) Regional Tournament at Mercer Island High School (MIHS) will advance to the DI State Tournament in East Wenatchee on March 29.

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