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Perfect Attendance

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 12:28PM

A member of the Balinbin family has been a student at St. Monica School for the last 29 years

Gifts of love

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 1:33PM

Valentine’s Day is largely considered a day for sweethearts and those ‘in love.’ Only in elementary school does it seem to be OK to offer a casual friend a Valentine. Yet, this Hallmark holiday does present alternative ways to express love.

Student artists inspire

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 2:33PM

The Mercer Island PTA Council held the 2013-2014 Reflections Art Program awards ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 11. There were 169 entries and 19 first place finishers; who will move onto the state competition.

Mercer Island girls, boys advance | Prep basketball

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 7:30PM

Both the Mercer Island girls and boys basketball teams advanced to the championship round of the KingCo tournament, as both prevailed in their second-round games against Liberty High School Tuesday, Feb. 11.

Election results show approval of bond, levy

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Feb 12, 2014 at 9:50AM

Preliminary results from the Feb. 11 special election indicate voters approved the $98.8 million General Obligation Bond and the Replacement Educational Maintenance and Operations Levy.

Coval’s 18 homes on five acres is just too much, neighbors say

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

Neighbors say that traffic along 84th Avenue SE is just one of their concerns

Daycare facilities weigh options

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 21, 2014 at 2:03PM

Country Village and Little Acorn search for new quarters

Islander wrestlers edge Hazen at Seamount

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Mercer Island wrestling team finished first at the KingCo/Seamount Sub-Regional tournament, edging Hazen 212.5-209.

Islanders' Lindquist named volleyball All American

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 12:00PM recognized Mercer Island senior Sara Lindquist as a High School All American.

Governor Inslee will not impose death penalty

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Feb 13, 2014 at 10:20AM

State Attorney General agrees, but has said he would uphold the sentence in the past

Student looking for the 25 most 'Interesting Islanders'

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 1:22PM

Mercer Island High School Student asks community for input on senior project

All that Seahawk gear — what do we really need?

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:02AM

What does the 12th man get from the Super Bowl win?

Bill would allow more ads on government websites

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 9:00AM

Sites would join the state’s Department of Transportation and a growing crowd of public entities across the country monetizing their websites through ads.

BOOM!! | Cartoon of the Week

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 10:39AM

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

Police Blotter | Burglar steals seven computers and a host of other electronics

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 14, 2014 at 4:07PM

Sometime between 8:50 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, a suspect used a rock to break a glass window in a house in the 4500 block of 89th Ave SE.

Many players will make library renovations better

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 10:00AM

Many thanks to the KCLS Board for approving the additional input from Island residents.

Doctor is director of ‘digital health’ at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 11:00AM

Known by online followers as SeattleMamaDoc, Swanson will release her book, "Mama Doc Medicine," in March.

Girls’ golf team recognized for six-year winning streak

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 12:39PM

The National Federation of High School Associations has recognized the Mercer Island High School girls golf team for a six-year, 64-match winning streak.

Business briefs | Low real estate inventory; Mercer Island Nutrition to close

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 2:00PM

According to real estate brokers with the King County Multiple Listing Service, prices remain in the “recovery zone,” while inventories remain tight. Inventory across King County remains lower than normal with just 2.5 months worth rather than the 4 to six month range that is optimal.

Boomers and rising health care needs

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

For the next 18 years, approximately 8,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day. By 2030, one in five Washingtonians will be considered elderly – and many will need long-term care. Reliance on government support for long-term care needs will continue to grow as baby boomers age.

Read all about it

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

FDA plans to update food Labels, but will it help consumers?

Bill introduced by Rep. Senn, passes House

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 10:52AM

Rep. Tana Senn's (D-Mercer Island) first bill passed the House floor yesterday by a strong bi-partisan vote of 90-8 and now heads to the Senate for consideration. The goal of this bill, HB 2519, is to help children in our child welfare system access quality early learning services.

Island Metro buses are not ‘underutilized’

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

We would like to make a point contrary to Metro’s philosophy that Mercer Island buses are underutilized and therefore should be canceled.

Island's Joel McHale to host White House Correspondents Dinner

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 12:53PM

Television star and Islander native Joel McHale has been tapped to host the White House Press Associations annual event to roast the President and Congress

County Council to hold hearing on Metro Transit fare increases

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 4:05PM

King County Council will take public testimony on a proposal to raise transit fares by 25 cents to help pay to maintain transit service

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