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Arts Center raises $4 million so far

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

MI Center for the Arts also gets a piece of Mercerdale Park

Mercer Island’s Bottomley to play lacrosse at Dickinson College

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 9:00AM

Mercer Island lacrosse captain Brett Bottomley verbally committed to play Divison III lacrosse at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.

Drivers heeded warnings to avoid I-90 construction zone last week

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 10:00AM

Traffic volumes fell between 40 and 60 percent during lane closures.

Summer school at Fred Hutch

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:36PM

Mercer Island High School Science teacher Julia DeBroux is one of 20 high school educators who have spent part of her summer improving science education.

Police Blotter | Three suspects caught with backseat full of stolen liquor

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 4:14PM

On Wednesday, just before midnight, Albertson’s employees reported that two people had stolen alcohol and fled in a dark-colored SUV. The vehicle seemed to have been occupied by three people, according to the reporting party.

Changes for Island bike, music shops

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00PM

Changes are ahead for Islanders who are looking to get their musical instruments fixed or a bicycle tuned up just in time for school.

Shopper alert

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 9:00AM

Two readers contacted the Reporter last week to say they had received a phone call from a market research company asking about grocery shopping on Mercer Island. Shoppers were overheard talking about the survey at Albertson’s, asking employees if the store was closing. What does it mean? they asked.

Great Moments in Washington State History | Cartoon of the Week

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

View this week's cartoon of the week, done by Frank Shiers.

Soccer2Unite brings Mercer Island soccer gear to Uganda

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

Non-profit geared toward enriching underprivileged children’s lives through soccer brings shorts, shoes and shin guards overseas.

Public hearing for Transportation Benefit District cancelled until further notice

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 11:35AM

A public hearing regarding the creation of a Transportation Benefit District (TBD), which was scheduled for August 4, has been cancelled until staff receive further notice from Council.

‘Drastic’ library re-do is unneeded

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 12:00PM

I believe the Mercer Island library is fine the way it is and needs only to be updated and kept current. I’m sad that money is being spent beyond that instead of on something far more necessary.

Drivers cannot be casual just because it is summer

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 8:00AM

Summertime. It’s crowded out there on the roads: walkers enjoying the long evenings; bikers circling the Island; drivers hurrying home to family activities.

Picnic Favorites | How to turn an average picnic into a healthy gourmet affair

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 9:00AM

Nothing completes a Pacific Northwest picnic outing like delicious food.

Revised Coval plan approved

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

After a long and drawn out review of the Coval property, City Council on Monday, July 21, voted to approve a revised preliminary long plat for 16 lots on five acres at 3051 84th Avenue S.E. Much like the city Planning Commission did in June, the council outlined a set of conditions for developer MI 84th Limited Partnership.

Proctor Landing to be staging area for Seafair BUI patrols

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Washington State Patrol and cooperating agencies are preparing for the annual Impaired Boating Emphasis, August 1-3, 2014, as part of the Seafair activities on Lake Washington.

Kiwanis stay busy helping in community

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 2:00AM

In case any of you reading here might be wondering, the Kiwanis club of Mercer Island so far this year (besides putting out flags on Holidays for many Mercer Island businesses, helping out at M.I. Preschool Association’s spring “Cirkus” by handling their cotton candy sales, then collecting donations for Eastside Baby Corner and helping two other Mercer Island non-profit service clubs sell the only fireworks legal in any local municipal jurisdiction plus most recently selling shaved ice/cones at our Mercer Island “Summer Celebration” like it has been doing for more years that can be counted) is still alive within our community.

Blue Angels Soar

  • Aug 3, 2014 at 12:57PM

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels returned to take flight over Lake Washington during the Seafair Air Show this past weekend.

WIAA, MaxPreps announce partnership

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 6:41PM

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) announced a three-year agreement with MaxPreps to be the Association’s “Official Digital Media Partner and Statistician.”

On the front line of a stubborn wildfire

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 3:00AM

A newspaper reporter who is a medic with the Washington National Guard describes days in the ‘black zone’

Tons of trash hurt Thrift Store

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

YFS shop changes donation policy, cancels remodel plans.

City ‘evicts’ artists to make way for Little Acorn at Community Center

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 5:00AM

Artists and others given notice in March and April.

Summer’s end

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 12:00PM

The new school term means that it is time to return to the issue of traffic and safety.

City Council to consider position on I-594 at Sept. 2 meeting

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 12:16PM

The Mercer Island City Council will hold a public hearing to determine a position on I-594 concerning background checks for gun ownership at its regular meeting Sept. 2

State job growth improves

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 1:00PM

Private sector jobs up, while public sector jobs fall.

$55 million budget set for 2014-15 MISD school year

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 3:00AM

The $55 million annual budget provides for the very smallest items — such as filling a gas tank to hiring a technology specialist, to the very largest — the construction of a new elementary school

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