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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.

Perfect weekend for Seafair brings crowds | Photos

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Aug 6, 2014 at 12:49PM

Temperatures hit 88 degrees over last weekend just in time for the arrival of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and Unlimited hydro racing on Lake Washington.

Community Briefs | Art Uncorked coming to Town Center

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 12:15PM

A new Wine and Art event will debut on the Island next month. Art Uncorked is sponsored by the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce and the Mercer Island Visual Arts League.

Solarize program sees early success

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 1:56PM

The City's solar installation campaign has drawn over 100 attendees at its first two workshops

2nd Seafair Cup for Islander

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 1:00PM

Rob Graham is owner of winning hydroplane boat that bears his name

St. Monica students are USATF Junior Olympic qualifiers

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 3:00PM

Two St. Monica School students competed at the USA Track and Field Junior Olympic championships July 6 at Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley.

Mercer Island Little League All-Star team wins state title | Sports briefs

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 4:00PM

Islanders took two of three from Cascade to clinch the championship; Eastside FC GU10 wins Sounders Cup.

City considers a Transportation Benefit District, $20 car tab fee

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 7:00AM

Ordinance could net $350K for street, pedestrian projects

Parking possible north of Community Center?

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 8:00AM

Sound Transit hires consultant to look at where to add parking

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