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Mercer Island beats Puyallup at Hoopfest | Prep sports brief

  • Jan 20, 2015 at 1:43PM

Mercer Island boys basketball beat Puyallup 57-52 at the King Holiday Hoopfest Monday at Bellevue College.

Transportation Commission to discuss tolling

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 4:00AM

The meeting to discuss Tacoma Narrows and State Route 520 and revise toll rates for 2015 is in Olympia, but will be available online at

Police Blotter | Man arrested after walking in I-90 express lanes

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 6:00AM

Islanders report residential burglaries, vandalism and car prowls.

City briefs | 2014 public records requests

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 6:00AM

Council planning session set for this weekend; City’s open space plan update ready for comments; County radio network upgrade on Council agenda.

Church becomes synagogue

  • Jan 20, 2015 at 10:15AM

Congregation Shevet Achim moves into former Christian church.

Developer obtains final piece of land

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 5:00AM updated at 9:42AM

The parcels that are currently home to Terra Bella, Seven Star and Mud Bay have been acquired by Hines, an international real estate firm that is planning a mixed-use development on the site.

Business briefs | Island couple starts digital media company ‘Teneology’

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 10:00AM

Islander’s cloud storage company files for IPO; Islander named executive of the year; Mercer Island in ‘American Tunneling’ book.

KPLU session featuring MIHS musicians posted online

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 10:17AM

Six members of the Mercer Island High School jazz program were featured in a performance on KPLU radio, 88.5 FM, Jan. 15 at KPLU’s Belltown studio.

What we heard | Editorial

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 12:00PM

Is having more parking downtown important to Islanders?

Starve, Pray, Fight | Local author details Buddhist pilgrimage in new book

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 4:00AM

Paul Barach will read from new book, “Fighting Monks and Burning Mountains: Misadventures on a Buddhist Pilgrimage” Wednesday, Jan. 28 at Island Books.

2014 Sports Wrap | The year in games, events and contests

  • Dec 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

A look back at Mercer Island's share of prep sports highlights from 2014.

'All in the family' on the hardwood

  • Dec 30, 2014 at 5:00AM

With four cousins on the roster and another on the mic, Islanders live up to familial motto.

Islanders hold leadership roles in state Legislature

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 6:00AM

Judy Clibborn, Tana Senn and Steve Litzow are returning to Olympia in influential positions.

Rotary Islanders for January

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 7:00AM

The Mercer Island Rotary Club named MIHS seniors Kirbi Phillips and David Emanuels its Islanders of the Month.

Litzow’s 2/3rds vote will hurt efforts on school funding, environment | Letters to the Editor

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 8:00AM

Eastside residents write about political gridlock in Olympia and traffic gridlock on Mercer Island.

Joel Wachs appointed to City Council

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Jan 22, 2015 at 3:24PM

Wachs, a seven-year resident and volunteer for the Library Board, Open Space Conservancy Trust and Farmers Market, won a 3-2 vote to fill the Council vacancy.

Challenges, heartache and triumph | Year in Review, Part 2

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 4:00AM

The Reporter’s ‘2014 Year in Review’ continues with July through December.

City manager looks back on first year

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 5:00AM

Mercer Island's new city manager Noel Treat is unfazed by challenges.

Islander is NBA head coach

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 6:00AM

Quin Snyder new head coach of the Utah Jazz, helped Islanders win a state basketball title in 1985.

‘SOS’ aims to preserve Island’s suburban feel

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 7:00AM

A group called "Save our Suburbs" formed to oppose Sound Transit's parking proposal, but its agenda doesn't stop there.

Don’t limit your options when applying for college

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 7:00AM

Students not only competing with other students from similar profiles, but also may not receive as many acceptances or much merit money because they are not offering geographic diversity.

Police Blotter | Man arrested after spraying two teens with mace

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 9:00AM

Islanders also report several cases of identity theft and stolen mail.

Free throws for MS this weekend | Events

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 9:57AM

Islander David Schiller will hold in his annual multiple sclerosis fundraising effort, beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 at the SJCC.

News briefs | Sheriff Urquhart is honored

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Mercer Island FC GU14 Maroon competes in the Starfire Candy Cane Challenge, and the city issues a fraud alert and replaces decorative lampposts to save energy.

Eleven vie for open City Council seat

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 2:24PM

Eleven Islanders have put their names forth to be considered to fill an open seat on the Mercer Island City Council.

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