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Mercer Island City Council adopts 2017-18 budget | City briefs

Council adopts 2017-18 budget At the Dec. 5 Mercer Island City Council…

  • Dec 9th, 2016

 

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Mercer Islanders to perform in Northwest Boychoir’s A Festival of Lessons and Carols

When the Northwest Boychoir opens its 38th season of “A Festival of…

  • Dec 9th, 2016

 

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Thanksgiving jazzercise benefits Mercer Island food bank

Nearly 80 people recently gathered for a Thanksgiving jazzercise class at Mercer…

  • Dec 8th, 2016

 

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Mercer Island mayor attends regional transportation summit in Issaquah

Elected officials from the city, state and county levels gathered with transportation…

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Mercer Island rings in holiday season with annual tree lighting

Islanders enjoyed caroling, arts and crafts, Santa photos and holiday treats at…

  • Dec 8th, 2016
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Islanders remember Pearl Harbor, 75 years later

Lois Dusenbery was 29 years old and living near Honolulu when Pearl…

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MICEC announces holiday closures and reduced operating hours

The Mercer Island Community and Event Center (MICEC) will adjust its normal…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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Roanoke Inn is Mercer Island’s Business of the Year

“This year’s Business of the Year goes to a business that is…

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Mercer Island mayor meets with Cub Scouts

Mercer Island Mayor Bruce Bassett met with the fifth-grade Webelos from Pack…

  • Dec 8th, 2016
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Islanders lose $9,800 in ‘King County Sheriff’s banking division’ scam | Police Blotter

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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PFLAG scholarship application open for Mercer Island students

PFLAG Bellevue/Eastside is accepting college scholarship applications from graduating Eastside high school…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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Mercer Island School District’s 2015-16 Annual Report is now available online

The Mercer Island School District (MISD) 2015-16 Annual Report, titled “Soaring to…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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Costco CFO tells Mercer Island Chamber about company’s history, philosophy

In the days leading up to Thanksgiving, Costco sold 16.9 million dinner…

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Travelers: Prepare for cold weather and possible snow, King County advises

As the Puget Sound region braces for its first winter cold snap,…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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Mercer Island police urge pedestrian safety after several collisions

Three vehicle/pedestrian collisions have occurred in the past week, according to a…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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Mercer Island honors letterboxing champions

After another successful Parks and Recreation letterboxing season, a few of the…

  • Dec 5th, 2016
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Give the gift of nature through Mercer Island Parks and Recreation

Do you have a nature lover in your family? Someone you would…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Covenant Shores celebrates third anniversary of Diversity Awareness Partners

Covenant Shores retirement community celebrated the third anniversary of Diversity Awareness Partners…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Mercer Island Farmers Market seeks new manager

Farmers market veteran Patty Spahr, who has been at the helm of…

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Island veterans lend a holiday helping hand to YFS

The Mercer Island VFW Post 5760 donated $1,000 in QFC gift cards…

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Young men in Mercer Island discuss film about sexual assault at college campuses

The Mercer Island chapter of the National League of Young Men screened “The Hunting Ground” on Nov. 6.

  • Dec 1st, 2016
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Mercer Island YFS starts new support group for parents of children with special needs

Beginning Jan. 13, 2017, Mercer Island Youth and Family Services will be…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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Mercer Island’s Hadley apartment building opens to residents

Mercer Island’s newest apartment building, the Hadley, is ready for move-in, and…

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Mercer Island City Council reaffirms principles in election aftermath

In the wake of a contentious and discordant national election, Mayor Bruce…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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Stand-up comedian Gary Gulman performs Dec. 1 at the J

Stand-up comedian Gary Gulman brings his wry observations and semi-serious deadpan wit…

  • Dec 1st, 2016
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Mercer Island’s First Thursday art and wine to celebrate holidays, gift giving

SZ Gallery and Clarke and Clarke will celebrate the holidays and the…

  • Nov 30th, 2016
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Mercer Island PD assists with several warrant arrests | Police Blotter

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in…

  • Nov 30th, 2016
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MIHS senior attains Eagle Scout rank

Matt Padgett recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout. His Eagle project…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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Holiday art sale for late Phil Flash is Nov. 27

The public is invited to attend the Holiday Sale of Mercer Island…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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Mercer Island’s holiday tree lighting and Firehouse Munch is Dec. 2 | City briefs

City news in Mercer Island. Holiday tree lighting and Firehouse Munch is…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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Bicycles, keys and a statue reported stolen in Mercer Island | Police Blotter

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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Practice gratitude on Thanksgiving with YFS and Yogabliss

Are you looking for a way to start new traditions on Thanksgiving…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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Lakeridge kindergarteners show how to cook turkey for Thanksgiving

Lakeridge Elementary kindergarten teacher Joby McGowan asked his kindergarten class how to…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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In biennial budget, Mercer Island increases commitment to affordable housing

In its deliberations on the city budget over the past few months,…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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MIHS student musicians named to honor groups | School briefs

School news in Mercer Island. MIHS student musicians named to honor groups…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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Mercer Island high schooler launches league for young artists

‘Junior’ arm of Mercer Island Visual Arts League will host a workshop on Dec. 10.

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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Mercer Island Rotary Club announces November students of the month

Mercer Island High School seniors Rory Murphy and Elie Hess were the…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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Mercer Island city officials says they share residents’ frustrations with I-90 plans

At a Nov. 9 community meeting to discuss the substantial changes to…

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Sound Transit seeks public input at East Link open house

With the 2008 passing of Sound Transit 2 (ST2) and this month’s…

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Mercer Island’s Harvest Market is Nov. 20

The Harvest Market, a Mercer Island Farmers Market tradition, will be from…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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