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MIHS chemistry teacher Patty Weston receives award | School briefs

MIHS chemistry teacher Patty Weston receives award Mercer Island High School science…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

 

Fourth of July fireworks stand opens this week on Mercer Island

Mercer Island Fire Chief Steve Heitman said that the permit for Kiwanis,…

 

Mercer Island utility tax increase begins July 1 | City briefs

Utility tax increase begins July 1 On May 1, the Mercer Island…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

 

Island student honored for collecting toys in memory of friend with cancer

Incoming Mercer Island High School freshman Tegan Yuasa, a member of the…

  • Jun 27th, 2017

Jeff Sanderson to leave Mercer Island City Council in July

Councilmember Jeff Sanderson, who was elected in 2015 to serve a two-year…

Mountain rescue team recovers body of 19-year-old Mercer Island man

The body of a Mercer Island teen who disappeared after a glissading…

  • Jun 27th, 2017

Donna Colosky appointed as superintendent of Mercer Island School District

The Mercer Island School Board has unanimously named Donna Colosky as superintendent…

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Mercer Island teachers say they won’t work without new contract by end of August

Mercer Island Education Association (MIEA) members voted unanimously for a “no contract,…

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Man arrested after trying to use stolen credit card at Mercer Island QFC | Police Blotter

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

  • Jun 21st, 2017

MISD announces three finalists for superintendent

The Mercer Island School Board has named three finalists for superintendent. Each…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Save the date, July 8-9, for Mercer Island Summer Celebration | City briefs

Save the date for Summer Celebration In less than one month, Mercer…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Mercer Island City Council dives into residential code review

Following three consecutive Monday meetings regarding the proposed changes to the code…

Retiring superintendent Gary Plano leaves lasting legacy in Mercer Island

Mercer Island schools have changed a lot in the 10-year tenure of…

Mercer Island burglary suspect arrested in Redmond | Police news

Police arrest three burglary suspects in Redmond Redmond police officers arrested three…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Islanders report five car prowls in one day | Police Blotter

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

  • Jun 15th, 2017

Mercer Island to host traffic meeting on June 22 | City briefs

City to host June 22 traffic meeting The city of Mercer Island…

  • Jun 15th, 2017

Mercer Island High School graduates 328, including 7 valedictorians

In its 60th commencement exercises on June 8 at KeyArena, Mercer Island…

MIHS Orchestra wins top two awards at Vancouver festival | School briefs

MIHS Orchestra wins top two awards at Vancouver festival The Mercer Island…

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Islanders earn accolades in all-girls coding challenge

Four Mercer Island High School juniors who created a tutoring marketplace app…

Terry Moreman named Mercer Island’s 2016 Citizen of the Year

At its June 5 meeting, the Mercer Island City Council honored 38-year…