Kids line up to enter the remodeled Mercer Island Library after a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 23.  - Katie Metzger/Staff Photo

Mercer Island Library reopens after two month closure

  • Jul 25, 2016 at 9:12AM

New KCLS director Gary Wasdin wanted to make sure the library design reflected the desires of the community.


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Seafair Weekend is Aug. 5-7 | Plan ahead for I-90 closures during Blue Angels shows

  • Today at 10:00AM

The 67th annual Seafair festival kicked off June 15 at Westlake Park, and culminates next weekend with the return of the popular U.S. Navy Blue Angels.

Break-in attempted while children home alone | Sammamish Blotter July 15 - July 24

  • Jul 28, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 4:11PM

The blotter consists of Sammamish police officers' accounts of crimes and other incidents in the city. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

3 candidates vie for 41st District Senate seat | Election 2016

  • Jul 28, 2016 at 12:30PM

Three candidates are facing off for the 41st District Senate seat in the Aug. 2 primary. Incumbent Steve Litzow (R-Mercer Island), a former Mercer Island City Council member, is running against educator turned CEO Lisa Wellman, a Democrat, and Libertarian candidate Bryan Simonson, a employee.

Senn, Pass address campaign focus for state House, 41st District | Election 2016

  • Jul 28, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 12:28PM

Incumbent Tana Senn (D-Mercer Island) is vying for 41st District's state representative Position 1 against Republican John Pass in the Aug. 2 primary.

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