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Blue Friday | City of Mercer Island employees show Seahawk pride

City of Mercer Island employees showed their Seahawk pride on Jan. 5…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

 

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Islander Lisa Wellman sworn into office to represent 41st District

State Sen. Lisa Wellman, D-Mercer Island, was sworn into office to represent…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

 

Mercer Island High School to present ‘Big Love’ as winter play

The Mercer Island High School drama department will present its winter play…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

 

Application period for Stanley Ann Dunham Scholarship opens Jan. 15

The application period for Stanley Ann Dunham Scholarship is now open to…

  • Jan 12th, 2017
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Mercer Island broadcasting students named as finalists for national awards

Seven Mercer Island High School broadcasting students have been named as finalists…

  • Jan 12th, 2017
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Eastbound I-90 to close this weekend | City briefs

Eastbound I-90 to close this weekend Interstate 90 detours return again with…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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King County Sheriff comes to town | John Urquhart discusses policing perceptions with Mercer Island Chamber

King County Sheriff John Urquhart visited the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce…

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‘Cyclemates Bike’ launches fundraising effort for new sculpture in Mercer Island

Each summer between 1969 and 1993, Mercer Island teacher Fran Call organized…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Suspect steals drone from Mercer Island store | Police Blotter

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

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Eastside legislators talk taxes, tolls at chamber breakfast

While a thousand little things are on the minds of Washington state…

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Wastewater overflows into Lake Washington in Mercer Island during power outage

Sewer utility crews responded Sunday morning to an overflow from King County’s…

  • Jan 9th, 2017
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Top 16 in 2016: King County’s year in review

Here are King County Executive Dow Constantine’s top 16 accomplishments in 2016:…

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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Coldwell Banker Bain predicts continued sellers’ market in 2017

Coldwell Banker Bain, a leading Pacific Northwest real estate market brokerage, has…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Mercer Island City Council lays out legislative priorities

Education funding is clearly the primary issue of the Washington State Legislature’s…

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Meeting on residential development in Mercer Island is Jan. 11

In a continuation of the updating process for the city’s Residential Development…

  • Jan 5th, 2017
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Mercer Island posts new FAQ for light rail | City briefs

City posts new FAQ for light rail This week, the city issued…

  • Jan 5th, 2017
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Dr. Jeff Jensen holds a Lake Washington Kokanee sample from 1888. He plans to use the Smithsonian find as a way to compare DNA from any Kokanee-looking fish that might turn up in Lake Washington streams. Photo courtesy of Celeste Gracey

Searching for the little red fish in local streams

By Celeste Gracey Special to the Reporter The student braces himself with…

  • Jan 5th, 2017
Dr. Jeff Jensen holds a Lake Washington Kokanee sample from 1888. He plans to use the Smithsonian find as a way to compare DNA from any Kokanee-looking fish that might turn up in Lake Washington streams. Photo courtesy of Celeste Gracey

Mercer Island’s first ‘First Thursday Art and Wine’ of the year is Jan. 5

Suzanne Zahr’s SZ Gallery will feature artist Steffanie Lorig at this month’s…

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Island swimmers shiver at 50th annual Polar Bear Plunge

Continuing a longstanding Mercer Island tradition, Polar Bear Plunge swimmers jumped into…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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Sen.-elect Wellman named to key committees, leadership role

Sen.-Elect Lisa Wellman, D-Mercer Island, announced her appointment to two Senate committees…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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