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Travelers in King County should prepare for the possibility of snow and travel disruptions this weekend and next week. Contributed photo

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

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

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

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

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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‘Senior Nomads’ see the world in Airbnbs

For the past three-and-a-half years, Michael and Debbie Campbell have been sharing…

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Mercer Island School District seeks applicants for emergency substitute teachers

Have you thought of becoming a substitute teacher, yet are lacking a…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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MIHS drama’s “Urinetown” takes final curtain call this weekend

The Mercer Island High School drama department will present the final three…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Voters approve Sound Transit 3 | Election 2016

Sound Transit officials announced this week that voters approved Sound Transit 3.…

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Five car prowls reported in three days in Mercer Island | Police Blotter

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

  • Nov 16th, 2016
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Mercer Island School District licenses Sponge curriculum for Spanish classes

The Mercer Island School District (MISD) has chosen Sponge to provide Spanish…

  • Nov 16th, 2016
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Mercer Island New Seasons runs into controversy in new community

As New Seasons Market opened in Mercer Island on Nov. 10, groups…

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Island Park students honor veterans with art

All Island Park Elementary students contributed their handprints to making a flag…

  • Nov 11th, 2016
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Seattle Sounders FC’s Jordan Morris, Mercer Island alumnus, named MLS Rookie of the Year

Jordan Morris, Seattle Sounders FC rookie forward and former Mercer Island High…

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Community investors to purchase, preserve Mercer Island’s historic Roanoke Inn

The Roanoke Inn, a community institution on Mercer Island for more than…

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Islanders report thefts of tools, mail and more | Police Blotter

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

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Seven Red Tagines’ local pestos, sauces to be sold at Mercer Island New Seasons

An Island family is taking the concept of shopping local to a…

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Mercer Island Chamber gives back | Community briefs

Mercer Island Chamber gives back Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce President Ralph…

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Youth Theatre Northwest presents “Treasure Island” in November

“Treasure Island” performs Nov. 4-20 at the Parish Hall Theatre.

  • Nov 8th, 2016
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