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Island student launches website to show human cost of health care reform

A 21-year old student from Mercer Island has launched a new website…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

 

New distracted driving law goes into effect July 23

Beginning July 23, it will be against the law for Washington drivers…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

 

Mercer Island City Council addresses budget challenges at July 17 meeting

The city of Mercer Island has launched a process to help residents…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

 

Islanders share thoughts on transit at pre-construction meeting

About a dozen representatives from Sound Transit, the Washington State Department of…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Mercer Island Center for the Arts sponsors summer activities

The Pacific Northwest has finally come out of the cloudy shadows. “Along…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Mercer Island’s National Night Out event is Aug. 1 | City briefs

National Night Out is Aug. 1 The city of Mercer Island is…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Mercer Island School District’s summer projects are underway

The Mercer Island School District has several capital improvements to buildings and…

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Suspect steals pharmaceuticals from Mercer Island store | Police Blotter

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

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Meet the candidates for Mercer Island School Board Position 4

Deborah Schneider Lurie, Diana Lein and Linhui Hao — the three candidates…

Mercer Island City Council commends Sanderson’s service, appoints Nice

The Mercer Island City Council voted unanimously on July 17 to appoint…

Clouds take flight | Eye on Mercer Island

Mercer Island resident Bruce Duncan captured this photo of an interesting cloud…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Troop 624 honors 3 Mercer Island Eagle Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 624 recognized Robert Boatsman, Garrett Dubofsky and Sayuj Narayan…

  • Jul 17th, 2017

Oh deer! | Eye on Mercer Island

This young buck was recently seen pruning a neighbor’s shrub on 77th…

  • Jul 17th, 2017

Islander loses $40,000 in internet fraud | Police Blotter

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

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Local arts, culture, heritage groups would see funding increases under Prop 1

If voters approve a sales tax increase on Aug. 1, regional organizations…

Meet the candidates for Mercer Island City Council Position 6

Election season is off to an early start for the candidates running…

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Mercer Island lawmakers vote against $4 billion property tax increase to pay for schools

Sen. Lisa Wellman, Rep. Tana Senn and Rep. Judy Clibborn, Democrats from…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Islanders looking after Islanders | Eye on Mercer Island

A group of Mercer Island boaters received a call from a fellow…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Mercer Island summer concert series to feature more original artists

One of the annual traditions on Mercer Island is the Mostly Music…

Mercer Island school supply business opens for the summer

Two juniors at Mercer Island High School, Katelyn Travis and Ella Veljovich,…

  • Jul 7th, 2017