Eight Islanders — David Selvig, David Wolter, Johnny Therrell, Dave Wellman, John Sager, Burt Jarvis, Bob Welsh and Don Van Nimwegen, who all reside at Covenant Shores — pose with the 1942 biplane used by Ageless Aviation to give Dream Flights to seniors and veterans. - Katie Metzger/staff photo

Mercer Island seniors, veterans soar on Dream Flights

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 1:10PM

Nonprofit group Ageless Aviation 'gives back to those who have given.'


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Two vehicles flee from Mercer Island police pursuits | Police Blotter

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 8:30AM

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

Road diet results in fewer Island Crest Way crashes

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 6:30AM

Island Crest Way will remain four lanes from Merrimount Drive to Southeast 40th Street as the city of Mercer Island continues a 10-week project to repave and improve drainage on the road.

King County launches Shockingly Simple campaign for AED registration

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 3:30PM

King County Public Health recently launched a "Shockingly Simple" campaign to spread the word about the importance of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and registering them so first responders can locate the nearest device in an emergency.

Mercer Island revises field use and reservation policy

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 3:00PM

Mercer Island recently revised its policy for field use and reservations, aiming to ensure that all user groups are given a chance to use parks and city athletic fields.

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