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Mercer Island still active real estate market

There are 65 single family homes and six condominiums listed on Mercer Island.

  • Nov 17, 2017

 

Election results show Acker, Wong, Upton leading contested races | Update

This post was updated at 4 p.m. on Nov. 9, and at 3 p.m. on Nov. 16. This year’s contentious general election featured races for… Continue reading

 

Washington state auditor: More accountability audits needed for state agencies

Auditor’s office seeks $700,000 from Washington Legislature

 

A walk through The Lakes on Mercer Island | Eye on MI

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  • Nov 16, 2017

Seattle’s income tax could serve as test case for other Washington cities

As the city of Mercer Island faces looming budget deficits and serious questions about its financial future, the city of Seattle is on its way… Continue reading

Transportation solutions on Mercer Island Council docket | City briefs

Transportation solutions on council docket As the city of Mercer Island continues to evaluate changing traffic patterns since the closing of the Interstate 90 center… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Nominations open for Pathfinder Awards honoring MIHS alumni

The Mercer Island School District is now seeking nominations for its third annual Pathfinder Awards. The award celebrates graduates of Mercer Island High School whose… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017

Islanders report thefts of packages, backpacks, kayaks | Police Blotter

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… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017

‘Tis the last rose of summer | Eye on MI

This photo reminded an Island resident of a song

  • Nov 13, 2017

Islander’s watercolor art on display at MIVAL gallery

Owen Hall, an 87-year-old resident at Covenant Shores, is the featured artist in the Mercer Island Visual Arts League (MIVAL) gallery this month. An open… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Mercer Island city manager appoints citizen budget advisory group

Two months ago, the city of Mercer Island began recruiting volunteers willing to help explore how to balance future budgets. While the 2017-2018 budget has… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

East Link construction continues on Mercer Island

On Nov. 9, Sound Transit posted an East Link update on the progress made so far and a look ahead at upcoming work. Construction has… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

Initial returns point to a power shift in the state Senate

Democrats went to bed Tuesday night confidently declaring their party will control the levers of legislating in state government by the end of the month.… Continue reading

Mercer Island Council discusses Comp Plan | City briefs

Council discusses Comp Plan The Mercer Island City Council discussed the final docket for its 2018 Comprehensive Plan amendment on Nov. 6. The docket will… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Islanders report thefts of jewelry, money, school-issued iPad | Police Blotter

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… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Recap of Mercer Island’s local election coverage

Although one issue has dominated the election conversation on Mercer Island — in the community and especially on social media — over the past few… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Cornell says ‘no record’ of Mercer Island Council candidate’s degree; Langley continues search | Update

Update: This story originally posted on Nov. 1. It was updated at 3 p.m. on Nov. 6, at the Reporter’s print deadline, and again at… Continue reading

MIFD says change clock, smoke alarm batteries Sunday

The city of Mercer Island issued a safety reminder to residents as they plan to “fall back” one hour on Sunday, as daylight saving time… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Mercer Island’s new residential code takes effect this month

Mercer Island’s revised residential development code amendments are in effect as of Nov. 1, according to a news release from the city. The code —… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Islanders report theft, fraud, assault | Police Blotter

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… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017