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Raccoon mischief | Eye on Mercer Island

Looking out his kitchen window, Mercer Islander Marty Hill saw this racoon…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

 

Students honored for film that looks at anti-Semitic acts in Mercer Island

Ninth-graders Ellie Gottesman and Isabel Funk of Mercer Island High School received…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

 

City to engage Mercer Island public on budget challenges

City Manager Julie Underwood and Finance Director Chip Corder will soon be…

 

New ballot box arrives on Mercer Island in time for August primary

On July 12, King County Elections mailed ballots to registered voters for…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Mercer Island parks department struggles to keep up with rising costs in open space management

According to the open space vegetation management biennium report, which the Mercer…

PSE to remove trees on Mercer Island | City briefs

PSE to remove trees on First Hill In conjunction with a utility…

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Six car prowls reported in one day on Mercer Island | Police Blotter

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

  • Jul 25th, 2017

No one injured after armed robbery at Island Books

A man entered Island Books at 6:45 p.m. on July 21, displayed…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Mercer Island City Council slows down on residential code review

With the Mercer Island City Council still discussing follow-ups to policy questions…

East King County Career Fair set for July 28 in Bellevue

The public is invited to attend the East King County Career Fair…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

All-female, African-American book club to share stories in Mercer Island

In 1991, Seattle’s BookClub formed to share and celebrate books written by…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

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…