An old advertisement for the Thriftway on Mercer Island shows the price of groceries at the time. Image courtesy of Dee Hitch -

Looking back on Mercer Island’s grocery store history

  • Oct 25, 2016 at 12:45PM

With the arrival of a new grocery store on Mercer Island, it is fun to look back on grocery store history.


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25 Mercer Island seniors honored as National Merit Commended Scholars

  • Oct 25, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 12:50PM

The National Merit Scholarship Program has recognized 25 Mercer Island High School seniors as Commended Scholars. They are among 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation being honored for their exceptional academic promise.

Hundreds of Islander students perform at All Island Band Night | Slideshow

  • Oct 24, 2016 at 2:09PM

The annual Mercer Island event took place during halftime of Mercer Island's football game against Lake Washington Oct. 21 at MIHS.

Litzow campaign used names, photos of fellow legislators without permission, complaint states

  • Oct 18, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Oct 20, 2016 at 3:08PM

Reps. Judy Clibborn and Tana Senn filed an ethics complaint with the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) against Sen. Steve Litzow for alleged inappropriate use of their names and photos in his political campaign advertising on Oct. 10, according to a press release.

Get into the Halloween spirit at Saturday's Pumpkin Walk in Mercer Island

  • Oct 20, 2016 at 3:04PM

Mark your calendars and carve a pumpkin for Mercer Island’s inaugural Pumpkin Walk, a fun, festive and non-scary event from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 22 in Pioneer Park.

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