<p><em>The Mercer Island City Council voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance allowing the installation of cameras on school bus stop arms at its regular meeting June 20 at City Hall (Katie Metzger/staff photo).</em></p> -

City adopts ordinance to allow cameras on school bus stop arms

  • Jun 27, 2016 at 4:31PM

This fall, people looking to drive around a stopped school bus will have 394 reasons to think twice about doing so.


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Mercer Island delegates fireworks sales permitting to fire chief

  • Today at 11:45AM

The city of Mercer Island will once again allow the sale of fireworks, beginning June 28 and lasting through July 4.

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Public asked to report sick bats, groups of bats, to Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Jun 25, 2016 at 3:00PM

It’s a big reason that these little creatures have become the focus of a Department of Fish and Wildlife research project,

Mercer Island police nab burglary suspect, thanks to victims’ video footage

  • Jun 23, 2016 at 3:45PM

The Mercer Island Police Department apprehended a suspect from a recent North Mercer Way burglary, thanks to the victim homeowners' surveillance footage.

New Northwood Elementary opens doors | Photos

  • Jun 21, 2016 at 12:00PM updated Jun 23, 2016 at 11:07AM

Northwood Elementary — the first new school building constructed on Mercer Island in more than 50 years — was dedicated on Saturday at a festive open house attended by hundreds of community members.

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