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Mercer Island teen helps with youth marijuana prevention

A Mercer Island teen recently helped produce a marijuana Q&A video in…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Mercer Island City Council reaffirms ‘welcoming city’ stance with letter to community

At its Sept. 5 meeting, the Mercer Island City Council voted unanimously…

  • Sep 7th, 2017

King County Council discusses changes to Metro rates

An ordinance that would simplify Metro bus fares in the county was…

Sign up for Mercer Island School District news | School briefs

Sign up for Mercer Island School District news If you are a…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Police investigate deadly car crash in Mercer Island; victim identified | Update

One person died following a car crash on West Mercer Way on…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Islanders report thefts of electronics, gift cards, tip jar | Police Blotter

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

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Mercer Island School District, city collaborate on new crosswalk | City briefs

City, school district collaborate on new crosswalk at Southeast 42nd Street The…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Heavy smoke returns to Puget Sound due to west coast wildfires

Heavy smoke and falling ash returned to the Puget Sound this week…

Mercer Island City Council plans to adopt residential code this month

A skim through the latest draft of Mercer Island’s residential development standards…

Kirkland author to launch new children’s book at Island Books

A local business writer turned children’s book author recently published her seventh…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Several Islanders report bike thefts | Police Blotter

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

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Measure to ban county funds for injection sites will appear on February ballot

An initiative known as I-27, which would ban King County resources from…

Mercer Island’s opportunity to establish a gathering place | On Arts

By Genevieve Morton Special to the Reporter Mercer Island is an idyllic…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Mercer Island releases explainer videos on residential code | City briefs

City releases explainer videos on residential code After many months of community…

  • Aug 28th, 2017

Hundreds gather to celebrate women’s equality, Mercer Island summer concert

Some women sat on blankets, breast-feeding their infants and reining in toddlers.…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Heart project spreads love at Mercer Island’s Island Park Elementary

Some hearts are made out of fleece. Others are stuffed with cotton…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

Car prowl suspects in Mercer Island leave clues behind | Police Blotter

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

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

Caruccio’s to open on Mercer Island

A new business that combines hospitality and artistic cuisine is opening its…

Mercer Island School Board to host public budget hearing

The Mercer Island School Board of Directors will hold a public hearing…

Collaboration within city of Mercer Island delivers 3 trail projects for less

When Mercer Island schools open next week, walking to school will be…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017