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Local arts, culture, heritage groups would see funding increases under Prop 1

If voters approve a sales tax increase on Aug. 1, regional organizations…

Meet the candidates for Mercer Island City Council Position 6

Election season is off to an early start for the candidates running…

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Mercer Island lawmakers vote against $4 billion property tax increase to pay for schools

Sen. Lisa Wellman, Rep. Tana Senn and Rep. Judy Clibborn, Democrats from…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Islanders looking after Islanders | Eye on Mercer Island

A group of Mercer Island boaters received a call from a fellow…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Mercer Island summer concert series to feature more original artists

One of the annual traditions on Mercer Island is the Mostly Music…

Mercer Island school supply business opens for the summer

Two juniors at Mercer Island High School, Katelyn Travis and Ella Veljovich,…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Fire damages apartment building on Mercer Island

Shortly after noon on July 6, Mercer Island and Bellevue Fire Department…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Mercer Island Reporter seeks to fill position on editorial board

The Mercer Island Reporter is seeking to fill a position on its…

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Mercer Island community groups sell fireworks for the Fourth

Mercer Island Fire Chief Steve Heitman said that the permit for Kiwanis,…

Several Islanders report credit card fraud | Police Blotter

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

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Mercer Island vacates portion of Freeman Avenue | City briefs

City vacates portion of Freeman Avenue At its June 19 meeting, the…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

East Link light rail construction underway on I-90 bridge

Sound Transit briefed media on June 28 on the East Link light…

Clarke and Clarke to host ‘metal arts treasure hunt’ | Arts briefs

Clarke and Clarke to host ‘metal arts treasure hunt’ Join Clarke and…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

MIFD responds to parking garage fire at retirement facility

The Mercer Island Fire Department responded to reports of smoke coming from…

  • Jun 29th, 2017

Islanders report fraud, car prowls and theft | Police Blotter

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

  • Jun 29th, 2017

MIHS chemistry teacher Patty Weston receives award | School briefs

MIHS chemistry teacher Patty Weston receives award Mercer Island High School science…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Mercer Island utility tax increase begins July 1 | City briefs

Utility tax increase begins July 1 On May 1, the Mercer Island…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Island student honored for collecting toys in memory of friend with cancer

Incoming Mercer Island High School freshman Tegan Yuasa, a member of the…

  • Jun 27th, 2017

Jeff Sanderson to leave Mercer Island City Council in July

Councilmember Jeff Sanderson, who was elected in 2015 to serve a two-year…

Mountain rescue team recovers body of 19-year-old Mercer Island man

The body of a Mercer Island teen who disappeared after a glissading…

  • Jun 27th, 2017