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$25,000 in cash and items stolen after Mercer Island home burglary

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island.

  • Jan 3, 2018

AG Ferguson files lawsuit against Bellevue company that owns Value Village

Suit claims advertising is deceptive

  • Jan 2, 2018

Mercer Island police chief, others to discuss Muslim and immigrant safety

6 local police chiefs will join Muslim leaders Jan. 3.

  • Jan 1, 2018

Mercer Island Rotary announces December students of the month

Rotary recognizes Dana Berejka and Colin Gersch.

  • Dec 29, 2017

Puget Sound Energy to cut carbon footprint in half by 2040

Environmental groups call initiative ‘smoke and mirrors.’

Officers respond to reports of attempted mail theft and dog bite

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island.

  • Dec 28, 2017

More budget outreach scheduled for 2018 on Mercer Island

In other city news, the Arts Council issues a call for musicians and the Leap for Green date is set.

  • Dec 28, 2017
The miles-long State Route 520 bicycle and pedestrian trail across Lake Washington is now open. Photo courtesy of WSDOT

SR 520 trail now open across Lake Washington

New regional bike and pedestrian trail connects Seattle to the Eastside

  • Dec 22, 2017
The miles-long State Route 520 bicycle and pedestrian trail across Lake Washington is now open. Photo courtesy of WSDOT

Driver in DUI crash on Mercer Island sentenced for vehicular homicide

A 21-year-old Island man was killed after being rear-ended at “an extremely high rate of speed.”

  • Dec 21, 2017

Student and STEM-focused members retire from Mercer Island School Board

Adair Dingle and Dave Myerson served for a combined 20 years.

Mercer Island facilities to close for holidays

In other city news, a new bike trail opened today, and sewer line prep continues on north end.

  • Dec 20, 2017

Recycling Center exhibit re-installed at Mercer Island Library

Artifacts from the center’s history will be on display until Jan. 14.

  • Dec 19, 2017

Islander’s lawn damaged by car chase

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island.

  • Dec 19, 2017

Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation’s annual breakfast is Feb. 7

Registration is now open at www.miyfs.org.

  • Dec 18, 2017

Mercer Island reminds pedestrians, drivers to be cautious

In other news, city offers free tree chipping service and explains MIYFS budget shortfalls.

  • Dec 18, 2017
The Mercer Island police marine patrol assisted in the rescue. File photo

Bellevue firefighters, Mercer Island police rescue kayaker from Lake Washington

The man was in the water for an hour before he was rescued.

  • Dec 18, 2017
The Mercer Island police marine patrol assisted in the rescue. File photo

Mercer Island High School evacuated after bomb threat; Friday classes canceled

All after-school activities and athletics for Dec. 14 and Dec. 15 were also canceled.

Mercer Island School Board swears in new members, reorganizes for 2018

Board says goodbye to Dave Myerson, Adair Dingle and hello to Brian Giannini Upton, Deborah Lurie.

Mercer Island family starts pet health company, seeks investors

Father and son co-found veterinary telemedicine startup Petriage to help people care for their pets.

Science On Wheels visits Mercer Island

The program will come to Islander Middle School on Dec. 15.

  • Dec 14, 2017