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Sound Transit’s challenge to Mercer Island lawsuit gets second hearing

Update: The city ended the suspension of the shoreline permit on March…

Mercer Island’s Youth Theatre Northwest hosts annual gala

About 230 guests attended Youth Theatre Northwest’s fundraising gala March 4 at…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

MICA celebrates Founding Friends and provides SEPA update

The March 2 First Thursday Art Walk in Mercer Island included a…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Legislature approves, and governor signs, bill to avert levy cliff

The Washington Senate approved a one-year delay on what’s commonly called the…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Annual Mercer Island half marathon returns March 19

Join thousands of competitive athletes, recreational runners, walkers and active families for…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Mercer Island High School broadcasters receive national awards

KMIH 889 The Bridge, the Mercer Island High School student radio station,…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

City of Mercer Island seeks volunteers for boards and commissions

Help improve the livability of Mercer Island by getting more involved in…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Elected officials, community leaders react to threat to Mercer Island JCC

In the wake of the bomb threat and evacuation at Mercer Island’s…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

More than $500 in seafood stolen from Mercer Island restaurant | Police Blotter

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

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Mercer Island City Council holds hearings on light rail moratoria | City briefs

Council holds hearings on moratoria At the March 6 Mercer Island City…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Eastbound I-90 to close this weekend

This weekend, Interstate 90 detours return again with an eastbound closure, allowing…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Windermere realtor Kathryn Lerner elevates Mercer Island community

Broker Kathryn Lerner, of Windermere Real Estate, is beginning 2017 with a…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Legislature shines spotlight on public records requests, costs

Public records are one of the most important tools citizens use to…

Chamber changes | Mercer Island community is invited to Thursday reception

At the March 2 Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce meeting, board members…

41st Legislative District town hall meeting set for March 18 in Bellevue

State Sen. Lisa Wellman, State Rep. Judy Clibborn and State Rep. Tana…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Jewish community on high alert after bomb threats

Mercer Island’s JCC was one of 23 targeted last Monday.

Four car prowls reported in one day in Mercer Island | Police Blotter

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

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Mercer Island firefighters to climb up Columbia Center for cancer research

Ten Mercer Island firefighters are participating in the 26th annual Scott Firefighter…

Nine Mercer Island teams qualify for Destination Imagination state tournament

A record nine teams representing Mercer Island schools have qualified for the…

  • Mar 7th, 2017

Memorial service for Will Taylor is Saturday

William David Taylor, 21, of Mercer Island, died March 4 in Santa…

  • Mar 7th, 2017