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Woman dies after falling onto I-90 from Mercer Island overpass

A 20-year-old woman died after she fell from a Mercer Island overpass…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Thriving state marijuana market gets potful of legislative attention

A number of bills in the Washington Legislature could change the way…

City identifies alternative funding opportunities in Island Crest Park

At its Feb. 21 meeting, the Mercer Island City Council heard about…

Two St. Monica students move to next round of America Library of Poetry contest

The America Library of Poetry has selected two poetry submissions from St.…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Mercer Island resident returns following intensive research project

Evan King of Mercer Island, a member of the class of 2018…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Mercer Island Jewish Community Center evacuated after telephone bomb threat

The Stroum Jewish Community Center in Mercer Island was evacuated at 4:45…

Learn about Mercer Island School Board positions up for election | School news

Learn about School Board positions at info sessions This fall, two of…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Historic homes hit the Mercer Island market

A large waterfront property in Mercer Island formerly owned by Margaret Engstrom…

Three MIHS graduates to be honored with Pathfinder Awards at Breakfast of Champions

The Mercer Island School District will present its second annual Pathfinder Awards…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Electronics stolen after car prowls in Mercer Island | Police Blotter

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

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Mercer Island Arts Council launches online artist directory | Arts briefs

Arts Council launches online artist directory Historically, Mercer Island has been home…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

I-90 debate escalates in region, state as Sound Transit board votes to countersue Mercer Island

News of Mercer Island’s legal action regarding access to Interstate 90 has…

Leap for Green sustainability fair is April 1

Mercer Island’s Leap for Green community sustainability fair started back in 2008,…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Mercer Island city manager to speak at Chamber lunch | Business briefs

City manager to speak at Chamber lunch Mercer Island City Manager Julie…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Mercer Island Parent Edge hosts distinguished speaker

Mercer Island recently hosted distinguished speaker Dr. Caprice Hollins for a Parent…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

Mercer Island police arrest burglar, prolific mail thieves

The Mercer Island Police Department (MIPD) has enjoyed success recently in apprehending…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

Chabad Mercer Island introduces Hebrew reading crash course

“Read it in Hebrew,” a new, cutting-edge Hebrew reading crash course, is…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

Mercer Island Girl Scouts earn awards at annual banquet

Mercer Island Girl Scouts recently celebrated the achievements of several members at…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

Mercer Island Women’s Club to host bestselling author at annual luncheon

Join the Mercer Island Women’s Club for its annual community luncheon from…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

Community input sought for update to MISD demographic study

The Mercer Island School District has begun the process of updating its…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017