News

KCLS selects Rosenblum as new director

Lisa Rosenblum will begin her leadership role at King County Library System on Jan. 16.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Mercer Island wins grant money for ped/bike safety project

In other news, Island Crest Park construction continues and trash service dates shift over holidays.

  • Dec 13, 2017

Mercer Island general election results certified, Acker sworn in and Grausz honored

The City Council welcomed a new member and honored an outgoing member.

Two home burglaries reported on Mercer Island

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

  • Dec 13, 2017

Mercer Island considers ridesharing as mobility solution

Lyft, Uber make pitches for pilot projects to help with the first-last mile connection.

Wellman introduces bill to expand ‘Breakfast After the Bell’

The program would ensure more students have access to nutritionally balanced meals.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Mercer Island City Council approves Pratt preliminary long plat

The hearing examiner recommended approval in October.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Mercer Island’s Summerwell Homes hosts Holiday Street of Lights

Visitors enjoyed hot cocoa, cookies and holiday cheer.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Mercer Island group kicks off campaign for 100 percent clean energy

Its first meeting was attended by 16 residents and representatives from advisory organizations.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Mercer Island mastermind of state’s biggest Ponzi scheme escapes from prison

Frederick Darren Berg had been indicted for fraud in 2012.

Plan ahead for road closures on Mercer Island

City and Sound Transit crews will close roads for construction work.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Mercer Island scouts transform park

Community replaces ivy and invasive trees with diverse native plants.

  • Dec 7, 2017

Mail, cell phone and credit card information reported stolen in Mercer Island

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

  • Dec 6, 2017

Mercer Island Parks and Recreation rolls out new registration system

Other city news involves health insurance and the police department’s budget.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Holiday merriment marks Mercer Island tradition | Photos

Community gathers for annual tree lighting and Firehouse Munch

  • Dec 4, 2017

Mercer Island representatives discuss legislative priorities | Update

The council met with the 41st District delegation on Nov. 28 at City Hall.

Mercer Island preschool provides Thanksgiving dinners

The school has “EDS Cares Week” twice a year.

  • Dec 1, 2017

46 MIHS, IMS student musicians selected for All-State honor groups

The 2018 Washington Music Educators Association All-State honor groups will perform in February.

  • Dec 1, 2017

City, schools partner on more than counselors

Partnership runs deep between the city of Mercer Island and the Mercer Island School District .

  • Dec 1, 2017

Several Islanders report identity theft | Police Blotter

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

  • Nov 30, 2017