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Mercer Island residents rally to save eagle tree

Neighbors are concerned about the environmental and safety impacts of a planned residential project.

Mercer Island’s Aubrey Davis Park master planning process begins

The 80-acre facility was developed for recreation and transportation during the expansion of I-90.

Mercer Island’s First Friday art walk is Dec. 1 | Arts briefs

Check out works by Valaree Cox, Monir and Mehdi Ghanbeigy and MIVAL artists this week on the Island.

  • Nov 28, 2017

Conservationists: Why you should care about fish pens

Open water fish pens have long been criticized by conservation activists as facilities that spread disease and can have catastrophic consequences on native fish populations.… Continue reading

Mercer Island posts landslide information as storm season starts

With sustained rains expected to continue, landslides on Mercer Island will become more likely.

  • Nov 24, 2017

Mercer Island Rotary recognizes students of the month for November

Aaron Tomaselli and Nicole Chen were honored for their contributions to the community.

  • Nov 23, 2017

Seattle’s income tax could serve as test case for other Washington cities

Update: A King County Superior Court judge ruled against Seattle on Nov. 22.

Mercer Island firefighters to collect food, coats for those in need

The Mercer Island firefighters are conducting their annual food drive from Nov. 20-22.

  • Nov 22, 2017

Mercer Island to host mobility open house | City briefs

Next steps in the plans for traffic, safety improvement will be discussed at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 29.

  • Nov 22, 2017

Mercer Island’s Clarke and Clarke to host all day art walk | Arts briefs

Enjoy art by Hollyce Phillips, Dixie Stanton and MIVAL artists around the Island this week.

  • Nov 21, 2017
Langley Police Chief David Marks displays a 4mg dosage of Narcan, which is usually stored in his defibrillator box. Evan Thompson/The Record

Narcan, the Eastside and how to curb the overdose epidemic

Narcan is used to quickly snap people backfrom an overdose.

Langley Police Chief David Marks displays a 4mg dosage of Narcan, which is usually stored in his defibrillator box. Evan Thompson/The Record

Four bicycles reported stolen from Mercer Island garage | Police Blotter

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

  • Nov 21, 2017

Mercer Island still active real estate market

There are 65 single family homes and six condominiums listed on Mercer Island.

  • Nov 17, 2017

Election results show Acker, Wong, Upton leading contested races | Update

This post was updated at 4 p.m. on Nov. 9, and at 3 p.m. on Nov. 16. This year’s contentious general election featured races for… Continue reading

Washington state auditor: More accountability audits needed for state agencies

Auditor’s office seeks $700,000 from Washington Legislature

A walk through The Lakes on Mercer Island | Eye on MI

Send the Reporter your unique photos

  • Nov 16, 2017

Transportation solutions on Mercer Island Council docket | City briefs

Transportation solutions on council docket As the city of Mercer Island continues to evaluate changing traffic patterns since the closing of the Interstate 90 center… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Nominations open for Pathfinder Awards honoring MIHS alumni

The Mercer Island School District is now seeking nominations for its third annual Pathfinder Awards. The award celebrates graduates of Mercer Island High School whose… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017

Islanders report thefts of packages, backpacks, kayaks | Police Blotter

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017

‘Tis the last rose of summer | Eye on MI

This photo reminded an Island resident of a song

  • Nov 13, 2017