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Mercer Islanders report thefts of makeup, credit cards and mail | Police Blotter

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

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

Landslide risk continues on Mercer Island

With the heavy rains last week, the city of Mercer Island witnessed…

  • Feb 21st, 2017

Mercer Islanders debate ‘neighborhood character’ versus property rights

As the city of Mercer Island’s Development Services Group and Planning Commission…

Mercer Island firefighters respond to chimney fire on Wembley Lane

Mercer Island Fire Department’s Battalion 91, Engine 91 and Engine 92 responded…

  • Feb 21st, 2017

Issaquah shelter gives refuge to women, children escaping domestic violence

Editor’s Note: The woman featured in this story is a victim of…

Mercer Island Rotary Club announces February students of the month

Mercer Island High School seniors Theresa Czech and Jacob Evans were the…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

King County organizations combat apartment evictions that lead to homelessness

Editor’s note: This is the final story in the Reporter’s series on…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

Mercer Island City Council identifies I-90, residential code and financial sustainability as top priorities

At its Jan. 4 planning session, the Mercer Island City Council discussed…

Meet Mercer Island’s new city manager, Julie Underwood

As the city of Mercer Island sets its goals for 2017, it…

Suspect steals five bottles of liquor from Mercer Island QFC | Police Blotter

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

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Mercer Island to sue Sound Transit, WSDOT over I-90 access

About 200 community members attended the Feb. 13 Mercer Island City Council…

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Mercer Island sets up locations for storm debris collection

Last week, the largest snow event in the past five years landed…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

YTN’s “Willy Wonka Jr.” closes this weekend

Catch Youth Theatre Northwest’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka Jr.” before…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Appeals court upholds block on Trump’s immigration ban

The United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, comprised of…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Westbound I-90 to close this weekend

The ongoing Interstate 90 detours return again this weekend with another westbound…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Mercer Island student earns ‘First Honors’ at University of San Diego

Lindsay Benster of Mercer Island earned the distinction of First Honors as…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Eastside volunteers, former homeless take to streets for point-in-time homeless count

Editor’s note: This story is part of a series that focuses on…

Islanders celebrate community at MIYFS Foundation Breakfast

The event has raised $345,000 so far, making it the “biggest fundraiser in MIYFS history.”

Islanders report thefts of tools, wallets and paddle board | Police Blotter

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

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Mercer Island City Council to discuss I-90 at rescheduled meeting on Feb. 13

The city of Mercer Island received a formal letter from Washington State…

  • Feb 8th, 2017