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Wong, Lurie ahead in Mercer Island primary races

Preliminary results for the August primary election, featuring races for a Mercer…

  • Aug 7th, 2017

Mercer Island student travels to South Africa to work with cheetahs

This summer, 23-year-old Parisa Ardemani, of Mercer Island, spent two weeks in…

  • Aug 7th, 2017

Mercer Island Fire Department responds to two structure fires | City briefs

MIFD responds to two structure fires Mercer Island Fire Department units were…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Islanders report prowls, car theft in secure garages | Police Blotter

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

  • Aug 4th, 2017

City of Mercer Island seeks volunteers for financial challenges advisory group

On July 17, the Mercer Island City Council approved a public engagement…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Islander’s interview with defense secretary goes viral

After interviewing U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Memorial Day, two student…

I-90 bridge to close for Seafair shows Aug. 3-6

The biggest event of the Seafair summer festival occurs this weekend, when…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Heat advisory in effect until Friday evening

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a heat advisory in…

  • Aug 1st, 2017

The hot, frenzy market continues for Mercer Island

By Kellee Bradley John L. Scott On a monthly basis, this time…

  • Jul 31st, 2017

Raccoon mischief | Eye on Mercer Island

Looking out his kitchen window, Mercer Islander Marty Hill saw this racoon…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Students honored for film that looks at anti-Semitic acts in Mercer Island

Ninth-graders Ellie Gottesman and Isabel Funk of Mercer Island High School received…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

City to engage Mercer Island public on budget challenges

City Manager Julie Underwood and Finance Director Chip Corder will soon be…

New ballot box arrives on Mercer Island in time for August primary

On July 12, King County Elections mailed ballots to registered voters for…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Mercer Island parks department struggles to keep up with rising costs in open space management

According to the open space vegetation management biennium report, which the Mercer…

PSE to remove trees on Mercer Island | City briefs

PSE to remove trees on First Hill In conjunction with a utility…

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Six car prowls reported in one day on Mercer Island | Police Blotter

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

  • Jul 25th, 2017

No one injured after armed robbery at Island Books

A man entered Island Books at 6:45 p.m. on July 21, displayed…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Mercer Island City Council slows down on residential code review

With the Mercer Island City Council still discussing follow-ups to policy questions…

East King County Career Fair set for July 28 in Bellevue

The public is invited to attend the East King County Career Fair…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

All-female, African-American book club to share stories in Mercer Island

In 1991, Seattle’s BookClub formed to share and celebrate books written by…

  • Jul 25th, 2017