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Mercer Island City Council lays out goals for 2018

The draft priorities include mobility, the budget, sustainability and the arts.

Mercer Island Center for the Arts plans to ‘reset’ with new director

MICA drew a large crowd to a Mercer Island City Council meeting when it presented its next steps.

Invisible illnesses: Islander shares her story to raise awareness about eating disorders

National Eating Disorder Week is Feb. 26 to March 4.

Mercer Island’s First Friday art walk is March 2

Gitte Peters and Matt Timo are the featured artists at this month’s art and wine events.

  • Feb 28, 2018

Mercer Island Rotary announces February students of the month

Alison Cary and Aidan Dobson recognized for leadership.

  • Feb 27, 2018

Mercer Island hosts exchange students from sister city

In other news, city sets spring recycling event for April 7 and receives clean audit from state.

  • Feb 27, 2018

Multiple bicycles, vehicles reported stolen on Mercer Island

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

  • Feb 27, 2018

Returns show voters approving Mercer Island school levy | Update

Replacement educational maintenance and operations measure passed with 71.7 percent of the vote.

Hundreds attended the King County Career Fair last July at the Embassy Suites in Bellevue, which featured exhibitors from top employers throughout the area. File photo

King County Career Fair set for March 5 in Bellevue

The free event will feature dozens of top employers from region.

Hundreds attended the King County Career Fair last July at the Embassy Suites in Bellevue, which featured exhibitors from top employers throughout the area. File photo

Diving deeper into the state bridges report

Interstate 90 bridges between Seattle and Mercer Island were deemed “structurally deficient.”

Learn about employment law at March Chamber of Commerce lunch

Lawyer George Tamblyn is the featured speaker at the next Mercer Island Chamber event.

  • Feb 22, 2018

Mercer Island School District announces new director of learning services

In other school news, kindergarten enrollment is now underway.

  • Feb 20, 2018

Islanders report theft, fraud and arson

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

  • Feb 20, 2018

Assessor urges eligible homeowners to seek relief from property tax increases

The average property tax increase will be 18.18 percent on Mercer Island.

Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

Washington may soon teach sexual abuse prevention in schools

The State Legislature is considering training aimed at improving child safety.

Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

‘Disney and Dessert’ fundraiser for Mercer Island orchestra students is Feb. 25

The Team O booster club organizes the annual event for fun and funds.

  • Feb 15, 2018

Mercer Islander appointed to Harborview Medical Center board

Sheryl Whitney hopes to expand behavioral health services, ensure quality care is available to all.

  • Feb 13, 2018

Mercer Island housing market update: inventory drought persists

With only about 30 active listings, the Island is experiencing an inventory deficit.

  • Feb 13, 2018

Mercer Island man conned out of a Mercedes Benz

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

  • Feb 13, 2018

Mercer Island mayor proclaims February as African American History Month

The city proclamation encourages dialogue and a shared commitment to action.