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New direction for Mercer Island Chamber | Exec. Director Terry Moreman to retire

Terry Moreman, the executive director of the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce,…

Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce selects Laurie Givan as new director

Island native Laurie Givan, who said she is passionate about branding, innovation…

Mercer Island experiences power outages, road closures due to snow | Council postpones Monday meeting

Overnight snow on Sunday left thousands without power and led to several…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Snow day in Mercer Island | Photos from Reporter readers

A child sleds at Mercer Island’s Luther Burbank Park on Monday, when…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Mercer Island Police Department awards officers of the year | Police news

MIPD awards officers of the year The Mercer Island Police Department held…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

King County unveils new restaurant rating system

Next time Mercer Island residents go to their favorite restaurant, they may…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Mercer Island students earn Congressional Award Medals

Congressman Adam Smith presented Congressional Award Medals to Jessica Waller and William…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

MIHS students advance to DECA state competition

Ninety-three Mercer Island High School students have qualified to compete in the…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

‘No one is above the law’: Seattle federal judge puts Trump’s immigration order on ice

A federal judge in Seattle today put President Donald Trump’s executive order…

State challenging Trump’s immigration order

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Monday that he is challenging President…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Shop Local on Feb. 8 to support MIYFS

As in years past, a number of local businesses are helping raise…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Mercer Island council to discuss 2017 goals at Saturday retreat | City briefs

City Council to discuss 2017 goals at Saturday retreat The Mercer Island…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

The Landing offers overnight shelter for young adults in Redmond

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a month-long series that…

Mercer Island High School student radio station rebrands as ‘The Bridge’

KMIH 88.9 The Bridge launched on Jan. 31, replacing the current “Hot…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Community gathers at Mercer Island Swing Dance

Hoping to bring neighbors together through music and swing moves, the Mercer…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

City leaders say SOV access to new I-90 lanes unlikely after Olympia meeting

WSDOT also plans to deny SOV access at Island Crest Way westbound on-ramp, according to city update.

Several cars prowled on south end of Mercer Island | Police Blotter

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

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Yellow Wood Academy celebrates School Choice Week

National School Choice Week was held Jan. 22-28 in Washington and across…

Mercer Island resident helps police bust $3 million burglary ring

A prolific burglary ring that targeted expensive King County homes and stole…

  • Jan 30th, 2017

Local leaders react to federal immigration ban

Here are some statements from local elected leaders on the federal immigration…

  • Jan 30th, 2017