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Two Mercer Island school champions compete in regional spelling bee

Ashley Garr and Gregory Chvany competed at the King/Snohomish County Regional Spelling…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Eastbound I-90 to close this weekend

This weekend, Interstate 90 detours return again with an eastbound closure, allowing…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

New Mercer Island city manager takes Fire Ops 101

After going through Fire Ops 101, Mercer Island City Manager Julie Underwood…

Breakfast of Champions seeks support for Mercer Island schools

The annual Breakfast of Champions supporting Mercer Island schools is just a…

Mercer Island High School Jazz Band earns top award at Spokane festival

Mercer Island High School received the sweepstakes award at the Mead Jazz…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Mercer Island Councilmember Benson Wong will run for second term

Mercer Island City Councilmember Benson Wong (position 6), announced that he will…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Longtime Councilmember Dan Grausz announces he will not run for re-election

After 18 years of service on the Mercer Island City Council, including…

Mercer Island and Sound Transit resume negotiations on some issues of concern

At the March 23 Sound Transit board meeting, board member and King…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Seattle-area businesses, including MI Athletic Club, participate in Equal Pay Day

Over a 40-year career, unequal pay can cost a woman anywhere from…

Antique slot machine reported stolen from Mercer Island home | Police Blotter

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

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Mathnasium opens in Mercer Island

Mathnasium, a math-only learning center, opened on Mercer Island in February to…

Mercer Islanders cheer Gonzaga to March Madness final

Three Islanders cheered the Gonzaga basketball team to a victory in the…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

West Mercer Way shoulder paving project continues | City briefs

West Mercer Way shoulder paving project continues Work on the city’s project…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

19 Mercer Island High School students headed to international DECA conference

The Mercer Island High School DECA team has qualified 19 students to…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

Mercer Island school board to expand search for new superintendent

At the March 9 Mercer Island School Board meeting, Board President David…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Hundreds turn out for Bellevue hate crime info session

Seattle, and the rest of the country, finds itself in interesting times.…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Mercer Island’s First Thursday Art and Wine to celebrate first anniversary of SZ Gallery

Suzanne Zahr, Mercer Island architect and general contractor, invites the community to…

Mercer Island Police Department hosts immigration forum | Community briefs

MIPD to host immigration forum as council declares solidarity with immigrants Residents…

  • Mar 30th, 2017

Mercer Island Rotary Club announces March students of the month

Mercer Island High School seniors Cameron Cummings and Leah Raissis were the…

  • Mar 30th, 2017

Eastside Republican Club seeks to award scholarships to essay winners

Do you know a young person in need of additional money for…

  • Mar 30th, 2017