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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

Mercer Island begins review of residential code draft

After months of discussion about gross floor area, tree retention, impervious surface…

Mercer Island library to honor Holocaust Remembrance Day with art exhibit

The Mercer Island Library will show an art exhibition of Maria Frank…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Suspect arrested after stealing from Mercer Island Thrift Shop | Police Blotter

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

  • Mar 28th, 2017

I-90 lawsuit hearings set for April as East Link sees cost overruns

At the March 20 Mercer Island City Council meeting, City Manager Julie…

Speakers share success stories at Friends of Youth fundraiser

At the Celebration of Youth luncheon fundraiser for Friends of Youth on…

Mercer Island City Council looks to bridge budget gaps by closing criminal justice fund

Through what one council member called “extracurricular legal research,” Mercer Island found…

Chabad Mercer Island to host community Passover Seder

Few Jewish holidays evoke the same warm sentiments as Passover. Memories of…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Two Mercer Island freshmen serve as Senate pages

Sophia Kershaw and Paige Fisher, both 15 years old and ninth graders…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Mercer Island ends suspension of Sound Transit shoreline permit

On March 17, the city of Mercer Island withdrew the suspension of…

Mercer Island seniors get savvy about scams

When Covenant Shores resident Ann-Mari got a distressing call from her granddaughter,…

JCC, French-American School practice emergency drill

Today at 10 a.m., the Mercer Island Police Department helped implement a…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

MIPD hosts Operation Cookie Drop

Update: The event raised $1,090 in cookie donations for the troops and…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Westbound I-90 to close this weekend | City briefs

Westbound I-90 to close this weekend This weekend, I-90 detours return again…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Mercer Island explores relationship between arts and parks

Update: The Mercer Island City Council voted 4-3 to keep the Parks…

MISD’s annual water testing results in replacement of two fixtures

The Mercer Island School District conducted annual water testing earlier this month,…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Mercer Islanders report thefts of tools, mail and a rocking chair | Police Blotter

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

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Dick’s Drive-In eyeing Mercer Island for new location

Mercer Island residents could soon see the iconic Dick’s Drive-In sign in…

Sun comes out for Mercer Island Half Marathon run

Thousands of runners and walkers crossed the finish line at Sunday’s 45th…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

West Mercer Elementary’s annual competitive spelling bee results are in

West Mercer Elementary School hosted its annual competitive spelling bee on March…

  • Mar 17th, 2017