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Petition protecting Mercer Island parks fails to make it to the ballot

The Concerned Citizens for Mercer Island Parks (CCMIP) announced that 2,285 registered…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Homeless men living on the streets share their stories

Editor’s Note: The Reporter spoke with these two homeless men in Bothell…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Mercer Island Rotary announces January students of the month

Mercer Island High School seniors Natalie Newcomb and Matthew McLellan are the…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Register for Mercer Island YFS Foundation Annual Breakfast

The Mercer Island Youth and Family Services (MIYFS) Foundation will celebrate “15…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Mercer Island Center for the Arts takes step toward lease approval

Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA) completed and submitted the “Responses…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Mercer Island legislator introduces legislation to help students gain social, emotional skills, reduce summer learning loss

Rep. Tana Senn (D-Mercer Island) is looking out for kids who need…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent call for donors

Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) issued an urgent appeal for…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Islanders report thefts of mail, tools, boat outdrive, generator | Police Blotter

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

  • Jan 25th, 2017

MIPD to host annual Citizens Police Academy | City briefs

MIPD to host annual Citizens Police Academy The Mercer Island Police Department…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Auctioneer Larry Snyder to speak at Mercer Island Chamber lunch | Business briefs

Auctioneer Larry Snyder to speak at Chamber lunch The featured speaker at…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Islanders stand up for equality at Women’s March on Seattle

About 200,000 people marched through the streets of Seattle on Saturday to…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Mercer Island community swing dance is Jan. 28

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

Gov. Inslee discusses education, science and Trump with media

On Inauguration Day for the nation’s new president, recently re-elected Washington Gov.…

SJCC names Obliteride leader Amy Lavin as new CEO

The Stroum Jewish Community Center of Greater Seattle has named Amy Lavin…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Police chiefs co-host Eastside Muslim Safety Forum

The forum was hosted by police departments and the Muslim Community and Neighborhood Association.

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Locals will be attending tomorrow’s Women’s March on Seattle

Thousands are expected to turn out for tomorrow’s Women’s March on Seattle.…

City of Bellevue pays $1M to Mercer Island family injured in 2014 police cruiser crash

The city of Bellevue agreed to pay approximately $1 million late last…

  • Jan 19th, 2017

Mioposto opens first Eastside location in Mercer Island

Mioposto, Mercer Island’s new wood-fired pizzeria, opened in the Hadley building on…

Mercer Island city manager to hold light rail listening session on Jan. 19

The city of Mercer Island had originally planned its light rail open…

  • Jan 19th, 2017

Mostly Music in the Park issues call for musicians

Performing artists are needed for the 2017 Mercer Island Art Council’s Mostly…

  • Jan 19th, 2017