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Santa visits Mercer Island families

Santa visited Mercer Island early as he mingled with kids and families…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Two 6-foot menorahs to light up Mercer Island, celebrating Chanukah

Chabad Mercer Island will ignite one of two public 6-foot menorahs at…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Mercer Island Rotary announces December students of the month

Mercer Island High School seniors Kayla Varney and Sam Rosenstein were the…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

State Transportation Commission advances road usage charging pilot project in 2017

Drivers will have a chance to “test drive” a proposed system that…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

First MIVAL Jr. workshop brings creative young artists together

Over 20 creative young Mercer Islanders braved the rain and cold to…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016

Mercer Island police aim to crack down on package theft with Operation No Grinch

Operation No Grinch is underway again this holiday season. Mercer Island Police…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016

PDC dismisses complaint against Sen. Steve Litzow

The Public Disclosure Commission on Dec. 5 dismissed the complaint filed by…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016

Next Chamber lunch is Jan. 5 | Business briefs

Next chamber lunch is Jan. 5 Island resident and King County Sheriff…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016

MIPD tracks stolen credit cards to catch car prowl suspects | Police Blotter

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

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Republic Services offers holiday recycling tips

This holiday season, Republic Services encourages consumers and customers across the region…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Mercer Island Girl Scouts ‘eat the rainbow’ at New Seasons

It can be hard to get kindergartners to eat their vegetables, so…

Mercer Island students celebrate and share culture at Lakeridge fair

At Lakeridge Elementary, the annual culture fair presents an opportunity for third…

Mercer Island facilities to close for holidays | City briefs

City facilities to close for holidays As usual, city facilities will close…

  • Dec 20th, 2016

County executive launches first Best Starts for Kids strategy to prevent homelessness

King County Executive Dow Constantine launched the first strategy funded by Best…

  • Dec 20th, 2016

Inslee unveils plan to fully fund education with $5B in new and higher taxes

Gov. Jay Inslee unveiled a $46.7 billion budget proposal Wednesday that fully…

Mercer Island School District receives Apple Distinguished Program award | School briefs

District receives Apple award The Mercer Island School District (MISD) accepted its…

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Holiday DUI patrols statewide run Dec. 15 to Jan. 1

Law enforcement agencies across the state, including in Mercer Island, are participating…

  • Dec 15th, 2016

MIPD follows stolen car to Seattle | Police Blotter

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

  • Dec 15th, 2016

West Mercer students participate in Hour of Code

West Mercer second graders participated in an Hour of Code event on…

Sound Transit’s South Bellevue parking mitigation plan could displace Mercer Island commuters

With the 519-stall South Bellevue Park and Ride shutting down as early…