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Fire damages apartment building on Mercer Island

Shortly after noon on July 6, Mercer Island and Bellevue Fire Department…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Mercer Island Reporter seeks to fill position on editorial board

The Mercer Island Reporter is seeking to fill a position on its…

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Mercer Island community groups sell fireworks for the Fourth

Mercer Island Fire Chief Steve Heitman said that the permit for Kiwanis,…

Several Islanders report credit card fraud | Police Blotter

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

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Mercer Island vacates portion of Freeman Avenue | City briefs

City vacates portion of Freeman Avenue At its June 19 meeting, the…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

East Link light rail construction underway on I-90 bridge

Sound Transit briefed media on June 28 on the East Link light…

Clarke and Clarke to host ‘metal arts treasure hunt’ | Arts briefs

Clarke and Clarke to host ‘metal arts treasure hunt’ Join Clarke and…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

MIFD responds to parking garage fire at retirement facility

The Mercer Island Fire Department responded to reports of smoke coming from…

  • Jun 29th, 2017

Islanders report fraud, car prowls and theft | Police Blotter

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

  • Jun 29th, 2017

MIHS chemistry teacher Patty Weston receives award | School briefs

MIHS chemistry teacher Patty Weston receives award Mercer Island High School science…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Mercer Island utility tax increase begins July 1 | City briefs

Utility tax increase begins July 1 On May 1, the Mercer Island…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Island student honored for collecting toys in memory of friend with cancer

Incoming Mercer Island High School freshman Tegan Yuasa, a member of the…

  • Jun 27th, 2017

Jeff Sanderson to leave Mercer Island City Council in July

Councilmember Jeff Sanderson, who was elected in 2015 to serve a two-year…

Mountain rescue team recovers body of 19-year-old Mercer Island man

The body of a Mercer Island teen who disappeared after a glissading…

  • Jun 27th, 2017

Donna Colosky appointed as superintendent of Mercer Island School District

The Mercer Island School Board has unanimously named Donna Colosky as superintendent…

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Mercer Island teachers say they won’t work without new contract by end of August

Mercer Island Education Association (MIEA) members voted unanimously for a “no contract,…

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Man arrested after trying to use stolen credit card at Mercer Island QFC | Police Blotter

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

  • Jun 21st, 2017

MISD announces three finalists for superintendent

The Mercer Island School Board has named three finalists for superintendent. Each…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Save the date, July 8-9, for Mercer Island Summer Celebration | City briefs

Save the date for Summer Celebration In less than one month, Mercer…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Mercer Island City Council dives into residential code review

Following three consecutive Monday meetings regarding the proposed changes to the code…