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Eastside’s Zangaglia honored for nonprofit work

The HopeFest has served 6,500 low-income or homeless people in King County.

Reporter file photo of the 2016 Seafair. Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald

MIPD’s marine patrol sees second Seafair with zero deaths

The Seafair safety emphasis began in 2002 and has decreased the number of BUIs, deaths and injuries.

Reporter file photo of the 2016 Seafair. Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald

Reykdal: Washington State will not arm its teachers

State Superintendent responds to Betsy Devos’ consideration to arm teachers.

  • Aug 25, 2018

Burglar caught on camera attempting to enter home | Police blotter

The Mercer Island police blotter for Aug. 13 through 19.

  • Aug 24, 2018
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King County suspends detective for attacking Uber driver

The sheriff’s discipline comes as the result of violent off-duty behavior.

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Former Mercer Island mayor joins French American School Board

Alan Merkle joins French American School of Puget Sound board of trustees.

  • Aug 21, 2018

Neighbors question impacts of ‘private community facilities’ on Mercer Island

City hopes to address concerns with multi-phase process.

Mercer Island School District welcomes new administrators

There will be new leadership at the high school, two elementary schools and in the district office.

  • Aug 20, 2018

City launches new public engagement platform

The City’s Planning Commission is currently reviewing 15 proposed amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. The amendments under consideration include adopting an Arts and Culture Comprehensive… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2018

Race for King County prosecutor heats up at forum

Former public defender Daron Morris slams incumbent Dan Satterberg for the use of bail in the county justice system.

Wildfire smoke causes poor air quality across region

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency urges people to take precautions.

  • Aug 16, 2018

Secretary Wyman calls for nominations for Medals of Merit and Valor

Awards are given to civilians for courageous acts of service.

  • Aug 16, 2018

Bikeshare pilot program adds hub locations

City launched a three-month pilot bikeshare program with LimeBike.

  • Aug 15, 2018

MISD receives national and state awards for communications

MISD receives Golden Achievement Award for search for new superintendent.

  • Aug 15, 2018

King County law enforcement agencies deploy emphasis patrols for Labor Day weekend

The emphasis patrols will be from Aug. 17-Sept. 3.

  • Aug 15, 2018

DOH provides steps to keep safe from wildfire smoke

Air quality degraded by wildfires across the state.

  • Aug 14, 2018

Update: Preliminary results roll in for August primary

Incumbents, women lead in initial Aug. 7 election results.

One Table has no clear game plan for tackling regional crisis

Seattle and King County’s joint task force to address the crisis still only has vague strategies.

Homebuyers encouraged, “but still on edge,” while sellers face reality check

New figures from Northwest MLS show year-over-year improvement in inventory (up 6.5 percent), but modest drops on both pending sales (down slightly more than 7… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2018

Rep. Senn receives award from developmental disability community

Rep. Senn recognized at annual Parent Coalition Family Picnic.

  • Aug 10, 2018