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Mercer Island’s Spring for Schools Luncheon is May 24 | School briefs

Spring for Schools Luncheon is May 24 The community is invited to…

  • May 17th, 2017

Group launches campaign to bar government-funded drug injection sites in King County

Signature gathering has begun for a King County ordinance that would prohibit…

Community invited to share ideas with Mercer Island School Board | School brief

Community invited to share ideas with School Board May 11 The public…

  • May 12th, 2017

Mercer Island City Council votes to move meeting date to Tuesdays | City briefs

Mercer Island to host council candidate info session Are you thinking about…

  • May 12th, 2017

Mercer Island Chamber members learn social media strategies

Social media marketing specialist Blake Messer spoke to the Chamber of Commerce…

Mercer Island elementary students help classmate with cancer

After learning a Lakeridge second grader had leukemia, students wanted to raise money to find a cure

  • May 12th, 2017

City of Mercer Island posts light rail construction update

On June 3, the Interstate 90 center roadway express lanes are scheduled…

  • May 11th, 2017

Mercer Island car prowl suspect arrested in Renton | Police Blotter

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

  • May 10th, 2017

Islander Salim Nice announces City Council candidacy

Island native Salim Nice announced his candidacy for Dan Grausz’s vacating seat…

  • May 10th, 2017

Mercer Island’s Lakeridge Elementary honored as Green Ribbon school

The U.S. Department of Education announced on May 4 that Mercer Island’s…

  • May 9th, 2017

Eastbound I-90 to close this weekend

Over the weekend of May 6 and 7, the Interstate 90 detours…

  • May 5th, 2017

Mercer Island City Council approves temporary tax increase for I-90 litigation | City briefs

Council considers temporary tax increase At its May 1 meeting, the Mercer…

  • May 4th, 2017

Jeff Sanderson announces he won’t run again for Mercer Island City Council

Jeff Sanderson, who holds position 4 on the Mercer Island City Council,…

  • May 3rd, 2017

Mercer Island School Board Director Dave Myerson won’t run for re-election

Dave Myerson, who holds position 2 on the Mercer Island School Board,…

  • May 3rd, 2017

Support Mercer Island Schools Foundation, other nonprofits with GiveBIG on May 10

Seattle Foundation’s annual day of giving event, GiveBIG, returns next week to…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Mercer Island Girl Scouts learn self-defense

Mercer Island Police Department (MIPD) officer Jennifer Franklin visited Cadette GS Troop…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Islanders report burglary, fraud and a dog bite | Police Blotter

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

  • May 2nd, 2017

5,000 miles for $5,000 | Paracle uses Bike Month to benefit Mercer Island Youth and Family Services

May is Bike Everywhere Month, celebrated across the Puget Sound area, and…

Mercer Island High School receives Gold Medal ranking from US News

Mercer Island High School has received a gold medal ranking among the…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Mercer Island native receives Wesleyan research prize | Education briefs

MIHS graduate receives Wesleyan research prize Mercer Island native and Wesleyan University…

  • Apr 28th, 2017