News

Islanders report theft, fraud and arson

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island.

  • Feb 20, 2018

Assessor urges eligible homeowners to seek relief from property tax increases

The average property tax increase will be 18.18 percent on Mercer Island.

Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

Washington may soon teach sexual abuse prevention in schools

The State Legislature is considering training aimed at improving child safety.

Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

‘Disney and Dessert’ fundraiser for Mercer Island orchestra students is Feb. 25

The Team O booster club organizes the annual event for fun and funds.

  • Feb 15, 2018

Mercer Islander appointed to Harborview Medical Center board

Sheryl Whitney hopes to expand behavioral health services, ensure quality care is available to all.

  • Feb 13, 2018

Mercer Island housing market update: inventory drought persists

With only about 30 active listings, the Island is experiencing an inventory deficit.

  • Feb 13, 2018

Mercer Island man conned out of a Mercedes Benz

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island.

  • Feb 13, 2018

Mercer Island mayor proclaims February as African American History Month

The city proclamation encourages dialogue and a shared commitment to action.

Lakeridge K-Kids Club supports member fighting cancer

Mercer Island students delivered handmade cards to a classmate receiving treatment for leukemia.

  • Feb 9, 2018

Islanders gather to give back to MIYFS at annual breakfast

The fundraising event brought in $215,000 on Feb. 7 for Mercer Island Youth and Family Services.

Volunteers build bird houses for Mercerdale Park

Concerned Citizens for Mercer Island Parks members will mount the houses in the Native Garden.

  • Feb 8, 2018

Mercer Island students display art at PTA Reflections event

A panel of judges judged almost 340 student entries across six different genres.

  • Feb 7, 2018

Islanders report fraud involving credit cards, Social Security, counterfeit bills

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island.

  • Feb 6, 2018

Record 135 Mercer Island students qualify to compete in state DECA conference

More than 3,500 students from across Washington are expected to compete.

  • Feb 5, 2018

Citizen group initiates 20 action steps in 2017 to protect Mercer Island parkland

Park preservationists were busy last year, hosting events, volunteering and more.

  • Feb 5, 2018

Senn bill increasing housing for individuals with developmental disabilities passes House

House Bill 2448, sponsored by Rep. Tana Senn, D-Mercer Island, passed on a unanimous vote.

  • Feb 2, 2018

MIHS band students advance to state Solo and Ensemble contest

Mercer Island High School band students had 27 winners and alternates in 16 categories.

  • Feb 1, 2018

Multiple scams, burglaries and thefts reported on Mercer Island

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island.

  • Feb 1, 2018

This weekend on Mercer Island: art, wine, food and crafts

Events include First Friday Art and Wine, a Giving from the Heart fair and a popup at Caruccio’s.

  • Feb 1, 2018

Mercer Island School Board honors All-State musicians

In other MISD news, there will be no school on Feb. 15 and the levy vote is coming up on Feb. 13.

  • Jan 30, 2018