Search process begins for new school district superintendent

Colosky will retire at the end of this school year.


School district to offer Zoom kindergarten information nights

Events will take place from 6-7 p.m. on Jan. 25.


Reed will discuss Imagine Housing at Rotary meeting on Jan. 18

Angel Reed, volunteer and administration coordinator for Imagine Housing, will discuss the nonprofit at the Rotary Club of Mercer Island’s… Continue reading

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During a news conference Thursday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee explains the deployment of the National Guard to hospitals to assist with the coronavirus surge. (TVW) 20220113

Surgeries paused, National Guard deployed to assist hospitals

King County health officials say 1 in 7 ICU and acute-care hospital beds are occupied by a COVID patient.


Riley Cove, it is: Mercer Island bay will be named after World War II hero

State Board of Natural Resources approves of moniker.

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

2022 will be a trial run for 2024 for conservatives | Roegner

Our democracy withstood an attempted coup last Jan. 6, but the planning hasn’t stopped — it is only moving a Continue reading...

Robert Whale can be reached at rwhale@soundpublishing.com.

Good night, John Boy, from another generation | Whale

When I was growing up in the 1970s, like many others I enjoyed “The Waltons,” Earl Hamner Jr.’s televised account Continue reading...


5 day extended forecast for King County

Thursday, Jan. 13, day Cloudy, high 54°, chance of rain 5 percent Thursday, Jan. 13, night Partly cloudy, low 41°, Continue reading...

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Sequim senator seeks improvements to police accountability laws

Senate Bill would allow more police vehicle pursuits; better define use of physical force

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Mercer Island hires new director of parks and recreation

Mercer Island hires new director of parks and recreation

Jessi Bon, an Island resident who led the parks department in Sammamish, will start on Aug. 1.

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Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Emergency making huge demands on community supply.


AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

Customers promised easy income, but got empty promises instead.


WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT highlights its strategic direction in this edition of the agency’s quarterly Continue reading...



MIHS senior Bryan is hooked on gymnastics

Islander captain thrives on the balance beam.



2021 Toyota Corolla XSE

Car review: 2021 Toyota Corolla XSE

By Larry Lark, contributor Hatchbacks are all about versatility and fun. The 2021 Toyota Corolla XSE delivers on both counts.… Continue reading

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2021 Mazda CX-30 Crossover

Car review: 2021 Mazda CX-30 Crossover

By Larry Lark, contributor The Mazda CX-30 Crossover made its North American debut a year ago, and the 2021 edition… Continue reading

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