Repercussions could come to law enforcement who refuse I-1639, AG says

‘State and local law enforcement must uphold Washington law.’

The trash situation at a Redmond apartment complex remained overflowing in the afternoon on Tuesday, Feb. 19, after a series of snowstorms hit the region in February. Corey Morris/staff photo

Despite interest rate approach, real estate ticking onward

A real estate snap shot from John L. Scott Real Estate.

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Mercer Island Jewish leader joins 3,000 women for conference

Education, mental health, fundraising, counseling and inclusion among topics addressed.

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Mercer Island adopts temporary ordinances governing design of small cell facilities

Mercer Island is adapting its policies to take a new FCC rule into effect. In September 2018, the Federal Communications… Continue reading

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Why public libraries matter more than ever in the information age | Book Nook

Public libraries are places that are free and welcoming to people of all backgrounds.

Local pediatrician recommends vaccines

“Someday I will have a patient with a vaccine-preventable disease like measles.”

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Law would prohibit eye tattoos in Washington state

Canada has already banned this procedure

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Split Washington in two? 51st state movement highlights cultural divide

Rep. Matt Shea of Spokane introduces bill to establish state in Eastern Washington called Liberty

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MIYFS postpones annual breakfast to March 6

Due to the snowfall, the Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation pushed the event.

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‘Disney and Dessert’ fundraiser set for March 3 on Mercer Island

The event raises money for instruments, music coaching, workshops and performance tours.

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MICA moves forward to inclusion in city mixed-use development

Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA) moved closer to inclusion in the Commuter Parking Mixed Use Project after the… Continue reading

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Despite Supreme Court Ruling, activists fight youth incarceration in King County

No New Youth Jail Coalition members send Valentines to King County officials asking them to reconsider funding priorities

 

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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

Emergency making huge demands on community supply.

 

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

Customers promised easy income, but got empty promises instead.

 

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

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

 

Life

Islander recalls filming ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Meredythe Glass was an extra in the 1939 film, and is possibly the last surviving cast member.

 

Marketplace

Opportunities abound: Airpark 137 development site in Moses Lake prime for investors

Engel & Völkers listing allows for tax advantages through federal Opportunity Zone program

 

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect with each other, how we receive our news Continue reading...

 

This year, the Bellevue College Foundation awarded 170 scholarships, for a total of $360,000! Among the recipients were students Quiniece Hubbard and Sharlene MacPherson, here with BC Foundation Board President Jim Chesemore and BC President Dr Jerry Weber. Photo by Alabastro Photography.

Apply today! College scholarship program breaks down financial barriers

Deadline to apply for Bellevue College Foundation scholarships is March 4

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA