Mercer Island Preschool Association’s Circus will return on April 27

Activities include bounce houses, face painting and of course, a dunk tank.

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Eastside market heats up as major tech news hits

A real estate snapshot from John L. Scott Mercer Island.

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                                James Whitfield, Leadership Eastside president and CEO, moderates The State of the Eastside and the American Dream with Dr. Amy Morrison, president of Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Anne Morisseau, planning commissioner for the city of Bellevue, residential real estate agent, LE board of directors, and Anne-Marie Diouf, VP human resources for Symetra.

Leadership Eastside hosts panel discussing the American Dream

The panel consisted of Dr. Amy Morrison, president of Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Anne Morisseau, Planning Commissioner for the City of Bellevue, Residential Real Estate Agent, LE Board of Directors, and Anne-Marie Diouf, VP Human Resources for Symetra.

Students embark

Exchange program underway for Island, sister city.

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125 sack lunches were to the Safe Parking Program at the Lake Washington Methodist Church, Sophia Way, The Together Center, and to the residents of Camp Unity and Safe Parking at St. Jude’s. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

St. Jude’s Service Day Program helps combat poverty

The annual service day helps organizations who help Eastside communities experiencing poverty and abuse.

Mercer Island council reviews upcoming parks projects

Many address the need to replace aging infrastructure, especially at waterfront parks.

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Filing week approaching next month

So far, only a few Islanders have announced their election year plans.

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Holy Week is a living icon | On Faith

Icons serve as glimpses of greater purpose.

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Simply sensational!

Tiger Woods’ improbable victory resonates across America.

The Mercer Island Islanders girls golf team currently has an overall record of 3-2 in early season play on the links. The Islanders golf program, which is its 22nd year of existence, has won three state titles, seven KingCo titles and 10 district championships over the past two decades. The 2019 team is led by captains Annelise Rorem and Katelyn Travis. The Islanders registered their 200th career victory as a program earlier this season. Photo courtesy of Billy Pruchno

Islanders girls golf team is striving for excellence

The Mercer Island Islanders girls golf team currently has an overall record of 3-2 in early season play on the Continue reading...

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Jim Pitts stands on walkway overlooking filtration chambers at the King County South Filtration Plant in Renton. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Human waste: Unlikely climate change hero?

King County treatment plant joins effort to counteract effects of carbon dioxide.

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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

Libraries are places of connection and community pride | Library column

Written by Lisa Rosenblum, the director of the King County Library System.

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Mercer Islanders make pilgrimage to Israel

Chaplain Greg Asimakoupoulos and two Covenant Shores residents over 90 years old made the trip.

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Marketplace

Selling the family home: Helping seniors navigate the market and the move

Engel & Völkers agent’s expertise can help you transition to the next stage of life

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Finding 4/20: A historical primer from the 1970s to today

Seattle cannabis retailer hosts its annual celebration of this counterculture holiday April 20

 

Setting the stage: Discover how prepping your home for sale can pay dividends

Staging your home helps tap into buyers’ imagination, says Engel & Völkers realtor

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Community group urges common CENSE in energy proposal

3 essential questions to ask of Energize Eastside project

 

Opinion

Libraries are places of connection and community pride | Library column

Written by Lisa Rosenblum, the director of the King County Library System.

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Are sheriffs above the law?

Washington voters have spoken on I-1639. Sheriffs need to set the stage to follow their oath of office - and enforce the law.

 

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Washington State Capitol Building. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Legislation targets rape kit backlog

WA has about 10,000 untested kits; new law would reduce testing time to 45 days