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Mercer Island police’s top gun retires

Sgt. Noel worked for 30 years on the Island.

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Islanders to kick off prep sports competitions in March

Let the games begin. After a lengthy wait during the pandemic, Mercer Island High School fall sports teams will finally… Continue reading

In Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s reopening plan, which was announced Jan. 28, restaurants can reopen at a maximum 25% capacity and a limit of six people per table. Inslee recently announced all counties will be staying in Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan for the next several weeks. Pictured: People enjoy outdoor dining last summer in downtown Kent. Courtesy photo

Inslee: All of Washington to stay in Phase 2 for a few weeks

The governor issued a weekslong pause on regions moving backward, but has yet to outline a Phase 3.

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Soderberg spreads hope one rock at a time

Island resident does her own form of yard work.

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Sound Transit files appeal regarding city permits

Open record public hearing set for March 16.

Shellscapes

You know stone, concrete and gravel for hardscaping… it’s time to discover oyster shells!

Sustainable and stunning landscaping solutions makes it way to Puget Sound

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Entrance to the Tukwila Library branch of the King County Library System. File photo

King County libraries will reopen in some cities for in-person services

Fall City, Kent libraries among six selected for partial reopening.

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Planning commissioner was good for Mercer Island | Letters

Planning commissioner was good for Mercer Island I suspect most islanders who read the article in the Mercer Island Reporter Continue reading...

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Editorial: Judge’s rebuke of Eyman protects initiative process

Along with a $2.6 million fine, the ruling places restrictions on Eyman’s future initiative campaigns.

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White will speak at Rotary meeting on March 9

Rick White, senior manager of state and local government operations for The Boeing Company, will discuss “Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic”… Continue reading

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Local pop-up blood drive set for March

Herzl-Ner Tamid, in partnership with Stroum Jewish Community Center, is providing an opportunity for the community to help support patients… Continue reading

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Bulletin Board
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...

 

 

Life
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country

Car review: 2021 Chevy Tahoe 4WD High Country

By Larry Lark, contributor Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) for short, in the big scheme of things, are a recent development. Continue reading...

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2021 Lexus NX 300h

Car review: 2021 Lexus NX 300h

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Lexus NX 300h luxury sports utility vehicle provides owners guilt-free mobility. The lower-case h Continue reading...

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

Regional homeless agency behind schedule, but there’s hope | Roegner

It is the middle of winter and it’s too cold for anyone to stay outside all night. Seattle, King County Continue reading...