City Council schedules second reading of moratorium ordinance

Mercer Island City Councilmember Jake Jacobson felt it was vital to schedule a second reading of the ordinance regarding the… Continue reading

Blue bins at the side of the thrift side collect donations throughout the day before being sent over to Seattle Goodwill. Shot from 2019. File photo

Mercer Island Thrift Shop, recycling center renovations to take longer

As of Aug. 4, City Manager Jessi Bon is guessing end-of-the-year projections are more realistic.

Nystrom joins Mercer Island Reporter

Andy Nystrom has joined the Mercer Island Reporter staff, replacing Blake Peterson, who has taken his reporting and writing skills… Continue reading

Mercer Island in the fall. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

New (but temporary) outdoor seating permitting options available on Mercer Island

The city council recently approved an ordinance that allows restaurants to use vehicle stalls in private parking areas for outdoor seating.

Democrats dominate King County legislative races | Election results

Here are the latest results for King County legislative candidates in the Aug. 4 primary election, which included races for… Continue reading

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The Enumclaw Health and Rehabilitation Center, which is located by St. Elizabeth hospital, a senior living community, and a nursing home. File photo

Inslee lifts visitation ban at long-term care facilities

Starting Wednesday, a four-phase plan will allow restrictions at nursing homes to gradually be relaxed.

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LA Fitness to reopen all locations Aug. 10

Gyms will follow state guidelines

David Good, owner of The Green Door in Seattle. Budtenders at the store will teach you about cannabis and help you find a product that suits your needs.

‘Budding’ chemists: learning the science behind a familiar plant

You probably know THC and CBD, but this Seattle budtender suggests digging deeper

Bulletin Board

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...

 

Sports
Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo

WIAA gives schools option to delay start of prep sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

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Marketplace

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David Good, owner of The Green Door in Seattle. Budtenders at the store will teach you about cannabis and help you find a product that suits your needs.

‘Budding’ chemists: learning the science behind a familiar plant

You probably know THC and CBD, but this Seattle budtender suggests digging deeper

 

Cool ice cream, hot Thai or breezy cocktails… How does your summer taste?

Show Grand Ridge Plaza what you’re eating this summer for a chance to win awesome prizes!

 

What makes this cannabis store ‘Seattle’s favorite?’

Long-standing Rainier Street shop has changed with the times, and kept spirits high

 

Opinion

Women breadwinners and financial planning | Guest column

By Robert Toomey, Special to The Reporter Women’s roles as it relates to financial planning have seen significant changes in Continue reading...

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