A cheerful retirement celebration

Mercer Island Police Department Chief Ed Holmes interacts with a well-wisher in his signature laugh during the chief’s retirement celebration...

June 14, 2024 3:30 pm


Hundreds of new laws will take effect in state June 6

Legislature approved changes in police pursuits, parental rights, firearms and other laws

June 5, 2024 3:25 pm
Destination Imagination teams compete at Global Finals

Twelve Mercer Island Destination Imagination teams participated in the Global Finals tournament from May 22-25 in Kansas City, Missouri. The…

June 5, 2024 1:30 pm
MI First Friday Art Walk set for June 7

Special to the Reporter

June 1, 2024 8:30 am
Mostly Music in the Park on tap this summer

Live tunes will flow throughout Mercerdale Park in July and August as the city of Mercer Island presents its Mostly…

June 14, 2024 3:30 pm
Shakespeare in the Park on tap

Seattle Shakespeare Company will present free, Wooden O outdoor productions of “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” beginning June 27 in…

June 14, 2024 2:30 pm
Rodriguez wins 2,000-meter steeplechase at nationals

Mercer Island High School junior Victoria Rodriguez won the girls 2,000-meter steeplechase at the Nike Outdoor Nationals on June 13…

June 14, 2024 12:30 pm







Danielle and Aaron Motyka, will participate with their dog Harrison in the Emerald Downs’ Corgi World Championship Races for charity on July 14. Sponsored
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Mission Ukraine finds connections in Mercer Island | Hamer

I spent a couple of hours with Nataliya Lukyanova. This is an edited transcript of our interview.

June 10, 2024 8:34 am
All aboard the Empire Builder with a one-way ticket | Mindy Stern

My husband had driven to Eastern Washington earlier in the week to complete a project at our vacation home. Traveling by rail would allow us to return home together in one car.

June 4, 2024 6:30 pm

Former King County jail guard pleads guilty to bribery, drug charges

Accepted bribe to distribute meth, fentanyl to two jail inmates

By Steve Hunter • May 30, 2024 2:50 pm
Fare inspections at Sound Transit Link stations begin June 3

Passengers will need proof of payment within fare paid zones at boarding areas

By Reporter Staff • May 23, 2024 11:42 am