Fentanyl (Courtesy photo)

Fentanyl overdoses keep increasing in King County

Meth overdoses are on the rise as well, continuing a trend reported on last year.

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                                A rendering of Bellevue 600.

Amazon: 15,000 new jobs coming to Bellevue

The city currently hosts about 2,000 Amazon employees.

KCLS: Much to celebrate from 2019 and in the year ahead

A column from the King County Library System.

‘We can do the right thing’ | Windows and Mirrors

Clarence Moriwaki shares how we can stand up for each other and not have history repeat itself.

Robo investment advice has drawbacks | Business advice column

A monthly business advice column by a Mercer Island financial adviser.

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                                People walk past the Mercer Island Park and Ride on a cloudy morning.

Parking permit sales for February

Optional reservations for Mercer Island Park and Ride.

Chambers from Mercer Island, Issaquah, Sammamish, Snoqualmie, Newcastle and Bellevue will all meet on March 6 for a networking breakfast.

Six Chambers of Commerce will hold a joint networking breakfast in March

Chambers from Mercer Island, Issaquah, Sammamish, Snoqualmie, Newcastle and Bellevue will meet in March for the breakfast.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Democratic lawmakers roll out spending plans for climate change, homelessness

Republican opposition calls for tax relief, rather than spending the increased revenue.

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MIHS Principal Vicki Puckett. File photo

MIHS principal Puckett announces pending resignation

A survey will collect feedback on what community is looking for in candidates.

The Colstrip Power Plant in Montana. Puget Sound Energy owns 25 percent of the remaining two units. File photo

PSE files to sell part of Colstrip coal plant

The utility owns two units at the Montana power plant.

Charter review could overhaul King County Sheriff’s Office

Several changes to the King County Sheriff’s Office were proposed.

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

Islanders edge Bainbridge to win state swim meet

The Mercer Island boys swim and dive team edged out Bainbridge 313-289.5 to win the 3A state championship on Feb.… Continue reading

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Ressmeyer has giant bar routine at state

The Mercer Island sophomore tied for fifth on bars in the event finals at the 1A/2A/3A state meet.

 

 

Life

A Valentine’s Day Prayer

A monthly column dealing in matters of faith.

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Marketplace

A dance fest for everyone!

Chop Shop returns for another year of art, education and fun

 

Chef Murray Fields recently opened his state-of-the-art kitchen in Tukwila as the heart of his Gourmet Meals to Go.

Gourmet to Go can be this good!

Chef makes it simple to enjoy restaurant-quality cuisine at home or office

 

5 reasons to get excited about what’s coming to the heart of Redmond

The amenities at the brand-new Hilton Garden Inn will appeal to locals and visitors alike

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Bail can be a motivator for positive change

All City Bail Bonds works closely with defendants and their families following an arrest