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‘You can’t just sit and wait for something and be a victim’

Following rash of anti-Asian hate crimes, Islanders offer self-defense course.

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Mercerdale Park playground renovation project is chugging along

City hosts public meeting on April 14.

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Welcome aboard the police force

Officers Lee Tortorelli and Chris Smith were sworn in to the Mercer Island Police Department family on April 19. Officer… Continue reading

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School district announces update for grades 2-5 hybrid learning

In an April 20 update on the Mercer Island School District website, the definitive dates were announced for the increase… Continue reading

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Injuries reported in two-car collision

Three people were transported to area hospitals with minor injuries following a two-car, high-speed collision early Monday morning on westbound… Continue reading

King County prosecutor, council member propose hate crimes task force

County leaders say the proposal will give better resouces to prosecute and investigate hate crimes.

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Rotary honors Wilson and Empey as students of the month

For the Reporter The Rotary Club of Mercer Island has selected Grace Wilson and Peter Empey as the Mercer Island Continue reading...

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Pettigrew will speak at Rotary meeting on April 27

Eric Pettigrew, vice president of government relations and outreach for the Seattle Kraken hockey team, will speak at the Rotary Continue reading...

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Residents report coyote sightings on Mercer Island

According to the city, some residents have reported coyote sightings on Mercer Island recently and have asked for more information. 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...

 

Sports
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Motroni hits the floor running for MIHS gymnastics squad

She’s showing off her dancing skills.

 

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Conder and her teammates are making the most of their time on the court

Senior enters her third season on varsity squad.

 

 

Life
2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

By Larry Lark, contributor How do you top the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat? With the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Continue reading...

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2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD

Car review: 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD

By Larry Lark, contributor If you want something truly special, get in line to buy the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Continue reading...

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Opinion
Guest columnist Greg Asimakoupoulos is chaplain at Covenant Living at the Shores in Mercer Island.

National Poetry Month: Rhymes and reasons not to | Guest column

April is National Poetry Month. It was established 25 years ago this month by the Academy of American Poets. Having Continue reading...