Andy Nystrom

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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 begin their seasons in March.… Continue reading

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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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‘Raising Resilient Kids’ is next up in Parenting in Place series

MI Parent Edge and Youth and Family Services sponsor webinars.

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Sound Transit files appeal regarding city permits

Open record public hearing set for March 16.

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‘Our healthcare workers are truly our heroes this year’

Local National Charity League members create gratitude cards.

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Meet the Island’s prevention professionals of the future

They reside in the high school’s SAFE and Minds Matter clubs.

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City council votes 6-1 to prohibit camping on public property

Camping in parks is already banned.

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Islanders embrace families whose children have rare diseases

Rare Disease Day is set for Feb. 28.

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John-Lewis discusses raising his kids on Mercer Island at fundraising breakfast

Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation holds 19th annual event virtually.

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Let there be lanterns on the Island

City lights up outdoor community art project.

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City staff, community discuss Mercerdale Park playground renovation

Renovation is included in city council’s biennial budget.

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School district, education association finalize Learning Forward timeline

Second- and third-graders begin hybrid learning.

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Businesses are staying strong, getting creative during the pandemic

Puget Sound region keeps rolling in Phase 2.

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Soccer squad scores with a successful canned food drive

Junior Ethan Yang leads the way as team collects more than 700 items.

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Planning Commission member resigns from her post

City council voted to dismiss code of ethics violation complaint.

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City council votes to suspend Thrift Shop and Recycling Center Project

Council proclaims February as Black History Month.

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Weinberg will run for Mercer Island City Council in next election

Longtime Island resident currently serves on the Planning Commission

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School district parents weigh in on learning during a pandemic

Second- and third-graders are scheduled to return to the buildings on Feb. 8

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Man injured after falling onto light rail tracks

A man fell approximately 30 feet onto the Mercer Island light rail tracks under construction on Jan. 27, sustaining multiple traumatic injuries. At about 12:55… Continue reading

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Code of ethics discussion heats up at city council meeting

One member said he smelled a ‘cover-up’ within a violation complaint.

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