Andy Nystrom

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King County Elections mails ballots to voters for Aug. 3 primary

Ten Mercer Island candidates are involved in the upcoming election.

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City’s integral emergency preparedness volunteers relocate to Westport

Uhlers made an impact on the community for nine years.

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Crime on Mercer Island increased by 11.3% in 2020

Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs releases report.

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UPDATE / Recology cleans up hydraulic fluid after spill

A Recology truck’s mechanical line failed and leaked hydraulic fluid onto the 5400 block of 89th Avenue Southeast on the afternoon of July 8, according… Continue reading

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‘It’s a critical intersection for the city’

City to purchase and raze vacant residential property to improve sight lines and safety.

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Hagen taps into her new Creation Dance Studio location

Classes began on July 10 at south-end Island space.

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Mercer Island mayor issues proclamation rejecting anti-Semitism

July is also declared Parks and Recreation Month.

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Mercer Island Library will turn a new page in its history with July 7 reopening

‘I can’t wait. I really missed it,’ said one patron.

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City’s recreation reset plan is in full swing this summer

Camps, picnics, field rentals and more are on tap.

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Residents can engage in environmental issues with MI CAN

Ridolfi is the group’s lead climate guide on the Island.

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Master gardener is ready to dig into farmers market scene

Polson will return to the event after a year off.

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‘It’s neighbors helping neighbors’

Island’s Covenant Living at the Shores marks 40th anniversary.

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Photo courtesy of the city of Mercer Island

Islanders can light up the Fourth of July with fireworks

Due to fire risk from forecasted scorching weather, interim fire chief may prohibit usage.

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Plenty of roadway work on the city’s schedule this summer

Four major projects will cost a total of about $3.4 million.

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Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Fire Department Twitter page

Mercer Island Marine Patrol recovers Bellevue man who drowned in Lake Washington

Mercer Island’s Marine Patrol recovered an adult male who drowned in Lake Washington at approximately 5:30 p.m. June 17. He went missing about 22 and… Continue reading

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Juneteenth on the Island: ‘What Freedom Means to Me’

ONE MI and the city of Mercer Island are inviting residents to engage in the conversation of “What Freedom Means to Me.” In the week… Continue reading

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City council votes not to include YFS levy on the November ballot

It’s not the right time for a levy, council said.

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MIPD Marine Patrol members search for missing man in Lake Washington

Members of the Mercer Island Police Department (MIPD) Marine Patrol and Bellevue emergency responders searched for a missing man in Lake Washington on the evening… Continue reading

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‘It truly is a community working together’

Group of MIHS seniors receive Mercer Island PTA Council Community Scholarship.

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‘It’s so great to know all my hard work paid off’

Northwest Yeshiva High School valedictorian discusses school, life.

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