Ashley Hiruko

Dean Quigley and Bob Harper, on behalf of the Mercer Island VFW Post 5670, present a $1,000 donation to MIYFS director Cynthia Goodwin and foundation president Jody Kris on Nov. 14. Photo courtesy of Bob Harper

VFW donation will help feed families during holiday season

Members of the VFW Post 5670 donated $1,000 in QFC food gift cards.

 

This graph shows state trends on hate crimes reported to the FBI. Note: For certain years crimes against people based on their race or ethnicity were combined.

FBI: No hate crimes on Mercer Island in 2018

State hate crime trend has minor decline; crimes toward LGBTQ rise.

 

Investigation continues for multi-car crash on West Mercer Way

Car fled the scene after three cars were hit last week.

 

Remembering a Mercer Island sports icon

Gary Snyder dies at the age of 80.

Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. File photo

Prosecutors will not charge former candidate who allegedly lied to voters

Vetting of candidate information is left up to citizens.

Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. File photo

Swastikas found on Mercer Island during Jewish holiday

Meanwhile, a new community security group is training Jewish orgs how to protect against hate.

Presumed bodies of missing boaters located near Mercer Island Monday

Medical examiner will determine cause of death.

Mercer Island PD hopes sonar will lead to missing boaters

Cell phones left behind on boat gave little help in narrowing the search area.

Parts of Mercer Island left without power after car collides with pole

A 41-year-old Seattle woman was allegedly intoxicated when the accident happened.

The map shows the location of one confirmed cougar sighting and four potential sightings, as reported during the Aug. 20 City Council meeting. Image by Google Maps

Fish and Wildlife make the cougar case at city council

Officials believe courgar has been “gone for some time.”

The map shows the location of one confirmed cougar sighting and four potential sightings, as reported during the Aug. 20 City Council meeting. Image by Google Maps
Courtesy of Elisha Deo. Vanna Nguyen and James Le, pictured, have been identified as the missing persons whose boat was found Sep. 2 near Mercer Island.

Mercer Island police, U.S. Coast Guard are searching for missing boaters

Man and woman were determined missing after police found their boat near Mercer Island.

Courtesy of Elisha Deo. Vanna Nguyen and James Le, pictured, have been identified as the missing persons whose boat was found Sep. 2 near Mercer Island.

50 years on Mercer Island; Fostering community through the SJCC

Celebration planned for Sept. 13-15.

A cougar was captured by security footage on Aug. 5. Photo courtesy of City of Mercer Island

City: No new cougar reports as of Aug. 16

People called in to report having heard and maybe even seen the animal, but few reports are confirmed.

A cougar was captured by security footage on Aug. 5. Photo courtesy of City of Mercer Island
Photo courtesy of City of Mercer Island
                                A cougar was captured by security footage on Aug. 5.

WDFW: Mercer Island cougar sighting ‘not unheard of’

The animal has not been spotted since the initial report was made

Photo courtesy of City of Mercer Island
                                A cougar was captured by security footage on Aug. 5.

Islanders encouraged to participate in National Night Out

No funding for city celebration, responder visits this year

Image by Google Maps

Citizen concern grows over incoming small cells, tower

Most of the public comment speaks out against Ellis Pond location.

Image by Google Maps

One male, female dead after car shooting at Luther Burbank Park

Parking area will remain closed as investigation continues Saturday.

Locker room thefts on the rise, Eastside police take action

Mercer Island gym not immune to thefts.