Ashley Hiruko

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.”

 

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.

 

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.

A photo taken from the meeting in Issaquah. Photo courtesy/Tracy Castro-Gill

Opposition and supporters of Drag Queen Story Hour make showing in Issaquah

A lack of police at a recent county library board meeting led some to feel intimidated.

A photo taken from the meeting in Issaquah. Photo courtesy/Tracy Castro-Gill

From Olympia to Bellingham: Tiny home villages offer a path toward permanent housing

Beginning talks happening on Eastside village partnership.

After 35 years Mercer Island PD bids farewell to Cpl. Pritchard

He is one of city’s longest-serving employees.

The co-responder way: mental health professionals and officers team up

Local departments are making the push for permanent funding.

Measles confirmed at two Eastside Schools

Parents urged to monitor children for signs.

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Susan’s quest for ‘justice’ and the civil legal system dilemma

Susan Chen’s story begins as a criminal matter. In 2013 she paid a visit to a King County care facility with her son and saw… Continue reading

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Dissecting the future of impactful pretrial decision making

Data on inmates not being cohesively collected is needed for decision making, advocates say.

Graphic courtesy of the Office of the Attorney General.

AG suing opioid distributors for ‘ignoring red flags’

Kirkland mother shares her son’s history with methadone.

Graphic courtesy of the Office of the Attorney General.