Megan Managan

Municipal League looking for volunteers to review candidates for public office

Volunteers needed to evaluate candidates for coming elections

 

Island resident Debby Wilson crosses the finish line during the 2012 Ironman Wisconsin race. She recently completed the Ironman Canada.

Mercer Islander celebrates sixth Ironman race

Working mother says she did not start out to become an endurance athlete.

 

Sasha Cayward recently won two titles during the USTA Pacific Northwest Sectional tournament in Oregon.

Mercer Island tennis players win sectional titles | Sports brief

Two Mercer Island High School tennis players recently competed in the USTA Pacific Northwest Sectional tournament in Oregon.

 

Sideline scribe drafted for new challenge

Sports reporter Megan Managan to head new section at Snohomish County 'Beacon.'

Premier Periodontics opens new office on Mercer Island

Premier Periodontics has opened a new office on Mercer Island. The company, which specializes in all areas of periodontics, has offices in Bellevue and Kirkland, and now has added Mercer Island to its list of local communities.

The Mercer Island girls swimming captains this season are Caitlin Cox

Mercer Island girls swimming | Sports preview

The Islanders won their fourth straight state title last November, after an undefeated season.

The Mercer Island girls swimming captains this season are Caitlin Cox
The Mercer Island boys tennis captains are Matt Seifert

Mercer Island boys tennis | Sports preview

The Islanders won the 3A state title last spring, and had an undefeated regular season.

The Mercer Island boys tennis captains are Matt Seifert
The Mercer Island 2013 captains include: David Emanuels

Mercer Island football | Sports preview

The Islanders finished the season with a 6-4 record, one win away from making the playoffs.

The Mercer Island 2013 captains include: David Emanuels
The Mercer Island boys golf captains this season are Josh Graham and Eric Kim

Mercer Island boys golf | Sports preview

The Islanders finished in third place at the KingCo tournament last October.

The Mercer Island boys golf captains this season are Josh Graham and Eric Kim
The Mercer Island cross country captains include: Lindy Elggren

Mercer Island cross country | Sports preview

The Islander girls team finished 10th in the 3A state competition last November. The girls team also finished fifth at the SeaKing District meet, while the boys finished in ninth place.

The Mercer Island cross country captains include: Lindy Elggren
The Mercer Island vollyeball seniors include: Kirby Emerson

Mercer Island volleyball | Sports preview

The Islanders won both the KingCo and SeaKing titles last fall. The team finished seventh overall at the 3A state tournament.

The Mercer Island vollyeball seniors include: Kirby Emerson
The Mercer Island boys water polo seniors this season are Chris Apodaca

Mercer Island boys water polo | Sports preview

The Islanders finished the state tournament in fourth place, after tying Bellevue for a co-league championship earlier in the season.

The Mercer Island boys water polo seniors this season are Chris Apodaca
The Mercer Island girls soccer captains this fall are seniors Kianna Chang

Mercer Island girls soccer | Sports preview

The Islanders won three straight must-win matches in the KingCo tournament to advance to the 3A state tournament. The team lost in the first round of the state tournament.

The Mercer Island girls soccer captains this fall are seniors Kianna Chang
Katie Pedersen and Kiki Caputo are members of the Eastside FC girls U10 soccer team that recently competed in the Snohomish Bigfoot tournament.

Mercer Island soccer players help team to undefeated tournament

The Eastside FC girls U10 soccer team recently competed in the Snohomish Bigfoot tournament.

Katie Pedersen and Kiki Caputo are members of the Eastside FC girls U10 soccer team that recently competed in the Snohomish Bigfoot tournament.
The Mercer Island FC U14 boys select soccer team recently competed in and won the Puyallup Valley Kick-off tournament over Labor Day weekend.

Mercer Island FC select team wins Puyallup Valley Kick-off

The Mercer Island FC U14 boys select soccer team recently competed in and won the Puyallup Valley Kick-off tournament over Labor Day weekend.

The Mercer Island FC U14 boys select soccer team recently competed in and won the Puyallup Valley Kick-off tournament over Labor Day weekend.

Mercer Island girls basketball tune-up starts in September | Sports brief

The Mercer Island girls basketball program will be hosting several tune-up sessions before the season begins later this fall.

Mercer Island fourth grader Anika Hammerstrom recently competed in the National Junior Olympics championships in North Carolina.

Mercer Island fourth grader competes at Junior Olympic track championships

Mercer Island fourth grader Anika Hammerstrom, a student at West Mercer Elementary, recently competed in the USATF National Junior Olympic Track and Field championships in North Carolina.

Mercer Island fourth grader Anika Hammerstrom recently competed in the National Junior Olympics championships in North Carolina.
Six Mercer Island residents

Mercer Island fathers, sons climb Mt. Baker fundraising for research

Standing at 10,781 feet, at the summit of Mount Baker, Sam Peterson and his father, Charlie, had reached their goal. Upon getting back down the mountain, the duo realized they’d far surpassed their second goal of the trip — fundraising.

Six Mercer Island residents
Members of the Cascade Canoe and Kayak Center at the Sprint National Championships in Oklahoma in August. Bee Dietz

Mercer Islanders travel to national sprint canoe, kayak championships

Three Mercer Island residents recently traveled to Oklahoma City for the kayak and canoe Sprint National championships.

Members of the Cascade Canoe and Kayak Center at the Sprint National Championships in Oklahoma in August. Bee Dietz

Escape the Rock triathlon on Mercer Island set for Sept. 8

The 17th annual Seattle Escape the Rock triathlon will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8, on Mercer Island.