Megan Managan

Municipal League looking for volunteers to review candidates for public office

Volunteers needed to evaluate candidates for coming elections


Mercer Islander celebrates sixth Ironman race

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


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.

Mercer Island girls swimming | Sports preview

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

Mercer Island boys tennis | Sports preview

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

Mercer Island football | Sports preview

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

Mercer Island boys golf | Sports preview

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mercer Island soccer players help team to undefeated tournament

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

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.