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The Mercer Island School District has announced its three 2013 ‘Teachers of the Year.’
Several teams from Mercer Island traveled to Spokane during the last weekend in June for the annual Hoopfest.
U.S. congressman Adam Smith, the representative for Mercer Island, visited the Mercer Island VFW Hall on Monday, June 24, for a question-and-answer session.
The Mercer Island U13 girls Maroon soccer team participated in the Celebrate Shoreline tournament in mid-June making it to the tournament finals.
The fireworks stand on Mercer Island, run by the Mercer Island Kiwanis, VFW and Masons is open for business.
The Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club celebrated it's volunteer coaches in June, thanking them for all of their hard work during the seasons.
The Mercer Island Warriors, a 16U boys team, were finalists in the team's first tournament of the season.
The NW Islanders 16U baseball team recently traveled to Pasco, Wash. to play in the Triple Crown Fathers Day tournament.
Several Mercer Island fastpitch players are members of the Pink Thunder All-Star fastpitch team in District 9.
The 2013 District 9 Little League team includes four players from the Mercer Island Little League faspitch teams.
Mercer Island state Sen. Steve Litzow introduced a bill during the legislative session earlier this year that would give letter grades to schools throughout the state.
Eighty-eight runners and walkers from Mercer Island participated in the annual Rock'n'Roll marathon and half-marathon on Saturday, June 22. The race started at Seattle Center and the marathon route included a trip across the I-90 express lanes to Mercer Island and back.
The second annual Joyce Hedlund Memorial tennis tournament will take place July 13-15 at the high school.
Mercer Island High School cross country and track coach Erica Hill has been a fixture in the running community on Mercer Island for years. She has helped inspire hundreds of young athletes to love running and now is up for the 2013 Inspiring Coach of the Year award.
The I-90 express lanes from Mercer Island to Seattle will be closed between 4 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 22 because of the annual Rock 'n' Roll Seattle Marathon.
In her two decades working for the Mercer Island School District, Kathy Morrison has worked with thousands of students and their families and has watched a community grow.
Two rowers from Mercer Island have earned medals at the recent National Championships, held in Oak Ridge, Tenn. June 7-9.
The Mercer Island Heat boys soccer 12U soccer team recently won the Snohomish Bigfoot tournament in early June.
There were a lot of reasons that showed Dana Dewhurst was meant to move her clothing store to Mercer Island. The store, Hip Zephyr, opened on Mercer Island on Tuesday, June 18, in the location where What to Wear was.
In late April, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association held its annual meeting and discussed proposed amendments. Several passed, including a new rule about the number and type of football practices that high schools can have.