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Eye on MI | Thank-fall

Leaves fall from trees on the walking path along S.E. 24th Street down from West Mercer Way.

Full closure of SR 520 this weekend

Both directions of SR 520 will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, to 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 22.

Putting the ‘thanks’ in Thanksgiving

The Mercer Island Clergy Association and Youth and Family Services will host a Thanksgiving community gathering on Sunday.

Cartoon of the Week | Thanksgiving Turkey

Frank Shiers Jr.'s editorial comic, week of Nov. 18, 2015.

Windstorm warning | Power outages expected

Winds could reach 40-50 mph by mid-day Tuesday; about 20 Islanders have lost power.

Community Calendar | Mercer Island Harvest Market

A look at the events happening around the Island in the coming week and beyond.

MIHS orchestra, choir students selected for All-State ensemble | School briefs

Students selected along with MIHS band students; New School Board members step in Dec. 10.

Funerary service held for Eva Hermina Szabo

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 at St. Monica Parish.

Police Blotter | Counterfeit bill found at Islander

Sixteen cases of car prowling were reporter to MIPD from Nov. 1 to Nov. 4.

Candles for the city of light

Mercer Island students show support for French Sister City and raise money for Red Cross after Paris, Beirut attacks.

Eastbound I-90 bridge detour this weekend

Due to construction work, eastbound I-90 traffic from Seattle to Bellevue will be reduced to one lane this weekend.

Eye on MI | Leave the leaves

A reader sent in photos of a sign asking that fallen leaves not be removed.

City water line maintenance set for Nov. 12

Residents in the area may experience a temporary cloudiness after water following the flushing operation.

27 music students selected for All-State ensemble | School briefs

Mercer Island High School band directors Parker Bixby, Bryan Wanzer and Ryan Lane recently announced that 27 MIHS students were selected for this year’s All-State honor music ensembles.

Rotary students of the month for November

Rotary Club named MIHS seniors Brian Oppenheim and Cece Rosenman its Islanders of the Month for November.

MI soccer standouts compete in NCAA tournament

Five Mercer Island High School soccer alumni, Corey Goeltz, Sam Miller, Ryan Hill, Josh Lee and Sean Bender, will represent their colleges in the NCAA Division III soccer tournament beginning this week in locations across the country.

Yuasa competes at International Judo tournament | Sports briefs

MIHS grad will compete at the USA Judo Presidents Cup Championships in Texas Nov. 21-22; MI boys golf headed to Scotland in July.

Cartoon of the Week | Eyman Initiative 1366

Frank Shiers Jr.'s editorial comic, week of Nov. 11, 2015.

Community Calendar | MIVAL 6th Anniversary Celebration

A look at the events happening around the Island in the coming week and beyond.

Around the Island, Nov. 11

Historical Society to meet at Symphony house; Allen Uyeno honored with 2015 Five Star Real Estate Award.