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Emergency management hero passes away | City briefs

City adds electric vehicle to fleet; Council recognizes Terry Pottmeyer for her service to Mercer Island.

Feed your sweet tooth at Chamber lunch | Business briefs

The next Chamber of Commerce luncheon will be at noon on Dec. 3; Yogabliss will host Practices of Gratitude on Nov. 26.

MISD superintendent comments on Seattle vote for later start times | School briefs

With a 6-1 vote, the Seattle School Board voted to move back high school and middle school start times for the 2016-17 year.

We give thanks.

Cartoon of the Week | We give thanks

Frank Shiers Jr.'s editorial comic, week of Nov. 25, 2015.

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

Eye on MI | Thank-fall

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

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.

Thanksgiving Turkey

Cartoon of the Week | Thanksgiving Turkey

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

Thanksgiving Turkey

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.

More than 50 candles were sold for $2 each

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.

More than 50 candles were sold for $2 each

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.

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

Eye on MI | Leave the leaves

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

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

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.

Islanders Sam Miller (left) and Ryan Hill (right) celebrate Haverford College's Centennial Conference Men's Soccer tournament championship win over Dickinson on Nov. 8th.

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.

Islanders Sam Miller (left) and Ryan Hill (right) celebrate Haverford College's Centennial Conference Men's Soccer tournament championship win over Dickinson on Nov. 8th.