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Mercer Island’s Chloe Michaels (335) fights off Ballard’s  Veronica Redpath (left) during the 3A Sea-King district cross country meet Oct. 31 at Lake Sammamish State Park. Michaels placed 15th to advance to the 3A state meet.

Islander girls cross country team advances to state meet

MI girls place fifth at 3A Sea-King district championships.

Mercer Island’s Chloe Michaels (335) fights off Ballard’s  Veronica Redpath (left) during the 3A Sea-King district cross country meet Oct. 31 at Lake Sammamish State Park. Michaels placed 15th to advance to the 3A state meet.
Mercer Island volleyball took home the 3A KingCo tournament trophy Saturday

MI volleyball KingCo tournament champions

The Islanders took home the 3A KingCo tournament trophy Saturday, Oct. 31 at Interlake High School.

Mercer Island volleyball took home the 3A KingCo tournament trophy Saturday

Body found at downtown bank

Police are still investigating the death of a man who was found at Umpqua Bank last week.

MICA reorganizes to continue fundraising

MICA executive director Louise Kincaid will leave at the end of the month and Island resident Sharon Perez will start as Capital Campaign Director.

Banned by Initiative 1401.

Cartoon of the Week | Banned by Initiative 1401

Frank Shiers Jr.'s editorial comic, week of Oct. 28, 2015.

Banned by Initiative 1401.

King County Exec to visit Chamber | Business briefs

Design Commission reviews New Seasons plans; Island businesses to host annual trick-or-treat.

Moratorium public hearing scheduled | City briefs

City may absorb transportation district; City reviews dashboard report; MICEC celebrates 10th anniversary.

MISD enrollment highest in 20 years | School briefs

Ballot measure committees needed; MISD band director featured in national music magazine.

City settles bike injury lawsuit

The city's insurance will pay the full settlement amount of almost $7 million to plaintiff Susan Camicia.

Mercer Island Schools Foundation’s annual Phone-A-Thon begins Oct. 26

Over the evenings of Monday, Oct. 26, and Tuesday, Oct. 27, volunteers with the Mercer Island Schools Foundation will be making phone calls to help raise money for Mercer Island Schools.

Islander tennis players earn All-KingCo honors | Prep boys tennis

Freshman Brandon Wong was named league MVP, while Chris Elliott, Jake Bethards and Caden Conder were named to the All-KingCo second team.

MI girls soccer beats Sammamish | Prep sports briefs

Girls soccer prepares for crucial final stretch; MI volleyball sweeps Interlake; Bothell hammers MI football.

Eastbound I-90 detour this weekend

Eastbound closures typically have limited impacts on Mercer Island residents.

Mercer Island School Board | Candidate Profiles

A look at the candidates running for Mercer Island School Board in the Nov. 3 election.

Mercer Island City Council | Candidate Profiles

Candidates answer Reporter questions about why they are running for office and what their goals would be if elected.

Eyman initiative.

Cartoon of the Week | Eyman initiative

Frank Shiers Jr.'s editorial comic, week of Oct. 21, 2015.

Eyman initiative.

MICEC celebrates 10th anniversary

Attend an open house at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 5 to commemorate 10 years at the Community Center.

District schools working to “Stomp out Bullying” in October

October is a month about standing up for others. It has been designated National Bullying Prevention Month and National Disability Awareness month.

KCLS unveils updated plans | Library news

After community opposition, closure time of library has been changed from one year to one month.

Police Blotter | Shorewood Management reports vandalism

MIPD responds to cases of fraud, theft and prowling from Oct. 8 to Oct. 17.