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Renowned children’s book illustrator and author Chen Jiang Hong visits with students at the French American School last week to share his art.

World art at Island school

Renowned children’s book illustrator and author Chen Jiang Hong visited students at the French American School last week to share his art.Hong met with fifth-… Continue reading

Renowned children’s book illustrator and author Chen Jiang Hong visits with students at the French American School last week to share his art.

More clean-up for hazardous Barbee Mill site near South end

Environmental clean- up work is slated to continue at the Barbee Mill Site, at 4101 Lake Washington Blvd. N., in Renton — less than a… Continue reading

Mountains to Sound Greenway making final push to plant 25,000 trees by 2010 | Over 800 volunteers have planted 9,629 trees

The volunteers of Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust’s goal of planting 25,000 trees by the end of December is drawing closer.“Volunteers are truly making a… Continue reading

Five Islander Eagle Scouts stand with members of the City Council. The boys were honored for earning their Eagle Scout titles this year.

City Council recognizes 2009 Eagle Scouts

The City Council recognized five Mercer Island Eagle Scouts at its Nov. 16 meeting, honoring them for their accomplishments. The Eagle Scouts are: Carl Garrett,… Continue reading

Five Islander Eagle Scouts stand with members of the City Council. The boys were honored for earning their Eagle Scout titles this year.

Reporter parent Sound Publishing to share content with Seattlepi.com

Sound Publishing, Inc., a chain of 30 weekly papers in Washington and Oregon, and Seattlepi.com, that includes the Mercer Island Reporter, will share content with… Continue reading

Link light rail to Sea-Tac Airport starts Dec. 19

The extension of Sound Transit’s Link light rail service to Sea-Tac International Airport, which is scheduled to be finished on Dec. 19, means that holiday… Continue reading

Former Mercer Island resident

Film director with Island ties premieres independent movie

Former Mercer Island resident Bjorn Anderson premiered a new independent horror film, “Eyes in the Dark,” on Nov. 5 at the Rendezvous’ Jewel Box in… Continue reading

Former Mercer Island resident

Poison Center help is not just for kids

Over a half million families in Washington are caring for an adult who needs care or is raising a relative’s child.The Washington Poison Center (WAPC)… Continue reading

Island real estate prices still below last year

The prices of Island homes that sold last month remain lower than 12 months ago, when the median price of homes sold on the Island… Continue reading

Northwest winter expected to be drier than normal

The continental United States will most likely experience a drier than normal winter in the coming months. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s… Continue reading

County doles out H1N1 flu vaccine, Island Rite Aid offers waiting list

The H1N1 flu vaccine is available locally at the North-end Rite Aid on Mercer Island this week, although people interested in getting a vaccine will… Continue reading

Huge annual legislative forum on developmental disabilities set for Nov. 23 in Southcenter

On the evening of Monday, Nov. 23, it is anticipated that hundreds of King County community members, King County legislators, Olympia staff, and congressional staff… Continue reading

Poor health affects students’ achievement

A new state report links health risks to lower grades for students. “Research Review: School-based Health Interventions and Academic Achievement,” released this month, is a… Continue reading

Grausz leads in City Council race, Myerson ahead in School Board

Mercer Island City Council incumbent Dan Grausz looks set to retain his seat in Position No. 2 for one more term. According to King County… Continue reading

Sewer Lakeline update: work ahead of schedule

Construction by both contractors on the Sewer Lakeline Construction Project is proceeding well, according to a Nov. 2 city update. It is expected that both… Continue reading

Voter resources available on TV, Internet

A video voter’s guide for the upcoming November election premiered last week on King County TV.

Board to vote on adding bank as third party to PEAK project

The Mercer Island School District Board of Directors is scheduled to vote tomorrow on a modification to the lease with the Boys & Girls Club to codify the addition of a third party to the PEAK project.

The 'Sunday Rhymes and Reasons' reading and signing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. this Sunday

Catch rhymes and reasons at Island Books this Sunday

Greg Asimakoupoulos will read excerpts from his newly published volume of poems, "Sunday Rhymes and Reasons," this Sunday, Oct. 4, at Island Books. The book… Continue reading

The 'Sunday Rhymes and Reasons' reading and signing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. this Sunday