Islanders may have seen police officers with their guns drawn responding to an incident outside of HSBC Bank in the downtown business district on Saturday, Oct. 13.
The food bank at Mercer Island Youth and Family Services is very low on food. They need contributions such as peanut butter and jelly, Top Ramen, boxed cereal, canned chicken or tuna, white and brown rice, hearty soups and more.
Ballots for Washington voters are to be mailed by Oct. 19. The statewide voters’ pamphlet will be sent to all Washington voters as well. Voters are also encouraged to view the online general election voters’ guides.
Data from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service’s monthly report indicates that the number of high-end Island homes and condos listed for sale has slowed. At the same time, prices for homes that sold here in September rose dramatically.