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Mercer Island Police Blotter.

Several mail theft cases reported | Mercer Island Police Blotter

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Mercer Island Police Blotter.
News for the City of Mercer Island.

Give input on Town Center on March 9 | City briefs

Council to discuss Trellis, Coval final plat approvals; Biennial citizen survey scheduled for March 1-6.

News for the City of Mercer Island.
Racers in the 2015 Mercer Island Half Marathon make their way down North Mercer Way at the race’s start.

44th annual Rotary Run is March 20

Plan ahead for road closures and traffic delays caused by the race.

Racers in the 2015 Mercer Island Half Marathon make their way down North Mercer Way at the race’s start.
Mercer Island Presbyterian Church's new pastor

Mercer Island Presbyterian Church welcomes new pastor

The church invites the Mercer Island community to attend an upcoming Sunday worship service to hear and meet new senior pastor Kristy Farber.

Mercer Island Presbyterian Church's new pastor
'Twin Foxes

New sculpture ‘Twin Foxes’ to be unveiled on Saturday | Arts news

MIVAL will a host gallery opening on Sunday, March 6.

'Twin Foxes

County to host meetings on North Mercer sewer project

Public meetings will be held on March 2 in Bellevue and March 10 in Mercer Island.

“Lost Edges” opens at Community Center

New art exhibit will run from Feb. 29 to April 15.

Finalized special election results show school levies pass

Proposition 1 passed with 74.1 percent and Proposition 2 passed with 77.4 percent.

The WIAA named Mercer Island High School’s drill and dance team 3A academic state champions for their classification for the 2015-16 winter sports season. The team registered a cumulative GPA of 3.631.

Mercer Island dance and drill team among WIAA’s academic state champions for winter season

Mercer Island registered a cumulative GPA of 3.631.

The WIAA named Mercer Island High School’s drill and dance team 3A academic state champions for their classification for the 2015-16 winter sports season. The team registered a cumulative GPA of 3.631.
Mercer Island Police Blotter.

Island teen receives explicit messages on Internet | The Blotter

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in Mercer Island. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Mercer Island Police Blotter.
City crews have been working on restoration projects at Calkins Point (left) and Calkins Landing (right). Both should open later this spring.

Progress made on two Calkins park projects | City briefs

MIPD to raise money with polar plunge; Become a master recycler.

City crews have been working on restoration projects at Calkins Point (left) and Calkins Landing (right). Both should open later this spring.
Organizers of the proposed Mercer Island Center for the Arts hope to build the facility at this Mercerdale Park site.

Council to review MICA lease after SEPA review

At its Feb. 22 meeting, the Mercer Island City Council discussed how to move forward with the Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA).

Organizers of the proposed Mercer Island Center for the Arts hope to build the facility at this Mercerdale Park site.
Cece Belady competes on the beam

Islander gymnasts compete at 3A state championships

Mya Levin, Stephanie Prince, Cece Belady, Emily Culbertson and Esther Leung represented MIHS at the state meet in Tacoma Feb. 19-20.

Cece Belady competes on the beam
41st district legislators Judy Clibborn

Clibborn, Litzow and Senn to host Town Hall

The meeting will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Somerset Elementary in Bellevue.

41st district legislators Judy Clibborn

Mercer Island triathlon team seeks athletes for 2016 season

Sign up at MI Athletic Club or online for the triathlon season, which runs March 1 through July 31.

There will be an eastbound I-90 closure this weekend

Eastbound I-90 to close this weekend

Adjust travel plans or allow extra time to help prevent gridlock.

There will be an eastbound I-90 closure this weekend
A tree is down at the 5600 block of  East Mercer Way.

Tree down on East Mercer Way

Update: the blockage is clear and the road has been re-opened.

A tree is down at the 5600 block of  East Mercer Way.
Mercer Island's Cece Belady performs her floor routine at the 3A Sea-King gymnastics championships Saturday

Islanders advance five to state championships | Prep gymnastics

Cece Belady, Stephanie Prince, Emily Culbertson, Esther Leung and Mya Levin all advanced from the 3A Sea-King district meet, which took place Saturday, Feb. 13 at Ballard High School.

Mercer Island's Cece Belady performs her floor routine at the 3A Sea-King gymnastics championships Saturday
The Mercer Island Reporter staff in 1978 (beginning back row from left): Dave Adams

Former Mercer Island Reporter publisher Peggy Reynolds passes away at 91

A longtime cancer survivor, Reynolds had battled throat cancer since 2000.

The Mercer Island Reporter staff in 1978 (beginning back row from left): Dave Adams
Island Park fourth-grader Jiaxin Luo shows off her artwork

Eye on MI | Artists abound

Students showed off their artwork they created for the “Reflections” art contest during an event on Feb. 10 at Mercer Island High School.

Island Park fourth-grader Jiaxin Luo shows off her artwork