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Community Calendar | MIPA Preschool Fair this Saturday

Community events happening around Mercer Island in the coming week and beyond.

Free Throws for MS this Saturday at SJCC | Community briefs

Islander David Schiller will hold his fourth annual fundraiser for multiple sclerosis awareness.

Mercer Island’s Brian Wen pins Lake Washington’s Marshall Baccari in 1:44 during the Islanders’ double dual against Lake Washington and Sammamish Thursday

Mercer Island improves to 4-0 in KingCo | Prep wrestling

Islanders win double-dual meet against Lake Washington, Sammamish.

Mercer Island’s Brian Wen pins Lake Washington’s Marshall Baccari in 1:44 during the Islanders’ double dual against Lake Washington and Sammamish Thursday
Youth Theatre Northwest’s production of “Seussical Jr.” will run from Jan. 22 until Feb. 22.

Youth Theatre Northwest to present ’Seussical Jr.’

YTN productions runs from Jan. 22 through Feb. 22.

Youth Theatre Northwest’s production of “Seussical Jr.” will run from Jan. 22 until Feb. 22.

Islanders fall to Todd Beamer | Prep girls basketball

Three players reach double figures as Titans deal Islanders second loss.

The Mercer Island mountain bike team shows off its Seahawks pride after a ride last weekend. The Hawks play Carolina at 10 a.m. on Sunday after an improbable wild-card win against Minnesota on Jan. 10.

Eye on MI | Go Hawks

The Mercer Island mountain bike team shows off its Seahawks pride.

The Mercer Island mountain bike team shows off its Seahawks pride after a ride last weekend. The Hawks play Carolina at 10 a.m. on Sunday after an improbable wild-card win against Minnesota on Jan. 10.

Bellevue hands Mercer Island its first loss | Prep girls basketball

The Bellevue Wolverines ended Mercer Island’s undefeated season Wednesday night, beating the Islanders 78-56 at Bellevue High School.

Wolverines deal Islanders second-straight loss | Prep boys basketball

Getting 20 points from Mikey Henn and 16 from Andrew Kenny, KingCo’s 2A/3A first-place Bellevue Wolverines beat Mercer Island 60-56 Tuesday night at Bellevue High School.

Mia Rotunna and Blake Nelson

Rotary Islanders of the Month for January

The Mercer Island Rotary Club named Mercer Island High School seniors Mia Rotunna and Blake Nelson its Islanders of the Month for January.

Mia Rotunna and Blake Nelson
Legislature back in session

Cartoon of the Week | Legislature back in session

Frank Shiers Jr.'s editorial comic, week of Jan. 13, 2016.

Legislature back in session

Register for Giving from the Heart

Registration for annual fundraising breakfast, to be held Feb. 10, is now open.

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Island students visit county courthouse

Business law students meet sheriff and King County councilmember.

In the front row

Community Calendar | Local kindergarten registration begins

A look at the events happening around the Island in the coming week and beyond.

MIPA Preschool Fair set for Jan. 23 | School briefs

Representatives from various Island programs on hand at fair; Kindergarten registration begins Jan. 20.

MI girls rout Sammamish | Prep girls basketball

The Mercer Island girls basketball team improved to 10-0 with a 76-17 blowout win over Sammamish Wednesday night at MIHS.

City to offer classes for seniors

Classes begin today, Jan. 6, and continue into spring.

Mercer Island throttles Sammamish | Prep boys basketball

The Mercer Island boys basketball team returned to KingCo league play in dominating fashion, beating Sammamish 77-45 Tuesday night at MIHS.

Islander Jen Capasso (left)

Islanders send care packages to refugee families

Volunteers send 40 baby carriers to Carry the Future.

Islander Jen Capasso (left)
Phase Two Interiors opened in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood on Dec. 4.

Islander opens Seattle consignment store

Furniture store opened on Dec. 4 in Columbia City.

Phase Two Interiors opened in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood on Dec. 4.
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Mercer Island sixth at Cardinal Classic | Prep wrestling

The Mercer Island wrestling team took home a sixth-place finish at the 42nd annual Cardinal Classic wrestling tournament Saturday, Jan. 2 at Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma.

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