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Mercer Island tree lot returns

The beloved holiday tradition will be in a new location this year.

 

Harvest Market returns Nov. 18

The event is the last one of the Mercer Island Farmers Market’s 2018 season.

  • Nov 15, 2018

 

Island Park kindergarteners sing “You’re a Grand Old Flag” at the school’s Veterans Day assembly on Nov. 8. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger

Veterans Day at Island Park

Students celebrate veterans during assembly.

  • Nov 13, 2018

 

Dear YFS: What is alcohol-induced amnesia?

Many dangers from blacking out or passing out from too much alcohol.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Detox for your body and mind

Dr. Allison Apfelbaum is a naturopathic primary care doctor.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Mercer Island Rotary Club launches Music Mends Minds

The first meeting was on Oct. 24, and the next one is Nov. 27.

  • Nov 7, 2018

OPINION: The colors of grief

Columnist reminisces on the loss of his father.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Seeking a positive attitude for wellness

A column about aging and health.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Tips for preserving our family history for posterity

Write memories down before they’re lost.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Flag service available from Kiwanis Club

Flags installed and removed for seven federal holidays.

  • Oct 31, 2018

Islander launches sailing nonprofit

The program aims to help under-served youth apply their educational studies to the art of sailing.

KCLS supports citizen engagement year-round

Voter resources available at area libraries.

  • Oct 31, 2018

Mercer Island Kiwanis Club celebrates 58 years of service to the community

The club welcomed new leadership and new members on Oct. 16.

  • Oct 31, 2018

MIHS Band Boosters presents Band Together: “California Dreaming”

Special guest and 2010 Mercer Island High School graduate Julia Zook will speak at the event.

  • Oct 31, 2018

New artists to display work at and after Mercer Island’s First Friday art walk

Island galleries will showcase paintings, mixed media art and more in November.

SJCC launches 2018/19 Arts+Ideas Season performing arts lineup

New SeaJAM cultural festival kicks off Dec. 6.

  • Oct 31, 2018
Washington National Cathedral Dean Randy Hollerith and the Rev. Greg Asimakoupoulos, full-time chaplain at Covenant Shores Retirement Community on Mercer Island.

What I learned from our nation’s pastor

Communities are already working together, we need to focus on the positive.

  • Oct 31, 2018
Washington National Cathedral Dean Randy Hollerith and the Rev. Greg Asimakoupoulos, full-time chaplain at Covenant Shores Retirement Community on Mercer Island.

MIVAL Holiday Show brings art and tradition to the Mercer Island Community Center

An opening night celebration will be from 6:30-8 p.m. on Nov. 1.

  • Oct 30, 2018

Covenant Shores honors area clergy

Mercer Island retirement community hosted its 6th annual Clergy Appreciation Lunch on Oct. 24.

  • Oct 30, 2018

Elephant conservationist to speak Nov. 7

UW professor Wasser uses DNA to track illegal ivory.

  • Oct 19, 2018