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Holiday Lights at Mercerdale Park is a Mercer Island tradition. Courtesy photo

A community tradition carries on

Holiday Lights at Mercerdale Park and Firehouse Munch Dec. 6.

 

Turkeys Nonni, Noelle, November and Nora at Rooster Haus Rescue in Fall City. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

Turkey rescue

The bird’s not on the Thanksgiving menu at this Fall City sanctuary.

 

Marlin “Zip” Zuther, a veteran from Mercer Island experiences the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Photo by Greg Asimakoupoulos

‘Mr. Lincoln, I’ve been thinkin’’ | On Faith

A monthly column regarding matters of faith.

  • Nov 27, 2019

 

How much youth sports is too much? | Dear YFS

A monthly advice column about issues faced by Islanders.

  • Nov 24, 2019

Lakeridge Elementary honors its veterans

Hundreds of students gather in celebration.

Mercer Island Bahá’ís gather in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Báb

About 32 Bahá’ís gathered at the Mercer Island Library.

Staying fit through the holidays

A monthly column about natural medicine.

  • Nov 8, 2019

Perfection to depression – Measuring ourselves to death

A monthly column about mindfulness and mental wellbeing.

  • Nov 7, 2019
Photos courtesy of Carol Mahoney
                                Club president Carol Mahoney gives a service appreciation award to Mercer Island Kiwanis Club board member Danielle Hawley of the Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club.

Island Kiwanis Club honors community and members

Annual awards dinner held on Oct. 19.

  • Nov 3, 2019
Photos courtesy of Carol Mahoney
                                Club president Carol Mahoney gives a service appreciation award to Mercer Island Kiwanis Club board member Danielle Hawley of the Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club.
“Poetic Moon 1,” 36x48 Acrylic on canvas by Agnes Lee

Award winning artist at Art Walk November 1-2

Opening night of the November Art Walk on Friday, Nov. 1, will include the premiere of “Poetic Moon,” new works by Agnes Lee at Clarke… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019
“Poetic Moon 1,” 36x48 Acrylic on canvas by Agnes Lee

Watch for trick-or-treaters during Chamber event

Little ghosts and goblins will overtake Island businesses on Halloween Day — Thursday, Oct. 31 — as retailers welcome trick-or-treaters. Coordinated by the Mercer Island… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2019
The Island’s third Pumpkin Walk is set for Oct. 27 at Luther Burbank Park. Photo courtesy of Amanda Colburn

Eastside Halloween roundup

Family-friendly seasonal events throughout the Eastside.

  • Oct 28, 2019
The Island’s third Pumpkin Walk is set for Oct. 27 at Luther Burbank Park. Photo courtesy of Amanda Colburn
Photo by Natalie DeFord/staff photo
                                From left, energy team Rev. Roberta Rominger, Hans Fredrikson, Cheryl Malcham, Jonathan Harrington and Jay Mavoori in front of Congregational Church on Mercer Island, whose new solar panels are on the roof.

Church goes solar

Solar panels, environmental events make for a bright future.

Photo by Natalie DeFord/staff photo
                                From left, energy team Rev. Roberta Rominger, Hans Fredrikson, Cheryl Malcham, Jonathan Harrington and Jay Mavoori in front of Congregational Church on Mercer Island, whose new solar panels are on the roof.
Courtesy photo
                                Volunteers plant trees at the Mercer Island’s 2018 inaugural Arbor Day celebration.

Second Annual Arbor Day Celebration

Volunteers plant and pamper trees.

Courtesy photo
                                Volunteers plant trees at the Mercer Island’s 2018 inaugural Arbor Day celebration.
Robinson and his oldest son, Gavin, on a ski trip. Photo courtesy Gary Robinson

Islander, Bothell firefighter remembered

Robinson, remembered by loved ones as a selfless and genuinely kind person, died on Oct. 4.

Robinson and his oldest son, Gavin, on a ski trip. Photo courtesy Gary Robinson
Photo courtesy of Mercer Island School District
                                The 2019 Mercer Island Royalty Homecoming Court.

Homecoming Royalty

2019 Mercer Island High School Homecoming

  • Oct 15, 2019
Photo courtesy of Mercer Island School District
                                The 2019 Mercer Island Royalty Homecoming Court.

Fall back into a healthier you

A monthly column by an Eastside naturopathic doctor.

  • Oct 8, 2019

HIV prevention in teens, young adults

A health column from Mercer Island Pediatrics.

  • Oct 7, 2019

What happiness, etiquette, mindfulness have in common

A monthly column about mindfulness and mental wellbeing.

  • Oct 6, 2019