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Donate your car to MIYFS

Donate your car to MIYFS

Funds help support the mental health services on the Island.

Donate your car to MIYFS
Prescription for a 2020 Vision | On Faith

Prescription for a 2020 Vision | On Faith

A monthly column dealing in matters of faith.

  • Jan 8, 2020
Prescription for a 2020 Vision | On Faith
Dora Gyarmati. Photo by Nityia Photography

Embrace the struggle for a complete picture | Health column

A monthly column about mindfulness and general wellbeing.

  • Jan 5, 2020
Dora Gyarmati. Photo by Nityia Photography
Mercer Island Pipe Organ Foundation continues to preserve music

Mercer Island Pipe Organ Foundation continues to preserve music

19 years later volunteers are still going strong.

  • Dec 27, 2019
Mercer Island Pipe Organ Foundation continues to preserve music
Going public with your love | Column on Faith

Going public with your love | Column on Faith

A monthly column dealing in matters of faith.

  • Dec 26, 2019
Going public with your love | Column on Faith
Hanukkah at Mercerdale Park

Hanukkah at Mercerdale Park

The public Menorah lighting will take place on Dec. 22.

Hanukkah at Mercerdale Park
Eat this not that this holiday season | Health

Eat this not that this holiday season | Health

A monthly health column from a local naturopathic health care provider.

  • Dec 9, 2019
Eat this not that this holiday season | Health
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.

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

Turkeys Nonni, Noelle, November and Nora at Rooster Haus Rescue in Fall City. Natalie DeFord/staff photo
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
Marlin “Zip” Zuther, a veteran from Mercer Island experiences the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Photo by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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

Lakeridge Elementary honors its veterans

Hundreds of students gather in celebration.

Lakeridge Elementary honors its veterans
Mercer Island Bahá’ís gather in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Báb

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.

Mercer Island Bahá’ís gather in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Báb
Staying fit through the holidays

Staying fit through the holidays

A monthly column about natural medicine.

  • Nov 8, 2019
Staying fit through the holidays
Perfection to depression – Measuring ourselves to death

Perfection to depression – Measuring ourselves to death

A monthly column about mindfulness and mental wellbeing.

  • Nov 7, 2019
Perfection to depression – Measuring ourselves to death
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

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
Watch for trick-or-treaters during Chamber event
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
Trick or Treat at Mercer Island Businesses returns to the Island
Trick or Treat at Mercer Island Businesses returns to the Island