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Staff Report Stephen Mair, Mercer Island Fire Department battalion chief/assistant fire marshal, was part of a task force that was called to Cle Elum on… Continue reading
Selected reports June 28-July 4.
Linda Lisbakken sits with her granddaughter, Berrit Martz, 4, prior to the reopening of the Mercer Island Library on July 7. They were excitedly waiting… Continue reading
A final extension of the Washington state utility moratorium was announced last week, meaning the ban on shut-offs will expire on Sept. 30. A press… Continue reading
‘I can’t wait. I really missed it,’ said one patron.
Camps, picnics, field rentals and more are on tap.
Tenants in unincorporated King County won new rights after the King County Council voted to pass ordinance 2021-0131 during its meeting June 29. Under the… Continue reading
Ridolfi is the group’s lead climate guide on the Island.
Special to the Reporter Erica Hill has been selected as a new associate principal at Mercer Island High School (MIHS). The announcement was made by… Continue reading
As of June 30, bar-goers are able to stand shoulder-to-shoulder and diners can sit at restaurant tables that have long been vacant to reduce capacity… Continue reading
Selected reports June 21-27.
Staff Report Residents won’t be allowed to light the fuse on Mercer Island Fourth of July fireworks celebrations after all. After carefully reviewing fire-risk metrics… Continue reading
Rowan Ward tosses a football in Lake Washington off Luther Burbank Park on a sunny June 29. His sister Sienna watches. They were playing with… Continue reading
As of Monday evening June 28 and continuing into Tuesday morning and afternoon, June 29, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and King County… Continue reading
The King County Council has narrowed its search for a new director of the Office of Law Enforcement Oversight to two finalists. The finalists are… Continue reading
The National Weather Service forecasts that the upper-level high pressure system responsible for the historic stretch of heat that broiled the Northwest over recent days… Continue reading
Sound Transit seeks public input on transit-oriented development at future Overlake Village Station in Redmond
Sound Transit wants to hear what the public thinks about the future development of about two acres of land at the future Overlake Village Station… Continue reading
Thousands of people in Western Washington have lost power over the weekend, as power demand spiked during a historic heat wave. As of Monday afternoon,… Continue reading
Additional oppressive heat blistered the Pacific Northwest on Monday (June 28) before the core of the unprecedented heat shifts into interior sections of the region… Continue reading
With residents exiting their homes to take advantage of the summer evening hours, the Mercer Island Police Department has provided the following safety tips: *… Continue reading