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MIPA presents virtual ‘Comedy Magic Circus Show’

The Mercer Island Preschool Association (MIPA) will present Sammie and Tudie’s “Comedy Magic Circus Show” online from May 1-9. “This comedy powerhouse has been amusing… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2021
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Sidles will speak at Rotary meeting on May 4

Constance Sidles, Audubon Society master birder, will speak about “Crows: The Avian Einsteins” at the Rotary Club of Mercer Island’s May 4 meeting. The main… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2021
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School district counselors discuss youth suicide prevention for parents

Presentation touches on Signs of Suicide (SOS) program.

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City moves toward rebuilding its Parks and Recreation Department

Council appropriates $328,000 for recovery efforts.

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Welcome aboard the police force

Officers Lee Tortorelli and Chris Smith were sworn in to the Mercer Island Police Department family on April 19. Officer Foster Barragan was sworn in… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2021
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‘You can’t just sit and wait for something and be a victim’

Following rash of anti-Asian hate crimes, Islanders offer self-defense course.

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School district announces update for grades 2-5 hybrid learning

In an April 20 update on the Mercer Island School District website, the definitive dates were announced for the increase of in-person days for all… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2021
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Injuries reported in two-car collision

Three people were transported to area hospitals with minor injuries following a two-car, high-speed collision early Monday morning on westbound Interstate 90 at East Mercer… Continue reading

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Arts Council focuses on reset plan and funding at meeting

Staff will discuss recovery budget with city council.

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Youngsters benefit from Nancy Schaps Memorial Grant

Grant has been awarded to students since 1996.

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Soaking up the sun

Anthony Berry gets in some fishing off a dock at Luther Burbank Park on a sunny Saturday. Temperatures reached 80 degrees in the region. Andy… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2021
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Mercerdale Park playground renovation project is chugging along

City hosts public meeting on April 14.

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Pettigrew will speak at Rotary meeting on April 27

Eric Pettigrew, vice president of government relations and outreach for the Seattle Kraken hockey team, will speak at the Rotary Club of Mercer Island’s April… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2021
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Rotary honors Wilson and Empey as students of the month

For the Reporter The Rotary Club of Mercer Island has selected Grace Wilson and Peter Empey as the Mercer Island High School (MIHS) students of… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2021
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Massive sewer upgrade project on the way this fall

Most of the construction will take place on north Mercer Island.

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Man involved in rollover accident on Mercerwood Drive

A 73-year-old male was involved in a rollover accident in the 9300 block of Mercerwood Drive on the evening of April 14. The driver of… Continue reading

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Residents report coyote sightings on Mercer Island

According to the city, some residents have reported coyote sightings on Mercer Island recently and have asked for more information. Coyotes are regulated by the… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2021
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Mercer Island police arrest man who was pointing BB gun at people

At about 12:30 p.m. April 13, Mercer Island police received reports of a man who was threatening people with a handgun while walking westbound in… Continue reading

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