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Constantine announces King County climate action plan

Plots an example of decreased stormwater pollution, urban flooding prevention, immigrant connections

Council addresses Town Center moratorium, proposed temporary utility tax rates increase

Members approve ordinances for further discussion on both subjects at Sept. 1 meeting.

Grab-and-go meals are now available for district students

Free lunches can be picked up at two spots.

  • Sep 2, 2020

Students are set to DoMInate Virtually this school year

MIHS DECA Club members roll out campaign.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle opened its King County branches to provide child care centers dedicated to serving the families of essential workers. Courtesy photo

COVID continues to whittle away at child care in Washington

It’s estimated that 25% of Washington child care facilities have closed since the pandemic began.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle opened its King County branches to provide child care centers dedicated to serving the families of essential workers. Courtesy photo

Mercer Island School District School Board approves 2020-21 budget

Funding comes from local levies, program fees and more.

  • Sep 1, 2020

Rotarians prepare meals for the homeless in Seattle

Locals take part in volunteer project.

  • Sep 1, 2020

Public commenters can now speak on camera during city council meetings

Next video conference meeting is Sept. 1.

  • Aug 31, 2020

Curbside, contactless pickup available at Mercer Island Library

Regional program was expanded in August.

  • Aug 31, 2020

Mercer Island masks up with free giveaways

Emergency Preparedness volunteers lead the way.

Luther Burbank docks open house starting Sept. 2 both onsite and online

City seeks opinions from boaters and other waterfront users.

  • Aug 28, 2020

Ferguson sues agencies over archive relocation decision

“Decision to close the National Archives in Seattle has far-reaching impacts across the Northwest.”

‘We are there in more ways than just radio’

Mercer Island Radio Operators is a staple in the community

Rolling back to Mercer Island High

Students arrive for drive-up services.

  • Aug 28, 2020

Northwest Yeshiva High School students receive Covid Relief Tuition Grants

Greenbergs set up a foundation to local Jewish school.

‘It’s about working with people and respecting people’

Rep. Smith speaks at Rotary Club of Mercer Island meeting.

Mercer Island prepares to take legal action against Sound Transit

Council says city has reached an impasse with agency on Bus/Rail Interchange design.

City consultant publishes East Seattle School environmental impact statement

Hearing examiner is accepting appeals through Sept. 7

  • Aug 25, 2020
Screenshot of the Alliance for Persecuted Peoples Worldwide Facebook page.

More than 100 social justice groups call out newly-formed organization

A letter accuses the APPWW of anti-Muslim bias.

Screenshot of the Alliance for Persecuted Peoples Worldwide Facebook page.