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The Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce will join the chambers from Issaquah, SnoValley, Sammamish and Newcastle in hosting the Eastside Regional Business Summit virtually from… Continue reading
Selected reports Aug. 3-16
Event covers MIonline, special education services and more.
Court says King County Executive overstepped his authority regarding rules for investigating officer-involved deaths.
The city of Mercer Island’s Emergency Management volunteers will be donning their bright yellow vests and giving away more reusable cloth masks from 7-10 a.m.… Continue reading
Mercer Island’s Municipal Court is set to reopen the week of Aug. 24 and will feature new plexiglass “sneeze guards” (pictured) as a coronavirus safety… Continue reading
Former U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton died Aug. 19 in Seattle at age 92. Gorton’s political career spanned 40 years in Washington state and Washington, D.C.… Continue reading
Kamins Construction project is slated to take six weeks.
Gov. Jay Inslee and other Democrats are waiting to see what Congress does.
Recent ordinance focuses on eating and drinking establishments
The Mercer Island School District will hold a special education parent webinar from 5-6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at https://mercerislandschools.zoom.us/j/97811874807 and a K-5 webinar on alternative… Continue reading
On Aug. 9, some stray ducklings paid a visit to a Mercer Island homeowner, waddling across the street and into the yard. The mother duck… Continue reading
These are challenging times, said Mercer Island School District board president Deborah Lurie. As the school year nears — one that will begin remotely —… Continue reading
The Mercer Island City Council will hold a public hearing regarding an ordinance providing interim zoning and official controls to allow more outdoor seating for… Continue reading
Bringing students back in any capacity will lead to new infections, the report found.
Temperatures are expected to climb into the mid-90s on Sunday.
Selected reports Aug. 3-6
A virtual design charrette focused on Luther Burbank Park waterfront renovations was overflowing with participants on Aug. 6. Built in 1974, the park’s waterfront docks… Continue reading
The Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce will hold its “Working Wellness” webinar from 8-9 a.m. Sept. 10. Sponsored by Movement Systems Physical Therapy and Helix… Continue reading
Stroum Jewish Community Center camp is more important than ever.