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Shearers celebrate 75th wedding anniversary

Shearers celebrate 75th wedding anniversary

They were married Oct. 20, 1945.

  • Oct 1, 2020
Shearers celebrate 75th wedding anniversary
The nose of the 500th 787 Dreamliner at the assembly plant in Everett on Sept. 21, 2016. (Kevin Clark / Herald, file)

Report: Boeing will end 787 Dreamliner production in Everett

Boeing declined comment on a Wall Street Journal story saying the passenger jet’s assembly will move to South Carolina.

The nose of the 500th 787 Dreamliner at the assembly plant in Everett on Sept. 21, 2016. (Kevin Clark / Herald, file)
Parks maintenance staff reopens city’s 13 playgrounds

Parks maintenance staff reopens city’s 13 playgrounds

Play spots were closed for nearly six months.

Parks maintenance staff reopens city’s 13 playgrounds
‘Tiny, Perfect Things’ comes alive in Pop-Up Story Walk

‘Tiny, Perfect Things’ comes alive in Pop-Up Story Walk

MI Preschool Association event will run through Oct. 17

  • Sep 30, 2020
‘Tiny, Perfect Things’ comes alive in Pop-Up Story Walk
City releases update on comprehensive plan and code amendments

City releases update on comprehensive plan and code amendments

City intends to extend docketing period

  • Sep 30, 2020
City releases update on comprehensive plan and code amendments
Fall recycling event set for Oct. 17

Fall recycling event set for Oct. 17

Event will take place at the south Luther Burbank parking lot.

  • Sep 30, 2020
Fall recycling event set for Oct. 17
K9 dog assists police in locating drugs | Mercer Island police blotter
K9 dog assists police in locating drugs | Mercer Island police blotter
‘This is one of those point-shift moments professionally’

‘This is one of those point-shift moments professionally’

New MIHS Principal Kelly discusses school leadership in the pandemic

‘This is one of those point-shift moments professionally’
Mercer Island Municipal Court is back in session

Mercer Island Municipal Court is back in session

‘Sneeze guards,’ sanitizer and more are part of safety measures.

Mercer Island Municipal Court is back in session
Attia to speak at Rotary meeting on Oct. 6

Attia to speak at Rotary meeting on Oct. 6

He is a member of StandWithUs.

  • Sep 25, 2020
Attia to speak at Rotary meeting on Oct. 6
City Manager Bon begins budget process at meeting

City Manager Bon begins budget process at meeting

She discusses challenges and positives with council.

  • Sep 24, 2020
City Manager Bon begins budget process at meeting
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Surge in consumer spending eases state budget challenges

A jump in tax collections cuts a projected $9 billion shortfall in half, acccording to new forecast.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo
Recoating and pavement-marking project on tap

Recoating and pavement-marking project on tap

Changes come to MI Park and Ride

  • Sep 24, 2020
Recoating and pavement-marking project on tap
Thomas returns to Mercer Island

Thomas returns to Mercer Island

He steps in as interim director for Community Planning and Development

  • Sep 24, 2020
Thomas returns to Mercer Island
‘People value access to the water’

‘People value access to the water’

Islanders provide feedback on docks design.

‘People value access to the water’
Residents are on board with emergency preparation

Residents are on board with emergency preparation

September marked as National Preparedness Month.

Residents are on board with emergency preparation
High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study

High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study

A new paper outlines a potential plan for the region.

High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study
Chamber of commerce will move to new location

Chamber of commerce will move to new location

Move upstairs is planned for early October.

  • Sep 21, 2020
Chamber of commerce will move to new location
Candidates from 5th and 41st districts to appear on televised forum
Candidates from 5th and 41st districts to appear on televised forum
School district to hold virtual welcome event Oct. 1

School district to hold virtual welcome event Oct. 1

Event is for families new to the district.

  • Sep 21, 2020
School district to hold virtual welcome event Oct. 1