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Auditors find racial disparities in King County contracts

BIPOC-owned businesses earn contract bids at a much lower rate than white-owned businesses.

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Mercer Island Marine Patrol floats information regarding boat safety

Sergeant Chad Schumacher discusses the do’s and don’ts of water activity.

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President Biden responds to letters local kindergartners penned to him

Stroum Jewish Community Center students receive surprise.

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Zorn discusses life lessons at Covenant Living at the Shores

Jim Zorn, former Seahawks quarterback and Mercer Island resident, spoke at a recent community breakfast for residents at Covenant Living at the Shores. Zorn shared… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2021
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Hello Summer Kids Art Contest on tap through July 8

Young artists age 17 and under can submit their artwork showing their favorite summer activity in the Hello Summer Kids Art Contest now through July… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2021
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Working away on Island Crest Way

City crews recently repaired irrigation, added more than 50 yards of soil and planted nearly 2,000 plants within the median of Island Crest Way. Photo… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2021
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Mayor signs Juneteenth and Gun Violence Awareness Day proclamations

Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.

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Zinn will speak at Rotary meeting on June 15

Dr. Benedikt Zinn, vice president and general manager for Cadman Materials Inc., will discuss “Building Pacific NW Communities Since 1936” at the Rotary Club of… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2021
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Delivering the tunes: Musicians are back and performing together again

Islander Middle School students play live on June 3.

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McGovern and his buddies make a difference in people’s lives

Spotlighting The First Night Project and the Mercer Island Young Men’s Service Organization.

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Wear Orange event for gun violence awareness set for this Sunday

The Mercer Island PTSA will host a masked gathering from 10 a.m. to noon this Sunday at Mercerdale Park to distribute gun safety information and… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2021
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Best Buddies Mercer Island members are enthused after receiving awards

Local chapter’s success is highlighted at Friendship Walk.

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Classic Car Show is revved up to return on July 24

The Mercer Island Classic Car Show will roll back into town on July 24, according to the Avants website. The show was canceled last year… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2021
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Mercer Island Preschool Association’s ‘CAR-nival’ set for June 12

The Mercer Island Preschool Association will present the in-person “CAR-nival,” reminiscent of its beloved annual Circus event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2021
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Aubrey Davis Park picnic shelter damaged by fire

Mercer Island Fire Department (MIFD) crews extinguished a small trash can fire that extended to the covered area roof of the picnic shelter at Aubrey… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2021
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Occupants injured after objects strike vehicles

On the night of June 1, the Mercer Island Fire Department (MIFD) responded to two separate incidents on Interstate 90 of large rocks or pieces… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2021
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Seven Mercer Island School District employees receive honors

The Mercer Island School District honored its 2020-21 Employees of the Year at the May 27 School Board meeting. Here’s the honorees, followed by quotes… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2021
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Mercer Island Farmers Market returns for 14th season

Mercer Island’s popular Farmers Market returns for its 14th season at the customary location next to Mercerdale Park. It runs from 10 a.m. to 3… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2021
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