Mayor has a new job with FEMA to aid communities after disaster strikes
As part of the continued work on Interstate 90 across Mercer Island, the Washington Department of Transportation will close the 80th Ave. S.E. reversible I-90 Express lane ramps on Jan. 23 for several weeks.
In 19th and 20th century America, the circus reached its height as a popular art form, and was one of the greatest sources of entertainment before the age of television. Circus acts still exist, as do circus schools and performers; you just don’t hear that much about them anymore.
From wood and steam power to lycra and rubber-based propulsion, Island modes of transportation both old and new came together when the historic Virginia V came to Mercer Island during Summer Celebration.
The Friendship Circle on Mercer Island just completed its second annual Wraps Toy Drive, donating over 700 toys to special needs and foster children throughout King County. The Friendship Circle Wraps is a time when “kids give to kids.”
Police took an 83-year-old man into protective custody on Dec. 8 for a traffic offense. The man, a Seattle resident, was cited for a hit and run and driving with a suspended license at 5:43 p.m., Dec. 8, in the 4400 block of West Mercer Way.
Local drivers who pass in front of the Aviara apartment construction site on 76th Ave. S.E. may notice a man in a Santa hat. No, it’s not Santa, but it is Robert Flemming who works with Synergy Construction.