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Monday, December 22, 2014 -- 5:05 am
Mercer Island gymnastics starts season 2-1
Mercer Island Reporter - Interlake deals Islanders first loss of the season Dec. 18 at Interlake High School. Read more...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 -- 6:10 pm
Officials want to stop plan for parking near Luther Burbank Park
Seattle Times - Mercer Island officials say they'll recommend halting plans to build a new parking facility adjacent to Luther Burbank Park after an uprising by residents. Mayor Bruce Bassett said a committee working on parking and commuter issues would ask the full City Council on Jan. 5 to stop further studies of a new park-and-ride garage or parking lot on city-owned land behind the island's community center and on the west edge of the popular Lake Washington park. Read more...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 -- 5:54 pm
Some Puget Sound Post Offices to offer Sunday service
KOMO News - A handful of Post Offices around the Puget Sound will be open on Sunday, December 21, for last-minute shipping needs. Puget Sound area post offices open this Sunday include - Evergreen, Auburn, Twin Lakes in Federal Way, Bellevue Main and Bellevue Crossroads, Bothell Main and Bothell-Mill Creek, Everett Main, Issaquah, Kent Main, Kirkland, Mercer Island, Redmond, Renton Main and Renton Highlands. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 3:01 pm
Islander grad convicted of murder
Mercer Island Reporter - Markus Kaarma, who grew up on the Island but now lives in Missoula, Mont., said he was protecting his family. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 11:44 am
Weekend preview: 5 ways to escape Christmas craziness
Seattle Times - ... same direction, is a beautiful thing." 7 p.m. Saturday, Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way, Mercer Island; $5-$10 (206-234-7600 or sjcc.org ). One other way to escape the Christmas crush: Celebrate Chanukah! The Stroum Jewish ... Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 5:51 pm
The Must List: Last-Minute Boozy Gifts, Jazz at Town Hall and a New SLU Art Installation
Seattle - ... the 1971 classic the best way possible-with a complimentary "Wonkariffic" goodie bag of sweets. Must Go East Mercer Island's Big Chanukah Show Saturday (12/20, 7 p.m.) Celebrate Chanukah with a vaudeville-style performance featuring Jewish ... Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 2:58 pm
MI girls hammer Juanita | Prep girls basketball
Mercer Island Reporter - Mercer Island pummeled Juanita 73-46 Wednesday, Dec. 17 at Mercer Island High School. Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 10:59 am
Police Blotter | Two women caught stealing liquor from QFC
Mercer Island Reporter - Jacket stolen from coat rack at I Love Pho; car prowled along 84th Avenue S.E. Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 8:32 am
Juanita blown out by Mercer Island | Prep girls basketball
Kirkland Reporter - The Islanders nearly doubled up the Rebels during the first quarter, 20-11, but Juanita recovered, trailing by just 13 points heading into the final quarter of play. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 8:00 am
Clear your calendar to celebrate the season
Daily Herald - ... I want to honor His birth. • Rev. Greg Asimakoupoulos is the faith and values contributor to The Mercer Island Reporter in suburban Seattle. For 2000-2005, he was a regular columnist of the Daily Herald. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on ... Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 5:50 pm
Prep boys swimming: Five swimmers and five teams to watch
Seattle Times - ... 2A champ in both the 200 IM and 500 free. Holds the 2A meet record in the IM at 1:52.01. Ian Caldwell, Mercer Island, Sr. - He and his Islander teammates won both the 200 and 400 free relays a year ago, while Caldwell was a Top 8 finisher in the 100 ... Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 5:14 pm
Editorial: Legislature should give school districts back control of federal funds
Seattle Times - ... pawns in a political game. Changing the law would have been a pragmatic solution. State Sen. Steve Litzow, R-Mercer Island , who chairs the Senate education committee, said school districts could decide how much test scores would influence the ... Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 3:01 pm
Islanders open league play 2-0 | Prep boys basketball
Mercer Island Reporter - Mercer Island capped a four-game run with a 76-48 win over Juanita Tuesday, Dec. 16 at MIHS. Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 1:12 pm
Islanders beat Rebels | Prep boys basketball
Kirkland Reporter - The two teams played close during the first half but Juanita trailed by 10 points at halftime. Mercer Island owned the third quarter, outscoring the Rebels 23-8 to secure the victory. Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 10:54 am
Snow sports shrine at Snoqualmie Pass
Mercer Island Reporter - Islanders behind non-profit ski and snowboard museum Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 10:54 am
City news briefs | Metro to survey Island riders
Mercer Island Reporter - Also, MIFD concludes investigations on recent East Mercer Way fires. Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 10:54 am
Business briefs | Changes in Town Center
Mercer Island Reporter - New gym and sandwich shop to open in January as Tatters clothing shop closes. Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 10:54 am
Consultant brings ideas to revamp Town Center
Mercer Island Reporter - Community to weigh in on rethinking public spaces; how to attract retailers. Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 10:54 am
King County Metro sets all-time record for ridership in 2014
Mercer Island Reporter - Agency expects to break record for most rides taken in its history Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 10:54 am
Regional blood supplies are at critically low levels
Mercer Island Reporter - Donation hours are extended for holidays. Puget Sound Blood Center needs 900 units of blood every day to meet needs of 90 hospitals. Read more...



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