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Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 4:50 pm
More I-90 closures this weekend to add carpool lanes, Mt. Baker tunnel upgrades
Mercer Island Reporter - WSDOT and Sound Transit will be working to complete the final phase of adding carpool lanes to the outer roadways to make room for light rail construction. Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 4:29 pm
For first-time author, writing a thriller is second nature - Thursday, 26 February 2015 15:17
The Newberg Graphic - ... from his real life as well. His wife Birgit is from Denmark, so Ericksen was born in Denmark, grows up on Mercer Island, Wash., and graduates from Oregon State University. After Afghanistan, Ericksen comes to Oregon, gets a job in Wilsonville and ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 8:46 pm
Cities should use the Golden Rule when dealing with homelessness
Seattle Times - ... unwelcoming to efforts by the Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church to bring a tent camp back to the parish. Mercer Island - an island of just 6 square miles - has similarly onerous rules preventing churches within a half-mile of each other from ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 8:18 pm
Final look at Mat Classic: Darrington's McKenzie gets his revenge and other notes
HeraldNet - ... like I'm supposed to be here," Rork said. "I'm not just some freshman." Stanwood's Garret Arrona and Mercer Island's Evan Condon squared off in the final at 195-pounds, and in a battle of contrasting styles, Condon prevailed in an 8-5 decision. ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 6:28 pm
U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer to speak at NPI's 2015 Spring Fundraising Gala
Northwest Progressive Institute - Tonight, we are very pleased and excited to announce that U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer will be the opening speaker at our seventh Spring Fundraising Gala, which will take place April 10th at the Mercer Island Community & Event Center. First elected to the U.S. House in 2012, Congressman Kilmer represents Washington's 6th Congressional District, which includes the Olympic Peninsula and most of the Kitsap Peninsula. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 3:00 pm
Luke Lavine drives Auburn Mountainview to best 3A state finish ever | Boys swimming and diving
Auburn Reporter - ... the King County Aquatic Center. Lavine finished fourth in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 47.82 seconds. Mercer Island's Ian Caldwell snagged first with an All-American consideration time of 45.80. Lavine also finished fifth in the 50 free ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 8:51 am
City briefs | Paws on Patrol to start on Feb. 26
Mercer Island Reporter - City Hall solar installation set for June; Free tax return help from AARP; Master Gardener clinics to begin early; Island blood drives coming up in March. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 7:02 am
Police Blotter | Several mailboxes damaged on East Mercer Way
Mercer Island Reporter - Islanders also report car prowls, tax fraud and residential burglaries that resulted in two arrests. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 7:02 am
New downtown vision brings up old concerns
Mercer Island Reporter - From 1994 to 2015, Town Center turmoil is a familiar story. Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 8:11 pm
Darrington's McKenzie gets his revenge at Mat Classic
HeraldNet - ... like I'm supposed to be here," Rork said. "I'm not just some freshman." Stanwood's Garret Arrona and Mercer Island's Evan Condon squared off in the final at 195-pounds, and in a battle of contrasting styles, Condon prevailed in an 8-5 decision. ... Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 2:16 am
Skagit Valley chaplain’s memoir; stories of a Southern childhood
Seattle Times - New books by Seattle-area authors: a Skagit Valley chaplain's memoir, extraordinary female conservationists and a Mercer Island author's trio of novels for children, based on his Southern childhood. "Wanted: A Spiritual Pursuit Through Jail, Among Outlaws, and Across Borders" by Chris Hoke . Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 5:04 pm
Belady represents Islanders at state gymnastics meet | Prep sports brief
Mercer Island Reporter - Competing in the floor event, Belady tied for 39th with Interlake's Manon Frevol. Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 1:00 pm
Community Support Lacking for Sound Transit's TOD Plans on Mercer Island
Planetizen - Development connected to a proposed light rail line through Mercer Island-connecting Seattle to the West and Bellevue to the East-has met staunch local opposition. Alexa Vaughn reports on the political machinations of a group called Save Our Suburbs , advocating to slow transit oriented development along a light rail line planned for Mercer Island in the Seattle metropolitan area. Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 9:02 am
Islanders thrive at Mat Classic XXVII
Mercer Island Reporter - Senior Evan Condon wins 195 state title; Taylan Yuasa runner-up at 113. Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 9:02 am
Wolverines top Islanders for 3A state swim title
Mercer Island Reporter - Bellevue seized its first 3A state boys swim and dive title since 1999, beating defending champion Mercer Island 406-225. Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 6:53 am
Mercer Island girls advance to regionals | Prep basketball
Mercer Island Reporter - Islanders place fifth at Sea-King district tournament. Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 6:53 am
Season ends at districts for Islander boys | Prep basketball
Mercer Island Reporter - Behind 51 points from two of its backcourt players, Lakeside beat the Islanders 68-54 Friday night at Bellevue College. Read more...
Sunday, February 22, 2015 -- 6:17 pm
Abraham Devine Dazzles in Washington 3A Boys High School State Championships
Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer - ... 100 breaststroke. His time of 57.50 earned him an AAC qualifying cut. Bellevue won with a whopping 406 points. Mercer Island finished second with 225 and Lakeside (Seattle) took third with 154 points. Tommy Thach of Kennedy Catholic claimed first in ... Read more...
Sunday, February 22, 2015 -- 12:07 pm
Chief Sealth sends three wrestlers to state, and, Daron Camacho, is a state placer
West Seattle Herald - ... of his foe coming at the 3:12 point of the match, in round two. Then, against the eventual state champ from Mercer Island, Evan Condon, it was Camacho getting fallen, at the 1:57 mark of the first round, so, only three seconds left to get into the ... Read more...
Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 9:32 pm
Prep boys swimming: E-W, Meadowdale swimmers qualify for state consolation heats Saturday
My Edmonds - W senior Alex Nguyenie, who qualified for Saturday's consolation heat of the 100 yard breast stoke, with his finish below. T hough unable to stay stroke-for-stroke with the top stars from juggernauts Bellevue, Mercer Island and Lakeside, swimmers from the Edmonds School District competed strong on Friday during the first day of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 3A State Boys Swimming and Diving Championships in Federal Way. Read more...



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