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Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 9:32 pm
Mercer Island water OK’d to drink; inspectors clear businesses to reopen
Seattle Times - Health inspector Carole Coombs, right, talks to Richard Kim, left foreground, co-owner of Sushi Joa on Mercer Island, as his son Gregory Kim, a manager, looks on before being allowed to reopen on Monday. "I feel for you guys," she said. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 7:00 pm
Mercer Island returning to normalcy after E. coli scare
KOMO News - MERCER ISLAND, Wash. -- Drink, cook, brush your teeth -- the tap water on Mercer Island is once again safe to drink after an E. coli scare. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 4:35 pm
Editorial: The Times recommends Judy Clibborn and Tana Senn in the 41st District
Seattle Times - VOTERS of the 41st Legislative District, which hugs the Interstate 90 corridor from Mercer Island to Lake Sammamish, have a strong pair of state representatives in Judy Clibborn and Tana Senn. They easily earn two more years in the Nov. 4 election. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 11:34 am
Mercer Island residents can drink their water again
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Residents of Mecrer Island, who were told to boil water after E. coli turned up in a sample, can start drinking the water again. But the city said, "An occasional reading for total coliform is not uncommon, and does not in itself indicate any health hazard. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 11:08 am
Boil Water advisory is lifted
Mercer Island Reporter - Residents advised to 'flush' pipes, schools remain closed today. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 11:08 am
Schools to open Tuesday
Mercer Island Reporter - The Mercer Island School District announced Mercer Island schools will be back in session Tuesday, Sept. 30 after district-wide closures due to the boil water advisory. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 9:31 am
(New) Boil water notice lifted for Mercer Island
KVI-AM Seattle - A boil water notice for Mercer Island has been lifted after recent tests for E.coli came back negative, water officials announced Monday. Samples collected on Mercer Island on Friday showed the presence of the bacteria, and water officials told residents water should be boiled for at least a minute before using it. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 8:54 am
Mercer Island boil water advisory lifted
KXLY-TV Spokane - The city says residents can resume drinking tap water after letting it run for 5 minutes. Ice should be discarded and ice trays sanitized. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 8:43 am
Schools, restaurants closed on Mercer Island, where residents told to boil water
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - The city of Mercer Island says a boil water advisory could be lifted if samples taken Monday morning test clean. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 8:31 am
The Morning News: Everyone on Mercer Island Is Frantically Boiling Water Right Now
The Stranger - An Advisory Was Supposed to Go Out at 8:00 AM About Whether Mercer Island's Water Is Safe: But as of this writing, no advisory yet. We'll update as soon as we hear. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 4:52 am
Mercer Island residents advised to boil water
KHQ-TV Spokane - The city of Mercer Island says a boil water advisory could be lifted if samples taken Monday morning test clean. The Spokane City Council is expected to sign a memorandum of understanding Monday that would permit the operation of Uber and Lyft ride share services in the city. Read more...
Sunday, September 28, 2014 -- 5:04 pm
Boil water advisory to be updated early Monday
Mercer Island Reporter - Test results on Sunday 'favorable' - Final results to be announced Monday morning Read more...
Sunday, September 28, 2014 -- 5:04 pm
Mercer Island schools closed Monday
Mercer Island Reporter - The Mercer Island School District announced schools will be closed Monday, Sept. 29 due to current water test results. Read more...
Sunday, September 28, 2014 -- 8:00 am
Youth Court judge earns early honors | Carol Schapira to retire next spring
Bellevue Reporter - ... about a year to lay before Schapira started in 2008. At the time, she was a juvenile court judge living on Mercer Island. "Of course I was very interested, and I knew a woman who was a national and world leader in launching this," she said. "We'll ... Read more...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 -- 10:34 pm
Vintage electronic parts become chic jewelry
The Paducah Sun Online Edition - ... jewelry design process began. Business took off immediately. The siblings recalled their first street fair on Mercer Island, Wash., before they had established prices for their pieces. "We had to set the prices and I figured we'd start high," said ... Read more...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 -- 5:59 pm
Mercer Is. residents told to boil water; E. coli
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Residents of the wealthy Seattle suburb of Mercer Island are being told to boil their tap water before drinking because tests have found E. coli in the city's water. The city's water provider, Seattle Public Utilities , routinely tests more than 800 water samples for bacteria around the region each month, including 18 samples from Mercer Island. Read more...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 -- 5:09 pm
BOIL WATER ADVISORY FOR MERCER ISLAND
Mercer Island Reporter - Water tested on Mercer Island on Sept. 26 indicated the presence of E. coli Read more...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 -- 5:07 pm
Seattle suburb told to boil water for E. coli
Washington Times - Residents of the wealthy Seattle suburb of Mercer Island are being told to boil their tap water before drinking because tests have found E. coli in the city's water. The city's water provider, Seattle Public Utilities, routinely tests more than 800 water samples for bacteria around the region each month, including 18 samples from Mercer Island. Read more...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 -- 4:44 pm
Seattle suburb's residents told to boil water for E. coli
The Oregonian - Residents of the wealthy Seattle suburb of Mercer Island are being told to boil their tap water before drinking because tests have found Escherichia coli in the city's water. The city's water provider, Seattle Public Utilities, routinely tests more than 800 water samples for bacteria around the region each month, including 18 samples from Mercer Island. Read more...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 -- 4:14 pm
Boil-water order on Mercer Island; all restaurants closed
Seattle Times - All water customers on Mercer Island are being advised to boil their water before drinking it, or use bottled water, after tests showed the presence of E. coli bacteria in the water system, the city said Saturday. In addition to the boil advisory for residents, Public Health - Seattle & King County has ordered all food establishments, including restaurants, coffee shops and delis on the island to close until the warning is lifted. Read more...




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