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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 7:05 am
Access to light rail remains unsolved
Mercer Island Reporter - Linking buses to trains requires land; extra parking not yet included Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 4:14 pm
President Obama arrives in Seattle
The News Tribune - ... with construction on Interstate 90, where three of the westbound lanes are closed between Bellevue and Mercer Island. The News Tribune is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 3:08 pm
Disappointment and disrespect from KCLS
Mercer Island Reporter - KCLS management clearly dictates to the board, only gives lip service to public "listening" processes and had no intention of truly engaging with the community's desires or needs. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 3:08 pm
I-90 East Channel Bridge work
Mercer Island Reporter - As of Sunday morning, contractor crews had replaced half of two of the huge expansion joints on I-90 at the East Channel Bridge. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 3:08 pm
Fastpitch players field scholarship offers
Mercer Island Reporter - Makenna Pellerin and Morgan Peyou, last season's Mercer Island fastpitch captains, both received scholarship offers to play softball at the collegiate level. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 1:13 pm
Island brothers finish strong at USJF Judo Junior Nationals
Mercer Island Reporter - Mercer Island's Taylan and Tegan Yuasa had strong showings at the United States Judo Federation (USJF) Junior National Championships Tournament July 4-6 in Honolulu. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 1:13 pm
Eye on MI | High flying
Mercer Island Reporter - An Action Athletics cheer team member soars among the trees lining 78th Avenue Southeast, thrown aloft by her teammates in the Summer Celebration! Grand Parade on July 12. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 1:13 pm
The Blue Angels return July 31
Mercer Island Reporter - The Washington State Department of Transportation will close all lanes of I-90 across Lake Washington to accommodate air show practices and performances of the six Navy F/A-Hornets jets during a four-day period. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 1:13 pm
A son's death, a mother's anguish | Former Issaquah teen battled heroin
Mercer Island Reporter - Kevin Velasco was released from rehab Saturday evening, July 12. He'd been there almost a month battling heroin addiction. By Monday morning, he was dead. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 11:16 am
(New) Pres. Obama's Bellevue fundraising visit comes at worst...
KVI-AM Seattle - John Carlson riffs on the unfortunate timing of President Obama's two big fat cat fundraisers in Bellevue's Hunt's Point and Medina neighborhoods later today and the expected traffic chaos its expected to bring as I-90 construction is down to one lane between Bellevue and Mercer Island. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 12:46 am
I-90 crimp: Day 1 smooth, but Tuesday brings Obama visit
Seattle Times - East Channel Bridge expansion-joint reconstruction is seen Monday morning looking east from Mercer Island. Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 6:54 pm
Obama visit could make bad traffic situation worse
Bellingham Herald - State highway officials had already asked commuters to make alternative plans this week if they usually drive to Seattle on Interstate 90, as three of westbound Interstate 90 are closed between Bellevue and Mercer Island for repairs. Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 11:01 am
300,000 acres burned so far in Eastern and Central Washington state
Mercer Island Reporter - The National Guard, the State Department of Health and Department of Natural Resources are among agencies responding to fire crisis across Washington state Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 10:02 am
Bike commuters beat the back-up on I-90
Biking Bis - ... bike in years. She had taken me up on a bike-to-work challenge, and I accompanied her to the park-and-ride on Mercer Island where she locked up her bike and rode the bus the rest of the way. More than a dozen bikes were parked at Mercer Island. She ... Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 7:44 am
Backups form as I-90 lane closures jam morning commute
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... until at least 10 a.m. The lane closures, to allow replacement of aging expansion joints between Bellevue and Mercer Island, could cause seven-mile backups and one-hour delays as the morning progresses. Buses also are packed as many commuters heeded ... Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 7:10 am
Traffic jams forming quickly on I-90
Seattle Times - ... toll bridge, or telecommuting. for three miles approaching the I-90 construction project between Bellevue and Mercer Island, according to the state Department of Transportation. Workers are replacing an old expansion joint on the East Channel ... Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 5:16 am
Surviving the I-90 mess: Time to telecommute - " or take a staycation? | Editorial
The Bothell Reporter - ... will be reduced to one lane as crews replace two huge - and old - expansion joints deep in the roadway near Mercer Island. The state will need the public's help. And motorists likely will need a handful of aspirin - or more - to survive the ordeal. ... Read more...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 -- 1:29 pm
I-90 closing to replace two old bridge expansion joints
Covington Reporter - The difficult and time-consuming project to replace two old bridge expansion joints on westbound Interstate 90 near Mercer Island begins at 8 p.m. Friday, July 18. That's when contractors working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will start closing lanes and ramps to restripe I-90 to create safe merging areas for drivers and the ... (more) Read more...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 -- 12:10 pm
Bicycling to beat this week's I-90 closure kerfuffle; my wife takes the bike challenge
Biking Bis - ... all along I-90. In the map above, I show it's route starting in Factoria and across the bridge to the Mercer Island Park & Ride. The state warns that not only I-90, but I-405 and surface streets in the interchange area will be gridlocked as work ... Read more...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 -- 9:56 am
Shakespeare at City Park Sunday; steel drum band at Hazel Miller Plaza Tuesday
My Edmonds - ... romance will win your heart. Founded in 1994, Wooden O started with annual summer Shakespeare performances at Mercer Island's Luther Burbank Amphitheater. Over the years the performance schedule grew to other park venues around the region, including ... Read more...




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