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Mercer Island, Washington is located in King County. Zip codes in Mercer Island, WA include 98040. The median home price in Mercer Island is $1,199,000 which is roughly $397/per square foot. More Mercer Island information.

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49 min ago | Mercer Island Reporter

City may consider taking over buses

On Monday, July 21, King County Council unanimously passed an ordinance enacting Metro bus service cuts, effective in September.

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2 hrs ago | Seattle Weekly

Adults Dine on Fine Fare to Help Kids Learn About Fish Guts

So goes the banter among several 9- to 11-year old girls from the Mercer Island chapter of the Boys and Girls Club.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

North King County

Seafair Impaired Boating Emphasis begins Friday on Lake Washington

The Washington State Patrol and cooperating agencies are preparing for the annual Impaired Boating Emphasis on Aug. 1-3, as part of the Seafair activities on Lake Washington.

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NWCN.com

Return of Blue Angels means I-90 bridge closures

The Blue Angels are gearing up for Seafair for the first time in two years and that means the Interstate 90 floating bridge will be shut down several times over the next few days while the Blue Angels practice, then put on a full show this weekend.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Mercer Island Reporter

Twenty-four firefighters respond to North-end house fire

Mercer Island, Bellevue, and Eastside Fire & Rescue Departments responded to a house fire at 3406 97th Ave S.E. around 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 25. Firefighters responded to a 911 call from a neighbor who noticed flames and smoke coming from the two-story house, which was under renovation.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Covington Reporter

Blue Angles are coming to town, plan ahead for road closures | WSDOT

Next week Seafair activities swing into full gear when the U.S. Navy Blue Angels jets fly over Lake Washington, During the daytime practice flights and air show, all lanes and several ramps of I-90 between I-5 in Seattle and Island Crest Way on Mercer Island are required to be closed for the safety of both drivers and pilots.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Seattle Shakespeare Company Celebrates 13 Continuous Seasons of Financial Success

After closing out the financial records for Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013-2014 season, Managing Director John Bradshaw announced that the company ended the year in the black with revenues of $1.6 million, a record high for the company.

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KING-TV Seattle

Return of Blue Angels mean I-90 bridge closures during Seafair

The Blue Angels are gearing up for Seafair for the first time in two years and that means I-90 will be shut down several times over the next few days while the Blue Angels practice, then put on a full show this weekend.

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Kirkland Reporter

Westbound I-90 expansion joint replacement project ends early

All lanes of westbound I-90 between I-405 and East Mercer Way are now open, along with the I-405 and Bellevue Way general purpose and HOV ramps.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Mercer Island Reporter

High marks on city report card

The 2013 Mercer Island Dashboard report was released in early July. The survey, which operates as a report card of sorts, encompasses 35 performance indicators drawn from data on city services and input from Island residents.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Mercer Island Reporter

The Blue Angels return July 31

The Washington State Department of Transportation will close all lanes of I-90 across Lake Washington in order to accommodate air show practices and performances of the six Navy F/A-Hornets jets during a four-day period.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Obama visit could make bad traffic situation worse

President Barack Obama is visiting Seattle for political fundraisers and drivers should get ready for road closures around the Puget Sound region Tuesday afternoon and evening as the president's motorcade travels between stops.

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KOMO News

Backups form as I-90 lane closures jam morning commute

Traffic backups are forming Monday morning on Interstate 90 as a weeklong closure of three westbound lanes disrupts the commute.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Biking Bis

Bicycling to beat this week's I-90 closure kerfuffle; my wife takes the bike challenge

My wife usually takes the bus to work in the South Lake Union neighborhood in Seattle, and whenever there's the chance of a huge traffic gridlock, I usually joke, "Why don't you bike to work?" I used to think it was funny, but now it's just a tired, stupid comment.

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Covington Reporter

I-90 closing to replace two old bridge expansion joints

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)

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My Edmonds

Shakespeare at City Park Sunday; steel drum band at Hazel Miller Plaza Tuesday

T wo upcoming performances of note in downtown Edmonds: the first Sunday, July 20, at Edmonds City Park, featuring the Summer Concerts series presents Wooden O production of Shakespeare's "Two Gentlemen of Verona," starting at 3 p.m. Edmonds City Park is located at 3rd Avenue South and Pine Street.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Seattle Times

I-90 west will be down to 1 lane at Interstate 405

Until about 5 a.m. Friday, westbound Interstate 90 will be reduced to one lane at Bellevue Way Southeast.

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Mercer Island Reporter

Teen is dead after possible overdose

A Mercer Island resident and former Islander student, Kevin Velasco, died from a possible drug overdose Monday morning in Issaquah.

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Mercer Island Reporter

City seeks input on Groveland Park dock and shoreline design

On Thursday, August 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., the Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting a public meeting to discuss current park issues related to the existing dock and shoreline infrastructure at Groveland Park.

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West Seattle Blog

Traffic/Transit Today: Friday watch; weekend warnings

If you have to come back from the Eastside, besides Highway 520, another option is to take 405 to Renton, where it heads west and joins up with Highway 516, which you can take westbound to northbound Highway 509, which connects you with east West Seattle.

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