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Mercer Island Teen Helps Peers Cope With Pandemic Through Art

The first weekend of the pandemic shutdown brought tough news for Mercer Island high schooler Sophia Chew. Just as her school and personal life made the sudden transition from in-person […]

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Effie Parks’ unexpected encounter in Mercerdale Park leads to hope and connection

On a blustery fall day in October, Effie Parks decided to take her son, Ford, to Mercer Island’s Mercerdale Park. Ford, who is four years old, loves to be outside […]

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Mercer Island Community Fund Begins 36th Year of Grant-Making for Island Non-profits

This month marks the 36th season of grant-making for the Mercer Island Community Fund (MICF), and it is kicking off its annual fundraising effort to collect donations for these grants. For […]

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Mercer Island Market Update – September & October 2020

Here’s our monthly snapshot of the latest trends and data for the Mercer Island residential real estate market. Mercer Island Real Estate by the Numbers | September 2020 Check out […]

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Private indoor golf club now open on Mercer Island

After decades of unsuccessful attempts to build a golf course on Mercer Island, you can finally hit the links on the island for the first time. Instead of a sprawling […]

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Help in Hard Times: Local Mental Health & Emotional Support Resources

Every weekday around 12:30 pm, our neighbors’ dog – a yellow lab named Harry – bounds into our backyard. I am often working at our dining room table and from […]

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