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Spending some time at the Castle Ice Arena in Renton, watching Islander Faith Cook practice her figure skating skills, you realize how competitive — and cutthroat — this sport is.
Purchase of Stevenson property on Island Crest Way will move ahead.
The median sales price for residential properties on Mercer Island was up 21.05 percent from a year ago last month. In February 2011 the median was $712,500 compared to last month’s $862,500, still a far cry from the median in February 2010 of $1,150,000.
John Sager first met and fell in love with Joan (pronounced Jo-Ann) in the fall of 1935, when they both entered elementary school at Sumner Grade School, southeast of Tacoma. Joan didn’t know he was in love with her, but even at that tender age, he knew.
At a pre-trial hearing on March 6, Judge Wayne Stewart set a trial date of May 15 at 10:30 a.m. for Islander Laura Clarice Martin.
Nearly $6 million for farm; Redeemer Church may also sell property.
All districts face challenges in tough economic climate.
After 30 years and thousands of miles of negotiating a school bus weighing more than 10 tons through all kinds of weather and terrain, Bunnie Lehan turned in the keys to her bus last Friday.
Former Mercer Island High School tennis coach Joyce Hedlund was like “a second mom to everyone,” said Matthew Sedlacek, who graduated from MIHS in 2010.
Mercer Islander lands on the red carpet, meets up with Clooney and Streep.
At the most recent meeting of the Mercer Island School District’s Board of Directors, the conversation about the bond proposal continued.
Out of about 80,000 people who wanted to be the next American Idol, 2011 Mercer Island High School graduate Danny Lacker, made it to the Hollywood round in the 11th season of the popular singing competition.
The board of directors for the Mercer Island School District charged ahead Thursday night by approving the resolution to put a $196 million general obligation bond proposition before Island voters on April 17.
A black Mercedes Benz crashed through the doors in front of the floral department at about 5:15 p.m. Feb. 14.
The bad news is the median sales price on single family homes on Mercer Island last month is 51.76 percent lower than January of 2011, dropping to $615,000 from $1,275,000.
Jasper Hugunin, 13, got a phone call giving him and his dad, Jim Hugunin, less than a week to make arrangements to get to Washington, D.C., to present his award-winning computer game at the second White House Science Fair.
Pilates is nothing new; in fact its founder, Joseph Pilates, migrated from Germany to the United States in 1925, bringing his method of exercise first to New York City.
Feb. 19 will be the 16th anniversary of a horrible car accident, here on the Island, that seriously injured then 16-year-old Rebecca Gould.
College Nannies and Tutors was named so because the CEO, Joseph Keely, was a “manny” himself, taking care of children while he was in college.
Bond to pay for three new elementary schools, new middle school and planning of high school mega-block. Tax increase will be offset by levy set to expire in three years.