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Mercer Island wins KingCo tournament | Girls prep tennis
May 13 2013, 12:51 PM
The Mercer Island girls tennis team won the KingCo tournament on Wednesday, May 8. The Islanders were also regular season league champions.
Intrepid traveler, Bob Lewis tours North Korea
May 13 2013, 1:45 PM
One month after North Korea’s third nuclear test, Bob Lewis boarded a plane to Pyongyang. Lewis, 81, a retired dentist, has visited many places — Vietnam, Mexico, the Canary Islands, the Mediterranean, and even Iran and Cuba.
Letter | Cartoon is bizarre
May 13 2013, 2:51 PM
I find the implication to be drawn from your opinion page cartoon bizarre at best. It shows an overweight woman smoking a cigarette while dumping her lifesavings into a slot machine and complaining about politicians raising taxes.
City says fight against tolling on I-90 is yielding results
May 13 2013, 4:47 PM
The city believes that it has made positive steps toward stopping tolling on I-90. After the City Council agreed to a comprehensive work plan earlier this year with a $150,000 budget, the city began working on blocking the tolling proposal on several fronts.
Mercer Island schools awarded ‘Overall Excellence’ awards | School news
May 14 2013, 8:48 AM
The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education recently announced that Lakeridge Elementary and Island Park Elementary have been awarded the Washington Overall Achievement Award given to the top five percent of schools in the elementary, middle and high school categories.
May 31 deadline for state ‘GET’ tuition plan
May 14 2013, 8:49 AM
Families looking for a safe and convenient way to save for college have through May 31 to enroll in Washington’s Guaranteed Education Tuition Program (GET). After May 31, enrollment will be closed until the fall, when it will reopen at a higher price.
Mercer Islander to premiere original play next week | Community news
May 14 2013, 8:51 AM
Islander Allison Ross, a senior majoring in Comparative Literature/Cinema Studies and Classical Studies at the University of Washington, will premiere her play, “Will’s Last Writ,” a “gender-bending romantic farce exploring Bill Shakespeare’s concealed sexuality, written in the Bard’s voice.”
Special sessions not so ‘special’
May 14 2013, 9:45 AM
Washington lawmakers are preparing for a special session after failing to finish their work in the allotted 105 days of the regular session. Going into overtime is becoming a habit for the Legislature.
Is real estate ripe for a rebound?
May 14 2013, 9:49 AM
Recession doldrums are beginning to lift, prices rise, buyers look to buy.
Mercer Island School District to rebuild press box, concessions stand at stadium
May 14 2013, 9:20 AM
A small piece of the Mercer Island School District bond, which failed in 2012, included rebuilding the Mercer Island High School press box and concessions stand. Despite the bond’s failure, MISD has been looking for a way to rebuild it anyway, due to structural and safety issues.