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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.
Mercer Island 2013 graduates
May 14 2013, 10:25 AM
Three Mercer Island residents are among recent graduates of the University of Portland.
Public meeting Tuesday, May 14 on proposed Metro cuts
May 14 2013, 10:30 AM
King County Metro is holding a public meeting at Union Station at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, so that riders and the public can share their concerns and insights regarding Metro's proposed service cuts.
Letter | Mercer Island seniors will be hurt by tolls on I-90
May 14 2013, 10:36 AM
I’m a Mercer Island senior citizen, as is one-fifth of our population here. I can barely afford the property taxes on our Social Security income, but will be very burdened by the tolling tax. Please don’t put us all into a stereotypical socioeconomic bundle.
Car crashes over 70 mph on West Mercer Way | Mercer Island Police Blotter
May 14 2013, 10:44 AM
A Mercedes-Benz crashed before 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 8, in the 5000 block of West Mercer Way while racing two other vehicles. A large metal mailbox and wooden post, worth $200, were destroyed in the crash.
13 ducklings rescued out of Lakes storm drain
May 14 2013, 11:38 AM
A distraught mother duck next to a storm drain caught the attention of Debbie Friend, Paul Conrad and other residents of the Lakes neighborhood around noon on Friday, May 10. All 13 of the duck's newly hatched ducklings had fallen down the storm drain and were trapped.