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Lion’s roar

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:14PM

Key traffic lights may be delayed

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:14PM

Members of the City Council may ax plans to put up a traffic light at Island Crest Way and Merrimount Drive, depending on the advice they receive from traffic experts currently reviewing the intersection.

Tent City may come to Island: MI Clergy Association hopes to host homeless encampment here

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:14PM

An alliance of leaders from several faiths throughout the Island announced their intention to bring the Eastside’s homeless encampment to the Island late last week.

A bone-chilling good time

  • Jun 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 4:14PM

MIHS grads return to make-up snow days

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:13PM

Three days after receiving their diplomas and tossing their class of 2007 caps, this year’s Mercer Island High School graduates will be heading back to the classroom.

Cero to challenge for Position 3

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:13PM

Veteran of both Iraq military conflicts, Westpoint graduate and current stay-at-home dad, Mike Cero has declared his candidacy for Position 3 on the Mercer Island City Council. Cero is the fourth candidate with plans to run for the seat held by Sven Goldmanis since he won it in 1999. A primary vote on Aug. 21 will narrow the number of candidates to two. Goldmanis did not file to retain his seat.

Movin’ on: Grads say parents, community helped them on their way

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:13PM

Before officially commencing the 2007 graduation ceremony, principal John Harrison looked down at the 360 young faces below him and delivered a last-minute reminder: “Don’t forget, students, to bring your name card with you when coming up to receive your diploma. It’s attached to the back of your seat. Make sure you bring it up.”

Graduation awards

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:13PM

Each year, MIHS faculty, community members and students select a number of graduates for their leadership, academic excellence, personal strength, inspiration and dedication to their school and community. The following is a list of this year’s recipients, presented during the class of 2007’s Senior Assembly on June 13.

Old Safeway site design is approved

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:13PM

Plans to build a new mixed-use facility at the Northwest corner of the Town Center received preliminary approval from the Design Commission last Wednesday night.

Survey: Teens still take risks, but improvement seen

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:13PM

The Mercer Island School District (MISD) released the results of its 2006-2007 Healthy Youth Survey last week, sparking concern among board members over teenage drinking and smoking, countered by applause for responsible driving choices.

Welch runs for Mercer Island School Board

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:13PM

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Residents’ checks pay for speed bump

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:13PM

Street projects scheduled for the warmer weather this summer will include one project partially funded by personal checks written by South-end residents.

Tent City walk — and talk

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 4:13PM

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Night closures of I-90 lanes to continue

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:12PM

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Lights out for Merrimount

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:12PM

By the time school starts next fall, city planners hope to have completed the installation of a curb separating the two northbound lanes of Island Crest Way at Merrimount Drive and S.E. 44th Street.

How to pay for Luther Burbank

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:12PM

Instead of asking citizens to renew the expiring levy for Luther Burbank Park, city officials plan to develop a list of needed park improvements and ask voters to approve it next year.

Governance main focus of school board retreat

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:12PM

The Mercer Island School Board convened at the Bellevue Harbor Club, looking over picturesque Lake Washington from the Symetra Financial Center’s 25th floor, for their annual board retreat last week.

Radow is president of MIEA

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:12PM

Members of the Washington Education Association elected former Mercer Island High School teacher Mary Lindquist to a two-year term as president last week. Lindquist is currently president of the Mercer Island Education Association (MIEA) and the WEA Sammamish Council. She officially begins as WEA president at their headquarters in Federal Way on July 1.

I-90 car chase rips up Island parks

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:12PM

A car chase involving the State Patrol that caused at least three accidents last Friday afternoon, left I-90 and ripped through the Town Center, tearing up Mercerdale Park and the Park on the Lid, before returning to the highway.

Mercer Island wildlife

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:12PM

Fourth of July: Police oficer hits pedestrian, firefighters respond to minor incidents

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:12PM

On Wednesday July 4, 2007, at approximately 8:16pm, a Mercer Island Police Officer was driving his patrol car when he was involved in a vehicle/pedestrian accident at the intersection of Island Crest Way and North Mercer Way on Mercer Island.

School time for MIHS Bridges to be cut

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:12PM

The curriculum at Mercer Island High School is always in flux,adapting to learning requirements and the needs of students. Most are done with little fanfare. But when the Bridges Advisory program at the high school was proposed, it ignited a firestorm.

Money and politics

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:12PM

As the fall election closes in, City Council candidates are gearing up for their campaigns, soliciting contributions, putting out yard signs and placing the advertisements needed to get recognized.

Design Commission hears PEAK proposal

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:11PM

After months of speculation and controversy, the Boys and Girls Club presented the initial design for the PEAK project to the Design Commission last Wednesday.

Fourth of July: Police officer hits pedestrian, firefighters respond to minor incidents

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:11PM

On Wednesday July 4, 2007, at approximately 8:16pm, a Mercer Island Police Officer was driving his patrol car when he was involved in a vehicle/pedestrian accident at the intersection of Island Crest Way and North Mercer Way on Mercer Island.

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