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Curved flight path may temper traffic over MI

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

New GPS technology would direct planes

State chess champs

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

Islander team wins 2007 title

Lawyer hired to help with airport

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

City hired firm to oppose SeaTac flight patterns in 2000

Renton Airport changes could be delayed

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

Differences among public officials and intense public debate surrounding the expansion of Renton Airport has caused the airport’s committee to slow down the process of approving a development plan.

Islanders request HPV vaccine

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

At Mercer Island Pediatric Associates, business is brisk when it comes to Gardasil, the new vaccine that protects against cervical cancer.

Developers dislike proposed amendments

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

Amendments could affect new mixed-use development at old Safeway site

School District changes early release days to make up time lost to closures

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:21PM

The School District and the Mercer Island Education Association (MIEA) have mutually agreed to amend the 2006-2007 school calendar due to weather related conditions and the unprecedented nature of school closures. The School Board has approved a waiver of the days missed due to the power outage (3 days for grades K-8, 2 days grades 9-12). Subject to OSPI approval, school will end on June 26, 2007.

Censorship questions weigh on editors

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:21PM

Room 502, a stuffy classroom in the south side of Mercer Island High School, is packed with students working to put together the next issue of The Islander. A central table is stacked high with piles of newspapers, as are shelves lining the walls; most are from last October.

Cell phone restrictions may only apply to teens

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:21PM

While a recent study shows states with an intermediate license program have fewer crashes and fatalities among 16-year-old drivers, the state legislature will probably stiffen the rules for teen drivers by forbidding them from talking on their cell phone while behind the wheel.

Costly clean-up of toxic soils to begin

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:21PM

An access agreement with a property owner adjacent to the city’s maintenance shop remains the final piece before crews can begin installing a trench to divert ground water away from polluted soil.

From apples to apartments

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:21PM

Development at old Safeway site will not include specialty grocery

MI Park and Ride delayed

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:21PM

A cracked support beam will further delay construction of the North Mercer park and ride for up to six months and cost about $2 million to fix. The cracked beam is a direct result of faulty design, officials say.

Council approves PEAK parking

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:21PM

Satisfied with provisions designated to protect the surrounding neighborhood while providing a youth center near the high school, City Council approved 4-1 the amendments to a development agreement with the school district regarding the Boys and Girls Club’s PEAK project.

Lone South end pharmacy to close

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:21PM

Longs Drug stores closes all Washington state locations

Mural links art, culture, community

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:21PM

Islander Middle School seventh-grade Spanish students have finished a two-month project resulting in four large original murals for the school with famous Artist-in-Residence and muralist, Jos/ Orantes.

Island high school students head to court

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:21PM

While most students were still in bed sleeping on the morning of Saturday, Feb. 24, the Mercer Island High School Mock Trial Team was already hard at work, decked out in suits and dress shoes gearing up for the King County District Competition. Only a year after Mercer Island began the first student-initiated mock trial team, the sport has grown from one team of 13 students to two teams including 20 students. It has also become a MIHS club. At promptly 7:30 a.m., both teams headed down to the King County Court House to participate in the YMCA Youth and Government Mock Trial program.

New clergy at Island’s Emmanuel Episcopal Church

  • Mar 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 4:21PM

Technically, they’re just temporary employees with long, complicated titles. But talk to Emmanuel Episcopal Church’s Interim Rector The Rev. Father Charles Searls Ridge, D. Min. and Interim Associate Rector The Rev. Dr. Marilyn M. Cornwell, and you realize they’re so much more.

A happy ending

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:20PM

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Jarrett is ‘Official of the Year’

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:20PM

*editor’s note: This story has been modified because it originally stated that Jim Ellis had died last summer, which was incorrect.

Symmonds honored at City Hall

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:20PM

Assistant city manager positions — usually transparent gears in city business — aren’t likely candidates for accolades.

South end sewage spills into Lake

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:20PM

North end sewer repairs are complete

Island Olympians

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:20PM

Bob Sterbank named new city attorney

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:20PM

Olympia city attorney hired, Lindell assistant city manager

Scheduling key to PEAK and neighborhood

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:20PM

City officials are hoping a shared scheduling system set to begin a few months before PEAK opens will finally bring order to the chaotic parking and traffic situation at the high school, district campus and surrounding neighborhood.

Emergency generators to pump gas may be required

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:20PM

Adding insult to injury during the windstorm last December, there was no way for Islanders to get gas to travel off the Island, run chain saws or operate generators.

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