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Rain falls, mud flows and algae blooms

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:58PM

Two minor mudslides occurred on the Island last week as the heavy rains brought flooded basements and unprecedented flows into the city’s stormwater system, polluting Lake Washington and local streams and ponds.

Letters from Santa

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:58PM

Postal workers deliver each wish list with care

Theatre director arrested in 1991

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:58PM

Island resident and executive director of the Youth Theatre Northwest has been accused of raping one young woman last month and groping her sister. Court documents also show that he pled guilty to a similar charge 16 years ago for an incident that occurred with his then-girlfriend’s niece.

Christmas sights and sounds

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:58PM

Jarrett to run as Democrat

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:58PM

Weinstein will not run for state Senate seat in 2008

Cairns reminds Council of work left to be done

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:58PM

The 10-year tenure of Mercer Island’s humble yet humorous mayor of the past two years came to an end last week after his final public meeting.

2007: a year of renewal

  • Dec 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 3:58PM

City: a search for balance

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Clark leaves big shoes to fill

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:57PM

Mercer Island Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Rebecca Clark is transferring to the City of Bellevue for a full-time position, leaving a hefty workload behind her.

Steve Litzow to run for state house

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:57PM

Two candidates have announced their intent to run for state representative following the news last week that current state Rep. Fred Jarrett would run for the senate.

Islander’s design hangs on White House tree

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:57PM

Mary L. Grady
Mercer Island Reporter

Schools: do more with less

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:57PM

Change and transition are two words that aptly describe 2007 for the Mercer Island School District. Administrators said a quick goodbye to Superintendent Cyndy Simms, hello to new high school AP classes, and congratulations to educators Mary Lindquist and Mike Radow for their promotions to Washington Education Association president and Mercer Island Education Association president, respectively. The district also bid farewell to mid-winter break, welcomed a new School Board member and helped guide MIHS seniors through their first state-required culminating project. It has been a noteworthy year, indeed.

Shorewood to increase number of units by 20 percent

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:57PM

Design commission approves 124 condo units to be built on property

Gloria’s gift

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:57PM

Island business pioneer remembered for warmth and wit

Sailor missing in East Channel

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:57PM

Islander finds dog alive on Saturday

Texting while driving now illegal

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:57PM

MIPD to enforce ban on texting behind the wheel

Seniors prioritize academics, activities over culminating project

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:57PM

In the spring of 2007, nearly half of the graduating class of ‘08 signed up for the “early-track” December deadline for their senior culminating project. Today, a week before the early-track students are scheduled to present their work, only some 60 seniors are ready. The remaining 320 have postponed their projects until the June deadline.

Load tests performed at Park and Ride

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:57PM

Load tests for the support structures of the two-story, concrete parking garage at the Park and Ride currently under construction on North Mercer Way were performed about two weeks ago. If the evaluation determines a necessary retrofit of the garage was successful, the project could be completed and opened in about a month.

Dreaming of new field turf

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:56PM

Mercer Island has the highest ratio of ballfields per resident than any other community in King County and the greater Seattle area. However, improvements for many are well past due, giving the Island a shortage of playable fields.

Island centenarian

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:56PM

Donors ignore drop-off rules

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:56PM

Thrift Shop overwhelmed

Pearman becomes new MI mayor

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:56PM

Formerly the mayor’s deputy, Jim Pearman is now the Mercer Island city mayor.

Work for trail begins with tree removal

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:56PM

J. Jacob Edel
Mercer Island Reporter

Freedom beckons

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:56PM

‘New’ Council, old issues

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:56PM

Pedestrian bridge options to be vetted; no change to sign ordinance

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