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Island police examine priest’s conduct: Kemp accused but not charged, on leave

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:09PM

Parishioners at St. Monica Catholic Church of Mercer Island learned at Mass this past weekend that their pastor of five years, The Rev. Dennis Kemp, has been under investigation for inappropriate conduct with a minor. The investigation by Mercer Island police detectives was completed on July 24 after allegations were filed earlier in July on behalf of a 12-year-old boy and his family. Kemp is now on paid administrative leave while the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle investigates further.

Next year’s grads are pioneers for culminating project

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:09PM

What does Web design, rock climbing and civil rights have in common? Next to nothing, and that’s exactly the point.

Trouble for officer who hit pedestrian: Veteran reprimanded in past for alcohol-related incidents

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:09PM

Though city officials suggest there is not a connection between the three incidents, the officer who struck a pedestrian on the Fourth of July was arrested for a DUI two years ago and reprimanded for being drunk at this year’s Officer of the Year award ceremony.

New rules for towing, traffic fines increase

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:09PM

Reporter staff

Historical Society commemorates first businesses here

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:09PM

Town Center had Art’s grocery, Ben Franklin dime store

Four candidates vie for two spots on the Nov. ballot for City Council position No. 3

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:09PM

Mercer Island Reporter staff and two members of the Reporter editorial board, Jason King and Le Xuan Hy, sat down with City Council Pos. 3 candidates: Bob Bersos, Mike Cero, Jon Friedman and Maureen Judge to talk about what they have to offer Islanders as members of the City Council. Candidates were asked about their positions on key issues such as the PEAK project, Town Center development and parking, emergency preparedness and parks. We also asked what their approach would be to regional issues such as transportation and their view as to the role of Mercer Island leaders in the greater Puget Sound Region.

Danger unseen

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:09PM

Poor visibility for both walker, driver caused accident

PEAK lease agreement posted for public review

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:09PM

The Mercer Island School District has posted online its draft lease and joint use agreement with the Boys and Girls Club of King County for the PEAK project. The 40-page document covers everything from Terms of Ownership to Rental Contracts between parties sharing the youth facility. The public is invited to review and comment on the proposed draft.

PBS to feature local school

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:09PM

Television documentary will highlight CHILD, autism

Peaceful patch of summer

  • Aug 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 4:09PM

Pea patch may be Mercer Island’s best-kept secret

PEAK foes, sponsors meet

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:08PM

Representatives of the Boys and Girls Club, neighborhood residents and members of the school district met in two different venues last week in an effort to find common ground as the PEAK project moves toward final approval.

Councilman, riders push for bike paths

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:08PM

About 40 people, many of them cyclists, attended a City Council study session focused on making the Island safer for bicycling.

I-5 work diverts cars east

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:08PM

Express lanes will close, I-405 traffic to double

Commuters brace for the worst

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:08PM

Reporter staff

Chance of rabies from bats up in summer

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:08PM

Reporter staff

Judge, Cero advance to Nov. general election

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:08PM

By J. Jacob Edel
Mercer Island Reporter

Travelodge to close

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:08PM

Island to lose only motel, replacement uncertain

City workers adapt to commute

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:08PM

Future closures on I-90 and SR-520 expected

Vote on PEAK lease nears

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:07PM

A new twist was added to an already knotted subject when the Children’s Institute for Learning Differences (CHILD) announced its wish to bid for the district’s surplus land — currently set aside for PEAK — at the Aug. 9 School Board meeting. But ultimately, the independant school failed to submit a formal bid.

Simms is finalist for Calif. District

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:07PM

Representatives from the Walnut Valley Unified School District, located in southern California, flew to Seattle on Aug. 20 to interview Mercer Island School District members about the possible appointment of Cyndy Simms as superintendent. Simms’ current tenure as MISD superintendent ends in 2009.

Simms takes position in Calif.

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:07PM

Gary Plano to be interim superintendent

PEAK lease approved

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:07PM

School Board vote is unanimous, neighbors worry about impact

Back to school changes

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:07PM

The Mercer Island School District has approved a number of curriculum changes for the 2007-2008 term, most notably a reshuffle in the high school and middle school social studies program and the introduction of the state-required culminating project for seniors.

As summer ends, more road construction begins

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:07PM

As summer road projects wrap up, more work along East Mercer and Island Crest Way is scheduled to begin next month as students head back to class.

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