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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

Tax levy season begins

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:56PM

The Mercer Island School Board has cut its originally proposed 2008 capital facilities levy by $4 million, saving the amount for a future capital facilities bond. The decision was proposed by interim Superintendent Gary Plano during a special School Board meeting on Jan. 3 organized to discuss the preliminary levy.

City rules no EIS needed for PEAK

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:56PM

Neighborhood group says it will appeal city decision

A West Mercer do-si-do

  • Jan 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 3:56PM

Journey of sound

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:55PM

MIHS band takes on financial, logistical challenges for China trip

Pearman continues NW family tradition

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:55PM

Public service is more than a lesson Mayor Jim Pearman — an Eagle Scout and MIHS graduate — picked up during his youth, growing up on Mercer Island. It is also a family tradition for the great-nephew of a former Seattle mayor.

Tickets up, crime down

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:55PM

Adding a full-time parking enforcement officer resulted in over 200 more parking tickets issued by the city last year as the number of crimes reported and arrests made by Island police fell.

Water line break causes deluge in Town Center

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:55PM

3 a.m. call brings firefighters, city crews to scene near Mercerdale Park

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