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Islander YouTube video wins tires

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:06PM

Megan Hamp and her dad love to make videos. In fact, the entire Hamp family does. Whether it’s for work, school projects, archiving memories or simply for laughs, the Island family lights up around the camera. And now, the whole world can watch one of their videos on YouTube.

What’s next on PEAK project agenda

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:06PM

Now that the city has an application for land-use action, development and lease agreements have been established between the School Board, City Council and Boys and Girls Club, the PEAK project is heading into the development approval process.

Renton airport noise study will cost more

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:06PM

Community meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at CCMV

Town Center crane boasts newest safety device

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:06PM

Fire dept. conducts crane rescue training

A teeny-tiny farm

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:06PM

Mini mount lives the country life on Mercer Island

Mortgage meltdown has little effect here

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:06PM

Despite the mortgage meltdown in many areas of the country and Washington state, the Mercer Island real estate market remains in good shape. According to the Multiple Listing service that tracks data on the real estate market throughout the region, the inventory of new homes for sale continues to grow in western Washington. Despite the greater choices, fewer homes are selling. And prices have fallen.

Bellevue’s big building boom

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 4:06PM

Downtown Bellevue is under construction, literally.

School funding lawsuit to trial

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

The school funding lawsuit filed by a coalition of Washington school districts, community groups and education associations in January will proceed to full trial now that King County Superior Court Judge Paris Kallas has rejected a summary judgment motion on the case.

Schools go online in emergency notification system

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

PTAs will use e-mail instead of ‘phone tree’ to inform parents of school emergencies


  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

MI to pay $1.25M for 911 service

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

Island joins Eastside cities to build center in Bellevue by 2009

124 condos for Shorewood

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

The proposal to add 124 new living units in five additional buildings at the Shorewood Heights Apartments received preliminary approval from the Design Commission earlier this month.

Hogwarts, Homecoming and Halloween

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

Just in time, high school drama dept. holds costume sale

Last catch of summer

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

‘Nap-time project’ becomes Eastside mothers’ resource

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

“You’ve got kids at home with nothing to do. You’re at your wits end. You can’t face one more day of staring at each other, listening to ‘I’m bored’ over and over. Well, guess what? We’ve got tons of ideas for you,” reads the home page of the Ruby Slipper Guide, a Web site launched by two Eastside mothers that compiles dozens of local activities, parks, museums and seasonal festivities for children and teenagers. With more than 5,000 visitors a month, the site has grown from a personal project into an Eastside parenting resource.

Lake line cost rises

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

Unexpected 18 percent increase for new sewer

Noise study upsets Islanders

  • Oct 3, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

Renton Airport noise study to offer analysis not answers

French-American school to expand again

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

The French-American School of Puget Sound, the only K-5 international school on the Island, is planning to add an entire second story to its building next fall.

Organic art

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

A fundraiser for the Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation, called The Pumpkin Patch, will feature blown glass by local artists. The art will be on display and for purchase at participating merchants.

Alaskan artist recalls life on MI

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

Rie Munoz has an eye for Alaska. Eskimos drying out walrus skins. Fishermen pulling in their catch. Children playing in the snow. And Alaskans love her for it.

Twin titans

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

East Seattle School is sold

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

Boys & Girls Club property sale is final, to be converted to ball fields

Unfazed by controversy

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

Almost a year after the Mercer Island High School newspaper, The islander, encountered its first brush with censorship, the 27-member staff has shed past inhibitions and is ready to publish with gusto. With a flush of new page editors, The islander is in fresh hands once again. And, according to opinions editor Deborah Burstein, this year’s journalism class won’t be treading lightly.

Boeing’s proposal to Renton Airport a ‘welcome surprise’

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

It turns out that a proposal from Boeing to expand its 737 program at the Renton Airport could be the Hail Mary play Islanders were waiting for.

School Board considers stipend

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

The Mercer Island School Board is discussing the possibility of paying its members a stipend and plans to vote on the proposal this month. At present, board members are not paid for their work within the district.

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