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“$300 to $400 in gift certificates.”

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:05PM

Katie Barokas

“Not that much; I’ll spend it locally.”

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:05PM

David Rosen

“Not too much; less than $100 per person. I’d make my own gifts, but no one would take [them].”

  • Nov 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 7:05PM

Fred Willoughby

“$50. Target.”

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:04PM

Nick Umlauf

“Not more than a couple $100. REI, Third Place Books.”

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:04PM

Teri Rutledge

Invisible man

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:04PM

The death of a 61-year-old man this week by suicide just before his eviction from his apartment in the Shorewood Heights apartments is a terrible tragedy. It is our policy not to report on suicides, but we felt the circumstances in this case should be made known to the community.

SV Partners help agencies big and small

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:04PM

Paul Shoemaker
Island Forum

Scientists provide detailed, grim view of our future climate

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:04PM

The report with an unwieldy name, “IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report,” is something everyone should take the time to read.

“Leave it.”

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:04PM

Norman Sadis

“I’m for open space.”

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:04PM

Helen Horrington

“Leave it alone.”

  • Dec 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 7:04PM

Katrina Brooks

“I’d go for open space.”

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:03PM

Jack Boyd

“I always say leave things as open space.”

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:03PM

Blake Shewey

Thanks to Roberto’s, congratulations to Tatters

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:03PM

The fire last Tuesday evening at Ellsworth House, an apartment building for low-income seniors, could have been much worse. But Mercer Island firefighters were ready. The crew that responded to the scene knew all about the structure and its residents. As a result, they called for extra help to ensure that the residents would be safe and the building could be saved. Fire units from Bellevue and Seattle responded to the scene along with extra aid cars and ambulance units. Two Metro buses were called so that the residents who evacuated could be out of the cold.

Trying times

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:03PM

One of our beloved Island institutions, Youth Theatre Northwest, is coping with the arrest of its most public face — its now-former director. The charges against him are extremely serious.

Endangered Elephants, Democrats and the Eastside

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:03PM

Craig Groshart
Island Forum

At last, a voice for Mercer Island seniors

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:03PM

The first but long-anticipated meeting of the Senior Commission, an event of importance to every older adult on Mercer Island, took place on Oct. 18. With input from the community, it will make recommendations to the City Council, which can greatly enhance the lives of 30.4 percent of the Island’s population. The emphasis on the previous sentence is “with input from the community.”

Island Forum: Port in a storm

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:02PM

OK, voters, give yourself a pat on the back.

Pause for consideration

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:02PM

It's easy to take for granted, living on Mercer Island, the many services provided by our community. We are blessed to live in a supportive and giving community. From Youth and Family Services to Island Rotary, from our devoted fire fighters and police officers to the many unnamed residents who support MI schools, businesses and neighbors. Yes, we are a community of affluence, and this affluence is not only monetary.

Mercer Island is not just special, it is unique

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:02PM

People often say that Mercer Island and its residents are “special.” Sometimes the word is used in a sarcastic manner to suggest that we think too highly of ourselves. Personally, I don’t take offense at being characterized as special, but I do prefer a different word to describe our Island city, and that word is “unique.” As incoming Mercer Island Chamber president, I believe it is important to recognize the unique characteristics of our city and to foster and preserve those qualities that we hold dear.


  • Nov 24, 2008 at 7:02PM

Joel Gamel

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