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Island 2006 real estate wrap up

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:24PM

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Parking may scuttle PEAK

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:24PM

The long-awaited vote concerning the development agreement between the school district and the city for the Boys & Girls Club’s PEAK project has been delayed. The vote has yet to be rescheduled.

Seventh-grade gifted program to begin next fall

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:24PM

The gifted program in the Mercer Island School District continues to expand, with current sixth-graders moving up next fall for the first seventh-grade gifted program.

New AP classes at MIHS this fall

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:24PM

Mercer Island High School students will see new Advanced Placement courses next year as the district begins to implement recommendations from its AP/IB/Honors Committee.

Puget Sound Energy fined nearly $1 million

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:24PM

State regulators last week penalized Puget Sound Energy (PSE) $995,000 for violating consumer privacy laws by intentionally sharing customers’ private information with an outside marketing partner without the customers’ written permission.

Airport plan doesn’t fly

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:23PM

On Monday, Jan. 29, a low-flying aircraft approaching Renton Airport rattled Peggy and David Dunner when it flew over their South end home.

2,500-ft. sewer fix near LBP ongoing

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:23PM

Construction of a new sewer line near the community center and Luther Burbank Park will last until the end of April and the “messiest portion” of the work is about to begin, county officials told 15 neighborhood residents last Saturday morning.

Law to protect student free speech

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:23PM

The House Judiciary Committee has approved a measure to protect students’ free speech rights.

New lights, surface approved for South Mercer Playfields

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:23PM

The Mercer Island School Board has gratefully approved plans to resurface the athletic field at South Mercer Playfield.

Weinstein sponsors tie-down law

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:23PM

More drivers should know about the dangers of unsecured loads on the state’s highways and the consequences of carrying them, according to a couple of bills introduced last week by Sen. Brian Weinstein, D-Mercer Island.

Nicholl retires after 33 years as an Islander coach

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:23PM

One man has guided the Mercer Island football team during the past 33 years. That man has embodied what the program stands for and led the team through the good and bad times. That man, Dick Nicholl, announced his retirement as Mercer Island High School’s head football coach Friday.

Quarles honored as Island’s Citizens of 2006

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:23PM

Add seven more acres of open space to Mercer Island’s 469 acres and two new Citizens of the Year — Margaret and Kenneth Quarles.

Council meeting jammed by PEAK backers

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:23PM

A crowd of both PEAK supporters and detractors — anticipating a Council vote to adopt a a parking plan that would clear the way for the proposed teen center to proceed — exchanged volleys about the project before the regular business at City Council last Monday.

Fish out of water?

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:23PM

Swim team barely remains at Mary Wayte

Destination for Island 911 calls could change again

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

Since 2004, 911 calls from Mercer Island are answered by someone in Kirkland. If it’s a fire call, they’re transferred to Bellevue’s dispatch center. Where will the calls go next?

Cox takes spelling bee

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

Spelling bee requires thinking big and small

Islander juggernaut

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

Mercer Island boys dominate state championship meet

Islandcrime falls in 2006

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

Fewer crimes involving theft brought down the number of reported crimes for the Island in 2006.

Curved flight path may temper traffic over MI

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

New GPS technology would direct planes

State chess champs

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

Islander team wins 2007 title

Lawyer hired to help with airport

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

City hired firm to oppose SeaTac flight patterns in 2000

Renton Airport changes could be delayed

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

Differences among public officials and intense public debate surrounding the expansion of Renton Airport has caused the airport’s committee to slow down the process of approving a development plan.

Islanders request HPV vaccine

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

At Mercer Island Pediatric Associates, business is brisk when it comes to Gardasil, the new vaccine that protects against cervical cancer.

Developers dislike proposed amendments

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:22PM

Amendments could affect new mixed-use development at old Safeway site

School District changes early release days to make up time lost to closures

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:21PM

The School District and the Mercer Island Education Association (MIEA) have mutually agreed to amend the 2006-2007 school calendar due to weather related conditions and the unprecedented nature of school closures. The School Board has approved a waiver of the days missed due to the power outage (3 days for grades K-8, 2 days grades 9-12). Subject to OSPI approval, school will end on June 26, 2007.

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