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  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:05PM

The United Methodist Church will be hosting a neighborhood public-information meeting next Wednesday, July 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. regarding its decision to host Tent City 4. The church, located at 7070 S.E. 24th St., is inviting its neighbors to attend and meet some Tent City residents and learn more about the camp. The congregation will host Tent City from August to early November. For information, to go www.miumc.org.

New cell phone law

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 12:05PM

A new state law requiring drivers to use a headset for cellphone conversations while driving went into effect yesterday. The fine will be $124 for violating the law. A police officer must stop a driver for another violation, such as speeding, and may then issue the fine for talking on a cell phone unless it is an emergency. Drivers are advised to use a hands-free headset or speaker phone.

Cooling off

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 12:05PM

Cooling off

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 12:04PM

City Briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:04PM

In order to telecast its first meeting, the City Council will be asked to approve an operations procedure at its meeting on Monday, July 7. The first televised meeting is expected to take place July 21. The city also plans to begin televising a pilot news program called “Mercer Island View” that same day. The 20-minute news program is expected to run for a couple of months. The Mercer Island government access channel, airing on Comcast channel 21, will also feature static news bulletins about upcoming city and government events. Last March, the Council approved the installation of four cameras in its Chambers at City Hall to broadcast their bimonthly meetings and to produce a video archive on the city’s Web site.

MIHS changes elements of senior project requirement

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:04PM

The Mercer Island High School Culminating (senior) Project is up for a change — one that has next year’s seniors smiling.

Rossi says Gregoire ‘reckless’ with spending

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:04PM

Promising Islanders a rematch featuring a stronger and better challenger, GOP gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi made a campaign stop on Mercer Island earlier today, sharing his plans to make Washington the “worst place to be a criminal and the best place to start a business.”

Records

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:04PM

A 36-year-old Mercer Island man was arrested in the 5900 block of W. I-90 for driving westbound on North Mercer Way with a suspended license at 2:50 p.m. on June 20. His vehicle was towed.

Burner stays in race despite housefire

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:04PM

Home of candidate for U.S. Congress destroyed by fire

Therapist accused of misconduct with minor

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 12:04PM

Former Island resident charged in county court

Waterfront home on Mercer Island destroyed by fire

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:04PM

Cause remains under investigation

Mercer Island's Island Square sold to Colorado group for $112M

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:04PM

Island Square in Mercer Island’s Town Center has sold to a Colorado-based group incorporated in Delaware, for $112 million. Michael Christ, the Island real estate developer who with his firm, SECO Development Inc., and One Island Square LLC., built the five story mixed use building, sold it on July 3 to a group named Island Square NewCo LLC.

Islander gets two year prison sentence for involvement in downtown Seattle theft-ring

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:03PM

Liberty Loan pawn shop owner sentenced Monday July 7

Mercer Island Schools Foundation aims to raise $764K for '08-'09 school year

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:03PM

The Mercer Island Schools Foundation presented its 2008-2009 financial request list to the School Board on June 26. The document covers the foundation’s fund-raising goals for next year — money that will be raised in order to meet the district’s “instructional improvement initiatives and ongoing commitments.”

48 firefighters respond to blaze on Mercer Island

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:03PM

The waterfront home of a Town Center restaurant owner was engulfed with flames early on Friday morning, leaving behind a charred house and the lingering stench of burnt wood along East Mercer Way as Islanders began to celebrate their Fourth of July holiday.

Island Square sold to Colorado group for $112 million

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:03PM

Island Square in Mercer Island’s Town Center was sold to a Colorado-based group, incorporated in Delaware, for $112 million.

Head west to Summer Celebration!

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 12:03PM

Political briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:03PM

Nishimura joins U.S. Senator to cheer new GI Bill

City briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:03PM

Public hearing for Shorewood subdivision July 16

Therapist accused of misconduct with minor

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:03PM

A former Island resident and licensed therapist has pleaded not guilty to accusations of misconduct after being caught unclothed with a 15-year-old boy at his home earlier this year.

Get the ark

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 12:03PM

Metro bus fare increase would offset fuel costs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:02PM

King County Executive Ron Sims wants a 25-cent fare increase on Metro buses to help offset rising fuel costs and avoid having to cut any service.

Police

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:02PM

Car prowl

Islander gets two-year prison sentence

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 12:02PM

A Mercer Island resident arrested nearly four years ago for running a theft-ring out of his downtown Seattle pawn shop was sentenced to two years in prison on Monday.

Car pulled from ravine's edge on Mercer Island

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 12:02PM

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