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Father helps son build aircraft and career

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:46PM

Nancy Hilliard
Mercer Island Reporter

Sotheby’s Realty comes to Bellevue

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:46PM

International firm markets luxury homes

GOP candidate Dino Rossi speaks at Rotary lunch

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:46PM

Former Senator compares and contrasts himself with gubernatorial incumbent

Trombold is Island’s Citizen of the Year

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:46PM

Preserving parks, helping schools

Universal language

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:46PM

Elizabeth Celms
Mercer Island Reporter

Parks bond capped at $12 million

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 3:46PM

J. Jacob Edel
Mercer Island Reporter

School Board approves PEAK settlement

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 3:46PM

Permit process to move ahead

48 firefighters respond to blaze

  • Jul 8, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 3:46PM

J. Jacob Edel
Mercer Island Reporter

United Methodist neighbors, Tent City residents fill Council chambers for second meeting

  • Jul 8, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 3:45PM

Church to host informational meeting Wednesday night, July 9

Get the ark

  • Jul 8, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 3:45PM

Schools Foundation ready to raise $764,600

  • Jul 8, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 3:45PM

‘Really Big Idea Committee’ still in infancy

Island Square sold to Colorado group for $112 million

  • Jul 8, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 3:45PM

Reporter staff

Godfred takes two individual state swim titles, breaks Wayte's record

  • Nov 15, 2008 at 9:00PM updated Nov 20, 2008 at 2:11PM

Mercer Island purchases electric cars | News Briefs

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Nov 20, 2008 at 2:03PM

With a lot less fanfare than when they moved to the Island, Tent City 4 folded their tents and left the Island on the first of November.

Golden glow

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 2:22PM

A colorful sunset reflects off the waters of Lake Washington at Proctor Landing on Mercer Island, Thursday.

Moon glow

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 2:21PM

This view of the full moon rising over The Mercer Apartments last Friday combines two exposures on the same frame.

Swim star Godfred leaps past records

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 2:20PM

Islander Rachel Godfred receives a medal from her coach, Jeff Lowell, after she broke former Olympian Mary Wayte’s high school record in the 200 individual medley, Saturday, on her way to winning the state title in the event. Godfred also won the state title in the 500-yard freestyle, breaking a 32-year-old Islander record.

Islander girls swim takes third at state

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 2:19PM

The Islander girls swim team placed third at state behind broken records, state titles and personal bests.

Superstition no match for MI ambition | Islanders break third-game jinx, win district title

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 2:18PM

The undefeated Islander volleyball team has had just one problem this season: the third game. Time after time, Mercer Island takes a 2-0 lead only to let up and lose the third game. They nearly always win the fourth game but that third one has become superstitious for the team.

Record breaker, state taker | Godfred wins two individual swim titles, crushes MI record book

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 2:18PM

Mercer Island senior Rachel Godfred has achieved a lot in four years of swimming. Earning “Ironman” status all four seasons, winning a state title in the 200-yard individual medley during her junior year and being named team captain this year are just a few of her accomplishments. But nothing compared to Saturday’s performance during the state meet at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

Sports briefs

  • Nov 18, 2008 at 2:18PM

The Mercer Island girls basketball sixth-grade select team won its first tournament of the season. The girls played in the 2008 Skyline Girls Select Basketball Tournament on Nov. 7-9 and went undefeated in all five of their games, including the title game against the host team, Skyline. This is the second consecutive year that the team has won this tournament. Team members include: Julia Blumenstein, Brooke Behrbaum, Gretchen Peterson, Molly Bucklin, Katherine Vetter, Megan Diamond, Jamie Mounger, Amanda Tsang, Olivia Snell, Stephanie Silke and Jessica Blakeslee.

Chef Tom Black prepares fresh fish at VFW | Column & Recipes

  • Nov 18, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Nov 19, 2008 at 10:22AM

The fishing this past season was sparse,” said Dr. Robert Faine, of the Puget Sound Anglers of Lake Washington. But you couldn’t tell as Chef Tom Black of the Culinary Communion took on his “Cookin’ the Catch” assignment last Wednesday at the VFW Hall with determination. Black had four kinds of fish to cook from the Anglers Association; salmon, halibut, crab and perch. He thought carefully about flavors and textures. He also thought about presentation and was filled with ideas. Every year, the Puget Sound Anglers Association invites a prominent chef in the community to teach the group how to cook the season’s bounty. This year, Black took the limited catch and impressed the class.

Prevention moves to IMS | Drug, alcohol-use programs to re-focus on young teens

  • Nov 18, 2008 at 2:13PM

To many, the acronym D.A.R.E. represented the community’s drug and alcohol prevention programs in one word. But since it was announced that the Mercer Island Police Department no longer planned to designate a patrol officer for D.A.R.E., city officials have not been able to succinctly label their new approach to prevention.

View from the Eastside | Offering our help to the governor

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 9:00AM

Chris Gregoire was re-elected governor on Nov. 4, but from the way she’s talking, you’d think her opponent, Dino Rossi, won the election.

Editorial | Tent City 4 moves on

  • Nov 19, 2008 at 9:00AM

Tent City 4 has come and gone. It has gone without fanfare, angry letters or demonstrations. Its quiet departure stands in sharp relief to the angst it encountered when it came in early August. Those against the camp here were concerned about the safety of their families and the value of their property. Many were angry and truly afraid. Many pointed out that supporting the camp does not help the homeless. It just encourages or enables homeless to rely on others, they said.

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