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Asst. city manager Lindell is fired

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:16PM

Assistant city manager and former city attorney, Londi Lindell has been let go. She is the second high profile employee to leave the city in the last two months.

Musicians return from ‘epic’ trip to China

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 12:17PM

As if its ambitious marching band, musical excellence, Island-wide popularity, and sheer size weren’t enough, the Mercer Island High School band can now add international acclaim to its list of accomplishments. Traveling is nothing new for this band; In 2006, it was the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., and last year it was the Monday Night Football half-time show at Qwest Stadium and a band exchange with Pasco High School in the Tri-Cities. This year, however, the band ventured far outside of the boundaries of the lower 48. This year, it was China.

Island Crest Way and Merrimount intersection: Drop-in meeting

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:17PM

The city is holding a drop-in meeting tonight, April 16, at the Community Center at Mercer View to review the revisions made on Island Crest Way at the intersection of Merrimount Drive and S.E. 44th Street. Island citizens are encouraged to come anytime between 7 and 9 p.m.

Discussion of surplus First Hill property begins

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:17PM

While neighbors showed up distraught, confused and ready to speak, city leaders assured First Hill residents gathered at last week’s Council meeting that they were listening and following proper procedure.

City to demolish condemned home

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:17PM

An abandoned home located on West Mercer Way has been slated for demolition now that the City Council has approved its abatement.

Creative 4th-graders earn regional attention

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:17PM

West Mercer fourth-graders have a knack for ingenuity and know how to show it.

City offers MISD a helping hand

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:17PM

With enrollment shrinking and revenues dropping for the Island’s school district, the city has begun evaluating its options to help the district save a buck or two.

First Hill organizes

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:17PM

First came the teardowns and the mega-homes, which many viewed as irrevocable changes in the characteristic and compatibility of the neighborhood. Now, there are some neighbors reeling from talk of building several affordable housing cottages on a vacant city-owned lot in First Hill.

An international perspective

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:17PM

This Friday, the vibrant aroma of Mediterranean spices, South American stews and Chinese stir-fries will fill the Mercer Island High School commons. The murmur of foreign languages will blend with the universal sound of laughter. Students from Norway will chat with students from Azerbaijan. Islanders will share dinner with Chileans, Italians and Japanese. This, according to school counselor Susie Brown, is what the MIHS International Festival is all about.

Sharing life

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:17PM

Getting by with a little help from your friends is one thing, but getting a kidney from your childhood friend shows another kind of dedication.

$1.25 million fine for PSE

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:17PM

State regulators today fined Puget Sound Energy (PSE) $1.25 million for fraudulent natural gas pipeline inspection records spanning a four-year period. The fine is the largest penalty ever imposed by the state on a natural-gas distribution company.

Officers of the Year.

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 9, 2008 at 12:18PM

About 50 family members, police officers and firefighters honored and recognized the best of the Island’s police department last Wednesday, which named its three Officers of the Year.

Officers of the Year

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:18PM

About 50 family members, police officers and firefighters honored and recognized the best of the Island’s police department last Wednesday, which named its three Officers of the Year.

Island students prepare for WASL

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:18PM

Over the coming weeks, Island students in grades 3 through 10 will be taking the WASL.

Schoolreport glitch continues

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:18PM

A technical problem with the Mercer Island School District’s emergency notification Web site, Schoolreport.org, has prevented the district from receiving automated e-mail from the site.

Fidelity National Title opens new office on Mercer Island

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:20PM

Fidelity National Title’s new Mercer Island branch is now open in the WaMu Building. Fidelity National Title Group is part of Fidelity National Financial, the largest title insurer in the nation and a Fortune 500 company. Cori Nickerson is the account manager and Sharon Pollock is the assistant account manager, along with Escrow Officer and LPO Christy Roberts and Fidelity’s Chief Title Officer Terry Sarver. Nickerson has been in the title business for 19 years and has earned the distinction of National Achiever Award winner for 10 years.

Island Bar B-Q opens on Mercer Island

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:20PM

Sweet potato pies, corn on the cob and barbecued ribs — these items and more are offered by Island Bar B-Q, a new Island business that opened in June. Many of its recipes, from barbecue sauce to pound cake, were created by owner N.L. [Northa] Turner, 62, an Island resident of 15 years.

Business briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 12:20PM

Bowlds is new manager of MI Coldwell Banker Bain

Sports briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:49PM

Shore Club takes water polo title

Sports briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:49PM

United boys 12U takes Monroe

Midlakes diving champs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:49PM

Massmann named boys water polo coach

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:49PM

Former Mercer Island High School boys water polo player and 2005 high school graduate Adam Massmann was selected to be the new boys water polo head coach.

Mercer Island High to induct seven into Hall of Fame

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:49PM

The first game of the 2008 football season on Sept. 5 will be special. Not because of the team’s new coach, the opponent or the action on the field, but for the halftime activities. The Mercer Island High School Hall of Fame will induct six new members during the halftime ceremonies, including four giants of the Islander basketball community and two of the most decorated swimmers in school history.

Sports briefs

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:49PM

MIFC Etreme wins Mayors Cup

Escape from the Rock triathlon on Mercer Island, Sept. 7

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 1:49PM

The 12th annual Escape from the Rock triathlon will take place Sept. 7, beginning at Luther Burbank Park.

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