Life

A quiet and sincere ‘Thank you’

Elizabeth Celms
Mercer Island Reporter

  • Nov 24, 2008

Bellevue’s skate plaza a regional attraction

Standing on a skateboard for his first time ever in brown dress shoes, a helmet and knee pads over his khakis, state Rep. Ross Hunter glides down the ramp.

  • Nov 24, 2008

‘Lives interrupted’ are recognized

Islander gets diploma 66 years after internment camp detention

  • Nov 24, 2008

Island life resumes ‘after the trails’

Nancy Hilliard
Around the Island

  • Nov 24, 2008

Saving the world — one carnival, iris, bridge or tuba at a time

Nancy Hilliard
Around the Island

  • Nov 24, 2008

Spending your bucks on ‘bird-friendly’ coffee

Frances Wood
On Birds

  • Nov 24, 2008

Welcome summer — and extended hands

Nancy Hilliard
Around the Island

  • Nov 24, 2008

Enough rockets, red glare already

Nancy Hilliard
Around the Island

  • Nov 24, 2008

Scanned! The occasional traveler’s blues

Craig Groshart
On the Sideline

  • Nov 24, 2008

An organic spin on fashion

New clothing business, SPUN, created by Mercer Island resident Sara Seumae

  • Nov 24, 2008

Cheers to some fun-loving Islanders

Nancy Hilliard
Around the Island

  • Nov 24, 2008

Lunch in the park

Islander Nick Forsgaard, 18, eats lunch in the shade at Luther Burbank Park on Mercer Island last Wednesday.… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2008

KIXI 880 recreates ‘golden age’ of radio for Islanders

Elizabeth Celms
Mercer Island Reporter

  • Nov 24, 2008

Bellevue man’s saltwater float tank eases mind and body

Carrie Wood
Bellevue Reporter

  • Nov 24, 2008

YamiPod and SharePod – freeing your iPod

The iPod is a most beloved device. iPod owners are able to store a large portion of their music and, in newer models, video and photo collections — within reach at all times. This allows for what most folks do with such treasures — enjoy and share them. But things are not so perfect as this feel-good phenomenon would otherwise present. Although the owner of an iPod does own the device, she or he must conform to the protocols and parameters of the iPod “system.”

  • Nov 19, 2008

Rotary Islander of November

The Rotary Islander of the Month award for November was given to Mercer Island High School senior Olivia Witter.

Parental controls: monitoring your children’s virtual whereabouts

A few weeks ago, we addressed the complex nature of the online social networking community called MySpace. In that article, we referenced parental controls and how to find out more about them in order to provide online safety for children.

  • Nov 12, 2008

Turning the other leaf

Bright fall-colored leaves are reflected in a pond at The Lakes neighborhood on the South end of Mercer Island, Oct. 27.

  • Nov 7, 2008

‘Swing for the Cure’ brings $528,850 to breast cancer fight

MulvannyG2 Architecture raised $138,850 to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Puget Sound Affiliate, at its sixth annual golf tournament, “Swing for the Cure,” held at Inglewood Golf Club in Kenmore. Mitch Smith and Ming Zhang, Senior Partners of MulvannyG2, along with Chairman of the Board, Jerry Lee, presented a check to Mona Locke, Executive Director of Komen’s Puget Sound Affiliate, on Oct. 10 in support of breast cancer awareness month. MulvannyG2’s cumulative donation from this event has now peaked to over $528,850, aiding in the fight against breast cancer.