Life

Senior slump can haunt HS students

Joan Franklin
On College

  • Nov 24, 2008

Scouting out a decade

Eight Mercer Island friends rise to the Eagle Scout rank together

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Actors Harry Spitzer (left)

MIHS drama shines a light on blindness

The Mercer Island High School drama department is exploring new terrain with this year’s winter play, “In the Burning Darkness.” Translated from acclaimed Spanish playwright Antonio Buero Vallejo’s 1950 masterpiece, “En la Ardiente Oscuridad,” the play focuses on a young man’s personal trials with blindness.

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Actors Harry Spitzer (left)

Stop searching, start living

Mindy Jeppesen
Getting organized

  • Nov 24, 2008

Dealing with becoming the outsider

Steve Pults
MI YFS

  • Nov 24, 2008

Transitional season - from ‘super’ to skinny

Nancy Hilliard
Around the Island

  • Nov 24, 2008
Mark Lowry/Reporter Newspapers Twenty-month-old Islander Lucille Aitken gets her first checkup and cleaning from hygienist Stephanie Gress at Eastside Pediatric Dental Group in Issaquah.

Taking care of pearly whites and peepers

First doctor visits most important, set a tone

  • Nov 24, 2008
Mark Lowry/Reporter Newspapers Twenty-month-old Islander Lucille Aitken gets her first checkup and cleaning from hygienist Stephanie Gress at Eastside Pediatric Dental Group in Issaquah.

Travels with Lacie and a Saudi princess

Travel took on a new twist for Lacie Simpson, a recent Mercer Island High School graduate, when she visited Saudi Arabia in January.

  • Nov 24, 2008

Challenge and triumph

Bryan Welch
On Fitness

  • Nov 24, 2008

Weighing in on a new job

Terry Pile
On Careers

  • Nov 24, 2008

The third choice

Debbie Schatzman
Living Green

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Chef Biagio Longo

A taste of Italy with Chef Longo

Eileen Mintz
On Food

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Chef Biagio Longo

Awakenings on the Island

Nancy Hilliard
Around the Island

  • Nov 24, 2008

Seed catalogs can help

Linda Stephens-Urbaniak
On Gardening

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Lou Borda picks up food donations for Friends of the Needy from Albertsons grocery on Mercer Island.

Hunger action month at MI parish

Friends of the Needy provides food to homeless

  • Nov 24, 2008
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter Islander Lou Borda picks up food donations for Friends of the Needy from Albertsons grocery on Mercer Island.

All kinds of barking

Nancy Gould-Hilliard
Around the Island

  • Nov 24, 2008

The circle of life is more than a song

Pastor Greg
On Religion

  • Nov 24, 2008

Early songs signal return of spring

Frances Wood
On Birds

  • Nov 24, 2008
Ginns live by ‘giraffe code’:

Ginns live by ‘giraffe code’:

Islanders stick out their necks to make a better world

  • Nov 24, 2008
Ginns live by ‘giraffe code’:

Mission of mobility

Island Rotarians take a thousand wheelchairs to India

  • Nov 24, 2008