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Rotary Islanders of the month

The Rotary Islanders of the month are Mercer Island High School students Tess Eberts and Alexander Faith.

  • Apr 15, 2008

Chance shot

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  • Apr 15, 2008

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Real Parenting Town Hall Meeting: “Keeping Our Kids on Track and Preparing for the High School Years,” 7-8:30 p.m., April 16, Islander Middle School. Discuss parenting strategies for preventing teen alcohol/drug abuse with a panel of Mercer Island parents. Cynthia Goodwin, cindy.goodwin@mercergov.org.

  • Apr 15, 2008

City briefs

The City of Mercer Island is currently seeking comments for the 2009-2014 Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP). The plan covers roadway, pedestrian, bicycle and other transportation projects set for the six-year period beginning in 2009.

  • Apr 15, 2008

Police

A car full of teenagers — one of them an Islander — nearly ran over a police officer while driving recklessly in the 6600 block of S.E. 30th Street around 1:45 a.m. on April 12. Moments later, the driver was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and the three passengers, all under 21, were arrested for being minors in possession. Police also confiscated a fraudulent Arizona driver’s license from one of the teens.

  • Apr 15, 2008

Three take state honors in PTA arts contest

Three Mercer Island students have been recognized in the 2007-2008 Washington State Reflections competition. Islander Middle School eighth-grader Stevie Reiff, seventh-grader Christina Sun, and West Mercer second-grader Zack Gottesman received distinguishing awards. The theme of this year’s PTA-organized art contest was “I Can Make a Difference By...”

  • Apr 15, 2008

Chad Gadya

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  • Apr 15, 2008

This Week

The city is holding a drop-in meeting tonight, April 16, at the Community Center at Mercer View between 7 and 9 p.m. about the effectiveness of temporary improvements at the intersection of Island Crest Way and Merrimount Drive. For more information, please visit the project Web page, www.mercergov.org/ICWMerrimount.

  • Apr 15, 2008

Officers of the Year

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.

  • Apr 9, 2008

This Week

Safely dispose of old equipment and household items that have been cluttering your basement or garage. Bring your items between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, at the Mercer Island Boat Launch at 3600 East Mercer Way. For a complete list of acceptable items to bring, go to www.mercergov.org.

  • Apr 8, 2008

Calendar

Youth Theatre Northwest Festivals: “A Taste of Broadway,” 8 p.m., April 10-12. High school students perform the “Great White Way,” “Parade,” “Fantasticks,” “The Little Shop of Horrors.” “Youth on the Fringe,” student-produced short plays: 8 p.m., April 17-20. Tickets: $8. www.YouthTheatre.org, (206) 232-4145 ext. 100.

  • Apr 8, 2008

Police

A collision occurred in the intersection of West Mercer Way and S.E. 32nd Street around 3:45 p.m. on April 3. According to the accident report, a 46-year-old Renton man in a pick-up truck did not have enough time to stop and struck a rental car driven by a 27-year-old man from California while crossing West Mercer. Passengers and drivers complained of soreness in their chest and ankles.

  • Apr 8, 2008

New Year toasts to ‘can-do’ folks

Nancy Hilliard
Around the Island

  • Jan 2, 2008

Chef Lutu’s steal stew too hot for blue crew

Senior ties school record for picks in a game as Islanders pound Interlake, 71-30

  • Dec 26, 2007

Rotary

Hollowed, Ishizuka are students of the month

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