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Memorial Service

November 5, 2013 by Virginia Crumb (Register to contact)

This is Robert, Virginia's husband. I'm sad to announce that Virginia ("Ginger") died of heart disease on August 28.

A memorial service for her will be held at 11 AM on Saturday 11/23, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, on Mercer Island. All are welcome to attend.

Please forward this notice to anyone you know who might have known Ginger. Thank you.

Mercer Island High School News From Around The Web

Mercer Island HS Ranked Top 10 In Washington  Mercer Island, WA Patch

WA Schools On Elite US News List - Mercer Island, WA - The annual U.S. News & World Report best high school rankings are out. See where schools in your ...



Mercer Island High School condemns 'Nazi gestures' by students  KING5.com

MERCER ISLAND, Wash. — Students and advocates are speaking out after images of Mercer Island High School students “engaged in inappropriate ...



Photo circulating of Mercer Island teens giving Nazi salute  Seattle PI

The Mercer Island School District has condemned the actions of two Mercer Island High School students who were photographed giving a Nazi salute.



Seattle native Fred Couples in peak form as he tries again to win the Boeing Classic  Seattle Times

Couples is coming off his lowest competitive round in five years, giving him confidence going into an event he dearly wants to win.



Reminder: Mercer Island Boy Scout Needs Your Eyeglasses  Mercer Island, WA Patch

Mercer Island Boy Scout Holding Eyeglass Drive - Mercer Island, WA - The project helps 17-year-old Daniel Hankes earn his Eagle Scout rank, and will benefit ...



Evening News August 23, 2019 - NCWLIFE  NCWLIFE News

Good evening and welcome to the NCWLIFE Evening News. I'm Grant Olson. Before we get to today's top news stories, let's take a quick look outside our ...



Mercer Island band travels to Pasadena for Rose Parade  Q13 News Seattle

PASADENA, Calif. -- The Huskies weren't the only ones representing Western Washington in Pasadena this week. The Mercer Island High School Marching ...



HORACE RAND GINN  Mercer Island Reporter

December 4, 1942 – January 27, 2019. Surrounded by his family, Rand died in Bellevue, WA on January 27, 2019 at the age of 76 of heart and kidney failure ...



Mercer Island HS Ranked Among Best In WA: U.S. News  Mercer Island, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Mercer Island, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...



NATHAN JANOS JONES  Mercer Island Reporter

Nathan Janos Jones, passed away on December 10, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 40 years old.



Mercer Island School District welcomes new administrators  Mercer Island Reporter

There will be new leadership at the high school, two elementary schools and in the district office.



King County Green Schools Program recognizes 89 schools, 2 districts for resource conservation  King County

The King County Green Schools Program helps schools and school districts engage students and employees in learning about and practicing resource ...



Examining hate crimes on the Eastside  Redmond Reporter

The Anti-Defamation League has been tracking hate-fueled crimes and incidents to paint a picture of trends in communities.



Mercer Island Cancels Classes After Bomb Threat  Patch.com

Bomb Threat Targets Mercer Island High School - Mercer Island, WA - The bomb threat was made via a note found in a classroom Thursday afternoon.



CHRISTOPHER J. NORTON  Mercer Island Reporter

Christopher J. Norton of Bellevue, WA passed away at 5pm on May 3, 2018 after a ten year battle with multiple myeloma.



19 Eastside organizations awarded “Get Active Stay Active” grants from Councilmember Balducci  King County

This week, the King County Council passed a supplemental budget, which invested in a variety of County and community programs and services. As part of the ...



Mercer Island National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Announced  Patch.com

Local National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist - Mercer Island, WA - A number of Mercer Island students are semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships, which ...



Person of Interest: Teddy Fischer, the Mercer Island High School Student Who Scored an Interview with Defense Secretary James Mattis  TheStranger.com

You saw a photo in the Washington Post with Defense Secretary James Mattis's phone number scrawled on a Post-it note. So you decided to contact him for an ...



Box CEO and Mercer Island High School friends turned tech dabbling into 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'  Seattle Times

Aaron Levie and three friends from Mercer Island High School grew the data storage company Box to more than 1600 employees and customers including ...



More Snow Coming To Seattle Area, Forecasts Show  Seattle, WA Patch

More Snow Coming To Puget Sound: Forecast - Seattle, WA - See the latest snow forecasts for the rest of the week, school closures for Tuesday, and Patch ...



Mercer Island School Breaks A Gymnasium Record  Patch.com

MERCER ISLAND, WA - The local school district is reporting that a Mercer Island middle school has broken a record: for the first time, all of the students were ...



Islander Middle School evacuated over threat, but building found to be safe  Q13 News Seattle

MERCER ISLAND, Wash. -- Police said they evacuated Islander Middle School on Wednesday after they were notified of a bomb threat found on a note.



Meet the candidates for Mercer Island School Board Position 4  Mercer Island Reporter

Deborah Schneider Lurie, Diana Lein and Linhui Hao — the three candidates in the Aug. 1 primary election for Mercer Island School Board, Director Position 4 ...



Phone-a-Thon goes all in for Mercer Island kids | Island Forum  Mercer Island Reporter

Ask any global leader, star athlete, trailblazing scientist or successful entrepreneur how they achieved their success, and without a doubt, their answer will ...



Body Of Mercer Island Teen Who Died Glissading Recovered  Patch.com

Body Of Teen Who Died Glissading Recovered - Mercer Island, WA - Benjamin Gore, 19, died in a glissading accident June 3 in the Cascades, according to the ...



Letters to the Editor, Oct. 3, 2018  Mercer Island Reporter

Opioid support available now. Dear Editor,. The opioid crisis continues to affect our cities and communities. In King County, one of our neighbors dies every 36 ...



Seattle Squeeze Part 2: Metro Buses Leave Transit Tunnel Forever  Seattle, WA Patch

Seattle Squeeze Part 2: The Buspocalypse - Seattle, WA - Commuters - including drivers - in every city in the region will be affected when buses leave the ...



JOHN ALEXANDER LIVINGSTONE  Mercer Island Reporter

June 7, 1927 – September 24, 2017. John Alexander Livingstone passed away peacefully on September 24, 2017 in Portland, OR, at the age of 90. Born and ...



Mercer Island Resident Sheryl Whitney Appointed to Harborview Medical Center Board of Trustees  King County

The Metropolitan King County Council unanimously approved Councilmember Claudia Balducci's motion to appoint former Deputy King County Executive and ...



Reporter publishes new letters policy | EDITORIAL  Bellevue Reporter

Letters policy is meant to provide direction and transparency.



Mercer Island Teen Who Died In Cascades Hiking Accident Identified  Patch.com

Mercer Island Teen Dead In Hiking Accident - Mercer Island, WA - The 19-year-old from Mercer Island died after a glissading accident north of Cle Elum over the ...



Washington’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists named; Seattle’s Lakeside tops list  The Seattle Times

Washington's semifinalists, along with 16000 others across the nation, had the highest scores on the 2017 PSAT taken by 1.6 million high school juniors last ...



Next Renowned Dance for PD program comes to Mercer Island  Mercer Island Reporter

For people with Parkinson's disease (PD), the effort to initiate movement can be difficult, even “superhuman,” said Islander Marsha Karr.



18 Puget Sound Students Get National Merit Corporate Scholarships  Bellevue, WA Patch

Puget Sound Teens Get National Merit Scholarhips - Bellevue, WA - See the students from across Puget Sound, including Bellevue, who earned scholarships ...



Memorial service for Will Taylor is Saturday  Mercer Island Reporter

William David Taylor, 21, of Mercer Island, died March 4 in Santa Clara.



PAIGE PHYLLIS KING  Mercer Island Reporter

Paige passed away February 8, 2017 of heart failure. She was born at Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, CA. Although from a young age, spent the ...



DAVID DZEVAD KURTOVICH  Mercer Island Reporter

David passed away early in his 100th year on earth, the evening of Sunday, May 28, 2017.



JAMEY RAYMOND HIBBERT  Mercer Island Reporter

Jamey Raymond Hibbert passed away September 3, 2016 holding the hands of her four sons on Mercer Island. She was born October 1, 1959 in Seattle, ...



MADELINE “MADDY” SANBORN  Mercer Island Reporter

Madeline “Maddy” Marie Sanborn, age 30, of Mercer Island, passed away suddenly on February 15, 2017.



Mercer Island HS sports talk phenom disappointed about Edgar tally  KING5.com

Max Tanzer, has an outlet for venting. He has his own sports talk show on Mercer Island High School's award-winning FM radio station.



Reporter publishes new letters policy  Issaquah Reporter

Letters policy is meant to provide direction and transparency.



Jeff Zenisek, former CWU football coach, accepts position as head coach for Ellensburg football  Daily Record-News

Jeff Zenisek is a familiar name in Ellensburg. A former football player at Central Washington University in the early 1980s who later returned as a coach and ...



28 Islanders graduate from police Citizen's Academy | City briefs  Mercer Island Reporter

Citizen's Academy class graduates 28. On May 10, 28 Islanders graduated from the Mercer Island Police Department (MIPD) 2017 Citizen's Academy. Citizens ...



Seattle Holiday Events Calendar 2018  Seattle Weekly

Make the most of the season with 100+ regional festivals, concerts, stage shows, and more.



No E. coli found in Mercer Island today, but boil-water advisory remains  Q13 FOX

MERCER ISLAND -- The latest test results on Mercer Island water turned up negative for bacteria, city officials said Friday, but an expansive boil water advisory ...



King County Green Schools Program recognizes 83 schools, two districts for resource conservation  King County

The King County Green Schools Program helps schools and school districts engage students and employees in learning about and practicing resource ...



Washington's best public high schools ranked  KOMO News

SEATTLE – With classes starting up again in less than a month, what better way to ring in the school year than knowing what the best public high schools are in ...



JAMES PAUL CULLEN  Mercer Island Reporter

Born in Hollywood, Jim was an incredibly unique individual who made a great impression on everyone he ever encountered. He was a very creative and hard ...



ELAINE C. OFFLEY  Mercer Island Reporter

Elaine Offley was having the time of her life exploring an untamed wilderness she had grown to love, when she suddenly passed away on August 19, 2017.



Two Mercer Island freshmen serve as Senate pages  Mercer Island Reporter

Sophia Kershaw and Paige Fisher, both 15 years old and ninth graders at Mercer Island High School, served as pages in the Washington State Senate during ...



‘Hometown Hero’ fights cancer with community support  Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Kirk Robinson's Facebook feed is full of uplifting *content*: photos of his firefighting career, videos of his two boys skateboarding and boating, inspirational news ...



Best High Schools In Washington 2017: U.S. News And World Report  Patch.com

Best High Schools In Washington 2017 - Seattle, WA - The annual list is out and 54 Washington state schools rank among the best in the U.S. Find out which ...



Mercer Island Lacrosse Club raises $25000 to benefit late coach's family  Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island Lacrosse Club boys recently participated in the WA Love “Play for a Cause” Lacrosse Jamboree. This event was organized by the Washington ...



Clover Park School Ranked One Of Best In Nation: Report  Lakewood, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Lakewood-JBLM, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.



In memory of Lisa Lani Chinn  Northwest Asian Weekly

Lisa Lani Matsukawa was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii. She was the daughter of Joe and Florence Matsukawa of Aiea, Hawaii. She graduated from Aiea High ...



OPINION: Legislature must invest in preventative behavioral health  Bellevue Reporter

A guest opinion by a licensed clinical psychologist in Bellevue.



MISD Names Teachers of the Year for 2012  Patch.com

David Baxter, Danae Burger and Bob Sagerson were nominated by their fellow teachers and selected by school principals, and were awarded $500 by the ...



Major Link Soccer: Portland Timbers close in on striker Brian Fernandez  Sounder At Heart

The DP would reportedly cost $10-12 million to sign. Also: How Jill Ellis is building her World Cup squad, and Manchester City is worth multiple billions.



Everett superintendent to retire at end of the school year  The Daily Herald

EVERETT — Superintendent Gary Cohn, who has led the Everett School District through a decade of growth and change, will retire at the end of the school year.



Teens in Fred Hutch program aspire to be scientists, doctors  The Daily Herald

Snohomish County students are among the 32 admitted to the Pathway Research Explorer Program.



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



18 Puget Sound Students Win National Merit Scholarships  Bellevue, WA Patch

BELLEVUE, WA - The first round of National Merit Scholarships was announced Wednesday, with 18 students from Washington winning scholarships worth ...



MI Lacrosse Hands Bainbridge Another Island War Loss  Patch.com

Mercer Island, WA - Islander Grant Preisler leads all scorers with four goals; MI goalkeeper Carlos Barrios finished with 10 saves to preserve the win.



Whits’ Logie learned about life, hoops from grandfather  The Spokesman Review

Truth be told, Matt Logie had his eye on the Whitworth basketball program long before he was hired in May 2011 to lead the Pirates. A full year before he ...



National Merit Scholarship program announces semifinalists  The Seattle Times

The National Merit Scholarship program Wednesday released the names of students who have excelled academically, allowing them to compete for big ...



Nordstrom co-President Blake Nordstrom, who treated employees like family, is dead at 58  The Seattle Times

Blake Nordstrom, who disclosed a lymphoma diagnosis in December, is remembered by employees, customers and others as a humble leader who treated ...



Public defender with drug charge OK'd for diversion program  Lewiston Morning Tribune

An Asotin County public defender charged with possession of cocaine has been approved for a felony diversion program in Garfield County.



Three Edmonds players help Seattle Junior team to state title | Boys hockey - Edmonds Beacon  Edmonds Beacon

Three Edmonds players helped lead the Seattle Junior Hockey Association's 14U A1 Junior Admirals to a victory over the Wenatchee Wolverines to clinch the ...



Three candidates challenge Joel Kretz for Northeast Washington House seat  The Spokesman-Review

Two Democrats and one Independent are challenging 7th District Rep. Joel Kretz for his seat in the state House of Representatives. The Republican incumbent ...



August Wilson Monologue Competition  KCTS 9

The annual August Wilson Monologue Competition invites young actors to perform a scene from one of August Wilson's powerful dramas.



Two PTHS teams qualify for state mock trial  Port Townsend Leader

The Port Townsend High School Mock Trial Team is sending both of its squads to the Washington State YMCA Mock Trial Competition in Olympia on March ...



Prep Roundup: B-E hosts girls' golf tourney  goskagit.com

BURLINGTON — Conditions were far from ideal Monday for the 26th annual Burlington-Edison Girls' Invitational at Skagit Golf & Country Club.



Stranger's donation kicks off fund drive for Daybreak Middle School band  The Columbian

Daybreak Middle School seventh-graders Jessie Wiseman, left, and Briana Robbins, display the uniform overlays, one with the Mercer Island identifier and one ...



Former Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year Jordan Morris is making his mark on MLS  USA TODAY High School Sports

Legacy. Tradition. A who's who of American sport. As the Gatorade Player of the Year program enters its fourth decade of honoring the nation's best high school ...



Jordan Morris: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

Stanford junior forward Jordan Morris has six senior USA caps, but looks to earn a NCAA title with the Cardinal against Clemson on December 13, 2015.



Celebrities from Seattle and Washington  seattlepi.com

Image 1 of 65. Chris Pratt grew up in Lake Stevens in Snohomish County, where his dad was a home remodeler and his mom works at the local Safeway.



Healthiest Cities in Washington  NerdWallet

When it comes to living an active lifestyle, Washington has all the bases covered — on land and water. NerdWallet found the healthiest cities in Washington.



Rhinestones Introduce Five Debutantes To The Community - The Seattle Medium  Seattle Medium

The Washington Rhinestone Club recently presented five gifted and multi-talented young women to the community as debutantes during their annual ...



Joe Wainhouse's long path through baseball  Dailyuw

One of the best birthday presents Dave Wainhouse ever got his son was a foam baseball and bat, signed by his former St. Louis Cardinals teammate Mark ...



Broadway's COME FROM AWAY Announces National Touring Cast That Will Debut At The 5th Avenue Theatre This Fall  Broadway World

Full casting has been announced for the touring production of the new musical Come From Away. The 5th Avenue Theatre kicks off its 2018-19 season with the ...



‘Swagged-out cameras for my eyes!’ Snapchat fans ditch work and school to snag Spectacles in Seattle  GeekWire

A high school junior called her mom from class to come pick her up. A college nursing student bolted out of a lab. Two workers from a “Redmond tech giant” ...



Man charged with killing wife in Uber car pleads not guilty  The Spokesman-Review

SEATTLE – A man accused of drunkenly shooting his wife to death during an Uber ride in Seattle pleaded not guilty Thursday to second-degree murder.



Seattle husband Cameron Espitia fatally shoots wife in Uber  Herald Sun

A 31-YEAR-OLD man allegedly shot dead his wife in an Uber after a drunken fight before passing out in some bushes in the US city of Seattle. Cameron Espitia ...



Seattle's Most Influential People of 2014  Seattlemag

It's been a year of superlatives–highest minimum wage! First Super Bowl championship! Biggest transportation boondoggle!–and behind each high point (and ...



“No Limits” Mentoring Mission nominates Peter Dawson, who overcame shattering career disappointment to work on behalf of the disabled.  PR Web

San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 17, 2012 -- Peter Dawson, district administrator for the Blind Field Services Division of the California Department of.



Seattle-based Vermouth app thinks your friends give the best reviews  Q13 FOX

If you're like many people, Yelp is the website of choice for customer reviews, but a Seattle startup company called Vermouth thinks they've found a better way.



America's Top Schools 2014  Newsweek

Newsweek's 2014 Rankings highlights schools that do the absolute best job of preparing students for college. This year, our methodology is more stringent than ...



Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more  The Seattle Times

A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Nov. 6-12, 2015.



Is the High School Boys 800m Getting Faster in March?  MileSplit

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America's Top High Schools 2015  Newsweek

The Newsweek High School Rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for ...



Mariners wrap up 2017 draft with top 10 picks all expected to sign contracts  The Seattle Times

Mariners complete the three-day process by taking four players from the Pacific Northwest in their final four picks.



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Seattle-area Media Ownership  Reclaim the Media

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Here Are The Best Sophomore Boys Returners In XC  MileSplit

Check out the top returning sophomore boys heading into the 2019 cross country season.



Photo Flash: First Look at Greg Stone in LES MISERABLES at the Village Theatre  Broadway World

ISSAQUAH, WA –Village Theatre's Artistic Director Steve Tomkins 'dreamed a dream' many years ago when he first saw actor Greg Stone perform in Les ...



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