Katie Metzger

Volunteers help Lakeridge’s community garden with summer harvest

Food grown in the garden will be donated to the MIYFS Food Pantry.

 

Update: Preliminary results roll in for August primary

Incumbents, women lead in initial Aug. 7 election results.

 

Island House hosts ‘grand opening’ with residents, community

The Mercer Island assisted living facility was recently remodeled.

 

‘Hometown Hero’ fights cancer with community support

Firefighter, volunteer and “rad dad” Kirk Robinson is battling metastatic melanoma.

Properties on East Mercer Way focus of Comprehensive Plan amendment process

Herzl, the SJCC and French American School need code change to start master plan.

Update: Let’s go fly a kite at Mercerdale Park event canceled

Studio 904 and Great Winds Kite Company were planning to help people build and fly kites on July 29.

Award-winning author group to visit Island Books

Mercer Island’s independent bookstore will host Seattle7Writers on July 29.

Mercer Island Center for the Arts continues listening sessions

While still exploring sites, MICA will host a community meeting on July 28.

Mercer Island veterans take to the skies

Eight Covenant Shores residents experienced the flight of a lifetime.

Check mailbox for primary election ballots

Ballots for the Aug. 7 primary election will be mailed this week.

Moana, mermaids and more flock to Mercer Island’s Summer Celebration parade

Community feels “Island Vibes” at this year’s annual festival.

Enjoy movies, music and Shakespeare in the Park this summer on Mercer Island

The city of Mercer Island has a full schedule of arts events to entertain the public this summer.

Mercer Island City Council commits to November levy

City looks to raise revenue for operations, reserves.

Mercer Island Car Show to feature 100-year-old Cadillac

The car show returns to Mercer Island for its 16th year during Summer Celebration.

Mercer Islanders go green with bike share, solar

The city council voted to approve a three-month pilot with LimeBike over the summer.

Mercer Island City Council, 2018. Courtesy of the city of Mercer Island

Mercer Island City Council scales down levy proposal

City officials are wary of voter and tax fatigue, but want to protect critical programs.

Mercer Island City Council, 2018. Courtesy of the city of Mercer Island

Mercer Island opens new playground at south playfields

New natural-style structures replace “Rainbow Park.”

Mercer Island Marine Patrol assists with seaplane crash

The plane was attempting a water take-off when it lost control and crashed into Lake Washington.

Mercer Island city vehicle hits child in crosswalk

Minor injuries were reported.

Past and present collide at Flag Day on Mercer Island

Guest speakers discuss history, patriotism.