Katie Metzger

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.

Sparkle Squad. Katie Metzger/Staff photo

Mercer Island’s Sparkle Squad is here to cheer

The unified cheer group is made up of 13 mentors and nine students withintellectual disabilities.

Sparkle Squad. Katie Metzger/Staff photo

Tax debate continues in Mercer Island

City council members start to take positions on potential levy lid lift.

Mercer Island Farmers Market opens for 11th season

The market will operate on Sunday mornings from June 3 to Oct. 7.

Mercer Island Preschool Association awards exceptional educator

Sunnybeam’s Michele Saunders receives the 2018 recognition.

Mercer Island third grader dies from leukemia

Ewan Lill’s family is raising money for a promising immunotherapy treatment.

Mercer Island starts critical areas review

The update process is expected to be lengthy, concluding in March 2019.

Mercer Island galleries to debut new exhibits at First Friday art events

The receptions will be held from 5-8 p.m. on June 1.

Mercer Island City Council to consider tax increase

Volunteer community advisory group recommends going to voters with levy lid lift in November.

Candidates file for state, federal offices

A Mercer Island City Council member and Bellevue school board member are running to fill the shoes of retired Rep. Judy Clibborn.

Mercer Islanders raise money, awareness for ovarian cancer

Rivkin Center funds cutting-edge research, screening, education.

Mercer Island City Council considers transportation improvements

Questions on light rail mitigation, Town Center remain.

Council secures commuter parking for Mercer Islanders

City to use public-private partnerships, Sound Transit settlement funds for two projects.