Katie Metzger

Katie posted 142 stories to Mercer Island Reporter.
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Original Mercer Islander celebrates her 100th birthday

The oldest living original Islander celebrated her 100th birthday on Aug. 8.…

  • Aug 17th, 2017 12:30pm

New Mercer Island superintendent gears up for school year

Getting the job as superintendent of Mercer Island School District represents a…

  • Aug 9th, 2017 9:30am

Blue Angels fly over Mercer Island during smoky Seafair

The Seattle area was covered with a blanket of smoke, caused by…

  • Aug 7th, 2017 3:15pm

Fit family | Three generations compete in Seafair Triathlon

Longtime Mercer Island resident Tom Robertson, 75, and his granddaughter McKenna Halter,…

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 9:40am

Mercer Island’s Adventure Playground inspires creativity in construction

Nestled in the forest of Deane’s Children’s Park is a one-of-a-kind play…

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 9:30am

Islander’s interview with defense secretary goes viral

After interviewing U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Memorial Day, two student…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 1:03pm

City to engage Mercer Island public on budget challenges

City Manager Julie Underwood and Finance Director Chip Corder will soon be…

  • Jul 27th, 2017 10:00am

Mercer Island parks department struggles to keep up with rising costs in open space management

According to the open space vegetation management biennium report, which the Mercer…

  • Jul 27th, 2017 9:47am

Mercer Island City Council slows down on residential code review

With the Mercer Island City Council still discussing follow-ups to policy questions…

  • Jul 25th, 2017 12:04pm

Mercer Island Farmers Market offers unique live music program

While many other Seattle-area farmers markets rely on acoustic buskers to provide…

  • Jul 21st, 2017 10:07am

Meet the candidates for Mercer Island School Board Position 4

Deborah Schneider Lurie, Diana Lein and Linhui Hao — the three candidates…

  • Jul 19th, 2017 11:19am

Mercer Island City Council commends Sanderson’s service, appoints Nice

The Mercer Island City Council voted unanimously on July 17 to appoint…

  • Jul 18th, 2017 3:04pm

Local arts, culture, heritage groups would see funding increases under Prop 1

If voters approve a sales tax increase on Aug. 1, regional organizations…

  • Jul 12th, 2017 2:15pm

Islanders parade into Summer Celebration

Islanders of all ages participated in the Summer Celebration parade on July…

  • Jul 11th, 2017 2:04pm

Mercer Island summer concert series to feature more original artists

One of the annual traditions on Mercer Island is the Mostly Music…

  • Jul 10th, 2017 11:38am

Mercer Island community groups sell fireworks for the Fourth

Mercer Island Fire Chief Steve Heitman said that the permit for Kiwanis,…

  • Jul 6th, 2017 10:07am

East Link light rail construction underway on I-90 bridge

Sound Transit briefed media on June 28 on the East Link light…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017 1:30am

Jeff Sanderson to leave Mercer Island City Council in July

Councilmember Jeff Sanderson, who was elected in 2015 to serve a two-year…

  • Jun 27th, 2017 3:44pm

Mercer Island City Council dives into residential code review

Following three consecutive Monday meetings regarding the proposed changes to the code…

  • Jun 20th, 2017 3:35pm

Retiring superintendent Gary Plano leaves lasting legacy in Mercer Island

Mercer Island schools have changed a lot in the 10-year tenure of…

  • Jun 20th, 2017 3:22pm