Katie Metzger

Mercer Island City Council mulls first/last mile solutions with Metro

City continues to explore ways to spend $10 million Sound Transit settlement.

Lakeridge students petition council to ban styrofoam on Mercer Island

As community re-focuses on sustainability, young activists are getting involved.

Agenda set for Mercer Island City Council’s planning session

Council and city staff will set goals, review issues and discuss good governance on Jan. 26-27.

Levy committee encourages Islanders to vote to ‘keep schools strong’

The four-year renewal levy would continue local levy funding for Mercer Island schools through 2022.

MIYFS announces Orthodontic Associates of Mercer Island as philanthropy award winner

Owner Dr. Kara McCulloch will be honored at the MIYFS annual breakfast on Feb. 7.

Mercer Island legislator plans to pass equal pay law this year

Rep. Tana Senn’s bill aiming to address the gender pay gap is off to a fast start.

With innovative relaxation technology, Spa Celeste opens on Mercer Island

The non-traditional spa features the Seattle area’s first “Blu Room.”

MI Athletic Club announced as 2017 business of the year

Ginny Pietila, founder/owner of ‘Mercer Island’s premier athletic club,’ received the award on Jan. 11.

Mercer Island celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

City proclaims Jan. 15 as MLK Day, with the help of community groups dedicated to inclusivity.

Passing the gavel: Mercer Island City Council selects Debbie Bertlin as mayor

Salim Nice will serve as deputy mayor, as the city appoints new leadership for 2018-19.

New Sano Cafe to open on Mercer Island this month

The new eatery in the old Roberto’s location will feature healthful food, from salads to smoothies.

Islanders share study abroad experiences from Russia, China, India

Two college juniors return to the U.S. after studying business and culture in BRIC countries.

Year in Review: Mercer Island sees major changes locally and nationally

2017 brought a new city manager, schools superintendent, residential code, I-90 lawsuit and more.

Student and STEM-focused members retire from Mercer Island School Board

Adair Dingle and Dave Myerson served for a combined 20 years.

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ fan tracks down star’s home on Mercer Island

Donna Reed, who played Mary Hatch Bailey in Frank Capra’s 1946 film, lived on the Island in the 70s.

Mercer Island City Council bids adieu to longest-serving member

Dan Grausz retires after 18 years of service to the city.

Mercer Island High School evacuated after bomb threat; Friday classes canceled

All after-school activities and athletics for Dec. 14 and Dec. 15 were also canceled.

Mercer Island School Board swears in new members, reorganizes for 2018

Board says goodbye to Dave Myerson, Adair Dingle and hello to Brian Giannini Upton, Deborah Lurie.

Mercer Island family starts pet health company, seeks investors

Father and son co-found veterinary telemedicine startup Petriage to help people care for their pets.

Mercer Island general election results certified, Acker sworn in and Grausz honored

The City Council welcomed a new member and honored an outgoing member.