Katie Metzger

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.

Mercer Island graduating seniors reunite with kindergarten teacher

Marilyn O’Neill reminisces with last class to leave the Island.

Mercer Island galleries to feature art, music at First Friday event

This month’s art walk will take place on May 4.

Wyman prepared to protect elections

Washington’s secretary of state talks hacking, social media and more at Redmond Rotary.

Mercer Island mayor proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Local Eastside resident shares how community resources helped her family heal from abuse.

With renewed focus on sustainability, Mercer Island hosts Leap for Green Fair

The annual event started in 2008, as a celebration of Earth Day.

Mercer Island moves forward to address budget deficits

Citizen advisory group recommends levy lid lift, cost-cutting measures.

Mercer Island businesses ask to be included in city goals

The city council approved its 2018-2019 priorities on April 3.

Celebrate spring at Mercer Island’s First Friday art walk

Downtown galleries are presenting whimsical art on April 6, from gnomes to floral arrangements.

Mercer Island’s Groveland Beach may close for summer repairs

The city will spend almost $1 million on improvements if a project bid is approved.

Mercer Island launches pilot rideshare program

The goal is to improve access to transit for Island commuters.

MI Funny Farm welcomes baby pony

Zara, who arrived mid-March, is the first foal to be born on the Mercer Island equestrian property.