Business

Nhat Bui joins S. R. Schill and Associates in Mercer Island

S. R. Schill and Associates, a Mercer Island-based financial services firm offering…

  • Dec 8th, 2016

Phat 12 Island Broiler welcomes new chef

Phat 12 Island Broiler, which opened in October 2013 after taking over…

  • Nov 29th, 2016

Author Maria Semple to visit Island Books on Dec. 3

Maria Semple’s razor-sharp sendup of privileged Seattle “Where’d You Go, Bernadette?” was…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016

YFS pumpkin sales continue | Business briefs

Business news in Mercer Island.

  • Nov 21st, 2016

Mercer Island New Seasons is officially open | Photos

New Seasons Market opened its doors to the Mercer Island community last…

Costco CFO to speak at Dec. 1 Mercer Island Chamber lunch | Business briefs

Business news in Mercer Island. Reserve your spot for Chamber luncheon Richard…

  • Nov 21st, 2016

Patrick Dempsey quits Tully’s Coffee

Patrick Dempsey, the TV actor who starred in the Seattle-based television show “Grey’s Anatomy,” and who agreed to buy the Island-owned Tully’s, has now quit the deal due to problems with his business partner.

Sound Publishing to end rack distribution of Little Nickel

Beginning in September, Sound Publishing, Inc., the parent company of the Mercer Island Reporter, will combine the strength of its community newspaper readership and home delivery with the respected classified content and brand recognition of its Little Nickel products.

New store ‘Hip Zephyr’ moves into ‘What to Wear’ space

There were a lot of reasons that showed Dana Dewhurst was meant to move her clothing store to Mercer Island. The store, Hip Zephyr, opened on Mercer Island on Tuesday, June 18, in the location where What to Wear was.

Washington’s average wage tops $50K for first time

Washington’s average annual wage grew by 3.4 percent in 2012, to $51,595, surpassing $50,000 for the first time, according to the state Employment Security Department.

Stopsky’s Deli expands, remodels | Business news

Stopsky’s Delicatessen is expanding and remodeling the restaurant, and will host a reopening over the weekend of June 7-9.

Microsoft wins top national awards for volunteering and community impact

Redmond-based Microsoft Corp. was honored last week with two Summit awards for community impact and volunteer engagement from United Way Worldwide, the country's largest privately funded nonprofit.

Sound Publishing’s Josh O’Connor named Herald publisher

Josh O'Connor has been named publisher of The Daily Herald in Everett, effective May 1. O'Connor will continue to serve as vice president of Sound Publishing, Inc., a position he has held since 2008.

‘Low stress’ grooming at Bark Avenue

Tess Mousny-Jones has joined the staff at Bark Avenue, a grooming salon and dog day care, to provide low-stress grooming, massages and other special care to clients.

Mercer Island orthodontists are top Invisalign® providers

Drs. Bill McNeill and Kara McCulloch have achieved “Elite Provider” status for the Invisalign® tooth-straightening system.

  • Mar 27th, 2013

Mercer Island resident Louise Berman is WSCA ‘Counselor of the Year’

Island resident, Louise Chiprut Berman, has been named Washington School Counselors Association’s Elementary School Counselor of the year.

Microsoft employees raise $105 million in record-breaking year of philanthropy

In 2012, Microsoft Corp. employees raised $105 million for nearly 19,000 nonprofit organizations through individual donations, volunteer efforts and company-wide fundraising activities. Of the total amount raised by employees, $60 million went to nonprofits in the state of Washington.

Stopsky’s Deli collects accolades, keeps it fresh

The Jewish deli next to the iconic Island Books has had a busy year. Stopsky’s Deli was named as one of four best “New Jewish Delicatessens” in the September issue of Bon Appetit magazine.

  • Sep 26th, 2012

‘Superstock’ acquires Mercer Island business Science Faction Images

Last week SuperStock, an international leader in the licensing of imagery, announced their acquisition of Mercer Island-based Science Faction Images, owned by Islander Roger Ressmeyer.

  • Jul 27th, 2012

Are stocks stuck in an ‘extended trade range’

There has been a lot of talk in the financial media lately about the notion that stocks may be in an “extended trading range” like that of the 1970s.

  • Jul 26th, 2012