Katie Metzger

Bellevue School Board appoints Sima Sarrafan to vacant seat

After interviewing four candidates for the vacant District 1 director position on Jan. 17, the Bellevue School Board voted to appoint lawyer and longtime community… Continue reading

 

Fourth time’s a charm: Bellevue legislator plans to pass equal pay law this year

Washington women lose $18 billion to the pay gap each year.

 

Mercer Island’s Harvest Market returns in November

If you’re looking for a Thanksgiving shopping experience the whole family can enjoy, look no further than the Mercer Island Harvest Market, which will be… Continue reading

 

King County Sheriff candidates debate discipline, management

“Accountability” was the buzzword of the day as King County Sheriff candidates John Urquhart and Mitzi Johanknecht exchanged ideas for improving the county’s 13th largest… Continue reading

41st District legislators talk education, taxes, Trump

State Sen. Lisa Wellman, Rep. Judy Clibborn and Rep. Tana Senn spoke at the June 1 Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce meeting about their priorities… Continue reading

Local author, Bellevue College employee to share inspirational story at Island Books

Nine years ago, after being rendered quadriplegic from a bicycling accident, Mercer Island resident James Osborne couldn’t touch his fingertips together. Now, he can walk… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee discusses education, science and Trump with media

On Inauguration Day for the nation’s new president, recently re-elected Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talked with Sound Publishing reporters and editors from Mercer Island, Bellevue,… Continue reading

Sound Transit’s South Bellevue parking mitigation plan could displace commuters

With the 519-stall South Bellevue Park and Ride shutting down as early as next month, the Mercer Island City Council requested that Sound Transit give… Continue reading

Democratic women sweep 41st district in early returns | Election 2016

Mercer Islanders and Democrats Lisa Wellman, Tana Senn and Judy Clibborn are winning their respective races for the state Senator and state Representative positions in… Continue reading