Katie Metzger

The Mountains to Sound Greenway was recently was designated as a National Heritage area. Photo courtesy of Mountains to Sound Greenway

Local gem becomes national treasure

The Mountains to Sound Greenway was recently designated as a National Heritage Area.

 

Redmond Police Chief Kristi Wilson, Bothell Police Chief Carol Cummings, King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht and Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best smile in a photo on Johanknecht’s desk. They are some of Seattle’s leading women in law enforcement. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Women in law enforcement take the lead

King County’s female police chiefs outline their career paths.

 

Eastside mayors look at potential projects for Microsoft investment

Microsoft recently dedicated $500 million toward creating and preserving affordable housing.

 

The Eastside Rail Corridor will connect the existing Kirkland trails with Snohomish County, Redmond, Woodinville, Bellevue and Renton. Photo courtesy of King County

Eastside Rail Corridor rebranding in 2019

Options for a new name for the trail include The Eastway, The 425, The Eastrail and The E.

The Eastside Rail Corridor will connect the existing Kirkland trails with Snohomish County, Redmond, Woodinville, Bellevue and Renton. Photo courtesy of King County
Inside the lobby at the Google office in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Runner1928

Google, Facebook to pay more than $400,000 to Washington state in campaign finance cases

Both are in the top 10 largest campaign finance recoveries in Washington state history.

Inside the lobby at the Google office in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Runner1928

World War II survivor shares her story

Issaquah resident Ilene Birkwood wrote a book about her experiences as a child during the war.

Female mayors discuss opportunities in their cities

Emerging leaders focus on diversity, development and deliberate actions.

Update: Preliminary results roll in for August primary

Incumbents, women lead in initial Aug. 7 election results.

Wyman prepared to protect elections

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

Issaquah, Sammamish proclaim April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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

Graphic courtesy of King County

Assessor urges eligible homeowners to seek relief from property tax increases

The average property tax increase will be 18.18 percent on Mercer Island.

Graphic courtesy of King County

Trying again: 41st Disrict legislator plans to pass equal pay law this year

After re-introducing her Equal Pay Opportunity Act every legislative session since 2015, and facing a Republican-controlled Senate that would not allow a floor vote on… 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

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