Issaquah brings the 2019 draft strategic plan to the citizens

Issaquah wants the citizens’ vision and feedback for the city’s first strategic plan.

5th District Legislators answer communtiy questions on energy, guns, and vaccines

Senator Mark Mullet and representatives Lisa Callan and Bill Ramos answered community questions.

Why can’t Issaquah complete an audit?

All of the last four audits have come back with significant findings.

Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

People with disabilities find purpose through new employment opportunities

Paige Bisbee of Bellevue finds employment at Davis Wright Tremaine

Local movers seek support during 12th Movers for Moms campaign

Two Men And A Truck sill deliver Eastside donations to The Sophia Way, a local women’s shelter.

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Dedicated dog park coming to Issaquah’s Tibbetts Valley Park

Tibbetts Valley Park has been chosen as the location of the city’s first official dog park.

BPA could remove thousands of trees along Eastside transmission lines

The maintenance would affect power lines running from Renton to Monroe.

A man addresses the King County Council during a public hearing March 20 at New Life Church in Renton. He presented bags filled with what he said was hazardous materials dropped on his property by bald eagles. Another speaker made similar claims. Haley Ausbun/staff photo

Locals show support for King County waste to energy plant

Public hearing on landfill’s future was held March 20 in Renton.

Issaquah sophomore McKenna Minnoch (pictured) carried the ball down the field against the Wolverines. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Wolverines conquer Issaquah in girls lacrosse matchup

The Bellevue Wolverines earned a 11-8 win against Issaquah in a girls lacrosse contest between rival squads on March 16 Continue reading...

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After being homeless, Christy X (pictured) moved into her Coniston Arms Apartments unit in Seattle at the beginning of 2019. She had bounced around from shelters to friends’ places after facing an eviction at her West Seattle apartment in October 2018. A diversion program run by the nonprofit Mary’s Place helped her find housing. File photo

State lawmakers consider eviction reform legislation

Sen. Patty Kuderer, D-Bellevue, is bill’s prime sponsor.

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Holi Celebration — the Festival of Colors - on Saturday, March 23, at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah. Photo couresty of Washington State Parks

Holi celebration returns to Lake Sammamish State Park

Festival of Color celebrated the coming of spring March 23

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Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Emergency making huge demands on community supply.

 

AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

Customers promised easy income, but got empty promises instead.

 

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT highlights its strategic direction in this edition of the agency’s quarterly Continue reading...

 

New phone scam targets Washington businesses

The Washington Department of Revenue is warning businesses to be aware of Continue reading...

 

Sports
Issaquah Eagles junior shortstop Tyler Reese relishes the role of leading the infield for his team. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Reese is a rising star on the diamond

Tyler Reese always wanted to be a part of the Issaquah Eagles baseball program ever since he was a little Continue reading...

 

Issaquah Eagles senior McKenna Malone, who will bat in the fifth spot in the batting order during the 2019 season, loves leading her youthful team on the softball field. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Savvy outfielder leads the Eagles

McKenna Malone is the lone senior on the Issaquah softball squad.

 

Marketplace

Setting the stage: Discover how prepping your home for sale can pay dividends

Staging your home helps tap into buyers’ imagination, says Engel & Völkers realtor

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Community group urges common CENSE in energy proposal

3 essential questions to ask of Energize Eastside project

 

3 ways to support a loved one living through dementia

The right team brings care, support and active engagement

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Opportunities abound: Airpark 137 development site in Moses Lake prime for investors

Engel & Völkers listing allows for tax advantages through federal Opportunity Zone program

 

Northwest
Gov. Jay Inlsee signs into law the Native American Voting Rights Act, which allows a non-traditional address to be used for voter registration for residents who live on reservations. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Native American Voting Rights Act signed into law

Non-traditional addresses can be used for voter registration on tribal lands

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State lawmakers seek permanent daylight saving time in Washington

Senate and House are working toward compromise on two bills; voters could decide in November election

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