Snoqualmie Casino staff members surround a gaming table in the new private gaming room at Snoqualmie Casino. Photo courtesy of Tarah Smigun
                                Snoqualmie Casino staff members (from left) Trevor House, Linda Yem, Sophorn Seng, Ross Garmon and Jan Wu surround a gaming table in the new private gaming room at Snoqualmie Casino. Photo courtesy of Tarah Smigun

Snoqualmie Casino gets private gaming room

The addition is the final casino upgrade of 2018.

  • 3 days ago
Sound Publishing file photo

King County approves gun warning sign requirement

Warning signs must be posted in all King County gun stores and firing ranges.

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

Issaquah Council talks property tax and holds public hearing on budget

Issaquah council approved a 1 percent property tax increase and held a public hearing on the budget.

Public School Employees union members ask Issaquah School District to honor contract

Paraeducators and office personnel union members held a rally at the Nov. 7 district board meeting.

Veterans Day in Issaquah Highlands

Issaquah Highlands Council hosted its annual Veterans Day at Issaquah Highlands on Monday, Nov. 12.

  • 4 days ago
Sgt. 1st Class Trevor Riesner, an active service member, visits with Spiritwood residents during Veterans Day to answer questions and meet with other veterans. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Angell

Retirement community honors local vets, raise funds

Spiritwood at Pine Lake residents handmade 200 poppy flowers to honor Veteran’s Day.

Here’s a twist on the usual holiday party: Are you up for the challenge?

These games put the fun in friendly competition!

Bill Foote (pictured) announces substitutions during the Issaquah Eagles girls soccer team’s first round state playoff game against the Kentridge Chargers on Nov. 7 in the press box at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Voice of the Eagles is committed to the Issaquah community

Bill Foote is the epitome of a sports enthusiast.

The Issaquah Eagles 400 free relay team consisting of Sophia Cancelosi, Doris Wang, Natalie Sun and Joni Nguyen captured eighth place at the Class 4A state swim meet with a time of 3:41.92 on Nov. 10 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles 400 free relay team finishes in eighth place

The Issaquah Eagles 400 free relay team consisting of Sophia Cancelosi, Doris Wang, Natalie Sun and Joni Nguyen captured eighth Continue reading...

  • 5 days ago
Not everyone feels celebratory at the holidays. Remember, it’s okay to take some time and space for yourself, or to ask for help.

Are the Holidays too Much? Tips to Manage Stress this Holiday Season

Leaves are changing colors, pumpkin spice is in the air and little lights are going up, marking the beginning of Continue reading...

Bulletin Board

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

Skyline beats Issaquah in state soccer semifinals

Skyline defeated Issaquah, 1-0, in the girls soccer 4A state semifinals on Friday night at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. Taylor… Continue reading

  • 2 days ago

 

Issaquah Eagles senior swimmer Kira Grebinsky (pictured) earned second place in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:03.10 at the Class 4A state swim meet on Nov. 10 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Grebinsky captures second place in 100 breaststroke at state meet

Issaquah Eagles senior swimmer Kira Grebinsky (pictured) earned second place in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:03.10 at… Continue reading

  • 4 days ago

 

Marketplace

Boosting community on Mercer Island can be THIS easy!

Mercer Island Community Fund grants support Island events and programs

  • 3 hours ago

 

This could be your new dream home!

40-acre Washington luxury property appeals to equestrians, preppers and more

 

Local Students Engineering Smart Solutions for Boeing

Collaborative robotics, haptic alert systems for hearing-impaired employees and riveting safety — Continue reading...

 

Building community at Crossroads Bellevue

From spa treatments supporting cancer research to Halloween fun for kids, find it at the Crossroads!

 

Opinion

Coffee with the editor at Issaquah Coffee Co

11 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Nov. 29.

  • 1 week ago

 

OPINION: Take the time to thank a veteran

William Shaw is a fourth-generation Eastsider and is a general manager at Sound Publishing.

  • 1 week ago

 

Northwest

Safeco Field funding referendum withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

 

Shortest ever ‘Obamacare’ enrollment period starts Nov. 1

The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.