Diane Gillespie. Photo courtesy of Diane Gillespie

OPINION: Sleeping in troubled times

While adequate sleep is critical to good health and longevity, sleep deprivation is currently on the rise.

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Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

Elder abuse cases are on the rise in Washington

Local agencies and geriatric care managers aim to increase public awareness about the epidemic.

31st annual Reindeer Festival returns to Cougar Mountain Zoo

Cougar Mountain Zoo will run the 2018 Reindeer Festival every day until Dec. 23.

Issaquah submits annual floodplain mangement report to FEMA

Issaquah submits the annual floodplain management report to FEMA for certification.

UPDATED: Issaquah School District denies lawsuit allegations

Formal response filed in King County Superior Court.

KCLS launched its first podcast called “The Desk Set.” The podcast is hosted by librarians Britta Barrett and Emily Calkins. Photo courtesy of “The Desk Set.”

KCLS launches first podcast, The Desk Set

Librarians Britta Barrett and Emily Calking co-host new podcast.

Sky’s the limit with this lakefront getaway property

Engel & Völkers Seattle partner with pioneer Lake McMurray family to offer stunning acreage

The Issaquah Eagles girls basketball team earned 70-51 win against the Skyline Spartans on Dec. 7. Issaquah improved its overall record to 4-1 with the victory. Issaquah sophomore guard Camryn Gibson (pictured) makes a pass to one of her teammates during the matchup against Skyline. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Issaquah cruises past Skyline on the hardwood

The Issaquah Eagles girls basketball team earned 70-51 win against the Skyline Spartans on Dec. 7. Issaquah improved its overall Continue reading...

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In showdown between rivals the Issaquah Eagles boys basketball team rose to the occasion. Issaquah registered a 81-64 victory against the Skyline Spartans on Dec. 7. The Eagles improved their overall record to 2-3 with the victory. Issaquah sophomore Charlie Dietiker, center, corrals a rebound against the Spartans in the win. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Eagles conquer Spartans in 4A KingCo matchup

In showdown between rivals the Issaquah Eagles boys basketball team rose to the occasion. Issaquah registered a 81-64 victory against Continue reading...

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Issaquah Eagles junior Chris Leu (pictured) competes in a race in the season opener against the Liberty Patriots on Nov. 29. Leu advanced to the Class 4A state swim meet during the 2017-18 season in the 200 free and 100 fly. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Leu is determined to dominate

Issaquah junior is focused on continued improvement.

Issaquah Eagles senior Lucy Stewart (center) takes the ball to the hoop against the Mercer Island Islanders in a non-league game on Nov. 30. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles dominate Islanders in non-league contest

Issaquah cruises to victory against Mercer Island.

News

Shigellosis outbreak at Cascade Ridge Elementary School

16 people have come down with Shigellosis at Cascade Ridge Elementary School.

 

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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
Seattle Seahawks legend Kam Chancellor, who played with the Seahawks from 2010-2017, will be making an appearance at the American Express Experience prior to the start of the Seattle Seahawks/Minnesota Vikings Monday Night football game. Chancellor will be interacting with fans signing autographs and posing for photos. All Seattle Seahawks Pro Shops in Seattle will offer a 20 percent discount on Tuesday, Dec. 11 for any American Express Card members using their Amex card for in-store purchases. Photo courtesy of the Seattle Seahawks

Catching up with Kam

Sportswriter Shaun Scott talks with Seahawks legend Kam Chancellor about his life away from football.

 

Issaquah Eagles sophomore guard Timmy Crandall (pictured) scored 11 points in a loss against the Mercer Island Islanders on Nov. 30 at Mercer Island High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Issaquah displays resiliency in loss to Mercer Island

Eagles can’t complete comeback against Islanders.

 

Marketplace

Crossroads celebrates the giving season with community

Bellevue center launches month of special events and opportunities to give back

 

Boosting community on Mercer Island can be THIS easy!

Mercer Island Community Fund grants support Island events and programs

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

These games put the fun in friendly competition!

 

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 Continue reading...

 

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.