A son's death, a mother's anguish | Former Issaquah teen battled heroin

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jul 23, 2014 at 5:09PM

Kevin Velasco was released from rehab Saturday evening, July 12. He'd been there almost a month battling heroin addiction. By Monday morning, he was dead.

County council passes September Metro cuts

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 1:18PM

The King County Council has approved the first 161,000 hours of Metro transit reductions that cuts five bus routes that serve Issaquah, revises three that serve Issaquah and one that serves both Issaquah and Sammamish. The changes will start Sept. 27.

Eastside Baby Corner holding emergency diaper drive to help children affected by western Washington fires

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 4:21PM

Eastside Baby Corner is holding an emergency drive Friday, July 25 to collect diapers for western Washington communities impacted by the still-burning fires.

Wastemobile coming to Sammamish

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 3:10PM

King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile comes to Sammamish, Aug. 15-17.

Sports physicals offered

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 3:07PM

Overlake Medical Center will offer sports physicals for $40 and make them available on a walk-in basis, seven-days-a-week at its Urgent Care clinics in Redmond and Issaquah.

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