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.

Meeting to discuss MS symptom management

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A clinical nurse educator is scheduled to discuss symptom management and wellness during an interactive meeting of the support group for patients dealing with Multiple Sclerosis at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 13 at the Swedish Hospital campus in the Issaquah Highlands.

Three preps named All-Americans, middle schoolers win lacrosse tournament

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Three players from the area were named prep All-Americans, and a team of middle school students took home a tournament title

Hikers turn out to explore Greenway's Hidden Trails

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The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust led 86 hikers from Issaquah to Preston on their Hidden Trails of Tiger Mountain Hike on July 19, part of the Explore the Greenway trip series.


Looking past the tragedy

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Last week, as many of you might know, was the funeral for the young soul of just 18 years that we had lost to a heroin overdose. My deepest condolences to the family and friends of this wonderful young man.

Question of the Day

Do you know of anyone who is addicted to drugs?

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