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.


Election disinterest everywhere | Jerry Cornfield

  • Today at 11:00AM

There are hundreds of thousands of residents in the state registered to vote in the primary election now under way. Most won’t.


Stopping the scourge of heroin will help stop the heartaches | editorial

  • Today at 8:00AM

Today’s story this week by staff writer Linda Ball has to be wrenching to any parent. A young man, 18-years-old, became caught in the vice of heroin and apparently died of an overdose.

Boehm’s Candies to host Seattle nonprofit

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 4:36PM

Boehm’s Candies will be hosting a family friendly, chocolate filled, poverty-fighting auction fundraiser for The Borgen Project from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 9.

The Blotter | Police reports from Issaquah and Sammamish

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 4:30PM

Car prowls, dumpster diving, vandalism, impersonating an officer.

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