A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Why do Washington voters struggle with climate change policies?

Despite environmental awareness and the public’s apparent desire for reform, statewide initiatives keep failing

Jiff Searing paints the door frame of the tiny house during the volunteer event on Saturday. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Issaquah citizens build a tiny house for the Low Income Housing Institute

An work party was held in Issaquah to build and donate a house to a low income tiny house village.

Issaquah city council approves purchase of 46-acre Bergsma property for open space

The Issaquah City Council voted to pursue the acquisition of 46 acre Bergsma property.

IVE parents create fundraiser to send fifth graders to camp after school PTA pulls funding. Photo courtesy of Issaquah Valley Elementary PTA Facebook page

Issaquah Valley Elementary PTA cancels fifth grade camp

IVE parents create fundraiser to send fifth graders to camp.

Following the hour-long lockdown, Issaquah High School students were excused from their first period and parents were allowed to freely excuse their children for the rest of the day. Reporter File Photo

UPDATE: No gun found after four-school lockdown in Issaquah

Police did not find a weapon after taking a 14-year-old student into custody at Issaquah High.

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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Sky’s the limit with this lakefront getaway property

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

Issaquah Eagles senior forward Asa Taylor, left, prepares to make a move in the low post in an early season game against the Skyline Spartans. Taylor has been on the varsity roster since his sophomore season. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

A powerful presence in the post

Issaquah senior Asa Taylor wants to lead his team to the promised land.

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

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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...

 

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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.