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Courtesy of Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank

Lake Sammamish hosts annual fireworks show

Event organizers invite locals to help make a splash by donating to Issaquah’s Food & Clothing bank.

  • Jul 3, 2018
Courtesy of Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank
File photo courtesy of Sound Transit

ORCA cards now free for seniors, disabled and low-income commuters

Changes increase access to transit services in the Puget Sound region

  • Jul 3, 2018
File photo courtesy of Sound Transit

Sammamish hosts second Camp S’more at Lake Sammamish

The camp will take place on Aug. 4 with tent set-up and registration at 3 to 5 p.m.

  • Jul 3, 2018

Parkadilly kids fair returns July 22

This press release is courtesy of Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park.

  • Jul 2, 2018

Eastlake grad reflects on varsity basketball, academic career

Cameron Edward encourages students to get more involved with their school.

King County Metro implements a new $2.75 fare on July 1

Riders will no longer pay additional surcharges for zones or travel during peak commute hours.

  • Jun 29, 2018

Opioid prevention campaign kicks off in Washington

Initiative shines light on the risks of prescription opioid addiction and overdose.

  • Jun 28, 2018
Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

‘Fireworks Ban: Stay Safe on Independence Day’

Issaquah encourages locals to have fun but stay safe on the Fourth, remembering the fireworks ban.

  • Jun 28, 2018
Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

Eastside Baby Corner hosts fourth annual Diaper Derby

The challenge took place on June 15 and ended with a local shaving her head.

  • Jun 22, 2018

King County Sheriff’s deputies to patrol local parks

The deputies will carry out safety patrols on King County parks and trails for leashed pets.

  • Jun 22, 2018

Issaquah Highlands to receive Property Valuation Notices.

The notices are in the mail and values continue to rise across King County.

  • Jun 22, 2018

Bob Ferguson launches website for human trafficking victims

The website will provide a hub for services and resources for labor and sex trafficking victims.

  • Jun 22, 2018

Issaquah gears up for a Fourth of July Celebration

The Fourth of July Heritage Day Celebration will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Jun 21, 2018

Foundation invests more than $350,000 in schools

Lake Washington Schools Foundation support ranges from classroom grants to district-wide programs.

  • Jun 20, 2018

Urban Forest Management Plan announces photo contest winners

David Behrens won the online vote and Stephanie Kuwasaki won the in-person vote.

  • Jun 20, 2018

Sammamish Plateau Water introduces low-income discount program

Program applications are open on July, 1 for eligible water and sewer customers.

  • Jun 20, 2018

The King County Library System invites locals to cool down

King County Libraries are air conditioned and an option for locals to stay cool during summer heat.

  • Jun 19, 2018

Tools4school helps Issaquah families with school supplies

The 2018-2019 Tools4Schools will benefit Issaquah School District students.

  • Jun 18, 2018
From left to right, back row: Nicolas Woolwine, Isaac John Perrin, Lucas Wall, Bradley Ross Cagle, Daniel Liu, Tyler Paul Zangaglia; front row: Scott Cavanagh, Michelle Um, Divya Parimi, Anna Wang, Jessica Wells, Jamie Ellen Hudson, Khushi Manish Chaudhari, Shawdi Mehrvarzan. Photo by Brandi Comstock. Photo courtesy of the Lake Washington Schools Foundation

$37,500 in scholarships awarded to local students

Outstanding character and achievement earn post-secondary funding for local students.

  • Jun 18, 2018
From left to right, back row: Nicolas Woolwine, Isaac John Perrin, Lucas Wall, Bradley Ross Cagle, Daniel Liu, Tyler Paul Zangaglia; front row: Scott Cavanagh, Michelle Um, Divya Parimi, Anna Wang, Jessica Wells, Jamie Ellen Hudson, Khushi Manish Chaudhari, Shawdi Mehrvarzan. Photo by Brandi Comstock. Photo courtesy of the Lake Washington Schools Foundation

Swedish nears $1 billion in five years of community benefit

Swedish recently published its 2017 Community Benefit Report.

  • Jun 12, 2018