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.


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

  • Today 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.

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.

Skyline graduate receives Fulbright Scholarship Award, will spend one year in China

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 4:21PM

Daniel Peng, a 2008 graduate of Skyline High School, will be taking off in September to lead a health education initiative in China through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

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