Diane Fabish, a resource teacher at Eastlake High School, leaves her door (shown), which is fitted with the new mechanism, locked and propped open. In the case of a lockdown, all she has to do is close it. - Megan Campbell, Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter

Lake Washington School District installs more than 11,200 new locks in schools

  • Oct 9, 2015 at 1:22PM

The new locking mechanisms allow teachers to lock classroom doors from the inside; previously, during a lockdown, teachers had to exit their classrooms to lock them.


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New city community services coordinator aims to identify 'service gaps' in Sammamish

  • Today at 6:00AM

Allison Gubata’s main task right now is to identify the services, resources and service providers in the community and nearby cities.

#SolveStudentHunger campaign raised more than $2K in recurring donations

  • Oct 9, 2015 at 3:17PM

As of Friday, the campaign to end weekend hunger in the Lake Washington School District has collected $2,255 in recurring donations, according to the campaign website.

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Joe Machi and Mike E. Winfield | Comedy Roundup Oct. 8-10

  • Oct 8, 2015 at 3:19PM

It's Thursday again, which means it's the beginning of another three days of headlining standup performances at the Eastside's comedy clubs. This week we've got Joe Machi at Parlor Live in Bellevue and Mike E. Winfield at Kirkland's Laughs Comedy Spot.

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Sammamish Arts Fair coming Oct 10-11

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 5:01PM

All proceeds go directly toward the local artists on display Oct. 10-11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The artists organize and promote the event.

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