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Metro revises timeline for RapidRide bus expansion

After originally aiming to build 20 additional fast-service bus lines on high demand routes by 2040, King County Metro has changed its construction timelines and put 13 of those projects on hold.

 

Carnation man caught after allegedly fleeing in wake of Issaquah murder

The man is accused of killing Issaquah native, Christopher Rea, after a wages dispute.

 

Where to pick up a pumpkin this October

The Eastside has a few options for seasonal squash hunters.

 

Two Eastside killers see sentences changed

Death penalty ruled unconstitutional, death row sentences changed to life without parole

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist struggled with cancer for decades

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Overlake gave nearly $29 million in charitable impact 2018

The total is a combination of charity care, Medicaid shortfall coverage and community benefit.

  • Oct 14, 2018

Issaquah’s GE Healthcare building sells for $15.7 million

The GE Healthcare Building in downtown Issaquah was recently bought by the Bellevue-based Lytle Enterprises for $15.7 million. The 53,555-square-foot, two-story office and tech production… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2018

Eastside Fire & Rescue launches local Fire Explorers program

The 20-week Fire Explorers post will teach local high-schoolers the ins and outs of firefighting.

FIRST Robotics students show off their creations at Salmon Days

Students from the FIRST Robotics programs had their own booths at this weekend’s Salmon Days.

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

City Council votes to endorse the newly formed nonprofit Visit Issaquah

The Issaquah City Council endorsed the bylaws for the nonprofit tourism organization Visit Issaquah.

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

Annual Zombie Walk to invade Issaquah

Dance classes available before the Oct. 27 performance

  • Oct 12, 2018

Issaquah’s Salmon Days in photos

The annual celebration attracted thousands from across the region.

Liberty High School teacher receives 2018 Yale Educator Award

Steve Darnell was nominated by former student for the award.

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

B.C. pipeline rupture halts trash service to many Eastside cities

Waste Management fleet without fuel; PSE has urged customers to reduce consumption.

Incarcerated and infirmed: How Northwest Detention Center is failing sick inmates

Inadequate medical care plagues immigrants at facility, but ICE claims otherwise

Who’s funding Washington state initiatives?

Money is pouring into the state’s initiative races.

Despite helicopter rescue efforts, horse dies after fall

Following the loss of her horse, Issaquah woman hopes to help future rescue efforts.

Daron Morris Suspends Campaign for King County Prosecutor

After running as a reformer, medical issues are preventing Morris from finishing the race.