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Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly and ISD superintendent Ron Thiele present the current status of the city and the school district at chamber luncheon. Evan Pappas/staff photo.

Mayor and ISD superintendent discuss changes

Mayor Pauly and Ron Thiele present “what’s new and how it impacts you” to Issaquah chamber.

Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly and ISD superintendent Ron Thiele present the current status of the city and the school district at chamber luncheon. Evan Pappas/staff photo.
A woman takes a photo toward Elliott Bay as Alaskan Way Viaduct traffic rolls past her below ahead of an upcoming closure of the roadway, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Week one of “Viadoom” is viadud on Eastside

WSDOT works with commuters to minimize impacts during Seattle’s longest major highway closure.

A woman takes a photo toward Elliott Bay as Alaskan Way Viaduct traffic rolls past her below ahead of an upcoming closure of the roadway, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
The Sammamish home where deputies found the bodies of three. Ashley Hiruko/Staff photo

Parents killed over plan to sell family home

New details released by KCSO give potential motive for Sammamish murder-suicide.

The Sammamish home where deputies found the bodies of three. Ashley Hiruko/Staff photo

ISD paraeducators and office staff vote to strike

A strike committee will decide an official strike date and details.

Microsoft will invest $500 million toward regional housing

About $225 million will subsidize middle income housing in Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, Renton and Sammamish

Authorities outside of the Klahanie home on Tuesday. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Three found dead in Klahanie home in Sammamish

Investigation is ongoing.

Authorities outside of the Klahanie home on Tuesday. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Microsoft’s stock less severely affected than Apple’s, Amazon’s

Microsoft closes 2018 leading in value.

Eastside tech companies Smartsheet, OfferUp, Apptio face challenging 2019

Here are a handful of companies from the Eastside that will be interesting to watch in 2019.

The Eastside Rail Corridor will connect the existing Kirkland trails with Snohomish County, Redmond, Woodinville, Bellevue and Renton. Photo courtesy of King County

Eastside Rail Corridor rebranding in 2019

Options for a new name for the trail include The Eastway, The 425, The Eastrail and The E.

The Eastside Rail Corridor will connect the existing Kirkland trails with Snohomish County, Redmond, Woodinville, Bellevue and Renton. Photo courtesy of King County

Exit poll indicates Washington voters still support climate change action

State environmental organizations’ poll points to continuing support for carbon-reducing measures.

Issaquah cemetery board discusses 2019 work plan

At the first meeting of 2019, the Issaquah Cemetery Board discussed their 2019 cemetery work plan.

John Marchione, mayor or Redmond. Photo courtesy of city of Redmond

Redmond Mayor John Marchione appointed chair of Sound Transit Board

Steilacoom Mayor Ron Lucas and Everett Councilmember Paul Roberts to serve as vice chairs.

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John Marchione, mayor or Redmond. Photo courtesy of city of Redmond
“I Do! I Do!” premieres as Village Theatre’s first musical of 2019. Courtesy photo.

Village Theatre debuts first musical of 2019

“I Do! I Do” premieres Jan. 17 adn runs through Feb. 24.

“I Do! I Do!” premieres as Village Theatre’s first musical of 2019. Courtesy photo.

Issaquah City Council approves funding plan for Bergsma property purchase

City council unanimously approved a hybrid funding model for the 46-acre Bergsma property purchase.

Issaquah highlights resources for storm debris removal

Locals can get rid of storm debris for no extra charge on regular yard-waste removal days.

CenturyLink 911 outage investigations underway; AG seeks comment from locals

CenturyLink could be hit with both FCC and UTC fines.

The Department of Ecology has awarded $12 million from the VW settlement to purchase 336 buses statewide. Courtesy of Department of Ecology.

VW settlement brings electric transit, low-emission school buses to Northshore

More than 80 districts and 19 public transit fleets will receive $22 million from VW settlement to improve air quality.

The Department of Ecology has awarded $12 million from the VW settlement to purchase 336 buses statewide. Courtesy of Department of Ecology.

King County considers building 44,000 affordable housing units by 2024

A report on housing released in December was accepted by the King County Council on Monday.

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Seattle area braces for three-week SR 99 closure

Expect more congestion, longer commutes

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Issaquah upgrades to all-new activities and programs registration service

Issaquah has replaced their old programs registration service with a new, easier to use system.