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Eastside cities voice their support for gun violence prevention efforts

Issaquah, Sammamish and Snoqualmie mayors make official proclamations.

What’s next for Washington’s 2045 green energy goal?

The Legislature set the goal, but how does the state actually get there?

Richard Sanford publishes his fifth book, “The Soul Snatchers.” Courtesy photo

Issaquah author publishes new sci-fi novel

30-year Issaquah resident, Richard Sanford, publishes fifth novel.

Richard Sanford publishes his fifth book, “The Soul Snatchers.” Courtesy photo

Issaquah secures funding from state legislature

The city of Issaquah has received funding for three major projects from the state legislature.

Citizens recognized at 40th annual Community Awards

Students, volunteers, and business owners received awards for their dedication to the community.

Tasting room proposal could redefine alcohol production in King County

Pilot program would benefit wineries, breweries and distilleries. Several farmers are concerned.

In a 2015 report from the Washington State Department of Ecology, King County’s Cedar Hills Regional Landfill received 53,739 tons of of plastic bags and wrap from housing and commercial sources alone. File photo/Sound Publishing

No good solution to the plastics problem

Plastic is piling up everywhere from King County to ocean floors, and humans keep making more.

In a 2015 report from the Washington State Department of Ecology, King County’s Cedar Hills Regional Landfill received 53,739 tons of of plastic bags and wrap from housing and commercial sources alone. File photo/Sound Publishing

Community leaders remember Sally and Peter Jarvis

Community members shared their experiences with the Jarvis’ after they died in a collision on May 29.

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                                Gibson Ek High School seniors Dana DeWhitt, Jaime Cao and Josh Feinsilber are three of the 18 inaugural graduating class.

Gibson Ek to graduate inaugural class

Gibson Ek is one of eight Big Picture schools in the state.

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                                Gibson Ek High School seniors Dana DeWhitt, Jaime Cao and Josh Feinsilber are three of the 18 inaugural graduating class.

City staff began work on Issaquah Mobility Master Plan

The master plan will be built primarily on community feedback as it develops throughout 2019.

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King County homelessness count shows 17 percent decrease overall

Decreases are not even among different demographics.

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Sources say Issaquah is “ toxically dysfunctional”

The city’s problems may not just be in its finance department.

Redmond Police Officers and Kroll (not pictured) make contact with an individual sleeping at the downtown park and ride center. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

The co-responder way: mental health professionals and officers team up

Local departments are making the push for permanent funding.

Redmond Police Officers and Kroll (not pictured) make contact with an individual sleeping at the downtown park and ride center. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
The Issaquah Senior Center has partnered with the Mount Si Senior Center and Snoqualmie Valley Senior Center to pursue more than $400,000 in King County grant funding. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Eastside senior centers team up for King County grant funds

Senior Centers in Issaquah, North Bend, and Carnation apply for more than $400,00o in funding.

The Issaquah Senior Center has partnered with the Mount Si Senior Center and Snoqualmie Valley Senior Center to pursue more than $400,000 in King County grant funding. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Issaquah Downtown Association to host last Wine & Art Walk of the season

The last Wine & Art Walk of 2019 is June 1.

Sixth in county confirmed with measles was contagious in Issaquah

Man may have been infectious while at MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care.

  • May 29, 2019

Boeing says decision on new airplane will come this year

With the 737 Max crisis far from over, there was speculation that a 797 decision might be delayed.

City council approves “Our Issaquah” strategic plan

The city council unanimously approved the “Our Issaquah” strategic plan at their May 6 meeting.

Sexual misconduct reports triple following ‘Report it to Stop it’ campaign

Joint effort to curb unwanted harassment proves successful.

Issaquah Valley Trolley rides bring back railroad history

The Issaquah Valley Trolley has begun its summer round trip rides from the depot to Gilman Boulevard