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Windstorm impacts linger into Monday

About 26,000 still without power in the region.

A coho salmon. Flickr/Bureau of Land Management

Climate change could kill salmon’s sense of smell

A report released by UW last month highlights further dangers higher CO2 levels pose to coho salmon.

A coho salmon. Flickr/Bureau of Land Management
AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats to focus on 30-round magazines and ghost guns in 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office
King County and partners finalized protection in December for 46 acres of open space alongside Cougar Mountain in Issaquah, 108 acres on the May Creek side of Cougar Mountain, 155 acres east of Enumclaw, five acres in Bothell and 51 acres on Vashon Island. File photo.

King County protects open spaces to close out 2018

King County and partners wrap up a busy year for land conservation

King County and partners finalized protection in December for 46 acres of open space alongside Cougar Mountain in Issaquah, 108 acres on the May Creek side of Cougar Mountain, 155 acres east of Enumclaw, five acres in Bothell and 51 acres on Vashon Island. File photo.

Issaquah School District plans move to sustainable energy sources

The Issaquah School District has signed on to Puget Sound Energy’s Green Direct program.

  • Jan 4, 2019
Reporter File Photo

Eastside lawmakers sponsor Attorney General bills

The bills focus on gun control, consumer protection and raising vape and tobacco product age limits.

Reporter File Photo

I-90 across the Snoqualmie Pass closed

Icy conditions and vehicle collisions.

Issaquah local donates $25,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be receiving an extra boost this holiday season.

It looks a lot like Inslee is running for president

New statements and political fundraising from Gov. Inslee point toward a 2020 presidential bid

Seahawks legend Edwin Bailey signs Jim Harris’ book on Dec. 14. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Seahawks legends share stories and a meal with senior citizens

12 Days of Goodness Seahawks Legends comes to Issaquah Senior Center for a second time.

Seahawks legend Edwin Bailey signs Jim Harris’ book on Dec. 14. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
Jim House and Michelle Torresdiaz demonstrate King County’s new Text to 911 service on Dec. 20. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

King County launches text to 911 service

The service will help the hearing impaired and those experiencing domestic violence.

Jim House and Michelle Torresdiaz demonstrate King County’s new Text to 911 service on Dec. 20. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Issaquah Council denies request for stabilizing wall on Talus property

Issaquah City Council denies request to locate wall in public right-of-way due to potential risk.

A call for change: Issaquah evolves over 2018

It was an eventful year for Issaquah as the city debated a ban over supervised consumption sites and community members and students rallied for change… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2018
Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

UPDATE: 911 services partially back online

CenturyLink and King County report most 911 calls are getting through.

Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

Juvenile Diversion keeps kids out of court and away from crime

The diversion program recruits community volunteers to oversee local juvenile cases.

From left, Jeff, Helen and Matt Glenn pose before their opening day for Highside Distilling. Photo courtesy of Matt Glenn.

Issaquah family opens distillery on Bainbridge Island

Matt Glenn and his parents have been dreaming of starting their own distillery for years.

From left, Jeff, Helen and Matt Glenn pose before their opening day for Highside Distilling. Photo courtesy of Matt Glenn.
Porch pirates strike at an Issaquah Highlands home. Police arrested the two and personally returned numerous packages. Photos courtesy of the city of Issaquah

Police arrest porch pirates, redeliver stolen gifts

The two suspects were stealing boxes from Issaquah Highlands residents when a local called 911.

Porch pirates strike at an Issaquah Highlands home. Police arrested the two and personally returned numerous packages. Photos courtesy of the city of Issaquah

Boy Scouts return for 34th annual Christmas tree recycling drive

Six Boy Scout troops will collect and recycle donated trees from Sammamish and Issaquah on Jan. 5.

ISD school board approves new high school class schedule; community members concerned

Thiele recommends a “Modified Block 7 Period Schedule with Flex Time Option” to take effect in Issaquah and Skyline High Schools beginning 2019 and Liberty High School no later than 2022.