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The intended bike park will be located near the soccer fields of Pad 3, under the BPA power lines and north of the Central Park-Falls Drive trail. Photo courtesy of the city of Issaquah

Bike park construction expected in 2020 if funding is secured

Issaquah Highlands plans to implement a bike park in Central Park.

  • Aug 12, 2019
The intended bike park will be located near the soccer fields of Pad 3, under the BPA power lines and north of the Central Park-Falls Drive trail. Photo courtesy of the city of Issaquah
Mike Bossing removes the ArtEast sign during its closing party. From left: David Lutrick, Monica Phillips and Mike Bossing.

ArtEast celebrates memories at closing party

ArtEast closed its doors July 31.

Mike Bossing removes the ArtEast sign during its closing party. From left: David Lutrick, Monica Phillips and Mike Bossing.
A new roundabout on Newport Way Northwest was implemented to increase safety for pedestrians and minimize traffic. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Issaquah continues to work towards minimizing traffic conditions

Go Issaquah! aims to enhance pedestrian safety and improve transporation options.

  • Aug 9, 2019
A new roundabout on Newport Way Northwest was implemented to increase safety for pedestrians and minimize traffic. Madeline Coats/staff photo
Rattlesnake Lake. Image by Google Maps

Issaquah man drowns at Rattlesnake Lake

Body recovered by dive unit on Aug. 7.

  • Aug 8, 2019
Rattlesnake Lake. Image by Google Maps

Weaver and Crofts likely to advance to general election

ISD board Pos. 5 will be between Weaver and Crofts.

King County’s Prop. 1 parks levy is passing

Initial results from the Aug. 6 primary King County Council races are also in.

Issaquah Police Department aims to help parents with strong-willed children

The Parent Project provides a 10-week course for parents with difficult or out-of-control adolescents.

Former KOMO 4 news anchor, Dan Lewis, has turned to photography since his retirement. Photo courtesy of Dan Lewis

Former news anchor displays photography at Caffé Ladro

Dan Lewis discovers new passion for photography in his retirement.

Former KOMO 4 news anchor, Dan Lewis, has turned to photography since his retirement. Photo courtesy of Dan Lewis

Aubrey Aramaki reflects on success of beloved clock gallery

Owner of Aubrey’s Clock Gallery shares lessons, anecdotes.

  • Aug 2, 2019
Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

State awards millions for salmon recovery

Puget Sound counties received more than $45 million.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Marty Wine and Wally Bobkiewicz are the two finalists for Issaquah’s city administrator. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Two candidates remain for the open city administrator position

Marty Wine and Wally Bobkiewicz sat down with city officials and residents of Issaquah.

Marty Wine and Wally Bobkiewicz are the two finalists for Issaquah’s city administrator. Madeline Coats/staff photo

200 goats escaped into the streets of Issaquah

Goats have been corralled back into enclosure.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force

Recruits hired after Dec. 7 will need additional training coming out of the academy.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

PSE’s battery storage project could help the clean energy rollout

Tiny pilot project in Glacier could eventually be expanded to Puget Sound region.

Artist Margaret Maclean takes one of the last of her ceramic creations off of the wall at ArtEast on Tuesday, July 23. ArtEast’s last day of sales was Sunday, July 21. Madison Miller / staff photo

ArtEast closes after 14 years

Due to lack of critical funding and insufficient cash flow to maintain operations, ArtEast will close by July 31.

Artist Margaret Maclean takes one of the last of her ceramic creations off of the wall at ArtEast on Tuesday, July 23. ArtEast’s last day of sales was Sunday, July 21. Madison Miller / staff photo

King County jail lost water 16 times since 2018

The building has been plagued with water failures stemming from Aquatherm pipes.

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

Economic growth continues for King County

Warning signs on horizon as housing and rent prices cool down compared to previous years.

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute
Candidates for council Pos. 2 and 3 answered curated questions from the public at a forum on July 18. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Six candidates discussed their campaigns for Issaquah City Council positions

Issues of mobility and affordable housing were most commonly addressed at the forum.

Candidates for council Pos. 2 and 3 answered curated questions from the public at a forum on July 18. Madeline Coats/staff photo
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                                Taylor Wang, 15, (left) and Alice Mao, 17, (right) have been working with Ruthie V. of the Seattle Artist League to create a gallery exhibition of young, underrepresented artists.

IHS students launch youth art gallery

Student Art Spaces gives youth accessibility to show their work in a professional show.

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                                Taylor Wang, 15, (left) and Alice Mao, 17, (right) have been working with Ruthie V. of the Seattle Artist League to create a gallery exhibition of young, underrepresented artists.