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Issaquah City Council approves school impact fees for new residential development in 2019

The city council approved the school district’s impact fees to fund school facilities improvements.

King County launches text to 911 service

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

State Supreme Court strikes down I-27; King County will pursue safe consumption sites

State Supreme Court strikes down I-27; King County will pursue safe consumption sites

  • Dec 20, 2018

Puget Sound prepares for the big one

Three years after an alarming report made national headlines, locals are quietly preparing disaster.

The King County Courthouse. File photo

King County Council Acknowledges Report on Juvenile Solitary Confinement

Report also says youth of color face a disproportionate amount of disciplinary measures

The King County Courthouse. File photo
Jiff Searing paints the door frame of the tiny house during the volunteer event on Saturday. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Issaquah citizens build a tiny house for the Low Income Housing Institute

An work party was held in Issaquah to build and donate a house to a low income tiny house village.

Jiff Searing paints the door frame of the tiny house during the volunteer event on Saturday. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Why do Washington voters struggle with climate change policies?

Despite environmental awareness and the public’s apparent desire for reform, statewide initiatives keep failing

A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Issaquah city council approves purchase of 46-acre Bergsma property for open space

The Issaquah City Council voted to pursue the acquisition of 46 acre Bergsma property.

IVE parents create fundraiser to send fifth graders to camp after school PTA pulls funding. Photo courtesy of Issaquah Valley Elementary PTA Facebook page

Issaquah Valley Elementary PTA cancels fifth grade camp

IVE parents create fundraiser to send fifth graders to camp.

IVE parents create fundraiser to send fifth graders to camp after school PTA pulls funding. Photo courtesy of Issaquah Valley Elementary PTA Facebook page
Following the hour-long lockdown, Issaquah High School students were excused from their first period and parents were allowed to freely excuse their children for the rest of the day. Reporter File Photo

UPDATE: No gun found after four-school lockdown in Issaquah

Police did not find a weapon after taking a 14-year-old student into custody at Issaquah High.

Following the hour-long lockdown, Issaquah High School students were excused from their first period and parents were allowed to freely excuse their children for the rest of the day. Reporter File Photo
Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

Elder abuse cases are on the rise in Washington

Local agencies and geriatric care managers aim to increase public awareness about the epidemic.

Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

UPDATED: Issaquah School District denies lawsuit allegations

Formal response filed in King County Superior Court.

Issaquah submits annual floodplain mangement report to FEMA

Issaquah submits the annual floodplain management report to FEMA for certification.

The King County Library System Foundation is awarded a grant from Boeing

KCLSF receives an $80,000 grant from the Boeing Company

U-cut and pre-cut Christmas trees around the Snoqualmie Valley

As the holiday season approaches, several Snoqualmie Valley businesses are gearing up their offerings of Christmas tree services. The Snoqualmie Valley Venturing Crew 115, a… Continue reading

Sammamish Plateau Water sets public meeting on rate increases for Dec. 3

Sammamish Plateau Water will hold a meeting on Dec. 3 to take pubic comment on 2019 rate increases.

County set to test long-range electric buses

The buses would be able to travel more than 140 miles without recharging.

Shigellosis outbreak at Cascade Ridge Elementary School

16 people have come down with Shigellosis at Cascade Ridge Elementary School.

County investigates arson at Ek Farmhouse

The city-owned structure sustained fire damage last week.

  • Nov 30, 2018