Second annual Confluence Music in the Park happening Sunday

Harmonica stylings by Lee Oskar featured during the free event.

Port of Seattle grants fund economic development across the Eastside

2019 Port of Seattle funding supports economic development projects in Eastside cities.

State’s new voting system passes key test

Whew. The primary (on Aug. 6) marked the electoral debut of VoteWa, and the sparkling new statewide election management system… Continue reading

Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey recently summited Mount Shasta in California. Courtesy photo

Financial success and mountaineering

The steps to achieving financial success mirror mountain climbing.

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Issaquah candidate campaign funding

Many candidates chose to raise less than $5,000, allowing them not to report.

Mark Lundborg, fencer and CFO of Issaquah’s Washington Fencing Academy (WFA), will be competing in the 2019 Veteran World Championships in Cairo, Egypt. Madison Miller / staff photo

Lundborg to compete in at the 2019 Veteran World Championships

The 59-year-old recently won the veteran men’s individual saber at the 2019 USA Fencing National Championships in Columbus, Ohio.

A Day in the Life of an Environmental Intern

Ever wondered what happens during an internship at the Port of Seattle? Sophia Cassam, an intern at Sea-Tac Airport, shares… Continue reading

News
Mayor Mary Lou Pauly has appointed Wally Bobkiewicz as Issaquah’s next city administrator. Photo courtesy of city of Issaquah

Wally Bobkiewicz is Issaquah’s new city administrator

The city council confirmed the appointment during its Aug. 12 meeting.

 

District Court Judge Peter Nault dies after 25 years on the bench

The county council will appoint a judge to fill the open spot.

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Bulletin Board

Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Emergency making huge demands on community supply.

 

AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

Customers promised easy income, but got empty promises instead.

 

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT highlights its strategic direction in this edition of the agency’s quarterly Continue reading...

 

New phone scam targets Washington businesses

The Washington Department of Revenue is warning businesses to be aware of Continue reading...

 

Sports

Eagles ready to take off

Issaquah football begins new season under first-year coach.

 

Marketplace

Security checkpoints 101

Security checkpoints at the airport look so simple, but can be very Continue reading...

 

Ultimate Cruise Job: Lights, Camera, CRUISE

In the past eighteen months, Jesse Kipp’s job has taken him on Continue reading...

 

Arrive at the airport early!

Many travelers have heard the standard refrain for busy travel periods – Continue reading...

 

Opinion
Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly. Courtesy photo

Introducing Wally Bobkiewicz, new city administrator | Guest voice

Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly introduces new city administrator.

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Northwest
Photo courtesy of Neelam Chahlia 
                                Redmond’s Neelam Chahlia crowned as Mrs. Washington America and competing for the national Mrs. America title on Aug. 26.

Redmond’s Chahlia to compete for Mrs. America 2020 title

Mrs. Washington America winner says her journey embodies the ‘American Dream.’