Issaquah City Council member Stacy Goodman speaks at a special meeting on Dec. 5 regarding a SEPA appeal of a city comprehensive plan amendment that proposes land-use zoning changes for eight parcels, including on the Providence Heights property now owned by the Issaquah School District. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

Appeal denied, ISD project progressing

Rezoning of Providence Heights, seven other properties will move forward.

Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

It’s been a year since the Menchie’s incident and here is what the city of Kirkland has been working on since then.

For the 15th year, Jacksons Food Stores are matching donations dollar-for-dollar in support of the annual Gift of Peace campaign to help end domestic violence. Photo courtesy of Fiona Gwozdz

15th annual Gift of Peace campaign works to help end domestic violence

All dove sales go to support Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV).

Issaquah City Hall. File photo

Utility assistance program to launch in January

New aid available for low income residents as tax, rate increases approach.

A sign for the Historic Shell Holiday shop in front of the Station’s exterior. The shop runs weekends Thanksgiving through Christmas in downtown Issaquah. Courtesy photos.

Historic Shell Holiday Shop underway

Local artists, crafters sell handmade gifts in downtown Issaquah.

Photo courtesy of Linda Gingrich
                                Master Chorus Eastside at their 2017 performance of “A Christmas Carol.”

A Christmas chorale shines new light on classic Dickens tale

A synthesis of readers theater and Christmas carols, Master Chorus Eastside presents “A Christmas Carol.”

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King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

King County approves environmental justice provision

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Homelessness authority approved by King County, awaits Seattle vote

The agreement would consolidate emergency services for people experiencing homelessness.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Council approves $600,000 to increase security at King County Courthouse

The funding will be split evenly between increasing deputies, security and social services.

Victims, law enforcement speak about King County Courthouse conditions

An entrance to the courthouse was closed after an assault.

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Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

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Changing systems doesn’t happen overnight | Windows and Mirrors

It’s been a year since the Menchie’s incident and here is what the city of Kirkland has been working on since then.