With the traffic speed sensors and cameras recently installed around a number of Issaquah schools, and Washington State Patrol officers targeting schools in Sammamish this month, school zone safety is getting plenty of attention of late.
Until September of 2007, Dawn Appel was just another one of those Moms – the kind who somehow balance a demanding job with keeping the home fires burning, and still find time to stand on the sidelines of sporting fields and cheer for their children.
With the City of Sammamish, already undergoing a thorough overhaul, in the form of the proposed town center, the Shoreline Master Plan process, and improvements to East Lake Sammamish Parkway, it will soon have another important project to consider — Beaver Lake Park.
I heard a crazy story the other day, a terrible story. In the aftermath of the Gulf War, Saddam Hussein drained the vast southern marshland between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, a unique and vibrant wetland comparable to the Florida Everglades.
You don’t need me to tell you, the news is pretty heavy these days. In this job, I try to stay abreast of what is going on, at a state level, and nationally, as best as I can. But I’ve got to say, listening to the news these days is a bit of a downer.
The people of Issaquah raised almost $10,000 for family of Holly Connor.
About 100 people attended the benefit concert at Issaquah’s Village Theatre, on Monday, Feb. 23, which featured local musicians and performers.
At their meeting at Tibbetts Creek Manor on Tuesday, Feb. 24, the Rotary Club of Issaquah applauded the scholastic and extra-cirricular efforts of six students, from Liberty High School, Tiger Mountain Community High School, and Issaquah High School.
Thanks to the actions of a brave bank teller, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and local police have caught the man they believe was responsible for three bank robberies in the past month.
The executive in charge of Swedish Medical Center’s expansion into the cities east of Seattle said this week that the company was trying not to let the present economic environment compromise important, long term goals.