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Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

UPDATE: 911 services partially back online

CenturyLink and King County report most 911 calls are getting through.

Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

Juvenile Diversion keeps kids out of court and away from crime

The diversion program recruits community volunteers to oversee local juvenile cases.

Porch pirates strike at an Issaquah Highlands home. Police arrested the two and personally returned numerous packages. Photos courtesy of the city of Issaquah

Police arrest porch pirates, redeliver stolen gifts

The two suspects were stealing boxes from Issaquah Highlands residents when a local called 911.

Porch pirates strike at an Issaquah Highlands home. Police arrested the two and personally returned numerous packages. Photos courtesy of the city of Issaquah
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
Police say porch piracy is primarily a crime of opportunity. Many criminals will see a package as they pass by and make quick, easy money. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

‘Porch pirates’ plunder local packages

Eastside police departments spoke on the ‘porch pirate’ problem and ask locals to report the crime.

Police say porch piracy is primarily a crime of opportunity. Many criminals will see a package as they pass by and make quick, easy money. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration
The Eastside strike team consisted of a dozen firefighters from local cities. They assisted with small brush fires and watched over a small community near Malibu as a fire raged on a nearby hillside. Photos courtesy of Jeff Storey and Dave McDaniel

Local firefighters aid in California wildfires

Firefighters from Eastside Fire & Rescue, Snoqualmie, Fall City and Duvall fire departments assisted.

The Eastside strike team consisted of a dozen firefighters from local cities. They assisted with small brush fires and watched over a small community near Malibu as a fire raged on a nearby hillside. Photos courtesy of Jeff Storey and Dave McDaniel
Sgt. 1st Class Trevor Riesner, an active service member, visits with Spiritwood residents during Veterans Day to answer questions and meet with other veterans. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Angell

Retirement community honors local vets, raise funds

Spiritwood at Pine Lake residents handmade 200 poppy flowers to honor Veteran’s Day.

Sgt. 1st Class Trevor Riesner, an active service member, visits with Spiritwood residents during Veterans Day to answer questions and meet with other veterans. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Angell

Man pleads not guilty to Issaquah murder

The 29-year-old was caught, allegedly fleeing to Mexico, after the murder of an Issaquah man.

Bellevue city manager Brad Miyake welcomes Steve Mylett back to his position as police chief following his exoneration. Photo courtesy of the city of Bellevue

Prosecutors examine charges against Mylett accuser

The Issaquah woman falsely accused Bellevue Police Chief Steve Mylett of rape.

Bellevue city manager Brad Miyake welcomes Steve Mylett back to his position as police chief following his exoneration. Photo courtesy of the city of Bellevue
Juanita Oney plays Marilyn Monroe for the calendar photo shoot. Courtesy of Jennifer Angell

Local seniors sell themed calendars for Alzheimer’s charity

So far, seniors from the Spiritwood at Pine Lake Assisted Living home have raised more than $1,500.

Juanita Oney plays Marilyn Monroe for the calendar photo shoot. Courtesy of Jennifer Angell

Carnation man caught after allegedly fleeing in wake of Issaquah murder

The man is accused of killing Issaquah native, Christopher Rea, after a wages dispute.

Two Eastside killers see sentences changed

Death penalty ruled unconstitutional, death row sentences changed to life without parole

Eastside Fire & Rescue launches local Fire Explorers program

The 20-week Fire Explorers post will teach local high-schoolers the ins and outs of firefighting.

The dump truck was engulfed in flames when first responders arrived on the scene. Photos courtesy of Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson

Woman dies in crash near Sammamish and Fall City

Two vehicles crashed near Tolt Hill Road along Redmond-Fall City Road, incinerating a dump truck.

The dump truck was engulfed in flames when first responders arrived on the scene. Photos courtesy of Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson
Photo courtesy of the city of Issaquah Twitter account

Unarmed suspect robs Issaquah bank, still at large

The suspect fled on foot and police are investigating the area.

Photo courtesy of the city of Issaquah Twitter account
Washington State Patrol detectives investigate the fatal crash. Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

WSP investigates fatal wrong direction crash

The driver who traveled the wrong direction on SR 18 is under investigation for vehicular homicide.

Washington State Patrol detectives investigate the fatal crash. Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson
Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. Photo courtesy of ElectJoy.com

Police investigate former council candidate’s claimed Cornell degree

Langley would not comment on the investigation.

Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. Photo courtesy of ElectJoy.com
Workers install girders as part of a previous project in 2012 along westbound SR 520. Reporter File Photo

Worker dies after fall along SR 520

The accident occurred at a construction site near the 148th Avenue Northeast interchange.

Workers install girders as part of a previous project in 2012 along westbound SR 520. Reporter File Photo
Photos courtesy of Two Men and a Truck

Local movers’ campaign benefits domestic violence survivors on Mother’s Day

The Eastside’s Two Men and a Truck franchise celebrates mothers with the Movers for Moms campaign.

Photos courtesy of Two Men and a Truck
Promotional image courtesy of the Kirkland Parks Foundation and Google

STEM Challenge allows LWSD students to compete for school funding

Google has partnered with the Kirkland Parks Foundation to fund the KITE STEM Challenge.

Promotional image courtesy of the Kirkland Parks Foundation and Google