Nicole Jennings

Walking in my dad’s footsteps at Camp Pendleton

For about two weeks in the third grade, my friends and I took a break from playing princesses at recess and joined the boys (and… Continue reading

‘A gift to everyone’ | Community-made mural brings rainbow to Issaquah Salmon Hatchery

Swim aside Swedish Fish — you’re no longer the only bright and vivid fish in town. The Issaquah Salmon Hatchery just got a whole lot… Continue reading

Eastside teachers step in boots of Marine Corps recruits at San Diego workshop

They’re used to issuing commands in their classrooms or on the athletic field all day during the school year. But one group of 17 Eastside… Continue reading

Issaquah Chamber members mingle, hula hoop and more at annual barbecue | Photos

The Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce held its third annual “Meat and Great” barbecue on Aug. 10. Chamber members mingled and enjoyed festivities, including a… Continue reading

4 Sammamish businesses cited, employees arrested for selling alcohol to minor

Employees at four businesses in Sammamish were arrested for serving alcohol to a minor in a routine examination by the Washington State Liquor Control Board… Continue reading

Current Issaquah City Council candidate, local pediatrician among Reichert’s opponents in 2018 election

The primaries for the November 2017 election may have just taken place, but two familiar Issaquah faces are already setting their sights on a goal… Continue reading

Issaquah, Sammamish residents pay tribute to Charlottesville victims

Over the weekend, the images of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia shocked and saddened citizens across the United States. And here on the Eastside, Issaquah and… Continue reading

Sena Park: paying tribute to an independent Issaquah woman

She ran a successful business, traveled the world and chose her career over marriage. And she was born in 1891. Yes, that’s 1891, not 1991.… Continue reading

History or hazard? Sammamish’s Baker House being considered for landmark status

A debate between a historic preservation group and a local homeowners association ended inconclusively at the Sammamish Landmarks Commission meeting on July 27. The debate… Continue reading

Providence Heights appeal hearing, part two: witnesses discuss environment, stained glass

Part two of the Providence Heights appeal hearing, held Tuesday afternoon in the Issaquah City Council Chambers, began with an environmental debate. The appeal hearing,… Continue reading

Moratorium to go until end of 2017

Issaquah will see another Christmas before the citywide moratorium is lifted. The Issaquah City Council voted unanimously after a public hearing at the Aug. 7… Continue reading

Distracted driving decoded

Keeping her hands on the wheel and eyes mostly on the road, a woman sips coffee through a three-foot-long straw attached to a Starbucks cup… Continue reading

A win for the Sammamish Heritage Society | Providence Heights named an Issaquah landmark

The Sammamish Heritage Society may have received the game changer it needed in the demolition permit appeal for the Providence Heights campus; the entire property… Continue reading

Summer drama camp teaches lesser-known Indian history

There are some famous rulers — usually from the western hemisphere — that we’ve all learned about over and over again, through schooling, books and… Continue reading

Semi rollover calls attention to May Valley truck traffic problems

A recent accident is drawing attention to the plight that residents of May Valley Road south of Issaquah city limits have faced since last autumn.… Continue reading

Pauly ahead in first wave of primary results | UPDATE

In the latest wave of primary election results from King County, updated at approximately 4 p.m. Aug. 2, Mary Lou Pauly was the frontrunner in… Continue reading

Moran, Ross, Stuart ahead in Sammamish Council primary results

The first wave of King County primary election results, released at approximately 8 p.m. on Aug. 1, showed Karen Moran slightly in the lead with… Continue reading

Issaquah mayoral candidates debate traffic, development at Blakely Hall forum

For the second time this election season, the 2017 Issaquah mayoral candidates engaged in a friendly candidate forum, hosted by the Issaquah Highlands Council on… Continue reading

Issaquah man killed in State Route 900 crash

An Issaquah man was killed early Friday morning in a one-car accident on State Route 900 in Renton. At approximately 1:15 a.m., a black 2006… Continue reading

Highlands meeting discusses steps forward for speeding issue

If there was any remaining doubt about the extent of the speeding problem in the Issaquah Highlands, the July 12 meeting at Blakely Hall should… Continue reading