Reporter Staff

Calling Sammamish students | applications for statewide scholarship deadline Friday, Jan. 29

The Association of Washington Cities Center for Quality Communities Scholarship Fund, a nonprofit organization that promotes municipal leadership development and civic engagement, offers the scholarship through a statewide competitive process for students who are actively engaged in their city government and/or community and plan to attend post-secondary school in fall 2016.

Child porn uploads linked to Sammamish location | Sammamish police blotter Dec. 27-Jan. 16

Jan. 12: Google made six cyber-tips to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding several uploads of pornography by a Google user to a Google storage account between Dec. 14-28, 2015. The IP address for the uploads geocoded to a Sammamish location.

Second emergency winter shelter opens on Eastside

The second, new, shelter is located at Fenwick Hall, Bellevue First Congregational Church in Downtown Bellevue.

Police seek lottery thief

Shortly after 6:45 p.m. Jan. 14, a man was reported to have fled from the 76 gas station on East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast after allegedly stealing $210 of lottery tickets.

Sheriff’s Office seeks help identifying deceased Jane Doe

The body was found near Manzanita Beach on Vashon Island Friday afternoon.

Issaquah Farmers Market accepting applications for new vendors

Farmers Market organizers will hold two jury days for first-time applicants to turn in their applications and demonstrate their products to staff.

Ongoing clothing drive, various meetings, ‘School of Rock’ opening | Community events Jan. 11-16

The Reporter welcomes calendar items for nonprofit groups and community events. This list highlights the upcoming weekly community events happening in Sammamish and Issaquah. See below for further instructions on how to submit events.

Volunteers sought for Jan. 23 Lake Sammamish State Park cleanup

The Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park are seeking volunteers to assist with replanting of a section of park over the next several months.

Issaquahn awarded by Seattle King County Realtors

Issaquah real estate broker David Irons has been awarded the 2015 Realtor Achievement Award for his work with Seattle King County Realtors.

Year in Review 2015: October to December

A new year will be upon us Friday, and the Reporter is taking the last four days of 2015 to look back on the past year. Here are the top stories that came out of Issaquah and Sammamish from October to December:

Lake Sammamish State Park seeks volunteers for educational programs

Rangers with Lake Sammamish State Park will offer docent training for potential volunteers in February.

Year in Review 2015: July to September

A new year will be upon us Friday, and the Reporter is taking the last four days of 2015 to look back on the past year. Here are the top stories that came out of Issaquah and Sammamish from July to September:

Year in Review 2015: April to June

A new year is upon us Friday, and the Reporter is taking the last four days of 2015 to look back on the past year. Here are the top stories that came out of Issaquah and Sammamish from April to June.

Year in Review 2015: January to March

A new year is upon us Friday, so the Reporter is taking the last four days of 2015 to look back on the past year. Here are the top stories that came out of Issaquah and Sammamish from January to March.

Issaquah, Sammamish students make Oregon State University honor roll

There were more than 1,000 student who earned a 4.0 grade point average and nearly another 4,000 who earned a 3.5 grade point average or better, including a few students from Issaquah and Sammamish.

Sen. Litzow’s office accepting applications for Senate page program

The program allows teens to assist lawmakers with proceedings on the Senate floor for one week while they attend page school and learn about the legislative process firsthand.

Community Center opens mailbox for letters to Santa

City staff urged writers to send letters with a home mailing address so that they can receive a response.

Eastside Baby Corner to open up for tours

The nonprofit, which distributes donated children’s and maternity items to social service agencies for families in need, will host two open houses 9 a.m. to noon on Dec. 10 and Dec. 17.

Sammamish Toys For Tots enters 10th anniversary

Sammamish City Hall will open itself to Toys For Tots donations on Nov. 2.

Sammamish City Council candidates answer questions from residents

Earlier this month, citizens submitted nearly 40 questions for the candidates during the Sammamish City Council candidate forum Oct. 7. There was not enough time to answer every citizen question, which is why the Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter reached out to the candidates, asking them to submit their answers via email.