Reporter Staff

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.

Irish President Michael Higgins spent time  with Skyline High School students during his visit on the Plateau to watch Gaelic football Oct. 22.

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:

Irish President Michael Higgins spent time  with Skyline High School students during his visit on the Plateau to watch Gaelic football Oct. 22.

Lake Sammamish State Park seeks volunteers for educational programs

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

Unionized health care workers picketed outside Swedish Issaquah in July.

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:

Unionized health care workers picketed outside Swedish Issaquah in July.
Issaquah School District teachers walked out in May to protest the state Legislature's inaction on basic education funding.

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.

Issaquah School District teachers walked out in May to protest the state Legislature's inaction on basic education funding.
Tent City 4 made a surprise

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.

Tent City 4 made a surprise

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.

Applications have opened for the state Senate's page program.

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.

Applications have opened for the state Senate's page program.

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.

Detective Amy Jarboe with the police department’s Toys for Tots donations from 2014.

Sammamish Toys For Tots enters 10th anniversary

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

Detective Amy Jarboe with the police department’s Toys for Tots donations from 2014.
Sammamish City Council candidates listen to moderator William Shaw explain the rules for the forum Oct. 7 at the Sammamish EX3 Teen & Recreation Center.

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.

Sammamish City Council candidates listen to moderator William Shaw explain the rules for the forum Oct. 7 at the Sammamish EX3 Teen & Recreation Center.
Sammamish City Council candidates listen to moderator William Shaw explain the rules for the forum Oct. 7 at the Sammamish EX3 Teen & Recreation Center.

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.

Sammamish City Council candidates listen to moderator William Shaw explain the rules for the forum Oct. 7 at the Sammamish EX3 Teen & Recreation Center.

Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank collecting for Month of Concern

The city of Issaquah joined the city of Sammamish in collecting food during a month-long food drive throughout the Eastside.

Volunteers needed for King County Long-Term Care Ombudsman program

Volunteers are needed to advocate for long-term care (LTC) residents in Issaquah, Bellevue and Sammamish communities.

Construction on southern portion of East Lake Sammamish Trail postponed due to appeal

The southern segment stretches from Southeast 43rd Way to Southeast 33rd Street.

Sammamish testing new traffic signal software

Sammamish will be installing and testing its new "Traffic Signal Intelligent Transportation System" along the 228th corridor, between Issaquah-Pine Lake Road and Northeast 12th Place, according to a city press release.

Issaquah to participate in National Drug Take-Back Day

Drop off unused or expired medication at Issaquah City Hall at 130 E. Sunset Way on Sept. 26 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m.

Sammamish City Council on break until September

The Sammamish City Council broke for summer vacation after its last regular meeting July 21.