Reporter Staff

U.S.P.S. ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive is May 9

On May 9, the Food and Clothing Bank needs help with the U.S. Postal Service’s annual ‘Stamp Out Hunger Drive.’

One day only, donations matched by Seattle Foundation

For one day only, on May 5, donations made through GiveBIG, will be “stretched” by a matching contribution from the Seattle Foundation.

Boater safety classes

The local United States Coast guard Auxiliary Eastside Flotilla 22 will present three, one-day classes on boating rules and safety.

Lake Sammamish Cleanup – April 25

Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park will host a cleanup event on the southern border of the park April 25.

Passport applications accepted only Wednesdays and Thursdays in Sammamish

The city of Sammamish will only accept passport applications on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Farmers Market opens for 25th year

The Issaquah Farmers Market will open for its 25th year May 2.

Emergency tree ordinance extended to October

Sammamish City Council unanimously extended the emergency tree ordinance it passed in October 2014 for another six months.

City of Sammamish hires engineer

Sammamish hired Andrew Warren Zagars as the new city engineer earlier this month.

Drivers beware: Construction on Issaquah Middle School begins

The Issaquah School District is warning Second Avenue Southeast drivers of likely traffic slowdowns during upcoming construction on the Issaquah Middle School campus.

Keep Issaquah Beautiful Day – April 25

The Downtown Issaquah Association will hold volunteer event "Keep Issaquah Beautiful Day" 9 a.m. to noon April 25.

Issaquah Job Fair coming up

The Issaquah Job Fair will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 28 in the Pickering Barn on 1730 10th Ave. N.W.

Frisinger and Highlands Association given green awards

On April 10, the city of Issaquah named former Mayor Ava Frisinger and the Issaquah Highlands Community Association as recipients of city environmental awards.

Patterson Creek gains 122 acres

State transferred forestland to buy land better suited for timber revenue

Coffee, conversation, cops — an informal meet-and-greet with Sammamish PD

Several Sammamish residents showed up to speak with Sammamish Police at the informal "Coffee with a Cop" event at the Starbucks on the corner of 228th Avenue and Northeast Fourth Street April 2.

54 students appointed to city youth board

Sammamish City Council appointed more than 50 students to the Sammamish Youth Board at Tuesday’s meeting.

City purchases two synthetic turf field sweepers

The city of Sammamish purchased two replacement synthetic turf field sweepers for $16,690.

Eastside Fire & Rescue seeks volunteers

Eastside Fire & Rescue will accept applications for volunteer firefighters until June 15 at 4 p.m.

A white or silver semi-truck towing a container or box trailer struck a black Toyota Prius

State patrol seeks witnesses to hit and run in North Bend

Washington State Patrol detectives are investigating a hit and run, injury collision that occurred Monday on Interstate-90, going eastbound, near North Bend (mile post 31) at 1:15 pm.

A white or silver semi-truck towing a container or box trailer struck a black Toyota Prius

Millions exposed in Premera health insurance hack

The Premera Blue Cross data breach may have impacted more than 10 million Washington, Oregon and Alaska current and past customers when hackers gained access to health profiles, dating back to 2002.

Evergreen Association of Fine Arts seeks submissions

One of the oldest arts associations on the Eastside is now accepting applications for this year’s Signature Art Fund Award.