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Drug awareness-prevention workshop offered parents

Youth Eastside Services (YES), is offering a free Drug Awareness and Prevention Workshop to help parents learn more about the latest teen drug trends, including… Continue reading

Lisa Knopp earns certification as vision therapist

Lisa Knopp of Sammamish has been designated as a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist (COVT) at the annual meeting of the The College of Optometrists in… Continue reading

Humane Society lowers adoption fees on pets

The Seattle Humane Society is celebrating Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month throughout November. During the month, adoption fees are waived on cats 5 years and older. Fees for… Continue reading

History Museums plan craft fair

The Issaquah History Museums will host its annual holiday open house Dec. 4 at the Issaquah Train Depot, 50 Rainier Boulevard North

Providence Marianwood hosts estate sale

Head over to the estate sale at Providence Marianwood for unique collectibles from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday. Items for sale will… Continue reading

Cheese sold at Costco, but not in Washington, may be linked to E. coli

A cheese sold at Costco outlets in five states – none in Washington – has been preliminarily linked to E. coli, according to a report by Associated Press.

Jay Rodne leads in state representative race so far

Early results show that Jay Rodne (R), District No. 5 Washington state representative up for re-election, has swept more than 60 percent of the vote.

Teens rehearse for Liberty High School's The Crucible. From the left: Alison Fesler Erik Wolf-Rowland

The Crucible opens at Liberty High School Nov. 12

The Patriot Players at Liberty High School will present the classic drama based on events from the Salem With Trials of 1692 this November.

Teens rehearse for Liberty High School's The Crucible. From the left: Alison Fesler Erik Wolf-Rowland

Arthur Miller’s stage classic coming to Liberty High

The award-winning Patriot Players of Liberty High will present Arthur Miller’s classic American drama, The Crucible, this month.

Skyline places third in KingCo swim meet

Skyline scored a plethora of points Saturday, but still finished behind two teams to place third in the annual KingCo swim meet.

Metro Transit receives federal grant to go ‘off the grid’ | Money will buy prototype battery-powered electric bus

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today that it will award King County Metro Transit $4.7 million to purchase a prototype electric bus that runs on battery power.

OPINION: What would our founding fathers think of today’s political games?

By Bill ShawI had the opportunity to visit Washington DC a few weeks ago.For days, my wife, Mary Beth, and I walked through the amazing… Continue reading

$44 million data company chooses Issaquah for new facility

Issaquah is continuing to build a reputation as a haven for high-tech business, with the news this week that New Jersey-based Dataram Corp., a publicly-traded maker of computer memory and storage products with annual revenue last year of $44 million, has established a development and testing facility in Issaquah.

City task force to unveil plans for central Issaquah

The City of Issaquah will host an open house to present the recommendations of the Central Issaquah Plan Advisory Task Force between 4 and 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday, Oct. 27, at Pickering Barn.

Why November 2 matters

By now, you have probably had your share of the television campaign advertisements, the campaign yard signs, the bumper stickers and the rest of the bells and whistles that come with our fall elections.

Halloween event for families in downtown Issaquah

The Downtown Issaquah Association will host a free Halloween event for families Saturday, Oct. 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hailstone Feed Store, across from the Village Theatre, at 232 Front Street.

VinoBella in Issaquah to host gothic bellydance party in support of breast cancer awareness

Local wine and espresso bar VinoBella is supporting National Breast Cancer Awareness month this October.

Volunteers needed for Highlands Halloween

Volunteers are needed to help stage the Issaquah Highlands' own Halloween spectacular, Green Halloween.

In 2009

In a break from hitting the books, students hit the phones to raise money for vital school programs

Though no one likes being phoned at home to complete a survey, or to be urged to buy this fabulous product or that, Issaquah and Sammamish residents should expect a call next week that is certainly worth listening to.

In 2009
For one hour a week

Life lessons – community volunteers a vital resource for young students

Plateau resident Jeff Richards isn't a teacher. And nor is he trying to be. What he is trying to be is a friendly resource and a helping hand to one local student - someone who will listen to their problems or concerns, and offer whatever words of wisdom might help make the difficult lessons of school a little easier.

For one hour a week