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Sixth Grade Night in Issaquah tonight

On Friday, Sept. 10 from 7-10 p.m., the Issaquah Community Center is hosting “Sixth Grade Night,” featuring activities, food, games, crafts and laser tag.

I-beams lay scattered across the Highlands Drive exit of I-90 after a truck overturned during the evening commute on Tuesday.

Overturned semi-truck snarls traffic

A rainbow arched across the Highlands Drive exit off Interstate 90 during the Tuesday evening commute, but there was no pot of gold for drivers. Instead, they were treated to a closed off ramp and miles of backups that clogged both highway lanes and alternate routes throughout Issaquah.

I-beams lay scattered across the Highlands Drive exit of I-90 after a truck overturned during the evening commute on Tuesday.

Mayor Frisinger releases names of City Administrator candidates

Current city and county managers from Lake Forest Park, Yakima, and San Juan and Thurston counties are among the five finalists for Issaquah's vacant City Administrator position.

Westbound I-90 congested with holiday traffic

Motorists returning to Seattle and the Eastside are being warned to expect an extra 30 minutes of travel time on westbound Interstate 90 this afternoon.

Adventure Kids Playcare has an infant nursery

A busy parent’s perfect helper

As beautiful as parenthood is, most moms and dads of young children will tell you it does have it’s tougher moments.

Adventure Kids Playcare has an infant nursery

Bring the signs down

Now that the primary election is over and the top-two winners have been chosen for November, the sad vestiges of the campaigns linger on.

Back in the day

I appreciate Ms. Barbara Raabe remembering me from my time as mayor back in the 1990s ("Same old story," The Reporter, Aug. 27), but my recollection differs somewhat from hers. Maybe because my viewpoint is/was different.

Truck fire on I-90 in Issaquah delays morning commute

A semi-trailer truck caught on fire at 6:41 a.m. on Interstate 90 just east of the Sunset Way exit in Issaquah this morning, causing delays for commuters.

Eastlake at a glance | Girls soccer preview

Lowdown: Eastlake, which finished last season 14-5-1 after losing to Kentwood in the opening round of the 4A state tournament, enters the 2010 season with question marks. The Wolves graduated several key components off of last year's squad, including five Division I players.

Grants of $200 to $1,000 available for family, youth support projects

The Issaquah Community Network is seeking funding proposals for community projects related to parenting and youth support services.

I-405 off-ramp closed tonight

Work crews will close the off-ramp from southbound I-405 to northbound SR 167 (Rainier Ave S.) to repair a concrete barrier and attenuator damaged earlier today by a collision.

Of mutual benefit

Port Blakely welcomes and encourages open and honest discussion about the future of the Issaquah Highlands community. But we are concerned as the conversation appears to have taken a misguided turn.

Free concert features local phenoms

POPs! Goes Issaquah, an annual free concert sponsored by Rowley Properties, will feature the Sammamish Symphony Orchestra and conductor R. Joseph Scott on Friday, Aug. 27.

Sammamish Arts Commission auditions this weekend.

Performing artist auditions this weekend

The Sammamish Arts Commission is holding auditions for local artists this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 27 and 28.

Sammamish Arts Commission auditions this weekend.

A history lesson on the Issaquah Highlands

Judd Kirk was the representative for Port Blakely then, so it does not surprise me now that he is still pushing for the most density in this former bucolic area.

KIDSTAGE fall classes start mid-September

The Issaquah Village Theatre KIDSTAGE, a year-round performing arts program, has announced its fall schedule of classes for students ages 4 to 20.

Highlanders raise up

Today I am full of pride and disappointment.

Clear message from the Highlands

Our community showed up in overwhelming force to communicate a clear message to the city council.

Not a pretty sight

Why does the City of Issaquah and Port Blakely want to remove requirements for evergreen trees and landscaping in Issaquah Highlands? My understanding is that Port Blakely can’t afford the landscaping, and evergreen trees are just too difficult to deal with.

Primary election results set up familiar battles

The Aug. 17 primary election has been run and won. As of midday on Wednesday, 967,648 ballots had been counted, and while the votes are still being tallied and the results aren't expected to be certified until Sept. 1, the current top two candidates in each race are now preparing for the general election.