A 1993 Honda Accord was stolen sometime between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on June 19 at the Costco Corporate office at 999 Lake Drive. Loss was estimated at $6,000.
An 18-year-old Sammamish woman was arrested at about 3 p.m. on Tuesday for the investigation of driving under the influence, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after Washington State Patrol and Issaquah Police Department responded to a one-car collision on the 1700 block of Northwest Maple Street.
Nine newborn ducklings have been reunited with their mama duck after a narrow escape from a stormwater drain, all thanks to the efforts of three local kids.
Jacoba Smith, 12, her brother Kooper, 13, and their neighbor, Anders Gellè, 12, were walking home from the school bus last week in the Trossachs neighborhood. They heard a “peeping” sound coming from a grate in the street, and looked inside to see several ducklings down inside.
Phil Pitruzello, an 84-year-old retired professor from New York University, helped a man who couldn’t get out of bed.
As a volunteer for the Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, Pitruzello listens to the concerns and complaints of people in adult care facilities to help make sure they’re getting the treatment they deserve.
Life Enrichment Options, or LEO, announced the winners of this year’s Employers of the Year at the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week.
Winners this year included Sherm’s BBQ Bistro for the small business, Providence Marianwood for the medium-sized business and the Fred Meyer in Issaquah for the large business.
“When you’re driving you need to be driving,” WSP Chief John R. Batiste said in a press release. “We’d prefer that drivers didn’t talk on their cell phones at all. But if you must, please stay safe by using a headset or speaker-phone.”
A Sammamish man and five other people were indicted by a federal grand jury in Seattle last week for conspiracy and wire fraud in connection with an estimated $8.5 million mortgage fraud scheme conducted in 2004 and 2005.
As they arrive home today, their bodies will be tired and worn, their hearts full and their minds already thinking ahead to next year.
The 38-member mission group from Issaquah Christian Church have spent the past week building a needy family a new home in Mexico. Almost immediately they will switch over to selling fireworks to help pay for next year’s trip.
Last week, the King County Executive, along with the Sheriff, Prosecuting Attorney, and judges from around the county, revealed that King County is facing a budget crisis of great magnitude. This year alone, we may have to cut $20 million from the $660 million general fund. An additional deficit between $40 million and $70 million is predicted in 2009.
The Insight School of Washington graduation ceremony last week began like any other — the graduates glided to their seats to “Pomp and Circumstance” while family and friends snapped candids furiously. But for many of the class, instead of hugging fellow seniors goodbye after the ceremony, they were meeting one another for the first time.
The Issaquah 9- and 10-year-old Little League Coast Tigers beat the Eastlake Huskies, 6-5, in a dramatic come-from-behind finish Saturday to clinch the championship in the District 9 City Softball Tournament.
The Issaquah Dragons know how to win. The local 11-U baseball team has entered five tournaments this year and walked away with championship trophies in each one. The team has won 20 of its past 22 tournaments, and made the championship game in all 22. The Dragons’ most recent tournament title came at the Oregon City 12-U Invitational last weekend. Playing an age group up, Issaquah defeated the Roseburg Red Sox 1-0 to earn the title.