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Vehicular homicide suspece pleads innocent; No fireworks in city limits today; Indian culture day scheduled for Sammamish Farmers Market

Vehicular homicide suspect pleads innocent

Kyle Dalan, a Redmond resident who has been charged in connection with the vehicular homicide death of Sammamish resident, pleaded not guilty at his recent arraignment.

Dalan, 26, was driving west on State Route 202 near Southeast 40th Street on May 26 when his Geo Tracker crossed the center line and struck the Kawasaki motorcycle Mark Stolle was riding.

Stolle was thrown from the motorcycle and died a few minutes later.

Washington State Patrol troopers determined Dalan’s blood alcohol level was .09 a short time after the accident.

Dalan is scheduled to have a case-setting court appearance on July 23.

No fireworks in city limits today

It is illegal to use or possess fireworks without a permit in the cities of Issaquah and Sammamish. The bans include all fireworks, including sparklers, cones, fountains and roman candles.

Surrounding cities including Redmond and Bellevue also ban fireworks for personal use. A full list of regulations in King County and individual cities is available at

Indian culture day at Sammamish market

The Sammamish Farmers Market will host Indian Culture Day from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16. The festivities will include a visual display of culture, food, clothing, art and entertainment for a glimpse into the traditions and heritage of India. Culinary displays of spices, grains and other ingredients, as well as demonstrations on how to make chapati will be offered. Enjoy vegetarian food, try wearing a sari, understand the significance of a bindi and get a free Henna tattoo. For more information, visit