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King County faces $2 million lawsuit from 2016 K-9 bite

A man’s right arm was left “permanently disfigured and disabled” after a Sheriff’s Office K-9 was used.

  • Jan 6, 2020

ISD suffers from malware attack

No ETA on when it will be resolved.

Washington doesn’t know true vaccination data

New auditor’s report shows schools have not reported accurate vaccination data.

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                                Eric Ankrim and Allison Standley star as George and Amalia in Village Theatre’s production of “She Loves Me.”

“She Loves Me” set to debut at Village Theatre

The story that inspired “You’ve Got Mail” debuts Jan. 16.

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                                Eric Ankrim and Allison Standley star as George and Amalia in Village Theatre’s production of “She Loves Me.”
Local “Proud Boys” and others opposed to the King County Library System’s Drag Queen Story Hours showed up in Issaquah to voice their opposition to the events June 26. Courtesy photo

Issaquah Reporter’s top 10 most-viewed web stories of 2019

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  • Jan 1, 2020
Local “Proud Boys” and others opposed to the King County Library System’s Drag Queen Story Hours showed up in Issaquah to voice their opposition to the events June 26. Courtesy photo

No lack of local news in 2019

Recap of 2019’s most interesting stories.

  • Jan 1, 2020
Insulin pumps are worn by diabetics to monitor blood glucose levels and replace manual injections. (Wikimedia Commons)

WA lawmakers propose capping insulin costs at $100 a month

With the federal government in gridlock, states and finding ways to lower costs.

Insulin pumps are worn by diabetics to monitor blood glucose levels and replace manual injections. (Wikimedia Commons)

Swedish nurse strike still possible following Dec. 30 negotiations

Not enough progress was made, nurses unions say.

Swedish Medical Center nurses could strike by year’s end

Union reps say negotiations have stalled since they began in April.

Swedish Medical Center nurses could send notification of strike by year’s end

Union reps say negotiations have stalled since they began in April.

Left: Nicholas Frei of Emil Frei Associates, Inc. during the removal of the Providence Heights chapels glass windows in 2018 in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph Province. Right: Sister Judith Desmarais, Sisters of Providence Provincial Leader who was a student at Providence Heights College, holding a photo of the window depicting the Prophecy of Simeon, one of the Seven Sorrows of Mary. Photo by Natalie DeFord.

What happened to the Providence glass?

The story of Providence Heights College’s colored windows, and where they are now.

Left: Nicholas Frei of Emil Frei Associates, Inc. during the removal of the Providence Heights chapels glass windows in 2018 in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph Province. Right: Sister Judith Desmarais, Sisters of Providence Provincial Leader who was a student at Providence Heights College, holding a photo of the window depicting the Prophecy of Simeon, one of the Seven Sorrows of Mary. Photo by Natalie DeFord.

Who owns King County forestlands?

It’s a hodgepodge mix, but large investment companies own a substantial chunk.

2018 rendering of the Southeast 43rd Way signal project. Courtesy of the city of Issaquah website.

Southeast 43rd signal project moving forward

Traffic light, new driveways coming to Providence Point entrances.

2018 rendering of the Southeast 43rd Way signal project. Courtesy of the city of Issaquah website.
A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com

Catch a train: WA considers an Auburn to Spokane rail line

An east-west route could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland.

A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com
The Historic Shell Station - one of two locations where Downtown Issaquah Association is having a Make Music Winter event Dec. 21. The other is The Depot. Courtesy photo

Make Music Winter

Downtown Issaquah Association has Rovin’ Fiddlers Solstice Gathering.

The Historic Shell Station - one of two locations where Downtown Issaquah Association is having a Make Music Winter event Dec. 21. The other is The Depot. Courtesy photo

City council delays Providence Heights rezone vote to Jan. 21

The delay will give ISD and Providence Point residents more time to come up with a solution.

Regional homelessness authority approved by King County, Seattle

The authority will consolidate crisis response and services into one entity.

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Lawmakers aim to act on guns and pot, taxes and apples

There’s a wide range of subjects they hope to address when the 2020 session begins next month.