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It’s the July 4th weekend and that means parades, picnics – and fireworks. Here’s a roundup of events in and around the Issaquah/Sammamish communities worth noting, compliments of RubySlipperGuide.com.
King County law enforcement officers wrote 665 citations, including 288 seatbelt tickets, 192 cell phone and text violations, 40 speeding, and two aggressive driving infractions during an emphasis patrol between May 23 and June 5.
Eastside Domestic Violence Program (EDVP) raised more than $355,000 on May 14 at its annual World of Hope Dinner & Auction at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. The funds will benefit benefit families in EDVP’s homeless shelters and programs.
A new website has been created to inform seniors, caregivers, and their families of housing choices for seniors in East King County.
BY CELESTE GRACEY The city of Issaquah issued a temporary moratorium on marijuana gardens Monday, after a new state law made some allowances for them this spring.
BY CELESTE GRACEY Lisa and Philip Boynton aren’t worried that digital books are now dominating the market, because they know bookstores still have a place in peoples’ lives.
A compilation of event according to the Issaquah police department
BY CELESTE GRACEY Darigold plead guilty to federal charges of dumping in the Issaquah Creek, and agreed to pay $60,000 fee to help restore the creek. The nation’s fourth largest dairy group already paid a $10,000 fine to the Department of Ecology, the maximum penalty the agency can give.
BY CELESTE GRACEY The Issaquah Reporter For the nine years Gail Givan has lived in the Sunset neighborhood near downtown Issaquah, traffic has always been a mess. Like much of the neighborhood, she's had enough. So when America's largest funeral home chain, Service Corporation International, proposed turning a small church into a funeral home with little parking to speak of, the neighbors overwhelmed city administrators with complaints.
Eastside Fire and Rescue is hosting a blood drive at its headquarters in Issaquah Wednesday, June 29.
Twelve students from Issaquah and Sammamish have been named to the dean's list at the University of Idaho.
Issaquah Christian Church is selling fireworks for people in need.
Eastside Fire and Rescue issued a burn ban on certain types of open fires until Sept. 30, when the dry season ends.
Eastside Fire and Rescue issued a burn ban on certain types of open fires until September 30, when the dry season ends.
The first time is always the most exciting, at least for hydroplane racing. "It was an adrenaline rush," said Katie Forsell, who took the wheel for the first time last weekend at the Tastin' and Racin' event at Lake Sammamish State Park. "It feels like you're going down a dirt road."
Neck-to-neck hydroplane races rewarded the crowds who showed up at the Tastin' and Racin' event last weekend in Lake Sammamish State Park.
Mountain Bike enthusiasts came from around the region to celebrate the 1-year anniversary of Duthie Hill Park on June 11.
An Issaquah man has been charged with child molestation after allegedly "hooking up" with a 15-year-old Issaquah boy through a Craigslist posting.
Skyline High School graduation commencement, June 2011
Issaquah High School students enjoyed a commencement at Safeco Field June 10.