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Bahá’í New Year in Sammamish

The Bahá’í community of Sammamish will celebrate their New Year, called Naw-Ruz, at 3:30 p.m., on Sunday, March 21, at the Sammamish Library. The public is invited to join in the celebration, listen to wonderful Bahá’í music, learn more about the tradition of Naw-Ruz, and enjoy delicious Persian treats.

  • Mar 18, 2010

Issaquah School District musicians donate extraordinary talents for Haiti fundraiser

Launching their own version of Band Aid, young musicians from all over the Issaquah School District put on a show on the Plateau on Thursday night to raise money for Red Cross' efforts in Haiti.

I-90 rush hour crash victim dies

A Snoqualmie man involved in a Feb. 22 vehicle rollover on Interstate 90 in Issaquah has succumbed to his injuries, according to the state patrol.Kenneth… Continue reading

Community welcome to celebrate Dawn Appel’s life and show support for the fight against lueke

Sammamish’s Dawn Appel recently lost her battle with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Sammamish assures wary Klahanie – ‘we have no plan to change the park.’

The Klahanie Homeowners Association (KHA) is in the process of organizing a meeting with the cities of Issaquah and Sammamish, and King County officials, to discuss options for the maintenance and operation of Klahanie Park.

End of the ‘60s the beginning of a new time in Sammamish

“We always knew we couldn’t stay rural because we were too close to Seattle. But it’s so interesting to see how things have developed. I just can’t believe it.”

  • Feb 26, 2010

Four young friends’ great gift of generosity

For many of us, the inspiration and energy to help people in need is something that comes later in life. Often it isn't until we have seen a bit of the world, and witnessed first hand the suffering and trials of others, that we are moved to act.

‘A science-y group of nerdy girls’ expand the horizon for young women at school

Though as a developed society we may consider ourselves well beyond the gender-stereotypes that insist women should be homemakers, nurses or school teachers, and positions of business leadership, economic study and technical sciences are the domain of men, the truth is that we probably aren't that far beyond it at all.

Searching for Issaquah residents committed to Ruth Kees’ vision

Ruth Kees was a teacher, mentor and role model for those committed to pursuing the vision of a sustainable Issaquah.

  • Feb 11, 2010

Issaquah schools recognized by King County for recycling efforts

Thanks to the efforts of five schools in the Issaquah School District, this area is growing a reputation for leading the way when it comes to conservation and being good stewards of our environment.

  • Feb 2, 2010

‘Let the unknown be known’

Jack Barry, Kathy Huckabay and Lee Fellinge consider life after Sammamish City Council

41st District party officials select Gordon to replace Sen. Jarrett

Approval is still needed from the King County Council, but Bellevue attorney Randy Gordon is in pole position to replace 41st District State Sen. Fred… Continue reading

ISD doubles number of nationally certified teachers

Just in time for the holiday season, twenty-one teachers in the Issaquah School District received an extra special gift this month — notification that they… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2009

A life in love with nature – the ‘Issaquah Thoreau’

Reports of the occasional bear or cougar in our neighborhoods stir memories of the local wildlife in Irving Petite’s engaging books, written on his ranch up Tiger Mountain Road, where he lived pretty much off the land for over 40 years.

  • Dec 10, 2009

Coffee, hot cider, and a guided look at one of the Eastside’s best-kept secrets

Eastside Baby Corner will hosting a drop-in tour of their Issaquah facility, Thursday, Dec. 17, between 9 a.m. and noon.

  • Dec 8, 2009

Four free H1N1 vaccine clinics for people at highest risk and who can’t afford to pay

King County Public Health will conduct four free H1N1 vaccine clinics on Saturday, Dec. 5 and Wednesday, Dec. 9, as a way to provide access to people at highest risk for H1N1 influenza (swine flu) who cannot afford to pay.

  • Dec 4, 2009

Free H1N1 vaccine clinics for people at highest risk and who can’t afford to pay

King County Public Health will conduct four free H1N1 vaccine clinics on Saturday, Dec. 5 and Wednesday, Dec. 9, as a way to provide access to people at highest risk for H1N1 influenza (swine flu) who cannot afford to pay.

  • Nov 30, 2009

County: Traffic deaths lowest in ten years, homicides up

County deaths caused by traffic accidents and suicides reached decade-lows last year while homicides were higher, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s 2008 annual report.

Authors share story of young girl’s brave battle

Jerry Brewer never intended to delve so deeply into the story of Gloria Strauss.

Fred Jarrett leaves Legislature to be King County Deputy Executive

King County Executive Elect Dow Constantine announced today that his former primary rival, State Sen. Fred Jarrett of Mercer Island, will join his administration as Deputy Executive, the highest ranking staff position in the incoming administration.