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‘Corks and Forks’ returns

Do you like to be rewarded for being charitable with, let’s say, chorizo-stuffed dates wrapped in crispy prosciutto? Is your idea of a great fundraising party one that includes lemon and shortbread cubes with cranberry coulis and dried sour cherries, and hand dipped chocolate truffles?

  • Nov 5, 2009

Rolling slowdown scheduled for Tuesday night in Renton

Late night and early morning drivers can expect delays through Renton on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Washington State Department of Transportation crews will perform a rolling slowdown in each direction on I-405 from SR167 to SR 169 between midnight and 4 a.m. to install temporary lighting wires above the freeway.

  • Nov 3, 2009

Issaquah High doesn’t let rain spoil parade

Every Homecoming Parade needs its homecoming royalty.

  • Oct 30, 2009

Sadlier’s Store – icon of a very different time on the Plateau

Ask a Plateau resident who has been here more than 25 years ago about Sadlier’s store, and he or she is probably going to have a story to tell you. Long-time residents will add that the store was originally known as Braden’s.

  • Oct 22, 2009

Gov.: Issaquah/Swedish Hospital ‘Exactly what America needs’

According to Gov. Christine Gregoire, the other Washington should be paying attention to plans for Issaquah’s new hospital. Gregoire made the most of the Swedish/Issaquah hospital groundbreaking ceremony in the Issaquah Highlands Oct. 12 by burnishing the state’s credentials as a leader in medical care policy and technology.

Mapping the way through Issaquah’s bike trails

Mapping out bicycle and pedestrian trails in and around Issaquah has been a labor of love for resident Karen Behm.

  • Oct 19, 2009

Park Pointe developer insists “all systems are go”

Wellington exec expects loan to be renegotiated — conservation groups criticize development as inappropriate use of valuable site

  • Sep 24, 2009

In This Valley – Graduate of ‘65 recalls those who shaped a generation of students

This year’s construction and disruption at Issaquah High School are nothing new. Dust and smoke rose in 1961 when the land at the foot of Tiger Mountain was cleared for a brand new high school. Dick Campbell has vivid memories of those days.

  • Sep 24, 2009

Salmon Days rated world’s best by festival group

The people of Issaquah always knew it — but now it’s “ohfishal.” The Issaquah Salmon Days Festival is one of the best in the world.

  • Sep 24, 2009

‘Public option will lead to rationing‘

Dr. Roger Stark, a retired heart surgeon and former Republican candidate for the state Legislature, presented his argument for less regulation of the health insurance market as a solution to the nation’s health care problems, at the monthly meeting of the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday.

‘The challenge of our time ‘: Gregoire addresses service groups

The governor's speech was full of praise and admiration for the voluntary service work and fundraising undertaken by those gathered before her.

National spotlight on Skyline as season begins | Prep football

Twenty-eight straight wins. Consecutive state titles. A No. 9 national preseason ranking from ESPN RISE.

  • Aug 26, 2009

Looking for little marchers — more children needed for parade!

The City of Sammamish is getting ready for one of the biggest parties in its short history. The 10th birthday celebration on August 29 will mark a decade since the city was incorporated.

  • Aug 20, 2009

Police arrest man in connection to tanning salon robberies

Everett police arrested a 24-year-old Lake Stevens man Sunday in connection to up to 17 robberies in King and Snohomish counties.Police had released a surveillance… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2009

City agrees we need a human services campus, but ponders the ‘who’ and the ‘where’

Just what the future of health care in the United States will look like is a concept very much in flux at the moment, with legislators at the federal level currently considering bills which the Obama White House hopes will improve what is regarded as one of the worst systems among developed nations.

Promising grad receives O’Brien scholarship

Kaitlyn Kamstra from Eastlake High School has been awarded the fifth Cory O’Brien Memorial Scholarship.

  • Jul 30, 2009

Sammamish woman helps fulfill friend’s final legacy

Fifty was Mary Anne Kobylka’s magic number. She hoped to reach her 50th birthday this September.

  • Jul 30, 2009

Web site determines ‘walkability’ of neighborhoods

In this economy everyone is looking for ways to save a few dollars. In many ways this urge to save is helping green causes across the country as people carpool, bike or walk, rather than spending hard earned dollars on the ever increasing price of gasoline.

  • Jul 23, 2009

Issaquah schedules public meeting on Shoreline Master Plan

The City of Issaquah's Planning Policy Commission will hold a public hearing on the Shoreline Master Plan (SMP). The draft SMP public hearing will be… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2009