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Charles Krebs’ view of the microcosm

Issaquah photographer Charles Krebs has had success in a prestigious international photographic competition.

  • Jan 12, 2009

Issaquah High students make ‘December Dash’

About 88 students and community members gathered at Issaquah High School Saturday morning Dec. 13 to participate in the first-ever December Dash, a 5K run and walk benefitting the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank.

  • Dec 19, 2008

Man robs Walgreen’s of narcotics

Issaquah police on Friday, Dec. 5, responded to a silent hold-up alarm at Walgreens, 6300 East Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E.

  • Dec 6, 2008

Issaquah Council — budget, concurrency and credit rating, oh my

Fresh out of the Thanksgiving weekend, Issaquah City Council members had another full plate at their Dec. 1 council meeting.

  • Dec 5, 2008

Trolley effort — on a roll?

Issaquah residents, a couple Bellevue citizens and even a man from Yakima flocked to the Issaquah City Council meeting on Monday to express their support for reinstating Issaquah Valley Trolley services.

  • Dec 5, 2008

Expect delays on SR 900

State Route 900 will be closed down to one lane from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Thursday. The closures will be from Talus Drive to Newport Way.

  • Oct 8, 2008

Going on a treasure hunt; ‘X’ no longer marks the spot

Sammamish’s Cook family has found a new, adventurous hobby that gives additional meaning to their family hikes and helps bring them together.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Issaquah School Board seeks applicants to fill Mike Winkler’s vacant position

The hunt is on for a new school board member.

  • Oct 3, 2008

SAMMIs recognize a ‘magificent moment:’ teen saves drowning man

In the course of our busy days, we interact with and impact the lives of numerous other human beings. We navigate on automatic pilot through the mundane tasks of suburban existence, barely conscious of how our actions or words influence our neighbors or coworkers. Then, one day in a moment of need, we are jolted awake by an unusual act of kindness: A stranger pays for our latte when we’re caught without our wallet, or allows us merge on to the highway when it seems that no one else will. Sometimes the moment is truly extraordinary and that unknown neighbor saves our life.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Issaquah City Council reviews report about citizen’s sole source aquifer request

The Issaquah City Council on Tuesday heard the city’s analysis of a citizen’s petition to designate the Lower Issaquah Valley Aquifer as a sole-source aquifer.

  • Sep 26, 2008

Eastside Catholic teachers launch ‘Biomed’ class

Three teachers at Eastside Catholic High School, each previously recognized by the National Association of Biology Teachers as the state’s Outstanding Biology Teacher of the Year, launched a new class this fall.

  • Sep 4, 2008

A race, not a ‘pity party’

Have you ever thought of participating or trying to participate in a triathlon? Thousands of people every year embark on these multi-sport races for the first time, in hopes of challenging their minds and push their bodies to limits they have not yet endured. Thirty-five Northwest cancer survivors met the challenge head on last Sunday at Seattle’s Genesse Park, the same way they battled their crushing diagnosis and disease.

  • Aug 29, 2008

Mentors ‘LINK’ up with students in LWSD

What could you accomplish by giving up just one hour of your free time each week? Don’t underestimate yourself. You could make a profound difference in the life of a child by volunteering as a lunch buddy, mentor or tutor through LINKS (Looking Into the Needs of Kids and Schools).

  • Aug 29, 2008

New ‘green’ elementary school ready for its debut

The new elementary school on the Plateau is bright, airy, and filled with appealing colors and shapes. It’s downright beautiful, and the teachers and staff members at Rachel Carson Elementary School last week were a-twitter with unrestrained delight.

  • Aug 29, 2008

Eastside group helps ‘Miracle Baby’

Phung Thien Nhan, now known as the Miracle Baby of Vietnam, defied death after just three days of life.

  • Aug 22, 2008

Forest lands closed due to danger of forest fires

Longview Timberlands officials announced that they closed about 344,183 acres of the company's tree farms to public and recreational access starting Aug. 15 because of high forest fire danger in Washington and Oregon.

  • Aug 18, 2008

Cory O’Brien Memorial Fund dinner planned

In a change of venue from years past, the Cory O’Brien Memorial Fund dinner and auction will be from 5 p.m. until close on Sept. 20 at Pogacha Restaurant in Issaquah.

  • Aug 15, 2008