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No cases of Swine Influenza in Washington

While the Swine flu outbreak is dominating national and international news, the Washington State Department of Health has confirmed there have been no recorded cases in this state.

  • Apr 28, 2009

Community brief – O’Connor Scholarship

The Brock O’Connor College Scholarship fund is now accepting applications for the 2009 scholarship awards.

  • Apr 23, 2009

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  • Apr 20, 2009

Fresh produce, flowers bloom in Issaquah — Farmers Market opens Saturday

With the cut of a ribbon and the cheer of a crowd, the Issaquah Farmers Market will open tomorrow for its 19th season, heralding the arrival of fresh air, fruit and flowers.

  • Apr 8, 2009

Indie rock band Barcelona kicks off a month-long fund-raiser to support International Justice Mission and Children’s Hospital.

Fund-raising never sounded so good: Seattle indie rock band Barcelona will hold a concert this week to kick-off a month long coin drive at Pine Lake Middle School and Pacific Cascade Freshman Campus to benefit both International Justice Mission (IJM) and Children’s Hospital.

  • Apr 3, 2009
Trenton Price celebrates his 16th birthday and The Big Climb with his cousins Jamie Achtmeyer-Price and Breanna Carlow.

Sammamish ‘family’ grows around Project Trevor

By Pauline Middlehurst There are many ways to celebrate your 16th birthday. Until now, running up 69 flights of stairs with your buddies in memory of your brother wasn’t a common one.

  • Apr 3, 2009
Trenton Price celebrates his 16th birthday and The Big Climb with his cousins Jamie Achtmeyer-Price and Breanna Carlow.

Issaquah “consumer stable” – Mayor

A special meeting of the Issaquah City Council Tuesday, Feb. 24 demonstrated that while the state and many cities throughout it may be floundering financially, Issaquah is so-far maintaining a sound budget that should lead the city through the year.

  • Feb 26, 2009
Representative Jay Rodne with Issaquah’s Elliot Lawrence.

A teenager’s peek into politics

Issaquah teenager Elliot Lawrence recently served as a legislative page in the Washington State House of Representatives, under the sponsorship of Rep. Jay Rodne of North Bend.

  • Feb 5, 2009
Representative Jay Rodne with Issaquah’s Elliot Lawrence.
Patty Green talks about recent flood damage to her store

‘I just hope locusts aren’t next.’

Businesses seek flood answers from the city

  • Jan 22, 2009
Patty Green talks about recent flood damage to her store
Candace McKenzie

‘Know that your people will judge you on what you can build, not what you destroy’ — President Obama

The citizens of Issaquah and Sammamish stood as one on Tuesday morning to watch the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama.

Candace McKenzie
Briana Bywaters and Alex Darling rehearse their lines as Abigail Johnson checks the script.

Eastlake begins rehearsals for student-produced show ‘Unintended’

Eastlake High School Drama Team is trying something new this Winter. In place of the traditional winter showcase, this year they will present 'Unintended', six student produced one-acts performances.

  • Jan 22, 2009
Briana Bywaters and Alex Darling rehearse their lines as Abigail Johnson checks the script.

Marriage scam masseuse says it was ‘love’

A Bellevue masseuse accused of kidnapping an elderly Issaquah man, marrying him, and attempting to withdraw funds from his bank account pleaded not guilty Tuesday, Dec. 30 to three felony counts.

  • Jan 12, 2009
Krebs was awarded 12th place with his up-close image of a the rear leg section of a Water Boatman.

Charles Krebs’ view of the microcosm

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

  • Jan 12, 2009
Krebs was awarded 12th place with his up-close image of a the rear leg section of a Water Boatman.
Freezing temperatures didn’t stop the Issaquah High School ASB and their first ever December Dash fundraiser for the Issaquah Food Bank. Here Liza Romanow holds up the first ever December Dash T-shirt as

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
Freezing temperatures didn’t stop the Issaquah High School ASB and their first ever December Dash fundraiser for the Issaquah Food Bank. Here Liza Romanow holds up the first ever December Dash T-shirt as

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
Benjamin McCabe
Benjamin McCabe

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
Daniel Cook shows off his loot after one of his family’s geocaching trips.

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
Daniel Cook shows off his loot after one of his family’s geocaching trips.